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Business Research  

A basic introduction to business research resources available to students, faculty and staff of Humboldt State University.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Databases for business research -highly recommended

  • Business Source Premier
  • ABI/INFORM Complete  
    HSU's ABI/INFORM link now combines the following databases for unified searching:
    *ABI/Inform Dateline
    *ABI/Inform Global
    *ABI/Inform Trade & Industry
    Some full text is included for about 2500 journals.
    Peer review: Partial
  • Factiva
    A successor to Reuters Business Briefing and Dow Jones Interactive, Factiva offers 8,000 fulltext newspaper, magazine and business titles, updated daily. In addition, it offers photo and web search capabilities.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Fulltext database containing over 12,000 news, business, legal, and other sources including newspapers, magazines, radio and television transcripts, newswires, newsletters, opinion polls, and legal materials. For additional description see LexisNexis Academic. To search for a particular title, use the HSU Library Journal and Newspaper Finder.
    Peer Reviewed Some
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega
    Indexes over 270 popular magazines in all disciplines and over 2,500 scholarly journals in business, the humanities, general science, education, and the social sciences from 1982 to the present. Includes fulltext to over 1,300 of them from 1994 to the present. Also includes some indexing and fulltext coverage in technology and engineering, art, biology, natural resources, law, and library science.
  • Mergent Online  Icon
    This database provides US and international financial and business information. Subscribers can choose from the following additional modules: U.S. Company Data; U.S. Annual Reports; International Company Data; International Annual Reports; Institutional Holdings Data; Insider Trading Data; FactSheets; Expanded Long-Term Debt; Experian National Business Database; Equity Portraits; Corporate Bond Portraits.

Databases for business research- also recommended

  • ScienceDirect  
    Provides online fulltext access to 1.5 million articles from 1,200 Elsevier Science and Academic Press journals from 1996 to the present. The ScienceDirect database also indexes Elsevier journals prior to 1998 and articles in the Medline database. Set up a personal account to obtain special services such as table of contents mailings.
    Peer review: Most
  • Academic Search Premier  Icon
    Indexes 3,000 scholarly journals and popular magazines in all academic disciplines from 1984 to the present. Includes fulltext from 1,200 journals.
    Peer Reviewed: Some; can limit to peer reviewed
    Coverage Dates: 1982 - present

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