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Key Databases

  • Business Source Complete  
    This database contains full-text articles in journals, magazines, and trade publications. Very useful for company and industry information.
  • Key Business Ratios online
    This database provides online access to competitive benchmarking data, including 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.
  • LexisNexis Academic Search - Legacy Interface see Nexis Uni
    This full-text database indexes over 6,000 sources including journals, magazines, and newspaper articles. Company information can be accessed via the "Business" tab. Customized company lists can also be created.
  • Market Share Reporter  
    This database presents comparative business statistics in a clear, straightforward manner, providing detailed overviews of international companies, products and services.
  • Mergent Online  
    This database contains detailed public company financials and SEC filings. Customized company reports or company comparisons can be created.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center  
    This financial database includes comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ stocks, thousands of mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, investment indexes, types, sectors, and styles. NOTE: One simultaneous user access. Click on "End Session" when you are finished using the database.
  • Netadvantage (Standard & Poor's)
  • NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's) - Legacy Interface  
    "NetAdvantage is 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."
  • Reference USA  
    Basic information for companies is provided, including employee size, NAICS (or SIC) number, names of competitors, and sales data. Customized company lists and consumer preference lists can also be created.

Also Try

  • Academic Search Complete  
    This multidisciplinary database includes full-text articles in journals and magazines. Subjects include the arts, business, chemistry, computer science, languages, psychology, and much more.
  • Execucomp (Standard and Poor's)  
    Contains executive compensation data including current, historic and total compensation. Users have to download database for SAS or for MS Access. Updates are released bimonthly.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Index with Full Text  
    This database indexes scholarly journals and trade publications related to the hospitality and tourism industry. Coverage begins in 1965 and over 440 publications are full-text.
  • JSTOR  
    This multidisciplinary database provides full-text access to over 1,000 scholarly journals. NOTE: The most current issues of journals (three to five years old) are generally not available.
  • Mergent Archives  
    This online database provides access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. Containing more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries, it uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.
  • Newspaper Source and Regional Business News  
    These two EBSCO databases provide mostly full-text access to over 370 regional newspapers and over 70 regional business publications. Some television and radio news transcripts are also indexed.
  • Research Insight (Standard & Poor's)  
    Note: Accessible on public machines in Morris Library via a shortcut on the desktop.
  • TV & Cable Media - SRDS TV and Cable Source  
    Includes comprehensive planning data on U.S. broadcast and cable television, radio, and digital advertising opportunities.
  • Web of Science Core Collection (Citation indexes)  
    Although called the Web of Science, this database also indexes research journals in the humanities and social sciences. The "Cited Reference Search" will locate articles that cite a person's work.

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Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Interlibrary Loan
    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.

Dissertations and Theses

Finding Current Newspaper Articles

Finding Historical Newspaper Articles

  • Chicago Defender (1910-1975)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).
  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1992)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).
  • New York Times (1851 - 2013)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).
  • Wall Street Journal (1889-1999)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).


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