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ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)

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Current NU Only
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    The ABI/INFORM Collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Commerce and Economic Development, Economics

Accounting, Tax & Banking (ProQuest)

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Current NU Only
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    This database brings together scholarly journals with resources for locating results covering news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing current accounting and tax issues.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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Boston Business Journal

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    The Boston Business Journal is the leading source for local business news, research, and events in the Boston area.

    The Boston Business Journal is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Business Monitor International (now called FitchConnect)

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    Provides data, analysis, ratings, rankings, and forecasts for 175 countries and 22 industry sectors. Integrates country risk, analysis of financial markets, and industry research.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

Business Plans Handbook (Gale Cengage)

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    Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Business Source Complete (EBSCOhost)

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    Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. Detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors. Searchable by company and industry also. Includes marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

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Cabell's Directories

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Current NU plus alumni
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    Cabell's Directories includes addresses, phones, e-mails and web sites for journals. Northeastern University has access to the following directories from Cabell's: Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing.

    Cabell's Business Directories are available courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters)

Access courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Current NU Only
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    US federal, state and local tax law information including cases, codes, and regulations as well as news updates. Formerly called RIA Checkpoint Tax.

    If you are experiencing difficulties on-campus, try this alternative link.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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D&B's Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR)

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Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
5
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    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. Arranged by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Codes.

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EconLit (EBSCOhost)

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    The American Economic Association's electronic database and the foremost source of references to economic literature. The online heir to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL), EconLit is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. Links to full text and ordering options

Economist

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    Edited in London since 1843, The Economist is a weekly international news and business publication, offering clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs, business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts. The online edition features content from 1997 to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs

EDGAR

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Open Access
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    Annual reports (10K), proxy statements (DEF-14) and other sec filings.

EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Info)

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Current NU Only
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    Contains Country Reports, Country Finance, and Country Commerce.

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

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    EMCS is an online collection of peer-reviewed teaching cases focusing on business decision making and management development through key emerging markets. Cases are written by case writers working in or closely with developing economies, offering local perspective with global appeal.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Emerald Journals

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    Scholarly research journals in social sciences including business, information science, management, marketing, economics, information technology, and more.

Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)

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    News as well as company and financial data from more than 80 emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Also known as ISI Emerging Markets.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

Encyclopedia of Health Economics (Elsevier)

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    The Encyclopedia of Health Economics offers students, researchers and policymakers objective and detailed empirical analysis and clear reviews of current theories and polices. It helps practitioners such as health care managers and planners by providing accessible overviews into the broad field of health economics, including the economics of designing health service finance and delivery and the economics of public and population health. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Economics, Health Sciences, Medicine, Public Health

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive 1880-2000 (ProQuest)

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    An archival research resource containing essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000.

    Core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.

Entrepreneurship (ProQuest)

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Current NU Only
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    This database has content that ranges from journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings to guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from entrepreneurs in a variety of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as text and PDFs.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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Factiva (Dow Jones/ProQuest)

Jointly funded by the University Libraries and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
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Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
5
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    Includes access to the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and hundreds of other international newspapers.

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    To limit your search to Wall Street Journal articles only, append sc=j to the end of your search.  For example:

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FitchConnect (formerly Business Monitor International BMI)

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Current NU Only
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    FitchConnect integrates country risk, analysis of financial markets, and industry research, providing users with a variety of company and industry information including credit research, credit ratings, macroeconomic and financial fundamental data, Financial Implied Ratings, and a curated news service.
    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government

Foundation Grants to Individuals

Foundation Grants to Individuals is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.
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Current NU Only
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    Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is the premier funding research tool for finding foundations that provide financial support for individual grantseekers. It describes giving for a variety of purposes, including scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, arts and cultural projects, research, awards/grants by nomination only and general welfare. It is intended to be both a grantseeker's guide and a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to individuals. Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is updated on a weekly basis, providing the most up-to-date information available on foundations that fund individual grantseekers.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Cengage)

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Current NU Only

Gartner IT Library

Courtesy of Information Technology Services
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Current NU Only
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    The Gartner IT Library provides access to more than 110,000 documents on more than 1,200 topics, including technology products, services, and trends, global IT industry perspectives, IT management and organizations, IT strategies and governance, business-IT issues, and real-world case studies.

Global Commodities (Adam Matthew Digital)

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Current NU plus alumni
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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 in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed for hundreds of years; they helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices. These original sources will help scholars to explore the history of fifteen major commodities and to examine the ways that they have changed the world.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, Economics, History

Global Issues in Context (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
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Current NU Only
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    Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

    Question mark Get help with this database. (Source: Christine Oka, Research and Instruction Department)

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Harvard Business Review (via EBSCOhost)

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Current NU Only
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    Written for upper level management, the Harvard Business Review presents analysis of management problems and helpful commentary on advanced thinking and practice in all fields of management and administration.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

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International Directory of Company Histories (Gale Cengage)

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    Provides histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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JSTOR

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Current NU Only
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    A trusted digital archive of academic journals and other scholarly content. Most journals include extended historic backfiles and not current issues. Arts and Sciences collections 1 thru XV are available, plus the Life Sciences collection, and Business III.

