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Key Databases

  • Business Source Complete  
    This database contains full-text articles in journals, magazines, and trade publications. Finance journals and magazines can be located by clicking on the "Publications" tab, selecting "Subject" and typing: Finance.
  • 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. The "Browse" tab allows browsing by discipline.
  • 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.
  • Mergent Online  
    This database contains detailed public company financials and SEC filings. Customized company reports or company comparisons can be created.
  • NBER Working Papers
    The National Bureau of Economic Research, a nonprofit organization, disseminates authoritative economic research via its "Working Papers". There are also links to economic indicators and business cycle dates.

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.
  • International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) Researchers Dataset  
    Includes annual averages of risk indicators for 146 countries from 1984-2008. The ICRG system presents a comprehensive risk structure for the country with ratings for its overall, or composite, risk, for its political, financial, and economic risk and for the risk components that make up these broad risk categories.
  • LexisNexis Academic Search  
    This full-text database indexes over 6,000 sources including journals, magazines, and newspaper articles.
  • 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. It also includes robust yet easy-to-use portfolio tools and calculators to determine what your asset mix should be, how your investments are working together, and more.
  • NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's)  
    "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."
  • Research Insight (Standard & Poor's)  
    Note: Accessible on public machines in Morris Library via a shortcut on the desktop.

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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 (1849-1990)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).
  • New York Times (1851 - 2009)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).
  • Wall Street Journal (1889-1996)  
    Searching options in this full-text database include limiting by date and document type (editorial, obituary, review, and more).


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