Business Databases

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To begin, scroll through our list of databases, which are in alphabetical order below. If you see a database you like, click on the button to open the database in a new window. Our online databases are only accessible to customers. You’ll need to log in to access the databases. Do you have questions? Our team members would love to help!

 Business News Wire

Business News Wire provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).

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Business Source Premier

Business Source® Premier, the industry’s most popular business research database, features the full text for more than 2,100 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Journal ranking studies reveal that Business Source Premier’s full-text coverage outshines its competitors in all business disciplines, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

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Corporate ResourceNet

Corporate ResourceNet is designed to meet the diverse information needs of today’s companies. This database contains full text articles from nearly 1,200 quality magazines and journals. The database includes full text sources ranging from general publications such as Fortune and Money to trade publications such as American Demographics, Chemical Week, Electronic Business and Restaurant Hospitality. The collection of titles also includes top management journals such as Academy of Management Executive, California Management Review and Harvard Business Review. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. In addition, this database also includes 10,000 extensive company profiles.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

This electronic resource combines the convenience of an online search engine with accurate, authoritative information. Our current collection includes information on the Arts, Business, Education, Environment, History, Literature, Law, Medicine, Religions of the World, Countries of the World, Science, and the Social Sciences. The ebooks found here include Arts and Humanities through the Ages, How Products are Made, Business Plans, The Encyclopedia of Classroom Psychology, Grzimek’s Animal Encyclopedia, Weather Almanac, The Catholic Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, National Survey of State Laws, Encyclopedia of Food, Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, Encyclopedia of Human Development, Encyclopedia of Law, and more are added every year! Access this database 24/7 from wherever you have Internet access, at no cost, as long as you have your library card barcode number and PIN.

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MasterFile Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.

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Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content. From conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business, the Small Business Resource Center provides users with all the information they need to succeed.

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