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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.


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.


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.


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.
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