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Academic One File - FAQ
Academic Search Premier - FAQ
Access World News - FAQ
Advertising - FAQ
American Community Survey - FAQ
Analyst Research - FAQ
Annual Statement Studies - FAQ
Annual 10-k Reports - FAQ
APA Citation Examples - FAQ
Ask Jim
B2B Marketing Books
Bestseller Collection
BizMiner - FAQ
Brands and Branding - FAQ
Bureau of Economic Analysis Information - FAQ
Bureau of Labor Statistics - FAQ
Business Analyst Online - FAQ
Business Databases - LSBE Library Essentials
Business Directories - FAQ
Business Ethics - FAQ
Business Insights: Essentials - FAQ
Business Plans Handbook - FAQ
Business Regional News - FAQ
Business Research Launchpad - FAQ
Business Source Premier - FAQ
Business Statistics of the United States- FAQ
Calendar (Current, Past and Future Years)
Can I access the databases after graduation? - FAQ
Case Studies - FAQ
Census Information - FAQ
Center for Economic Development - Now Northland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Citing Business Resources
Citing E-Information
Company Annual Reports - FAQ
Company Histories - FAQ
Company Information - FAQ
Company Overview Reports - FAQ
Comparing Companies - FAQ
Competition - Finding Customers, Competition and Sources of Supply - FAQ
Connect from Off Campus
Consumer Demographics - FAQ
County, Metro Area, and Zip Code Business Patterns - FAQ
Country Commercial Guide - FAQ
Country Overview Reports - FAQ
Craighead's International Business, Travel, and Relocation Guide to 90 Countries - FAQ
Cross Disciplinary Research - FAQ
CRSP U.S. Stock Database - FAQ
Customers - FAQ
Current Population Survey - FAQ
Data-Planet Statistical Datasets - FAQ
Data Sets for Economics and Business - FAQ
Designated Market Area (DMA) - FAQ
Dissertations & Theses
Drucker, Peter Bibliography
Duluth Area Media & Publications - FAQ
Duluth News Tribune - FAQ
Economic Census of the United States - FAQ
EDGAR Database - Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) - FAQ
Electronic Commerce - FAQ
Emerald Online - FAQ
Empirical Scholarly Articles - FAQ
Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing - FAQ
Ethnographics - FAQ
Exchange Rates & Currency Converters
FactSet - FAQ
Faculty Book Order Form
Faculty Information
FAQs for Business Research (Index)
Financial Ratios - FAQ
Find Articles
Find Books
Find Videos
Find Information in Books - FAQ
Find Information in Periodical Articles- FAQ
Finding Customers, Competition and Sources of Supply - FAQ
Franchise Information - FAQ
Geography, Area or Radius - FAQ
Global New Products Database - FAQ
Google Books
Google Scholar - FAQ
Government Information
Guerrilla Marketing
Guide to Starting a Business in Minnesota - FAQ
Helpful Resources For Calculating Carbon Emissions - FAQ
Hoover's Company Profiles (from WestlawNext News) - FAQ
How This Site Works
How to Find Business Databases
Human Resources in Foreign Countries - FAQ
IBIS World Industry Reports - FAQ NEW!
Industry Essays from Gale - FAQ
Industry Overviews - FAQ
Industry Overviews from Gale - FAQ
Industry Overviews from Mergent Online - FAQ
Interlibrary Loan
International Business - FAQ
International Financial Statistics - FAQ
Investment Reports - FAQ
Jim Vileta Contact Page
Job Postings on ReferenceUSA - FAQ
Job Search with Library Databases- FAQ
Kathryn A. Martin Library Home
L.C. Classification Outline
Laws and Regulations - FAQ
Leadership (as a topic example) - FAQ
Library Hours, Locations & Services - FAQ
Link Check Page
Local - FAQ
Local Colleges and Universities - FAQ
LSBE Library Essentials - (Business Databases)
Management Theory - FAQ
Manufacturing & DistributionUSA - FAQ
Marketing Books
Market Share & Company Rankings - FAQ
Marketing Scales Handbooks - FAQ
MarketLine - FAQ
MasterFile Premier - FAQ
Medline/PubMed - FAQ
Merchandising, Display, and Stores: Books held by the Library
Mergent Online - FAQ
Mergent/Moody's Manual Collection - FAQ
Milgram Experiment - FAQ
Mintel Reports - FAQ
MorningStar - FAQ
MRI-Simmons Insights - FAQ
NationMaster - FAQ
NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research - FAQ
NetAdvantage - FAQ
Non-Profits - FAQ
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) - FAQ
Northland Connection
Northland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - (formerly Center for Economic Development)
Occupational Outlook Handbook - FAQ
OECD iLibrary - FAQ
Other Libraries
Peer Reviewed Journals - FAQ
Periodicals, Locating - FAQ
Pest and Pestel Analysis - FAQ
Pew Research Center - FAQ

Plunkett Reports
Plunkett’s Sports Industry Almanac
Political Handbook of the World - FAQ
Porter's Five Forces - FAQ
Presentation Skills
Private Companies - FAQ
ProQuest News - FAQ
Psychographics - FAQ
Quality Improvement -- Continuous Improvement - FAQ
Questionnaires, Surveys, and Focus Groups - FAQ
Reference USA - FAQ
Regional Business News - FAQ
Research Guides - Guides designed for specific UMD LSBE courses.
RIA Checkpoint - Tax Research - FAQ
RKMA Marketing Handbooks - FAQ
Sales - FAQ
Sami Research
SBDC (formerly Center for Economic Development)
SBRnet - FAQ
Science Direct - FAQ
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - FAQ
SEC Reports - FAQ
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) EDGAR Database - FAQ
Selling - FAQ
Selling Books - a selected list of the library's books on selling
SIC and NAICS Codes - FAQ
Social Media Marketing
Social Proof - FAQ
Soft Skills - FAQ
Sources of Supply - FAQ
Sports Market Analytics - FAQ
Sports Marketing - FAQ
Standard Industrial Classification - FAQ
Starting Points
Statista - FAQ
Starting a Business in Minnesota - FAQ
Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds
Strategic Goals of a Company - FAQ
Strauss's Handbook of Business Information
SWOT Analysis - FAQ
Tax Research - FAQ
ThomasNet - FAQ
TOWS Matrix - FAQ
Trade Associations - FAQ
Trade Publications - FAQ
Trade Shows - FAQ
Trust (in Business Transactions) - FAQ
Ulrichsweb - FAQ
UMD Business Databases
Value Chain Analysis - FAQ
Value Line - FAQ
Wall Street Journal - FAQ
Ward's Automotive Yearbook
Westlaw - FAQ
Westlaw News - FAQ
What We Do
Wikipedia - FAQ
WorldCat - FAQ
World Development Indicators
World Development Indicators - FAQ
World Factbook - FAQ
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