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Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Regional Business News, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc.

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 comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating 75 business news magazines, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Tutorial: Click Getting Started with Regional Business News see the basics of using Regional Business News.

Start with this hint: Use the search bar on the homepage to begin a simple search by keyword, then use the filters on the left side of the page to narrow your results.

Why you should know this database: Regional Business News provides full text coverage of publications such as The Washington Post and Investor’s Business Daily, dating back to 1990

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • ABI/Inform Global, provides access to articles on business conditions, trends, management techniques with research on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, and more.
  • Business Source Complete, provides access to articles in business and management, marketing, MIS, accounting, finance, international business, and related disciplines.

This 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.

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Business Source Complete, brought to you by EBSCO Industries, Inc.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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 indexing to more than 3,000 publications, including nearly 1,600 peer-reviewed journals in business such as marketing, accounting, finance, international business, and more.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using Business Source Complete.

Start with this hint: Use the publications tab to browse country reports, industry profiles, market research reports, SWOT analyses.

Why you should know this database: Business Source Complete also includes SWOT analyses, company and industry profiles, and market research reports.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • BCC Market Research, contains market research reports, industry reviews, newsletters and conferences for competitive business intelligence.
  • Mintel, includes market research reports for Europe, the UK, and the US. Reports discuss market drivers, market size & trends, and more.

This 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.

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Morningstar Investment Research Center, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: Morningstar Investments Research Center offers up-to-date information on 20,000 stocks and mutual funds, and allows screening using a variety of criteria.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using Morningstar Investment Research Center.

Start with this hint: Direct links to stock analyst reports, fund analyst reports, and ETF analyst reports are available on the homepage.

Why you should know this database: Morningstar Investment Research provides minute-to-minute stock price data in addition to historical stock price information.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • BizMiner, contains detailed industry analysis through marketing plan research profiles, financial analysis profiles, local business summaries, and state market index profiles.
  • ThomsonOne, comprehensive dataset of public company financial statistic, including investment analyst reports and mergers & acquisitions information.

This 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.

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring CareerBeam, brought to you by CareerArc Group LLC.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: CareerBeam provides access to career assessments, resume and cover letter development tools, search strategies and research databases and integrates them into one portal. Please note that a person account or registration is required to access CareerBeam.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using CareerBeam.

Start with this hint: Complete your “Quick Profile” under the Career Exploration tab to access an analysis of your values, interests, and personality.

Why you should know this database: The tools and resources available through CareerBeam can help identify industries and areas you might work best in. It can also help you decide what you’re looking for in a career and where you begin.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • GoinGlobal, country-specific, research tool providing advice for finding employment opportunities, job search resources, and more.
  • Vault Career Guides, include interview strategies and company profiles.

This 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.

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Uniworld, brought to you by Uniworld.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: Uniworld contains up-to-date multinational business contact information with listings in over 200 countries, including information on American firms operating in foreign countries and foreign firms operating in the United States.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using Uniworld.

Start with this hint: Use the company search page to search for companies by keyword, headquarter location, subsidiaries, or zip code.

Why you should know this database: Uniworld provides accessible, comprehensive contact information on over 20,000 industries that is researched and reviewed daily.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • D&B Business Browser, aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information.
  • Plunkett Research, offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, and company lists.
  • ReferenceUSA, offers several searchable database modules containing detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and employers.

 


This 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.

Featured Database: Factiva

April 9th, 2019

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Factiva, brought to you by Dow Jones & Company.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: Factiva is a global information resource that provides full-text access to top national and international newspapers (including full text of the Wall Street Journal), newswires, business journals, market research reports, analyst reports and websites.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using Factiva.

Start with this hint: Create a simple search using the Home button and search by keyword, company name, or industry. Use the search options to narrow the results by sources or by date.

