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Featured Database: BCC Market Research

Featured Database: BCC Market Research

October 6th, 2020

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 BCC Market Research, brought to you by Academy Association, Inc.

Focus

BCC Market Research contains market research reports, industry reviews, newsletters and conferences for competitive business intelligence.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with BCC Market Research to see the basics of using BCC Market Research.

Why Should I Know About This?

BCC Market Research reports are comprehensive, covering a wide scope of industries and technologies, and can be used to understand trends, latest applications, and key players within a given market.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Mintel, includes market research reports covering a variety of sectors including consumer goods, travel and tourism, finance, retail, and more.
  • Passport, provides business intelligence on countries, consumers and industries; offering integrated access to statistics, market reports, company profile and information sources.

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: International Financial Statistics

September 15th, 2020

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 International Financial Statistics, brought to you by the International Monetary Fund.

Focus

Provides data gathered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on exchange rates, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government finance, and national accounts for most countries.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with International Financial Statistics to see the basics of using International Financial Statistics.

Need a Hint?

Use the Query builder to set up your search by selecting values for the following parameters: time, country, and indicator.

Why Should I Know About This?

International Financial Statistics is a valuable resource for conducting international economic comparisons. Please note that this is a freely accessible resource.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Mergent Online, provides financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical stock information on M&A activity, country information, and more.
  • PrivCo, a premier source for business and financial data on over 30,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations.

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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: CountryWatch

August 4th, 2020

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give 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 CountryWatch, brought to you by CountryWatch, Inc.

Focus

CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data through key publications produced by CountryWatch. Publications include Country Reviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information; and Country Wire, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the word and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with CountryWatch to see the basics of using CountryWatch.

How can I use this resource?

Our CountryWatch subscription also includes Elections Central which can be used to find current and past election data by country.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • GoinGlobal, includes country-specific career information such as business and networking groups, job search resources, cost of living data, and city career guides.
Find us on YouTube!

You can find additional tutorials for a variety of our subscription resources on our YouTube channel.

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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: ABI Inform Collection

June 9th, 2020

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give 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 Collection, brought to you by ProQuest.

Focus

Featuring over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data.

Access

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 Career account credentials.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with ABI Inform Collection to see the basics of using this resource.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Factiva, provides full-text access to top national and international newspapers, newswires, business journals, market research reports, analyst reports and websites.
Find us on YouTube!

You can find additional tutorials for a variety of our subscription resources on our YouTube channel.


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: Gale Business Plan Builder

May 5th, 2020

Getting Started with Gale Business Plan Builder

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give 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 Gale Business Plan Builder, brought to you Gale, a Cengage Company.

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

Gale Business’s Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Gale Business: Plan Builder to see the basics of using Gale Business: Plan Builder.

How can I use this resource?

Gale Business: Plan Builder is a great tool for all stages of business development starting with creating an entrepreneur profile that can help you reflect on whether entrepreneurship is a good fit with your interests, skills, and life circumstances.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, a portal for entrepreneurs containing business plans, entrepreneurial articles, small business forms and related information.
Find us on YouTube!

You can find additional tutorials for a variety of our subscription resources on our YouTube channel.

 


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: S&P Capital IQ

April 7th, 2020

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give 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 S&P Capital IQ, brought to you by S&P Global.

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: S&P Capital IQ is an in-depth financial/valuation data resource, including information on equities, credit ratings, transactions, and more. S&P Capital IQ can be used to explore pricing across markets including indices and commodities with hundreds of data points that can be used to generate lists of companies, markets, or executives.

Tutorial: Click Getting Started with S&P Capital IQ to see the basics of using Passport. For a tutorial on the screening options available in S&P Capital IQ, click Screening for People Using S&P Capital IQ.

Helpful Hint: Use the screening tool to screen for companies, equities and people based on a varied of available criteria.

How can I use this resource? S&P Capital IQ can be used to find company profiles, annual reports, SEC filings, and more.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • D&B Business Browser, aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information.
  • PrivCo, includes business and financial data on over 30,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations.

Find us on YouTube!

You can find additional tutorials for a variety of our subscription resources on our YouTube channel.


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: Passport

March 10th, 2020

Getting Started with Passport

Parrish Library’s Featured Database aims to give 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 Passport, brought to you by Euromonitor International.

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 business intelligence on countries, consumers and industries. It offers integrated access to statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Passport to see the basics of using Passport. Click Finding Travel and Tourism Data in Passport for a brief tutorial on accessing travel and tourism data in Passport.

Helpful Hint

Use the keyword search at the top of the page; relevant content will appear as you type.

How can I use this resource?

Passport can be used to find travel and tourism data such as city travel briefings, which include information on business dynamics, lodging, SWOT analysis, city destination rankings and more.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Mintel, includes market research report covering a variety of sectors including travel and tourism. Reports discuss market drivers, market size & trends, market segmentation and more.
  • Plunkett Research, offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, and company lists.
Find us on YouTube!

You can find additional tutorials for a variety of our subscription resources on our YouTube channel.


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: ABI-Inform Global

February 4th, 2020

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.


Featured Database: AgEcon Search

January 14th, 2020

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 AgEcon Search, brought to you by the University of Minnesota Libraries, the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

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: Collects, indexes, and electronically distributes full text copies of scholarly research in the broadly defined field of agriculture and applied economics including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food security and supply, energy and natural resource economics, policy issues, international trade, and more.

Tutorial: Click Getting Started with AgEcon Search to see the basics of using AgEcon Search.

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

Why you should know this database: AgEcon Search is a freely accessible resource. Content includes conference presentations, working papers, journal articles, government documents, and theses and dissertations.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • AGRICOLA, serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information.
  • GREENR, offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discussing issues on the environment, sustainability, 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.


Featured Database: Small Business Reference Center

November 5th, 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 Small Business Reference Center, 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: Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instruction to address a wide-range of small business topics.

Tutorial: Click Getting Started with Small Business Reference Center to see the basics of using Small Business Reference Center.

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

Why you should know this database: Small Business Reference Center provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Regional Business News, full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating 75 business news magazines, newswires, and newspapers.
  • Small Business Resource Center, a portal for entrepreneurs containing business plans, entrepreneurial articles, small business forms, and related 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.