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Key Business Reference Books in our Library

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  Accountant's Handbook Accountants' Handbook: REF HF 5621 .A22 2003 (2 vols.)
  2010 LexisNexis Advertising Red Books 2010 LexisNexis Advertising Red Books: REF HF 5805 .S785 2010 July
  Almanac of Business and Indstrial Finanial Ratios Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios: REF HF 5681 .R25 T68x 2015
  An American's Guide to Doing Business in China An American's Guide to Doing Business in China: REF HD 2910 .S39 2007
  An American's Guide to Doing Business in India: REF HD 2899 .M245 2008
  An American's Guide to Doing Business in Latin America: REF HF 3230.5 .Z5 T85 2008
  analysis of financial statements Analysis of Financial Statements (Second Edition): REF HG 4026 .P463 2006
  Annual Statement Studies: REF HF 5681 .B2 R6 2013/2014
  Asian Business Customs & Manners: REF HF 5389.3 .A78 B67 2007
  The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: REF HD 30 .15 .B455 2005 v.13
  Booms and Busts: REF HB 3722 .B67 2010
  BusinessNorth: 2013 Directory of Business and Industry: REF Folio HC 107 .M6 B875 2014
  Business Plans Handbook Business Plans Handbook: REF HD 62.7 .B865 (24 vols.) 2013
Top Business Rankings Annual: REF HG 4050 .B88 2009
(Also in Business Insights: Essentials *)
  Business Statistics of the United States Business Statistics of the United States: REF HC 101 .A13122 2011
  Business The Ultimate Resource: REF HD 38.15.B875 2011
  The Career Guide The Career Guide: REF HF 5382.5 .U5 C33x 2009
  Comparative Employment Relations Comparative Employment Relations: REF HD 6971 .E28 2000
  County and City Data Book: 2007: REF HA 202 .A36 2007
  County and City Extra County and City Extra: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book: REF HA 203 .C68 2008
  Countries and Their Cultures: REF GN 307 .C68 2001 (4 vols.)
(see also electronic)
  Community Profile Analysis (CPA): REF HC 107 .M62 S28 2008
  Craighead's International Business, Travel, and Relocation Guide to 90 Countries: REF HF 5549.5 .E45 D56 2004/2005 (2 vols.)
  The CRB Commodity Yearbook: REF HF 1041 .C56 2014
  Cross Cultural Issues: Various Call Numbers
Top Datapedia of the United States: REF HA 202 .D378 2007
  Demographics USA: County Editions Demographics USA: County Editions: REF HF 5415.1 .D462 2008
  Demographics USA : Zip Edition Pages: REF HF 5415.3 .D463 2008
  Dictionary of Financial Formulas and Ratios: REF HG 151 .M24 2008
  The Directory of Business Information Resources The Directory of Business Information Resources: REF HF 54.52 .U5 D567 2011
  eAtlas of Global Development (World Bank)
  Economic Indicators Handbook: REF HC 103 .E26 2002
  Economic Report of the President: REF HC 106.5 .A272 2012
  Employment, Hours, and Earnings: States and Areas 2005: REF HD 8051 .A62 2005
Top Encyclopedia of Advertising: REF HF 5803 .A38 2003 (3 vols.)
  Encyclopedia of African American Business: REF HD 2358.5 .U6 E53 2006 (2 vols.)
  Encyclopedia of American Business: REF HF 1001 .E463 2004
(Volume II is located at REF HF 3021 .G44 2006 v.2)
  Encyclopedia of American Industries: REF HC 102 .E53 2008 (2 vols)
(Also in Business Insights: Essentials *)
  Encyclopedia of American Women in Business: REF HD 6054.4 .U6 K753 v.1 2005 (2 vols)
  Encyclopedia of Business and Finance: REF HF 1001 .E466 2007 (2 vols)
  Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources: REF HF5035 .E53x 2009 v.1
  Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance: REF HF 5381 .E52 2011 (5 vols.)