    The Northeastern Library also purchases individual e-book titles from JSTOR.  The books are available chapter-by-chapter as PDFs.

    Arts and Sciences IV content is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.

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Law360

Law360 is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.
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    Up-to-date legal news focusing on business law, useful for research on high-stakes litigation and high-profile legislation, as well as lawsuits against major corporations.  Also includes legal job listings.  From Lexis-Nexis.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Law, Regulatory Affairs in Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices

LexisNexis Academic (now Nexis Uni)

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Current NU Only
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    LexisNexis has introduced Nexis Uni, which will replace LexisNexis Academic in 2018 and is now available for use.

    Up-to-date business and legal information is the strength of the LexisNexis Academic service. It allows you to search for newspapers, periodicals, public records, and legal documents, often within 24 hours of publication, and in some cases going back 20 years. Most documents are available in full text.

    If you experience problems printing from Lexis Nexis, try one of these solutions:

    • Download the article to PDF.   Open and print the PDF.
    • Use the browser print button instead of the Lexis-Nexis built in button.
    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Government, Law, Political Science

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MarketLine Advantage

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    Provides company, industry, country and financial data for every major marketplace in the world.  Includes company SWOTs, company overviews, industry profiles, case studies, financial  deals, country analysis, news and a statistics database covering over half a million data points for 215 countries and 46 political and geographic groupings.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Mergent Archives (formerly: Mergent Web Reports)

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    Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.

    Includes Digital Corporate Manuals and the Digital Municipal & Government Manuals.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Mergent Intellect

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Current NU plus alumni
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    A fully searchable database with detailed information on over 245,000,000 businesses including both active/inactive companies as well as daily updates on executives from over 100,000,000 businesses.

Mergent Online

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Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
5
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    Access to detailed global company information, including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form.
    If you are off-campus, click here. (Best used with Internet Explorer)

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

MideastWire

Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    A daily newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing in the media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs, Political Science

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NetAdvantage (Standard and Poor's)

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Current NU Only
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    Ready access to S&P Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Mutual Fund Reports, Bond Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, and The Outlook.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Nexis Uni

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    Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis. 

    Legal: 

    • Bill tracking at the federal and state levels.
    • U.S. federal court decisions and tracking, including Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790
    • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court cases and Superior Court Trial Orders
    • Canadian cases
    • International Court of Justice filings
    • Law reviews

    Business and Financial:

    • Dun and Bradstreet Reports
    • Guidestar reports for charitable nonprofits
    • Hoover's Company Reports

    News:

    • Associated Press, PR Newswire, and other wire services
    • Thousands of newspapers
    • International professional and trade press (text only, no images)

     Most documents are available in full text.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Government, Political Science

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O'Reilly for Higher Education (previously Safari Books Online)

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    Safari includes more than 35,000 book titles from industry-leading publishers such as Sam's, O'Reilly, Peachpit, and Que plus 30,000 hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly's global conferences. 

    Access to this resource requires registration with a Northeastern University email address.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Computer and Information Science, Engineering, Graphic Design

Online Tourism and Digital Economies (IGI Global)

Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    A specialized collection of 13 online encyclopedias in the field of global and economic technologies, including hospitality, travel and tourism management, consumer management, e-commerce, the digital divide and developing countries, and more. Supports research in the impact of technology on the management of cultural content and tourism.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

Osiris

Access courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Current NU Only
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    Financial information on 53,000 companies worldwide (42,000 are non-US companies).
    The information includes: standardized and "as reported" financials (including restated reports), SEC filings, detailed earnings estimates,recommendations, ownership, stock data, news and ratings.

    Windows and Internet Explorer recommended for this database.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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Passport GMID (Euromonitor)

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Current NU Only, no guest walk-in use
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    Passport GMID provides international marketing data, analysis, and information sources for countries, consumers, and industries.

    Recommended: Windows and Internet Explorer

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

PrivCo

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Current NU Only
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    PrivCo is a premier source for business and financial research on US-based, non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private equity-owned and venture-backed companies. 

    This resource requires separate registration and log-in with your @husky.neu.edu or @northeastern.edu email address.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

ProQuest Entrepreneurship

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Current NU Only
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    This database has content that ranges from journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings to guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from entrepreneurs in a variety of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as text and PDFs.

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Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)

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Current NU Only
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    Coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

RIA Checkpoint Tax

Access courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Current NU Only
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    This service is now known as Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters).

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Roper Center iPoll Databank

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Current NU Only
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    Search opinion polls from all over the world, using this database from Cornell University. 

