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Business Research: Finding Articles

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    Business Research Databases

    These databases offer full text articles and/or citations to articles in the biological sciences.

    Business Source Complete

       Business Source Complete is the industry's most used scholarly business database for full-text business publications.  Content includes full-text    journals, company profiles, country reports, industry reports, and SWOT analyses.  Indexing and abstracts for the many scholarly business journals date    back as far as 1886.

    EconLit with Full Text

       An excelent resource for references to econmic literature.  EconLit contains full text for hundred of journals, including the American Economic    Association Journals as well as many non-Englush full-text journals in economics and finance.  In addition, the database is a reliable source of    citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969.

    The Wall Street Journal   

       One of the most authoritiative and respected sources for global and national business reporting.

    Value Line Investment Survey

       The Value Line Investment Survey serves as a comprehensive, multifaceted investment management solution offering richly detailed financial data,    objective analysis, price and market predictions, analytic tools and commentary.

    Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

       NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related    products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, mutual fund reports, and more.

    Academic Search Complete

       Designed for academic institutions, this database provides complete coverage of multidisciplinary, full-text academic journals.  The capacity of content    within this resource fully supports scholarly research in the key areas of academic study by providing peer-reviewed journals, full-text periodicals,    reports, books, and much more.

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