The following databases
are excellent sources for articles covering a variety of business
periodicals. Thes include scholarly (academic) business journals,
trade publications, popular magazines, and newspapers.
- ABI/Inform - Divided into three separate databases:
Nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals with in-depth coverage
of business and economic conditions, practice of business,
advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance,
taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage.
Hard-to-find local and regional business news coverage of
large corporations, privately held companies, local start-ups,
executive profiles, marketing, finance, and industry news.
Trade and industry
Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters
with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest
industry news, product and competitive information, marketing
trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Fulltext.
Click on Search Multiple Databases
link to search all three at once. Also, see detailed
tips on how to find articles on accounting topics that focus
on a particular country in the 'Research Assistance' section
Similar to the ABI/Inform databases, Business Source Premier covers
business, eceonomics, marketing, management, and more. There is
a wide range academic journals, popular magazines, and trade publications.
- Enhanced Business
searching and browsing capabilities for Companies Profiles,
Country Reports, Industry Profiles, and Market Research. Searching
may be by keyword, author, company, publication, industry, and
Searching Interface may be accessed by clicking on the link
above or from within Business Source Premier by:
Click on Choose
Databases from the main page
At the bottom of
the database description, there is a link for Enhanced Searching
Click on the link
and the home page for enhanced searching appears.
Contains full text access
to leading national and international newspapers including the
Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, and Washington
and demographic sources will provide a variety of information about
a specific population, including income distribution, age level,
ethnic groups, etc. The level of coverage (state, county,
city, etc.) will vary depending on the source you use.
A good source for finding national and local statistics. This
includes population, housing, income, health insurance, education,
and much more.
Statistical survey conducted
every 5 years of business activity in the United States. Information
includes Reports by States, Reports by sectors, Zip code statistics,
Survey of Business Owners, and more. The next Economic Census
will be conducted at the end of 2007.
and socioeconomic studies from around the world. Much of the information
focuses on populations, and health for various countries.
Contains Census data about the population, industry and economic
conditions, community information, and the annual community survey.
Information is available down to the city and county level.
Abstract of the United States
Comprehensive summary of statistics covering population by
states, age, and sex, business and economic conditions, health
care, education, and much more. The data may be viewed in PDF
form as well as downloaded into Excel Spreadsheets. A printed
copy is available at the Reference desk at the Stewart Library
and Metropolitan Area Data Book
Local supplement to the Statistical Abstracts of the United
States. It serves as a statistical reference for social and
economic conditions in the states and metropolitan areas within
the United States. Each table within the publication contains
references to other publications and sources.
and City Data Book
Contains city and county statistical information including
personal income, population, education, crime, and more.
Contains large amounts
of statistical information concerning labor. Information includes
the Consumer Price Index, Productivity information, Demographic
Characteristics of the Labor Force, the Occupational Outlook Handbook,
and much more.
- Demographics USA (County Edition) Reference
Table 5B - HC110.c6.s8472
Contains state and county
statistical information covering areas such as population, income,
retails sales, employment, and much more.
- State Profiles: The Population and Economy of each U.S.
view of the United States including population
by ages, sex, employment, and other economic activity.
- Consumer International Reference Table
- Consumer Europe Reference Table 6
- The World Economic Factbook Reference
Table 6 HC59.15 .W67
- International marketing data and statistics
Reference Table 6 HA42.I56
Provides "trade and economic indicators for about 150 non-European
countries of the world"
Provides profiles and
statistical information of countries around the world, printed
copy available in the Stewart Library on Table 5b
- Market Share Reporter Reference Table
An "annual compilation of market share reports from periodical
literature" with over 2,000 entries arranged by 511 SIC codes.
Each entry includes the source of the data (worth taking a look
at if you need more information). Provides indexes by brand name,
company, product/services, place names, and source.
Includes international market research reports. Sections
of this database are password-protected. For password, ask
at reference desk.
For a complete list of
Utah Government Agencies, go the Agency
Books on Statistics
- Understanding and Using Advanced
- Applying Contemporary Statistical
- Statistics with Common Sense
- Complete Business Statistics
- Statistics in Plain English
- Statistics for People Who (Think
They) Hate Statistics
- How to Think About Statistics
If you can't find what
you are looking for or you have further questions...
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level at the north end of the library
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