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Provides in-depth coverage of business, finance, and management publications as well as local and regional business publications, trade and industry magazines, and newsletters. Covers business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, competitive and product information, industry reports, and a wide variety of other topics.
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Full-text articles from more than 6,000 leading journals and reference sources, including many peer-reviewed journals. Also includes thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC as well as links to hundreds of medical videos from OR-Live.
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Africa Development Indicators contains over 1,600 indicators and time series from 1961 for 53 countries, where data are available. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators.
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This combination of two well-known databases, South African Studies and African Studies, includes nearly two million records from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. indexing articles, books, newspapers, government documents, radio and TV broadcasts, pamphlets, maps, theses, and music recordings. Topics covered include politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism, and much more.
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American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
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Brief citations of articles from the tables of contents of over 16,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Updated daily.
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BCC Research provides access to thousands of market research reports and market forecasting in advanced materials, biotechnology, chemicals, energy, health care, sensors, plastics, nanotechnology, and other emerging technologies. Over 250 research reports are published annually.
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Book Citation Index allows cited reference searching of over 30,000 editorially selected books published since 2005 in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. You can also search Book Citation Index - Science and Book Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities separately.
Book Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Business Abstracts with Full Text contains full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographies, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews, and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more. Full text of articles from more than 450 key publications from as far back as 1982. Abstracts and indexing of more than 875 publications from as far back as 1981.
Mobile access: Available through the EBSCOhost app.
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Contains citations and many full-text articles about companies, products, markets, industries, economics, and management disciplines. Provides access to business and management journals, trade journals, newspapers, the full text of PRNews wire releases, and profiles of 150,000 companies. Journal coverage is from 1994 to the present and backfiles (1980-1993) are available for some journals. Business and Company ASAP is updated nightly.
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Business Insights: Global makes it easy for researchers to use in-depth information on U.S. and international businesses, industries, and products. Investigate investment opportunities, comprehensively and easily; find parent-subsidiary relationships; obtain competitive intelligence, market share information, and product trends; explore market-industry information and analysis; study product and brand information; compare companies within an industry; and much more.
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Daily macroeconomic, financial, and company news and analysis about emerging and key global markets. Includes company alerts, market strategy reports, currency forecasts, macroeconomic forecasts, political and economic risk analysis for countries, and more.
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BusinessDecision provides access to comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Detailed company profiles and product and brand information, combined with investment reports, rankings, and market share data, allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.
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Business, Educational, and Psychology/Psychiatry directories that can be used to help identify journals likely to publish research. They also contain information that can shorten the time required to prepare a manuscript for submission. Includes:
Accounting, 10th ed.
Economics & Finance, 10th ed.
Educational Curriculum & Methods, 8th ed.
Educational Psychology & Administration, 8th ed.
Educational Technology & Library Science, 1st ed.
Management, 10th ed.
Marketing, 10th ed.
Psychology & Psychiatry, 2nd ed.
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Interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions. Episodes and segments are available back as far as 1993.
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China: Trade, Politics & Culture includes English-language sources relating to China and the West from 1793 to 1980. It covers almost any aspect of Chinese history during two centuries of monumental social and political upheaval that ultimately recreated China into a modern power. Included are manuscripts encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People's Republic. Also included are color paintings, maps, and drawings by English and Chinese artists, as well as countless photographs, sketches, and ephemeral items depicting Chinese people, places, customs, and events.
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Articles from business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronic industries.
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An index to the published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions in a wide range of disciplines, from anthropology to zoology. You can also search Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science or Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities separately.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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Current Contents Connect indexes the table-of-contents pages of scholarly journals, books, and conference proceedings. Covers medicine, science, engineering, the arts, social sciences, and humanities. Users can save searches as e-mail alerts.
Data Citation Index is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. federal agencies, private companies, and intergovernmental organizations. Create maps and reports from data you select from over 640 datasets. Subjects include health, crime, population, finance, industry, and marketing.
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Deep Blue is the University of Michigan's permanent, safe, and accessible service for representing our rich intellectual environment. The primary goal of Deep Blue is to provide access to the work that makes Michigan a leader in research, teaching, and creativity. By representing our scholars, from faculty through students, as individuals and as members of communities, Deep Blue provides a framework for preserving and finding the best scholarly and artistic work done at the University.
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Demographics Now includes comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors, and much more. You can even utilize a unique mapping tool that "visualizes" trends.
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Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. More than 6,250 journals are included in the directory with nearly 3,000 journals searchable at article level. DOAJ aims to cover all subjects and languages.
