- 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.
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
- U.S. News & World Report
- Women’s Wear Daily (WWD)
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.
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.
- Angel investors
- Business incubators
- Business ownership
- Development stage enterprises
- Entrepreneurial finance
- Home based businesses
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.
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