Why you should know this database: Factiva contains over 8000 publications with content from 118 countries in 22 languages and updated daily. 74% of Factiva’s premium news sources are not available on the free web and thousands more are available via Factiva on or before the date of publication by the source.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • ABI/Inform Global, includes articles on business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, company news, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
  • Business Source Complete, indexes and abstracts articles in business and management, marketing, MIS, accounting, finance, international business, and related disciplines.
  • Regional Business News, full-text coverage for regional business publications incorporating 75 business news magazines, newspapers, and newswires.

 


This 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.

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring GoinGlobal, founded by Mary Anne Thompson.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: GoinGlobal provides access to country-specific career information such as advice for finding employment opportunities, including business and networking groups, job search resources, cost of living data, and city career guides.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using GoinGlobal.

Start with this hint: Access career guides by country, global city, and US city from the homepage; including hiring opportunities, resume and interview help, and networking information.

Why you should know this database: Going Global also has H1B employer petitions from the US Department of Labor by location in the USA/Canada, and additional searches by job title, occupation, employer, wage, and other fields, and country-specific company profiles.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • Business Source Complete, contains major company profiles and SWOT reports.
  • Factiva, provides full-text access to top national and international newspapers, newswires, business journals, market research reports, analyst report and web sites.
  • Vault Career Guides, include interview strategies, job-search tips, and company profiles.

You can access many more career search resources on the Career Research Portal homepage.

 


This 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.

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Vault Career Guides, brought to you by Vault.com Inc.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: Vault’s career guides include interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of more than 1,000 companies and leading industries.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using Vault Career Guides.

Start with this hint: Click “Vault Guides” at the top of the page to access and search career guides. Use the filters on the left to browse guides by industry, advice, and education.

Why you should know this database: Vault publishes over 120 titles covering a wide range of industries and professions, from accounting and law to biotech, real estate and culinary arts, plus important career topics including resume writing, diversity and environmental initiatives at companies.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • GoinGlobal, provides advice for finding employment opportunities, including business and networking groups, job search resources, cost of living data, and city career guides.
  • Plunkett Research, offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, and company lists.

You can access many more career search resources on the Career Research Portal homepage.


This 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.

Featured Database: Thomson One

January 15th, 2019

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Thomson One brought to you by Thomson Reuters.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: Thomson One is a comprehensive database of public financial statistics that also contains investment analyst reports and mergers & acquisitions information. Please note that this database only works in Internet Explorer.

Tutorial: We have three different tutorials available related to Thomson One depending on the type of data you’re interested in: Finding Mergers and Acquisitions Data in Thomson One, Finding VentureXpert Data in Thomson One, and Finding Investext Investment Analyst Reports in Thomson One.

Start with this hint: Make sure you’re using Internet Explorer to access Thomson One. Where you begin, will be dependent on what type of data you’re looking for. See the tutorial links above for more detailed information.

Why you should know this database: Thomson One provides easy access to VentureXpert and Mergers and Acquisitions data that may not otherwise be easily accessible online.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • Mergent Online, financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical information on M&A activity, and more.
  • PrivCo, contains business and financial data on over 30,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations.
  • S&P Net Advantage, investment information and analysis on companies, industries, stocks and bonds, mutual funds and dividends.

 


This 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.

Featured Database: Nexis Uni

November 6th, 2018

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Nexis Uni, brought to you by LexisNexis, from RELX Group.

Link: http://guides.lib.purdue.edu/az.php?s=71213 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: Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis – including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.

Tutorial: Click here see the basics of using the Nexis Uni.

Start with this hint: The Guided Search option allows you to target particular types of content in your search such as news, legal cases, or publications.

Why you should know this database: The Nexis Uni interface offers discovery across all content types, personalization features such as alerts and saved searches, and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.

Related Resources

Some other databases you might want to explore, are:

  • D&B Business Browser, an aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information.
  • Factiva, provides full-text access to top national and international newspapers, newswires, business journals, market research reports, analyst report and web sites.
  • PrivCo, contains business and financial data on over 30,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations.

This 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.