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OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of more than 1,800 academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. The current directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria (e.g., subject area, content type, and country).
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Doing Business includes detailed subnational reports that exhaustively cover business regulation and reform in different cities and regions within a nation. These reports provide data on the ease of doing business, rank each location, and recommend reforms to improve performance in each of the indicator areas. Selected cities can compare their business regulations with other cities in the country or region and with the 185 economies that Doing Business has ranked.
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A collection of several searchable resources with daily national and global coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. Includes:
ClimateWire - daily coverage of the debate about climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society;
Environment & Energy Daily - tracks legislative action on environmental, energy, and natural resources issues;
E&ENews PM - late-breaking news from Capitol Hill, including schedule changes, markup and floor vote results, new bills and amendments, and insight into emerging political issues;
E&ETV - daily webcast that includes interviews with people from the environmental and energy policy world;
Greenwire - reports on national environmental, energy, and natural resources issues.
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eBook Collection includes about 9,000 eBooks that are recent scholarly, general interest and reference books that have been converted into a digital format. You can preview the book or check it out to read on your computer.
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ebrary Academic Complete is a collection of nearly 45,000 e-books in a broad range of subjects. Titles are available from more than 150 publishers, including Brill, Cambridge, Elsevier, John Wiley & Sons, Johns Hopkins University Press, MIT, Taylor & Francis, Palgrave-MacMillan, and more. The ebrary QuickView Reader works in a browser, so no software installation or download is required. Features include the ability to add titles to a personal bookshelf, highlight text, take notes, and integrate with RefWorks and EndNote.
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eMarketer provides market research information about the Internet, e-business, online marketing, and emerging technologies, aggregated from more than 1,700 sources. Includes analyst reports, daily research articles, and e-business and online marketing statistics.
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Management and engineering journals published by MCB Press. Articles on engineering, management, operations, human resources, training, and other topics.
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ESG Manager on Campus combines the content of Global Socrates and Innovest iRatings into an integrated suite of tools for conducting research and analysis across a broad spectrum of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. This is a global database that provides access to company ratings, sector reports, weekly stock monitors, screening services, and other specialized research materials.
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From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science, and technology, Expanded Academic ASAP meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers from 1980 — more than 3,200 with full text and images!
Mobile access available through the Gale AccessMyLibrary College Edition App.
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Company and industry financial data and news stories, as well as full text articles from 6,000 trade publications, newspapers, newswires, and magazines.
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Traders may not use this database.
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Reports on information technology topics that can be used for tracking technology advancements and trends, strategic planning, competitive analysis, market awareness, implementation support, product and vendor evaluation. The reports are written by researchers, analysts, and technical writers.
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The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2006, is the complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every article and advertisement ever printed in the paper can be searched and browsed individually and page by page. This is an essential, comprehensive, and unbiased research tool for everyone studying public affairs, and economic and financial history of the last 120 years.
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Multilingual, multidisciplinary database covering the humanities and social sciences. Strong in areas such as archaeology, geography, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and sociology. Includes abstracts in French or English, subjects in both languages, and includes coverage of journals, books, conference papers, and other documents.
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The Freedonia Group's Focus collection contains nearly 700 market research reports covering 18 industry sectors and 17 countries.
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FRONTLINE is a weekly PBS documentary program "covering the scope and complexity of the human experience". View full episodes as far back as 1985. The Frontline site includes lesson plans and activities to accompany use of the documentaries in the classroom.
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An online collection of directories that allows you to search for directory entries in a variety of ways. It also gives you quick and easy digital ways to view, store, and export the data you find. Gale Directory Library includes:
• Gale Business Rankings (2013 edition)
• Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations (43rd edition)
• Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. (41st - 44th editions)
• Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local Organizations (14th - 17th editions)
• Encyclopedia of Governmental Advisory Organizations ( 25th & 26th editions)
• Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media (146th & 147th editions)
• Publishers Directory (35th & 36th editions)
• Research Centers Directory (39th & 40 editions)
• Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans (27th & 28th editions)
• Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in Canada and Mexico (5th edition)
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Search for full-text articles on topics related to business and marketing. Sources include Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns, Encyclopedia of Small Business, and Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce.
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Market research in chemicals, clean technology, medical equipment, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, power, and semiconductors.
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Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends, as well as the latest in management, economics, and politics. Includes broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals, and company directory listings.
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Articles from magazines, journals, and encyclopedias on a wide range of topics.
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Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration & Cultural Exchange brings together manuscript, printed, and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured have been transported, exchanged, and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption, and social practices.
