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Featured Databases: ABI/INFORM Collection

April 15th, 2024

Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature ABI/INFORM Collection, brought to you by ProQuest, part of Clarivate.


ABI/INFORM Collection is an all-purpose database that includes articles about companies and business trends around the world. It covers business and economics full-text journals and citations, over 45,000 business-related doctoral dissertations, country reports, and industry reports.


The List of Business Databases is an alphabetical list of databases filtered to those most applicable to business, entrepreneurship, and hospitality and tourism management programs of study.


Click Getting Started with ABI/INFORM Collection to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources
  • Business Source Complete all purpose business databases with thousands of full-text academic journals and mainstream publications. Also includes thousands of case studies, SWOT analyses, industry reports, and a selection of brief company profiles.
  • EconLit contains economic research published over the past 130 years with citations to journal articles, books, book reviews, working papers, and more.

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

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