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Business (General) Subject Guide

Databases

 

ABI/INFORM

Resources for Business, Economics and Finance. Includes local and regional publications, journals, company profiles and trade and industry periodicals.

Access World News - NewsBank

The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers in full-text content -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Paid ads are excluded.

Business Source Elite

This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

CBCA (Canadian Busines & Current Affairs) Complete

This product includes all the content present in the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Subject coverage is comprehensive. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus.

Hoover's Company Records

Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.

ProQuest Asian Business and Reference

Find the latest business and financial news from the Eastern Hemisphere. Covers Asian business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more. From 1971 to present.

ProQuest European Business

Find the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune, European Business Journal, and many more. From 1971 to present.

ProQuest Telecommunications

Search the full text of top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals, and newsletters for the latest in this fast changing industry. From 1995 to present.

Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Snapshots

Worldwide market data for a broad range of industries and regions. The Snapshot International Group Series of 4,600 reports is designed to provide an instant overview of a market, and the data is supplied in both graphical and tabular format for ease of interpretation and analysis. From 2001 to present.

 

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eBooks

 

Credo Reference

Over 1200 highly-regarded titles from over 80 publishers; Credo General Reference covers every major subject.

ebrary

Access to over 25,000 books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

EBSCO eBooks (formerly NetLibrary)

Over 5,000 eBooks are available to GBC students in the EBSCO eBook collection. Search by subject, title or author and research right from home.

Encyclopedia of Economic History

International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, this resource includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. With coverage ranging from accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos, this landmark works stands at the busy intersection of history and social sciences.

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries

Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.

Encyclopedia of Management

Includes essays on 350 topics in management theories and applications, written by academics and business professionals who have first hand knowledge of the particular topic or essay they are contributing, and reviewed and edited by Dr. Marilyn M. Helms. Topics include aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, and supply chain management, among many others.

 

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Websites

 

BNET

BNET provides working professionals with the tools, advice, and insight they need to succeed in today's workplace. Includes Articles, Industry News and a Business Library.

Entrepreneur Magazine

Online version of publication. Information to help start, grow or manage a small business.

Forbes Magazine

Online source for the latest business and financial news and analysis. Covering personal finance, lifestyle, technology and stock markets.

globalEDGE

A rich collection of thousands of international business resources selected based on content and usability. From Michigan State University.

Nevada Department of Business & Industry

Main objective is to encourage and promote growth, development, and legal operation of business within the State of Nevada.

North American Classification System (NAICS)

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

Northern Nevada International Center (UNR)

The Northern Nevada International Center provides a resource for local residents as well as visitors interested in international activities and events.

Reuter's News

Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, entertainment, technology, and more.

State & County Quick Facts

Quick, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Their mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision–making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.

U.S. Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Provides numerous topics and resources.

Washington Post Business Terms Glossary

Business terms defined.

 

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