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Locate articles, company information, and more using the library's specialized research databases. The more frequently used databases are listed here.

  • Business Source Complete
    Search for news, articles, industry and company reports. SWOT analyses available for some companies.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Search for articles, company information and more.
  • Factiva  
    Includes full-text of the Wall Street Journal. For quick searching within the WSJ, use sc=j as a search term. Example: sc=j and starbucks. Jointly funded by the University Libraries and the D'Amore-McKim School of Business.
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Search for company information, articles, rankings, industry information, and market share.
  • Value Line
    Value Line provides investment research data and analysis of companies and markets.
  • S&P NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's)
    Includes Industry Surveys, Company Profiles, Mutual Funds, and S&P 500, 400, and 600.
  • Mergent Online
    Financial information for publicly traded companies. Create custom peer analysis reports and more.
  • Mergent WebReports
    Archive of corporate and industry related documents from Mergent. Includes Digital Corporate Manuals and the Digital Municipal & Government Manuals.
  • SRDS
    A collection of databases providing data and advertising information for web sites, television, radio, and magazines.
  • SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network)
    Includes sports business resources such as market research, government statistics, news, international publications, research, and directories. Offers detailed data on sport participation, fan profiles, sports facilities, sport finance, sporting goods, sponsorship, marketing, and media.
  • D&B Key Business Ratios  
    Calculate business ratios that identify key relationships between financial data. 14 key business ratios cover all critical areas of business performance, broken down into median figures, with upper and lower quartiles.
  • International Directory of Company Histories.
    Coverage of thousands of public companies.
  • Cabell's Directories
    Helpful for those wanting to publish articles in business journals. Business directories funded by the D'Amore-McKim School of Business.
  • Social Sciences Premium Collection
    This collection provides access to databases covering the international literature in the social sciences, including politics, sociology, social services, anthropology, criminology and education.
    Archived, searchable collection of articles. This database does not include recent articles.
  • GreenFILE
    Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE is an informative resource for anyone concerned about our planet.
  • Emerald Full-Text
    Includes peer-reviewed articles in business and economics.
  • Sage Premier Journals Online
    Access to over 555 journals from Sage. Full text is available from 1999 - current.
  • Wiley Online Library
    Browse or search scholarly articles from Wiley Interscience.

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