Top Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries: REF HD 2324 .E528 2007
(Also in Business Insights: Essentials *)
  Encyclopedia of Finance Encyclopedia of Finance: REF HG 151 .E625 2006
  Encyclopedia of Fraud: REF HV 6691 .W45 2005
  Encyclopedia of Global Industries: REF HD 2324 .E53 2007
(Also in Business Insights: Essentials *)
  Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology: REF HF 5548.8 .E498 2007
[Electronic Version]
Top Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management: REF HD 30.2 .E53 2006
[Electronic Version]
  Encyclopedia of Leadership : REF HD 57.7 .E53 2004 (4 vols)
[Electronic Version]
  Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns: REF HF 5837 .E53 2000 (2 vols.)
  Encyclopedia of Management Encyclopedia of Management: REF HD 30.15 .E49 2006
  Encyclopedia of Products and Industries - Manufacturing: REF HD 9720.5 .E53 2008 (2 Volumes)
[Electronic Version]
  Encyclopedia of Public Relations Encyclopedia of Public Relations: REF HD 59 .E48 2005 (2 vols)
  Encyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: REF HF 1705 .E53 2003 (3 vols.)
  Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History: REF HD 8066 .A78 2006 (3 vols)
  Encyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime: REF HV 6768 .E63 2005 (2 vols.)
  Encyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present : REF HF 1373 .W67 2005 (4 vols.)
  European Business - Facts and Figures: REF HC 241.2 .P313 2003
  European Business - Customs & Manners: REF HF 5389.3 .E85 B67
  Exporters' Encyclopaedia Exporters' Encyclopaedia: REF HF 3011 .E9 2006/2007
  Export Sales & Marketing Manual: REF HF 1416.5 .E9 2008
  The Federal Reserve System : An Encyclopedia The Federal Reserve System: An Encyclopedia: REF HG 2563 .H235 2005
  A Financial History of the United States: REF HG 181 .M297 2002 (3 vols.)
  Financial Studies of the Small Business: REF HD 2346 .U5 F55 2007
  Foreign Trade of the United States: REF HF 3003 .F6 1999
  The Global Etiquette Guides: Various Call Numbers
  Government Finance Statistics 2006 Yearbook Government Finance Statistics 2008 Yearbook: REF HA 40 .F5 I5X v.28 2008
  A Guide to Starting a Business In Minnesota A Guide to Starting a Business In Minnesota: REF  KFM 5605 .Z9G84 2012
Top Handbook of Industry Profiles: REF HC 106.83.H35 2009
  Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics: REF HD 8051 .A63 2011
  Handbook of U.S. Labor Statistics Healthcare Business Market Research Handbook 2013-2014
  Historical Encyclopedia of American Labor: REF HD 8066 .H57 2003
  Historical Statistics of the United States: Millenial Edition: REF HA 202 .H57 2006 (5 vols.)
See also Electronic Edition
  The Human Resources Glossary 3rd ed.: REF HF 5549 .A23 T73 2004
Top Importing Into the United States: A Guide for Commercial Importers: [Electronic Resource]
  Index of Economic Freedom: REF HB 95 .I48 2012
  Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook 2005: REF HC 59 .P366 2008 v.1
  Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios: REF HF 5681 .R25 I53 2010-2011
  Industry Research Using the Economic Census: REF HC 101.B594 2004
  Infrastructure Industries USA: REF HD 9506 .U5 A64 2001
  International Business Etiquette: Europe: REF HF 5389.3 E85 S23 2004
Top International Directory of Business Biographies: REF HC 29 .I57 2005 (4 vols.)
  International Encyclopedia of The Stock Market: REF HG 4551 .I57 1999 (2 vols.)
  International Encyclopedia of Organizational Studies: REF HD 31 .I564 2008 (4 vols.)