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Global Development Finance Online provides direct access to more than 200 debt and financial flows indicators for the 129 countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. These data run from 1970 to 2016, where available.
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Historical financial and economic data, including interest rates, stock markets, exchange rates, and more. Data is provided in ASCII or Excel format.
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Global Market Information Database  
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globalEDGE is a knowledge web portal that connects international business professionals to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
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A Google search of scholarly sources, including articles, books, and papers. Also includes links to who cited articles. Use this link and you'll see UM-Dearborn availability for items and full text when available.
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Provides citations to U.S. federal government publications. Contains references to Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).
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A searchable database of more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the United States, including foundations.
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Covers essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance. Includes records carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline back to 1970.
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New features: Company Research Reports, which covers more than 8000 leading publicly traded companies and Business Environment Database Reports which provides information about changes in industries. Industry Market Research Reports covers a wide-ranging number of U.S. industries. Reports are updated every 4 months and include growth trends, the competitive environment, and key issues facing each industry.
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Reports are organized by world regions. Industries covered include automotive, biotech, IT, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and many more.
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Includes the following databases. Information can be exported in spreadsheet format.
International Financial Statistics (IFS) – a standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. It reports, for most countries of the world, on exchange rates, money and banking, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts, etc.
Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) – presents, for most member countries of the IMF, current figures on the value of merchandise exports and imports disaggregated according to their most important trading partners. Data is available from 1980 onwards.
Government Finance Statistics – (GFS) contains detailed annual statistical data on revenue, expense, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stocks of assets and liabilities of general government and its subsectors.
Balance of Payments Statistics (BOP) – summarizes the economic transactions of an economy with the rest of the world. It reports total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world as well as capital transfers and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities.
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iRatings  
iRatings is now part of ESG Manager on Campus.
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Comprehensive resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. Journal Citation Reports can show you the most frequently cited journals in a field, highest impact journals in a field, and largest journals in a field.
Journal Citation Reports is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Legal Forms Library includes copies of Michigan legal forms and documents (mostly in Word format) to help you with your legal needs - whether for business, personal, or litigation purposes. Legal Forms Library is continuously updated to reflect current state laws and also includes a law digest, legal questions and answers, and an attorney directory.
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LexisNexis Academic includes news articles from general and business sources; legal reference materials including court cases, laws, and regulations; and financial information on companies.
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Collection of competitor, deal, financial, and drug pipeline reports for more than 2,500 pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and biomedical companies worldwide. Also includes reports of drug pipelines organized by therapy.
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Books, DVDs, and other items in our library.
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MarketLine is comprised of 4 major components:
30,400+ Company Profiles containing company overviews, business descriptions, company history, executive listings, product listings, etc.;
3,500+ Industry Profiles with 5 year historical and 5 year market forecasts, market segmentations, company/product market shares, identify major trends/growth points and analysis of each market's competitive landscape;
100+ Country Profiles containing a description of the country's economic performance and GDP, an assessment of the potential for development, a detailed market and industry analysis of the country's business environment;
News & Comment: Find Datamonitor analysts' reaction to breaking industry news, including merger and acquisition activity, product launches and regulatory changes, and provide insight into how these issues will impact both companies and consumers.
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Mergent Horizon provides capabilities for finding, filtering, and organizing information about companies and industries. Comprehensive coverage is provided for all companies that are actively traded on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ, with enhanced product-level detail for 3,700 companies in the Healthcare, Technology, Media, and Finance sectors.
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Mergent Online provides access to current and historical financial information on 15,000 U.S. and 20,000 foreign companies, both active and inactive. Included are firm descriptions, statistics, financial information, and annual reports. Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, long-term debt, bond ratings, capital stock, insider trading, etc. are provided in the company records. Historical data is available for the past 15 years. Company reports and financials can be exported to Excel.
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Coverage of the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa including: political affairs and law, international relations, economic affairs - business and industry, cultural heritage, arts and humanities, society and social welfare, ethnic diversity and anthropology, significant religious events and movements, and recent history (1900 - present) and archaeology.
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Papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization.
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PBS TV and web newsmagazine with the most compelling stories of the week and of our times. Every Friday night nationwide and all week long on the web.
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NOW on PBS is a weekly newsmagazine composed of documentary segments and interviews about the most important issues facing democracy, including media policy, corporate accountability, civil liberties, the environment, politics, social responsibility, and foreign affairs. Includes video back at least to 2004, transcripts to 2002, and ideas for using NOW in classrooms.
Note: The last episode of NOW aired on April 30, 2010 and was replaced with Need to Know.
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An online library of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Includes full-text of all books, 24 periodicals, and the OECD statistical databases.
