Online Databases: Business and Economics

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ABI/INFORM Global – Journal articles, newspapers, and reports covering all aspects of business. Direct company link to Hoover's company information & analysis. 1971 to present.
Books 24x7 Referenceware for Professionals – A collection of electronic books dealing with computers and information technology. Close to 7,000 titles.
Business & Company ProFile ASAP – Journals, newspapers, and other resources dealing with information on companies, markets and industries, including market trends, mergers and acquisitions to current management theory and company overviews. 1980 to present.
Business Insights: Global – Brought to you by the State of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (
Gale Virtual Reference Library – Over 100 scholarly reference books across a variety of subjects. Brought to you by the State of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (
Google Scholar – Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.
Hoover's Company Records – Current data covering public and non-public companies and key executives.
JSTOR – Complete, searchable, full text articles from over 1,000 core scholarly journals. 1878 to the most recent 1-5 years (varies by title).
ReferenceUSA – Two separate databases: U.S. Businesses, and U.S. Consumers. U.S. Businesses contains accurate, verified data on 14 million public & private firms, including parent & branches. U.S. Consumers contains records for 203 million people. ReferenceUSA is great for researching companies, market research, or locating people. Continuously updated and current.
Westlaw Next – Provides access to a variety of legal information, including federal and state case law, the United States Code Annotated, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, state statutes and administrative codes, and more. Also included are 900 law journals and reviews.