International Financial Statistics Yearbook: REF HG 3881 .I5X V.55 2007


  International Historical Statistics: Various Call Numbers
  International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2006: REF HC 10 .I673
  IRS Corporate Financial Ratios: REF HG 4050 .I77 2008
  Key Indicators of the Labour Market: REF HD 5701 .K49 2003
[Electronic Version]
  Key Management Ratios: REF HF 5681 .R25 W347 2002
  Latin American Business Cultures: REF GN 564 .L29 L37 2005
  Lifestyle Market Analyst The Lifestyle Market Analyst: REF HF 5415.33 .U6 L54 2008
[Electronic Version 2009 (Use Internet Explorer browser)]
Top Manufacturing and Distribution USA Manufacturing and Distribution USA: REF HD 9721 .M364 2011 (3 vols.)
[Electronic Version (2006) (2009) (2013)]
  Market Share Reporter: REF HF 5410 .M35 2011 (2 vols.)
(Also in Business Insights: Essentials *)
  The Marketing Research Guide The Marketing Research Guide : REF HF 5415.2 .M35585 2006
  Minnesota Manufacturers Register Minnesota Manufacturers Register: REF HD 9727 .M6 M57 2011
  NationMaster (Online)
  New Strategist Publications: Varies
Must-have sources of demographics and statistics to help discover Niche Markets.
  North American Industry Classification System: REF HF 1041.5 .N674 2007
  Occupational Outlook Handbook: REF HD 8051 .A62 2010-11
  OECD Factbook: Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics: REF HC 10 .O34 2011-2012
Top Palgrave Dictionary of...: Various Call Numbers
  Places, Towns, and Townships: REF HT 101 .P52 2012

Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac 2014: REF TP 368.3 .P584 2014

  Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2011: REF RA 410.53 .P56 2011
  Plunkett's Renewable, Alternative & Hydrogen Energy Industry Almanac 2013: REF HD 9502 .U52 P625 2013
  Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2012 Plunkett's Sports Industry Almanac 2015: REF GV 716 .P587 2015
Online Access
  Political Handbook of the World Political Handbook of the World: REF JF 37 .P61X 2014
  Political Risk Yearbook: REF HG4538 .P65 2010 (8 vols.)
Top Salary Facts Handbook: REF HD 4975 .S253 2008
  St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide: REF HD 4839 .S74 2003 (2 vols.)
  Small Business Sourcebook: REF HD 2346 .U5 S66 2012
  The Sourcebook of County Demographics: REF HA 203 .S677 2009
  The Sourcebook of ZIP Code Demographics: REF HA 203 .S677 2009
  Sports Business Resource Guide & Fact Book 2012: REF GV 567.3 .S69 2012
Top Standard Industrial Classification Manual: REF HF 1042 .A55 1987x
  Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys: REF HC 106 .S74
Now updated by the more current NetAdvantage.
  State and Metropolitan Area Data Book State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 2006: REF HA 202 .S84 2010
  State Profiles: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State: REF HA 203 .S725 2006
  Statistical Yearbook : Econimic & Social Affairs Statistical Yearbook : Economic & Social Affairs: REF HA 12.5 .U63 55th ed. 2010
  Strauss's Handbook of Business Information Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: REF HF 1010 .S779 2012
  United States Foreign Trade Highlights United States Foreign Trade Highlights: REF 3000 .U63 2005
  Ward's Automotive Yearbook 2007 Ward's Automotive Yearbook 2012: REF HD 9710 .U5 W3 2014
  The Who, What, and Where of America The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the Census Results: REF HA 201.122 .W46 2003

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  Working Americans Working Americans: REF HD 8066 .D47 2000 (8 vols)
Top world development indicators World Development Indicators: REF HC 59.69 .W656X 2011
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  The World Factbook 2006 The World Factbook 2012-13: REF G 122 .U56A 2012-13
Electronic Version
  2010 World Indusrty & Market Outlook: REF HC 10 .W69 2010
  Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life: REF GN 333 .W67 2009 (5 vols)
  Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies: REF HC 15 .W675 2002 (4 vols.)


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