Management, Marketing, & International Business

 

Subject Databases
eBooks
Websites

Interlibrary Loan

 

General Databases

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) A multidisciplinary index giving access to articles in over 8,000 journals, with many available in full-text. Tutorial

Dissertations & Theses  Includes bibliographic citations for dissertations and theses worldwide, from 1861 to the present, with full-text access available for the newer titles and abstracts available for the older titles.

*Google Scholar  Searches scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts, and articles. 

*Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage Learning) - Utilizes many different sources to provide information on both sides of controversial topics. Tutorial


Subject Databases

Business Source Complete (EBSCO) Provides full-text access to articles in over 2,000 business journals.

*Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Business and Education Assists in the selection of journals that are most likely to publish a manuscript, with assistance in matching characteristics of the manuscript to the topic areas different journals emphasize, the type of review process, acceptance rate, and number of internal and external reviewers.

Computer Source (EBSCO) Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full-text for nearly 300 publications, and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations Commons from the Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

Global Road Warrior Provides comprehensive country data regarding society and culture, business etiquette, travel planning, money and banking, and international trade information. Demographic information and downloadable maps for all countries are included. 

International Business Commons from the Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

LexisNexis Academic Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.

Marketing Commons from the Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

*MarketLine (Datamonitor) - Provides business intelligence on global companies, along with industry and country profiles.

*Market Share Reporter - Presents comparative business statistics. Each entry features a descriptive title, data and market description, a list of producers/products along with their market share, and cites original sources.

*Morningstar Investment Research Center - An online investment database offering independent analysis on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds.

*ValueLine - Provides information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

Westlaw Campus Research News & Business Offers full-text information from Hoover’s Company Profiles and Basic Company Reports, and other business publications.

*WestlawNext Campus Research - A legal research database offering case law, laws from all 50 states, federal statutes, federal regulations, and more.

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eBooks

*eBook Academic Subscription Collection  A large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles that represent a broad range of academic subject matter, including art, business, education, literary criticism, philosophy, political science, religion, technology & engineering, and much more.

*Ebrary An electronic collection of full-text, searchable academic books customized for Steen Library. Users can add and remove books from a personalized bookshelf after creating an individual account.

Business-to-Business Marketing 2014-2015 presents statistics on B2B spending, comparisons of the effectiveness of marketing tactics, surveys of marketers and end-users, and analyses of trends in the B2B marketplace. Topics include analytics, B2B media advertising, B2B e-commerce, behavioral marketing, business directories and databases, content marketing, creating customer awareness, customer relationship management, direct marketing, distribution channels, email marketing, engagement, event marketing, integrated marketing communications, lead generation, lead management, lead nurturing, marketing automation, mobile marketing, networking, online video, organic and paid search, sales staff, social media marketing, sponsorships, sports marketing, software tools, trade show marketing, website traffic, and more. Over 1,200 website links - directly embedded into the electronic edition - will direct you to additional market research and other resources.

Consumer Marketing 2014-2015 Categorizes consumer marketing tactics into 52 topics, each presented in a separate chapter. Current market research and statistics, an analysis of effectiveness, surveys of marketers and consumers, and discussions of trends are presented for each. The handbook also examines overall marketing strategies including analytics for ROI, budget distribution, and prioritization. Consumer Marketing 2014-2015 is designed to be a strategic business planning resource for marketing executives in all consumer business segments.

International Consumer Markets 2014-2015 Fifteen countries account for 75% of global GDP; the economy of each exceeds $1 trillion. International Consumer Markets 2014-2015 presents a comprehensive analysis of the marketplace in these countries (excluding the U.S.). Analyses are also presented for seven regions: Africa, Arab States of the Gulf, Caribbean, European Union, Latin America, Nordic Countries, and Southeast Asia. Countries are indexed and ranked based on consumer confidence, economic growth, global competitiveness, market attractiveness, market risk, market saturation, quality of life, and 14 other characteristics.

Restaurant, Food & Beverage Market Research Handbook 2014-2015 is a thorough and in-depth analysis of the $683 billion restaurant and foodservice industry. This handbook provides consumer spending data, market forecasts, trends assessments for all segments, and more. The trends assessments include discussions of consumer behavioral trends, menu trends, daypart analysis (including snacks and late-night), and more.
Comprehensive demographic data for all dayparts at full-service and quick-service restaurants, as well as an analysis of restaurant spending in each state and dining statistics for metropolitan areas are provided. The handbook assesses consumer spending when dining out, discusses restaurant strategies for sales growth, and identifies market opportunities brought on by changing consumer behaviors.

Sports Marketing 2014-2015 provides you with the most recent statistics and data available. This assessment of the $400 billion sports marketplace includes 15 categories of spectator sports, 32 marquee sports events, 116 major league sports franchises, advertising, sports participation, sporting goods, sports-related travel, golf, tennis, collegiate sports, women's professional sports, and the minor leagues. Sports marketing topics include sports broadcasting and advertising, periodicals, sports online, mobile media, licensing, sponsorships, and athlete endorsements.
Over 1,900 website links - directly embedded into the electronic edition - will direct you to additional market research and other resources important to the sports business marketplace.

Online Books: Commerce

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Websites

Better Business Bureau
Private nonprofit organizations, supported largely by membership dues paid by business and professional groups in each Bureau's service area.

Business and Industry Data Center

Country Commercial Guides
Government Reports prepared by embassies, with the assistance of other agencies

Country Study

Free Management Library
Management Assistance Program.

International Trade Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce.

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Excellent business Ethics site from Santa Clara University.

NAICS
Used by the Federal Government to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting and analyzing data related to business economy.  Many of the business databases can be searched by this classification.

National Fraud Information Center
Project of the National Consumers League to help keep everyone aware of "shady" deals on the internet.

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC EDGAR)
Public companies’ full-text filings with the SEC.

Thomas Register
Free access to companies, brands, or products and services for 173,000 U.S. and Canadian companies.

UNdata Country Profiles

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