Databases by Subject

Business

  • Provides abstracts of articles on business and management from U.S. and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines, and regional business publications. This also includes access to ABI/INFORM Dateline, Global, Trade & Industry, and Archive.

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  • Features thousands of U.S. and global news sources, including wire services, popular magazines, newspapers, and much more.  

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  • Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center) provides business and industry content in the following areas: periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; HR Law Case Digests.

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  • Provides access to local business news in Kansas City and 39 other cities around the U.S. with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses. The integrated archival files contain more than 750,000 business news articles published since 1996 in all 40 city business journals. This database provides an exact replica of the weekly newspaper, as well as special publications produced by this company including "Best Places to Work" and the popular "Book of Lists" for each city.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the Edwards Campus.

    Access to this this resource requires you to login with your KU online ID and password.

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  • Indexing and abstracts covering business related, peer reviewed journals, books, case studies, company profiles, industry reports, and country economic reports.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.

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  • These directories help scholars publish their manuscripts by providing current addresses, phone, e-mail, websites, publication guidelines, and review information for journals in education, business, and psychology. 

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  • This database makes it possible to research corporate hierarchies ("who owns whom")  of more than 200,00 of the most prominent U.S. and international public and private businesses.  When you have completed your search session, please click on "Sign out." (Restricted to 3 simultaneous users.)

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  • Offers full content access to journals published by Emerald in the EMX 120 and selected Engineering collections. Subjects covered include management, human resource management, marketing, librarianship, and mechanical and electrical engineering.

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  • Includes full-text primary news sources, financial data, statistics, and legal information. A multilingual collection of news and information sources about the emerging markets of selected countries in Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. KU Libraries subscription includes access to the EMIS Intelligence product only.

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  • Offers information on companies, including financial performance, key officers, competitors, and market trends.

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  • Expert analysts provide reports for over 700 different market segments. Each industry report presents market research and industry information, and each market report is available online in HTML and PDF format. Reports are used for understanding market size, competitors, drafting business plans, pitch books, benchmarking, forecasting, business valuations, litigation support, due diligence and more.

    KU has coverage for the most current year only.

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  • Provides access to authoritative, harmonized global statistical databases, including the following: International Financial Statistics: All aspects of international and domestic finance, with history to 1948. -- Direction of Trade: Value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980. -- Balance of Payments: International economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960. -- Government Finance Statistics: Budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990.-- Coordinated Portfolio Investment Statistics: Countries' year-end holdings of portfolio investment securities. Users will be prompted to download a plugin entitled Microsoft Silverlight to use these products.

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  • Presents comparative business statistics in a clear, straightforward manner, providing  detailed overviews of international companies, products and services. Includes a wide range of topics, from global positioning systems to laboratory equipment. Entries typically include: a description; a summary of the size of the market; a breakdown of market share by percentage; complete source citation; subject categories; SIC and NAICS code(s). Historical data allows researchers to track market trends over time.  Dates of coverage: 1991 to present.

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  • Data, analysis and insights on consumer and industrial markets. Click "I Agree" to the Conditions of Use.

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  • A comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more. NetAdvantage offers screening tools, private company information, and the ability to download data into spreadsheet programs for further analysis. Dates of coverage: Current with some older information (back to 4 years).

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  • Provides access to more than 15,000 full-text news, legal and business sources. Includes journal articles, television and radio broadcasts, newswires, and blogs; local, regional, national and international newspapers; legal sources for federal and state cases and statutes, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790; business information on 80 million U.S. and international companies and 75 million executives. Replaces LexisNexis Academic.

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  • A global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys, and breaking news on industries, countries, and consumers worldwide. Access to this this resource requires you to login with your KU online ID and password and to then click Agree to the terms of use presented by Euromonitor.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Business.

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  • Plunkett Research Online provides industry analysis, company profiles and market research information for over 30 industries.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the Edwards Campus.

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  • Provides full-text coverage to 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. 

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  • FRAANK (Financial Reporting and Auditing Agent with Net Knowledge) gets financial information from 20K and 10Q, parses them, and populates an Excel spreadsheet. Seek-Inf (Search Engine for Extracting Knowledge from Industrial Filings) searches for non-financial and financial information from the following SEC filings: 8K, 10K, 10Q, 13F, DEF, 14A, S-1, Comment Letters, Response Letters, 20F, 40F, and AAERs.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Business.

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  • Provides up-to-date information on topics related to starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business.

    This resource is being supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.

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  • Includes the federal, state, and international publications: Tax Notes Today Federal, Tax Notes Today State, and Tax Notes Today International. Provides special reports, analytical articles, investigative reports, and commentary from leading practitioners, scholars, and government officials. Includes an online archive of articles written by tax experts, as well as a tax calendar covering important events and conferences. Registration is required.  Follow these steps for your initial sign in.

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  • Cancelled due to budget constraints.  This resource will be unavailable after August 23, 2019.

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  • The financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. Coverage extends from 1984 to 24 hours ago.

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  • Source of business news, with in-depth financial analysis and insightful business profiles. Dates of coverage: 1889 to 17 years ago.

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  • Winmo, formerly RedBooks.com, provides competitive intelligence and prospecting data about the advertising industry.  This resource contains information and profiles on thousands of U.S. and international advertisers.

     

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