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Provides in-depth business information about nearly one million companies, including around 600,000 large and mid-sized companies in the United States and Canada; 260,000 companies in Asia and the Pacific; and nearly 100,000 other companies globally. Global Business Browser aggregates and enhances content from more than 30 diverse content providers representing 2,000 separate information sources including Reuters, Investext, RMA, and STAT-USA.
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The NewsHour was the nation's first hour-long nightly broadcast of national news and has received virtually every significant award for quality television and outstanding journalism. The Online NewsHour includes shows and transcripts as far back as 1996. Also includes teacher resources, including lesson plans.
Orbis  
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Orbis has information about 40 million companies, including 18 million European companies from 46 countries, 16 million U.S. and Canadian companies, 6.5 million South and Central American companies, 1.3 million Japanese companies, 300,000 Chinese companies, and 90,000 African companies. Orbis includes information about 30,000 banks and 8,000 insurance companies.
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Handbooks from the Oxford Handbooks series in archaeology, business and management, classical studies, criminology and criminal justice, economics and finance, history, law, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, and religion. The handbooks offer authoritative and trustworthy guides to those fields. Print and save individual chapters (essays) as PDFs. Updated with new titles three times a year.
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Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance compiled by faculty members at Oxford and other universities, think-tanks, and institutes.
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PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International contains citations to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Coverage is from 1915 and includes more than 120 countries.
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PapersFirst is an index of over 6.9 million papers presented at congresses, symposia, conferences, expositions, workshops, and meetings worldwide since 1993 and received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. (Information in PapersFirst is derived from the tables of contents in ProceedingsFirst.)
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Extensive industry, demographic, consumer, and economic data for many countries worldwide. Includes forecast data to 2010, market data for 330 consumer products in 49 countries, data about 100,000 brands, and market analysis reports.
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An index to more than 14 million articles in more than 3900 humanities and social science journals, from their first issues through 1995. Covers many older journals not indexed electronically anywhere else. Includes full text for more than 300 of the journals.
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An index to over 20 million articles in more than 6,000 humanities and social science journals from their first issues (as far back as 1665) through recent times. Includes full text of articles for some of the journals covered. Covers many older journals not indexed electronically anywhere else.
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ProceedingsFirst contains tables of contents for over 190,000 congresses, symposia, conferences, expositions, workshops, and meetings worldwide since 1993 and received by The British Library Document Supply Centre. For citations to individual papers, see PapersFirst.
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Search all current ProQuest databases, including ProQuest Research Library for general and academic articles, ABI/INFORM for business and management, ProQuest Newspapers, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, and ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
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Annual reports (1844-current) available for over 800 companies. Searchable on data such as financial, Fortune 500 ranking, industry classification, key people, geographic location, auditor, and related companies. It can also be browsed by company name, related names, industry or date.
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ProQuest Research Library includes articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. The broad range of subjects covered includes arts, business, education, general interest, health, humanities, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. Included are more than 5,060 titles — over 3,600 in full text — from 1971 to the present.
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Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country. As a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people. Now updated monthly!
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Public Affairs Index is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of national and global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international commerce and conflict. This database draws from a diverse array of scholarly journals, conference papers, trade publications, and government documents to provide up-to-date information on a broad range of topics of concern to the world today. Coverage starts in 1934, with more complete coverage beginning in 1970.
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Research Insight  
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Technical books, mostly about computer science and business topics. Complete text of the book is available for titles from the last 2 years; earlier titles have only a preview of the book.
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Sage Knowledge provides access to more than 180 authoritative and award-winning encyclopedias, handbooks, and e-books in many subject areas.
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SBRnet provides sports marketing information including: market size and demographics; sports participation, licensing, financial and retail trends; international marketing and professional sports trends.
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Key index to articles from major journals in all areas of science and technology. Use to find other articles citing a specific article (footnotes in reverse).
Science Citation Index is a part of Web of Science
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More than 2,500 journals in science, medicine, and technology. Includes coverage of engineering, economics, business and management, and selected social science titles.
Also includes more than 2,000 e-Books from Academic Press, Butterworth-Heinemann, Syngress and Digital Press, Elsevier Science, Gulf Professional, Morgan Kaufmann, Newnes, North-Holland, and Pergamon as well as several encyclopedias and reference books.
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SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that enables non-technical users to quickly create professional quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business, health, and marketing data.
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Available: On & Off Campus
Provides online full-text access to many of the Springer electronic journals along with some electronic books and series. Topics covered include biomedicine, life science, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, humanities, and economics. Time-span covered is from 1995 - present, but varies by title.
