Business and Economics
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is coordinated by PASCAL, in cooperation with its members, the South Carolina State Library, and other partners. Collegiate DISCUS is funded by the South Carolina General Assembly through an appropriation to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.
General sources that cover Business and Economics
Core sources for Business and Economics
American Fact Finder| US Census| | 1999 & 2000|
This site provides statistics about population, housing, industry and business. Viewing a list of US Census Bureau products, creating reference and thematic maps, and searching for specific data also is possible.
Business Abstracts (Wilson Web)| | 1982- |
To search only this database, click Business (BUS) in the Subject Area menu of Wilson Web's OmniFile Full Text Mega. It covers topics such as accounting, acquisitions & mergers, advertising, banking, building & construction, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, communications, computers, cosmetics industry, economics, electronics, entertainment industry, finance, government regulations, health care, hospitality and tourism, human resources, industrial relations, insurance, international business, management, marketing, mass media, occupational health & safety, oil & gas, paper and pulp industries, public utilities, publishing, purchasing, real estate, retail, small business, and transportation.
Business and Company Resource Center with PROMT and Newsletters| | | 1980- |
Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Predicast's PROMT and Newsletter ASAP databases are fully integrated in this database. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
Business Source Premier| | |
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
Cabell's Publishing Company | |
Professors and graduate students in Accounting frequently use Cabell’s Directory to assist them in publishing their manuscripts. Also, administrators and accrediting committees use them to evaluate publication records. Reviewers often praise the Directory for the large number of journals in each Directory and the useful information included for each journal.
Commerce Business Daily | | 1995- |
CBD lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information. The Government Printing Office publishes a new edition of the Commerce Business Daily every business day, which is uploaded daily. Each edition contains approximately 500 to 1,000 notices, and each notice appears once.
General Business File ASAP 1980 - Feb 2008| | | 1980- |
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.
GPO Access | | 1774- |
This site provides access to regulatory, legal, congressional and presidential documents, business and economic publications and historical documents databases from the Government Printing Office. It also includes the Core Documents of American Democracy collection.
Hoover's, Inc.| |
Hoover’s offers approximately 14,000 company capsules (brief company descriptions and financials) for free, and approximately 4,000 company profiles (company histories, strategies, market positions, major events, and other information)plus industry information available via online subscription.
Project Muse| |
Includes the full-text of over 300 quality journal titles, covering literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
Regional Business News| | |
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
ScienceDirect | | date varies |
ScienceDirect offers full-text access to over 1 million articles in broad collections of primary journal literature. The heart of this database is the Elsevier Science collection, which comprises 1,100 journals. It covers chemistry, materials science, engineering & technology, environmental science, economics, business & management science, neurosciences, pharmacology & toxicology, physics, mathematics & computer science, earth sciences, social sciences, biochemistry, microbiology & immunology, biological sciences, and clinical medicine.
Small Business Resource Center | | |
Contains full-text periodicals, news sources, reference books and Web site links, and hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs. It is updated continuously.
US Patent and Trademark Office | | 1790-|
This website is a searchable full-text database of all patents issued since 1976. It includes all bibliographic data, such as the inventor's name, the patent's title, and the assignee's name, as well as the abstract, a complete description of the invention, and the claims; full images of all patents issued since 1790 are available. The trademark database contains more than 2.9 million pending, registered, and dead federal trademarks.
US Patents Citation Database| | 1975-|
Updated monthly, this bibliographic database, which is available from the Community of Science, contains information about all awarded US patents since 1975.
Zack's Investment Research provides access to several informative reports. Company Research offers an overview of Wall Street opinion. Portfolio is used to sign up for free "Profit from the Pros" stock recommendations and market insights. Updated daily, Earnings Surprises details the companies that reported earnings exceeding or falling short of a significant percentage of analysts' projected estimates while Stock Screening, a customized and predefined screening of stocks tool, picks stocks that meet given investment criteria.