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Periodical and Book Databases

BizMiner
BizMiner offers industry financial analysis benchmarks for over 5,000 lines of business and industry market trends on thousands more. Their market analysis reports are available at the national and local levels down to the zip code. Bizminer is a great resource to use when developing business plans, or for any sort of entrepreneurship initiatives where you need to measure peer performance in an industry. Types of reports:

Business Insights: Essentials
Company & industry news linked to electronic reference books. Contains histories, market shares, rankings, industry surveys, and investment reports.

Business Source Premier
Full text of over 3,400 business periodicals. This is our largest business database. It provides our best access to scholarly journals. It also has special reports, including "SWOT" analysis. Note the green "company profiles" tab, which will allow you to access over 5,000 Datamonitor Company Profiles.

Dissertations & Theses
Indexes all American doctoral dissertations since 1861 covering all subjects. Full-text of "Big Ten" University dissertations, from about 1997 to present, are available to UMD students, faculty, and staff.

EBSCO MegaFILE
EBSCO MegaFILE's subject strength is its wide coverage, providing indexing and fulltext for scholarly journal articles on every topic, in addition to general and popular magazines and business-related periodicals. The database combines three separate EBSCO databases, to which the Library also subscribes --

EconLit
Our most comprehensive index for Economics, EconLit includes bibliographic references and abstracts of articles in journals, books, higher degree theses, conference proceedings, research papers, book reviews and economic working papers. Mostly English language sources. 1969 to present.

Emerald
A smaller business database with full text of scholarly journals in English, many of which are based in Europe.

Google Book Search
With this service, search for any keywords and discover which books are highly ranked for them. You may be able to find and read a few pages of the scanned book in context.  Over 12 million books have been scanned.  Use "Get-It" or our UMD "Inter Library Loan" systems to access these books.

Google Scholar
Indexes scholarly literature. Strong in the areas of medicine, engineering, the sciences, and business. Provides relevancy rankings based on the citation patterns of the articles.  Sources are linked to our library's electronic holdings via "Find It." 

Lexis-Nexis Academic
A massive database of full text articles. Strong in the areas of news, law, and business. Also contains many trade publications.

Lexis-Nexis Academic - Accounting

Lexis-Nexis Academic- Legal Research
Search full text federal, state & international legal materials. Updates and coverage vary.  

NBER Working Papers
Contains the full-text of working papers from the National Bureau of Economics Research. The NBER covers four areas of empirical research: developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, assessing the effects of public policies on the U.S. economy, and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals. Many of its publications, including its working papers, NBER reporter, and NBER digest, are available for download. NBER is updated frequently.

See also these three other sources of working papers:

NewsStand
Contains the full text of newspaper articles from over 350 titles. Provides our only source of electronic access to the Wall Street Journal.

PsychINFO
Subject: Psychology   Type: Bibliographic citations and abstracts  Materials Covered: Indexes more than 1,932 journals on psychology, psychiatry, sociology, education, linguistics and physiology. The database indexes journal articles from 1887 to present and book/book chapters from 1987 to present.  

RIA Checkpoint - Tax Research
"A comprehensive research system for federal tax matters. Full-text.  Includes Federal Tax Coordinator U.S. Tax Reporter: Income, Estate, Gift & Excise Tax Analysis Internal Revenue Code (1954 - current) IRS Revenue Rulings & Procedures (1954 - current) Treasury Regulations Tax Court case law (1860 - current) Letter Rulings Citator (1954 - current) "

Sociological Abstracts
Subject: Covers many topics related to sociology including aging, anthropology, criminology, crisis intervention, demographics, development policy, education, law and penology, race relations, social psychology, sociology, urban development, urban studies, violence   Type: Index to articles, papers, and dissertations; citations and abtracts  Materials Covered: Articles in over 1600 English-language journals ; selected papers given at conferences; dissertations  Dates of Coverage:  1963 - 

SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network)
SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network) provides resources related to the business of sports including industry-developed market research, government statistics, facility reports and news, international market publications, customized research, and directories.

WorldCat
Find over 200 MILLION books, government documents, videos found in thousands of libraries. THIS IS OUR BEST SOURCE FOR FINDING AND ORDERING MATERIALS THROUGH OUR FREE INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICE.  Interlibrary Loans often require 1-3 weeks or more to fulfill.
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