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Searchable online access to S&P's reference works including: Market Investment News; Register of Corporations, Directors & Executives; Stock Reports; Industry Surveys; Mutual Fund Reports; The Outlook; Bond Guide; Earnings Guide; Dividend Record; etc. Financial Literacy Now provides educational consumer information on topics such as how a budget works, qualifying for a mortgage, credit scores, choosing a credit card, saving for college, and more.
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Available: On & Off Campus
Statista provides access to the most relevant and important statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources. Information comes from over 10,000 sources and covers over 600 industries.
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Available: On & Off Campus
Information for taxation research as well as financial reporting and management research. Includes editorial materials, news, primary documents, and legislation.
UM-Dearborn users only:
Register in order to use RIA Checkpoint off-campus and take advantage of all database features.
You must register for a Checkpoint account on a university computer every semester.
Login to use RIA Checkpoint from any computer after you have registered.
Mobile access is available
"What Has Changed" video
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Format: Full Text  
Available: On & Off Campus
The United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database (UN Comtrade) contains detailed imports and exports statistics of close to 200 countries or areas. Includes annual trade data from 1962 to the most recent year. UN Comtrade is considered the most comprehensive trade database available with more than 1 billion records.
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Available: On & Off Campus
Virginia Company Archives documents the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London, 1606-24. It then shows the continuing interest of the Ferrar family in the settlement of North America from Jamestown to the Bermudas. Virginia Company Archives is made up of four constituent parts:
• Previously unpublished transcripts by Dr. David Ransome of documents from the Virginia Company Archives. These are fully searchable and are linked to the original manuscripts.
• A fully searchable text of The Records of the Virginia Company of London.
• The complete Ferrar Papers from Magdelene College, Cambridge.
• A wide range of maps, illustrations, and other works.
Help - Web Page
Added December 2013
Format: Full Text  
Available: On & Off Campus
Provides scholars, researchers, and genealogists with online, easily-searchable, first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society, and events of the time. You can also search for more recent dates.
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Format: Online Video  
Available: On & Off Campus
Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news & public affairs program on television. The program features a group of journalists participating in roundtable discussion of major news events. The video archive is searchable and includes shows as far back as 2000 while transcripts are available back to 2008.
Format: Citation/Abstract  
Available: On & Off Campus
Cross-search multiple databases: BIOSIS Previews®, Current Contents Connect® (tables of contents), Data Citation Index(SM), ISI Web of Science with Conference Proceedings (citation indexes), and Zoological Record. Web of Knowledge also provides links (under "Additional Resources") to Journal Citation Reports, Scientific WebPlus, BiologyBrowser, Index to Organism Names, ResearcherID.com, and Science Watch. When you set up a free personal account, you can use EndNote Web and ResearcherID.com, set up citation and journal alerts, and save searches.
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Format: Citation/Abstract  
Available: On & Off Campus
Combines several citation indexes (Science Expanded, Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Conference Proceedings - Science, Conference Proceedings - Social Sciences & Humanities, Book - Science, Book - Social Sciences & Humanities), which permits searching for articles that cite a known author or work, as well as searching by subject, author, journal, and author address. Covers 12,000+ journals.
Web of Science is a part of Web of Knowledge
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Added September 2013
Format: Full Text  
Available: On & Off Campus
Journal articles from Wiley publications in the areas of business, finance and management, education, engineering and sciences, law, and psychology.
e-Books published since 2008 are also available.
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Format: Citation/Abstract  
Available: On & Off Campus
Covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies to the latest scholarship in feminist research. Topics covered include: sociology, history, political science and economy, public policy, international relations, arts and humanities, business and education. Sources include: journals, newspapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, NGO studies, websites, and grey literature.
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Format: Some Full Text  
Available: On & Off Campus
The World Bank eLibrary is a fully searchable portal of over 6,000 World Bank documents including over 2,000 World Bank publications and over 3,200 Policy Research Working Papers, plus each new book and paper as they are published.
Format: Full Text  
Available: On & Off Campus
Part of the World Bank eLibrary, World Development Indicators provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social, and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.
Mobile Access: Available through World Bank Data Finder Mobile Apps.
Zephyr  
Format: Full Text  
Available: On & Off Campus
Zephyr provides information about M&A, IPO, and venture capital deals. These include more than 500,000 transactions with up to 100,000 new deals added each year. Coverage goes back five years for international deals and back to 1997 for deals involving European and American companies.
Note: Zephyr can only be accessed off campus through the university's VPN. For instructions, see the ITS Help Guide for your operating system.
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