    Roper iPoll includes poll results from news organizations, governments, private foundations, academic institutions, and more.  The scope of topics spans politics, culture, workplaces, and much more.

    Date range is from the 1930s to the present.

    Question markFor tips, guides, and videos on effective searching and on teaching with iPoll, see the Roper Center Online Support Center.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Government, History, International Affairs, Political Science

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SAGE Journals (formerly: Sage Premier Journals Online)

Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Find articles in journals published by SAGE.

SAGE Knowledge (formerly: Sage Reference Online)

Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    SAGE Knowledge is home to an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content alongside SAGE Video, containing over 4,600 titles. Content includes reference works, academic books, professional development titles and more. This cross-media platform allows users to search and browse over 10,000 items, video, book and reference titles within the Social Sciences.

SimplyAnalytics

Access: 
Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
2
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    This mapping application enables users to develop interactive maps and reports using thousands of demographic, business, health, crime, and marketing data variables including Mediamark and Simmons Consumer Data. Most data begins in 2000. Please see this guide for assistance: Answering Questions Using SimplyAnalytics

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Sloan Management Review (MIT)

Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    A business journal that bridges the gap between management research and practice, evaluating and reporting on new research to help readers identify and understand significant trends in management. Online version includes blogs. Journal articles: 2003 to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Small Business Resource Center (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
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Current NU Only
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    When starting a new business, entrepreneurs need all the help they can get. Created by subject experts and a librarian advisory board, Small Business Resource Center brings together hundreds of sample business plans, journals, multimedia content, and more.
     
    Small Business Resource Center covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes and more. 
    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

SpringerLink Books

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    Online access to full text of 50,000 books and book series from Springer Publishing. While the strength of Springer publishing is in the sciences, including biomedical and health sciences, many disciplines are represented: business, economics, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, law, mathematics, physics and astronomy, and the social sciences. English and German content is included.

    Stable links to books and book chapters may be inserted into Blackboard.

    Download to a device: Springer e-books are available as standard PDFs by chapter. Email or download to any device with a PDF reader.

    Printing: Standard PDFs may be printed.  Northeastern affiliates may use Springer's MyCopy service to order personal print-on-demand copies of the books for $24.95, a significant discount over the market price.

     

Statista

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Current NU Only, no guest walk-in use
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    Statista is the first statistics portal in the world to integrate data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista.com provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets

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Thomas Register (ThomasNet.com)

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Free Web Resource
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    ThomasNet includes the Thomas Register, a resource designed to bring together industrial buyers and sellers nationally, regionally, and locally.  Includes directory information, product news, CAD drawings and white papers.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Engineering

Transportation Research Board Publications

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Open Access
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    The books, reports, and miscellaneous publications of the Transportation Research Board cover nine general subject categories: planning, administration, and environment; design; materials, construction, and maintenance; operations and safety; aviation; public transit; rail; freight transportation (multimodal); and marine transportation.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Engineering

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Value Line

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Current NU Only
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    This company and industry research service includes the flagship ValueLine Investment Survey (Standard and Expanded), plus Mutual Fund Survey, Daily Options Survey, Special Situations Service, and Convertible Survey.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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Wall Street Journal (Dow Jones)

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Current NU Only
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    The Wall Street Journal provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis focused on business, finance, and political economy.

    Individual registration with a Northeastern email address is required for access. After registering, you will have to confirm via email and sign in again to enable your account.

    For historic WSJ content dating back to 1985, please use Factiva via this link. Click 'Options' then use the 'Source' dropdown menu to limit search results to WSJ articles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Commerce and Economic Development, Journalism

Wiley Online Library

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Current NU Only
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    Selected journals available in full text, along with the Cochrane Library and reviews of literature in the sciences.

World Development Indicators

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Free Web Resource
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    Access to more than 700 development indicators, with time series for 208 countries and 18 country groups from 1960 to 2006. WDI offers chart and data export formats. Indicators include statistics on national and per capita income, trade, health, environment, and other measures of development.

     

    The World Bank: The World Bank authorizes the use of this material subject to its terms and conditions.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs

WRDS: Wharton Research Data Services

Provided courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business
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Current NU Only
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    Wharton Research Data Services, or WRDS, is a web-based data management system from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania that allows faculty and students to retrieve information from a wide variety of financial, economic, and marketing data sources.

    WRDS is best known for its holdings of historical financial data from CRSP and COMPUSTAT. This data covers over 30,000 companies and includes security prices and trading volume, income and balance sheet items. We provide access to IBES' analyst projections for earnings and sales. WRDS also contains stock market indices, bond prices and interest rates, mutual fund and stock ownership information, options data, and a wide array of macroeconomic time series. International data, marketing and industry reports, and web usage data are also available on WRDS.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

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Yahoo!Finance

Access: 
Free Web Resource
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    Free ad-supported resource from Yahoo! that provides stock quotes, news, portfolio management resources, market data, message boards, and mortgage rates.

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