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Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of the Purdue Libraries and the School of Information Studies (PULSIS) specialized subscription databases. This Featured Database highlights ABI-INFORM Global, brought to you by ProQuest, LLC.

Link: The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.

Focus: Provides access to articles on business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, company news and industry-specific topics worldwide.

Tutorial: Click Getting Started with ABI-INFORM Global to see the basics of using ABI-INFORM Global.

Start with this hint: Use the Advanced search options to combine keywords for a more precise search.

Why you should know this database: ABI-INFORM Global can help you find research on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, and computers, as well as information on over 60,000 companies.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Business Source Complete, provides access to articles in business and management, marketing, MIS, accounting and more, including over 1,600 peer reviewed journals.
  • Regional Business News, provides full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating 75 business news magazines, newspapers, and newswires.

Featured Database comes to you from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics. If you would like more information about this database, or if you would like a demonstration of it for a class, contact parrlib@purdue.edu. Also let us know if you know of a colleague who would benefit from this, or future Featured Databases.

Since usage statistics are an important barometer when databases are up for renewal, tell us your favorite database, and we will gladly promote it. Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu.