The core databases for this discipline are ABI-Inform, Business SourcePremier and EconLit.
For assistance, contact research specialist Beth Patterson,, x3480.

Name Description Guide
ABI-Inform Complete

Massive business and industry database, including full text of the Wall Street Journal.

Academic Search Premier

Interdisciplinary database of newspapers, magazines and journals, with full-text for a majority of the articles. Also includes a searchable file of images.

Accounting & Tax

2,300+ journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations etc. covering Accounting, Tax management, Auditing, Tax law, Financial law, Financial advising, Financial governance, Financial Risk Management.

Banking Information Source
Industry and professional newsletters, School of Bank Marketing Papers, Stonier Theses, 360 full-text sources. Subjects: Banks & Banking industry, Banking law, Finance,Financial institutions,Financial services industry, Investments, etc.
Business Source Elite

Indexes  important business journals, with full text for many of them, and provides access to 10,000+ Datamonitor company reports.

CBCA Complete

Canadian bibliographic full-text reference and current events database.  CBCA Complete combines full text and indexed content from all four CBCA database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference). 1,665+ titles indexed with 500+ periodicals and daily news sources full text.

EBSCOHost Mobile

Mobile Device Link for databases. Smartphone access to Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, PsycInfo, and ATLA Religion Database.


A comprehensive bibliography of international economic literature, with selected abstracts. Indexes over 400 major journals.

Encyclopedia of Associations

Profiles of U.S. and some international organizations.

Encyclopedia of Management

Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, etc.

Hoover’s Company Profiles

Profiles of 40,000+ companies, 600+ industries, and 225,000+ key executives

International Financial Statistics

From the International Monetary Fund. “for most countries of the world, current data … on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.” Also time series back to 1948.

Lexis-Nexis Academic

Selectively indexes, with full text, over 5700 publications in news, business, law and matters of popular interest, mostly from the last ten years.

New York Times Historical

Searchable full text/page images for the New York Times, 1851 – 2007.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Ïnternational-scope reference on economic history, with short articles on people and longer ones on “markets, industries, and labor.”

Proquest Asian Business & Reference

Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. Includes: News and current awareness sources, Country information and statistics, People and institutions, Policy and analysis.

Proquest European Business
Proquest Research Library

A general index to popular, professional and scholarly publications. Many full text articles available.

Regional Business News

Supplements Business Source Premier, providing full text access to more than 50 regional business publications (including titles from Crain Communications)


The Elsevier Science journal collection covers disciplines besides the sciences; indexes over 2,800 journals; full text available for over 1,000 journals.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

A comprehensive collection of statistics related to social, political and economic conditions in the United States.  Published annually by the government since 1878; as of 2013 published by Proquest.  Updated monthly.

Statistical DataSets

Research tool with over 15 billion economic, legal, governmental, political and education-related data points from both licensed and public domain sources.

Web of Knowledge (ISI Citation Indexes)

3 major citation indexes covering the Sciences, the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. Start with a known article and find other articles that have cited it.

World DataBank

Extensive data from the World Bank. Sign up required, but membership is free. A free web resource.)

Web Sites

The core databases for this discipline are ABI-Inform, Business SourcePremier and EconLit.
For assistance, contact research specialist Beth Patterson,, x3480.