• By Jacquelyn White
  • Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Database of the Month: Business Databases

Entrepreneurs and small business owners benefit from this special collection of online resources geared towards business start-up and management.

ABI/INFORM Complete

The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Key ongoing full-text periodicals include:

  • Wall Street Journal
  • Christian Science Monitor
  • The Economist
  • Fast Company
  • Financial Times
  • Maclean’s
  • U.S. News & World Report
  • Women’s Wear Daily (WWD)

OneSource

In-depth business information on companies in North America, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific as well as emerging markets, with the ability to search for companies by name, by geography or across industries.

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly - including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings - to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional text and PDFs.

Subject coverage

  • Angel investors
  • Business incubators
  • Business ownership
  • Capitalism
  • Development stage enterprises
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Franchisees
  • Home based businesses
  • Intrapreneurs

RefernceUSA

Business and consumer research platform helps you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. Modules include: US Businesses, US White Pages, US Healthcare, Canadian Businesses, Canadian White Pages, US New Businesses, US New Movers/New Homeowners, US Consumers/Lifestyles, and US Jobs/Internships. This package does NOT include the Historical Businesses module.

Value Line

Whether you’re a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence. Make smarter, more profitable decisions with Value Line.

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