Business Administration Databases

- Best's Library Center provides  access to A.M. Best's premier analytical resource, Best's Insurance Reports - Online.  Best's Insurance Reports is the ultimate asset for insurance company research. It features comprehensive, in-depth AMB Credit Reports on thousands of insurers, reinsurers, and groups in the United States, Canada, and around the world.  Includes Property/Casualty, US & Canada; Life/Health, US & Canada.

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- Best's Library Center will work best with Microsoft Internet Explorer version 7 or higher.  While it also works with FireFox, for best results, AM Best encourages using Internet Explorer.

- International, federal, and state tax news, court cases, and analysis, plus tax and legal news and analysis in the areas of antitrust, corporate, and employment & labor.

- The Business & Management Collection contains 950 online video lectures and case studies by recognizable leading world experts. Topics include marketing, management, finance, accounting, strategy and more.

- The Business Expert Press Digital Libraries are eBooks for advanced business students, written by academic thought leaders who translate their real world bushiness experience into accessible, issues-based course readings and reference materials for students expecting to tackle management and leadership challenges during their professional careers.

- Comprehensive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.

- Includes business, educational and computer science directories. Directories assist users in selecting journals that are most likely to publish manuscripts in a particular subject

- Contains citations to economic literature with more than a million records from 1969-present.

- Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. This collection contains 120 double blind, peer reviewed journals with a focus on Business and Management. Additional areas include Education, Library Science & Information and Tourism & Hospitality.

- Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including articles, theses, books, and abstracts.

- IBISWorld has the world’s largest collection of U.S. industry reports. We cover 700+ industries and identify, quantify and analyze nearly 4,000 individual product segments.  Each industry report provides the most detailed performance data and analysis on the market; supply chain information; forecasts; risk scores; operating strengths and weaknesses; analysis of external drivers; major player market strategies; and industry profit and costs benchmarks.

-      Key Business Ratios provides access to competitive benchmarking data.  Industry benchmarks are compiled from D&B's database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.  Contains industry balance sheet and income statement information along with ratios organized by SIC codes

- Full text coverage of general news, business, legal, government and other topics.

- Searchable database of corporate and industry related documents. Mergent archives contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries.  Mergent Archives also contains a collection of Mergent (formerly Moody's) manuals that provides financial information as far back as 1909. Includes the following manuals: Bank & Finance, Industrial, International, OTC Industrial, OTC Unlisted, Public Utilities, Transportation.  Key Business Ratios can also be found on Mergent Archives.  Key Business Ratios provides access to competitive benchmarking data.  Industry benchmarks are compiled from D&B's database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.  Contains industry balance sheet and income statement information along with ratios organized by SIC codes​

- Mergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with D&B®'s private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

- Business and financial information for over 25,000 U.S. and international companies. Includes U.S. Company Archives, International Company Archives, global historical stock pricing, equity and industry reports, annual reports, and EDGAR filings.

- PrivCo is the premiere source for business and financial research on non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private equity-owned, venture-backed and international unlisted companies. We currently have profiles for over 900,000 firms, 20,000 investors and 100,000 private market deals, and we are adding information and in-house analysis daily. Whether doing company, investor, M&A, venture capital funding, or private equity research, we are searchable by advanced criteria in all categories.

- Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

- Collection of poll data from 1936 to the present that includes US polling firms, social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more.

- Comprehensive abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 18,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus supports research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields as well as in the arts and humanities.

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Scopus does not test or support Mac/IoS Devices. Scopus recommends IE 8 or higher, Chrome or Firefox.  

- Survey analysis and planning software that includes data from recent Simmons' national consumer studies.

- Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 200 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information.

- Stock prices and investment information. Provides one-page snapshot of investment information of 1,700 companies.

- Provides instant access to important databases in the fields of finance, accounting, banking, economics, management, marketing and public policy. (Users must register from within the library for an individual account. Please contact Dr. Kathleen Fuller for more information about this resource.)

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