ABI/INFORM Global - Provides scholarly and
comprehensive coverage of business research topics. Search nearly 3000 worldwide
business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions,
management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing,
economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded
international coverage. Includes The Wall Street Journal.
CBCA Complete - This product includes all the content present
in the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Information is
present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science
and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus.
Full text is available within these areas.
ProQuest Asian Business and Reference - Asian
business and financial information from key international publications including
Far Eastern Economic Review and Asiaweek.
Online legal research service provides quick, easy access to West's vast
collection of statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal
resources, as well as current news articles and business information.
GENERAL SOCIAL SCIENCE:
SocINDEX with Full Text - contains full text for 253 "core"
coverage sociology journals dating back to 1895, and 72 "priority" coverage
journals. This database also includes full text for 547 books and
monographs, and full text for 6,711 conference papers.
ProQuest Social Science Journals -
Full-text periodicals covering the social sciences.
OxResearch - A "first draft of history"
as it occurs. Provides succinct analytical articles covering world and
regional economic and political developments of major significance.
Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and
economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles
compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty
members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as
well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing.
- Includes articles from over 11,000 magazines and journals. Many, but not
all, provide the full-text of articles. Over 160 subjects areas are covered
extensively in this product including business and economics, health and
medical, news and world affairs, technology, and social sciences.
Research Library - A smaller collection of
periodicals than ProQuest Central. Covers a broad range of subjects including
arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities,
international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social
sciences, and women's interests.
ProQuest National Newspapers Premier - Includes a
balance of national and regional newspapers chosen for their journalistic
excellence and regional representation. All titles are available in full text.
Papers include national titles such as The New York Times, The Wall Street
Journal and The Washington Post along with a selection of titles from across
the U.S. such as the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune,
Denver Post, The Sacramento Bee plus other important U.S. papers.
Google Scholar - A
service from Google that provides citations to scholarly journals.
Economicae : An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Economics - Provides 2-3
sentence definitions of fundamental terms in economics.
(Business and Economics Online) -- A subject guide to selected Websites.
Maintained by the Library of Congress.
BusinessDictionary.com - A free
online dictionary of business terms. Provided by WebFinance, Inc.
Internet Sources for U.S. Corporate, Industrial & Economic Information -
Links to lots of sites. Provided by the J. Murrey Atkins Library of the
University of North Carolina - Charlotte.
Center for Global Development - Research
reports from an "independent, not-for-profit think tank that works to reduce
global poverty and inequality."
Doing Business - Provides objective
measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 181 economies and
selected cities at the subnational and regional level. A website of the
International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group.
Global Distribution of
Poverty - Website of the Global Poverty Mapping Project at CIESIN (The
Center for International Earth Science Information Network) at Columbia
University,a partnership between CIESIN, the World Bank, and the Earth Institute
at Columbia University.
Globalization 101 -
Information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities on globalization.
Provided by the Levin Institute, a graduate institute of the State
University of New York.
InfoNation - An interactive tool that allows the user to select up to 6
countries and compare selected data related to Population, Economy, Health,
Technology, and Environment. Data provided by the United Nations.
Fund: Country Information - Provides balance-of-payments and reserves
information, as well as other IMF documents by country.
Labordoc -- Contains references and
full text access to the world's literature on the world of work. It covers all
aspects of work and sustainable livelihoods and the work-related aspects of
economic and social development, human rights and technological change.
Provided by the Library of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
NationMaster.com - A
searchable source for country statistics from sources such as CIA World Factbook,
UN, UNESCO, and World Bank. A product of the Australian Web company, Rapid
UNdata -- Combines major UN databases and
those of several international organizations into a single internet environment.
The innovative design allows users to access a large number of UN databases
either by browsing the data series or through a keyword search. Provided
by the United Nations Statistics Division.
The World Bank - Provides free
and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries
around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.
Gendernet - created by the Gender
Knowledge Management Team in the Gender and Development Group of the World Bank.
Economic Outlook - Economic and financial indicators for most of the
countries of the world, provided by the International Monetary Fund.
Federal (Executive Branch):
- A search engine for government Web pages, with an emphasis on the Executive
Branch of the Federal Government. Another good source of statistics.
Data.gov - Information and access to data
generated and help by the Federal Government.
Consumer Expenditure Survey.
Crude oil watch:
the latest information on crude oil prices.
Economic Indicators.gov: Key
economic indicators, provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Economic Report of the
Expenditures on children by families: annual report.
The Federal Reserve
Board : Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions -- Commonly
known as the Beige Book, this report is published eight times per year. Each
Federal Reserve Bank gathers anecdotal information on current economic
conditions in its District through reports from Bank and Branch directors
and interviews with key business contacts, economists, market experts, and
other sources. The Beige Book summarizes this information by District and
US Credit Conditions
-- Provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. "The main
part of the resource consists of interactive maps (with a county search
feature) of delinquency rates for mortgages, as well as for auto loans, bank
cards, and student loans, which can be saved in JPG or PDF formats... A tab
for economic data show housing prices, general economic indicators, and
unemployment rates...." C.E. Carter, CHOICE, December 2010.
- The best movies of the United States
Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the
U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors, all of these fine flix are
available for reuse without any restrictions whatsoever. A joint venture
between the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.org.
FedStats -- A clearinghouse of information
from more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such
topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care,
aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
FRASER : Federal Reserve Archival System
for Economic Research -- Access to historical economic statistical
publications. Provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
welfare dependence: annual report to Congress.
Liber8 - Quick access to economic
information. Provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Producer Price Index : An archive of past releases from the Bureau of Labor
State & County QuickFacts
- Provides population, business, and geographic information for national, state,
and county levels in the United States.
State and metropolitan area
data book - features more than 1,500 data items for the United States and
individual states, counties and metropolitan areas from a variety of sources.
U.S. Department of the
Treasury -- Information categorized by: Coins and Currency, Economy,
Fighting Illicit Finance, Financial Markets, International, and Trade.
Federal (Legislative Branch):
Digital System - Searchable database of Web pages, with an emphasis on the
Legislative Branch of the Federal Government, including Congressional bills
and hearings. Provided by the Government
Thomas - An
easy-to-search source for legislative information, provided by the Library
- prepared for the Joint Committee on the Economic Report by the Council of
I-Docs - An online collection of
paper and digital resources selectively chosen from published Idaho Government
County-level population data for Idaho
County-level unemployment and median household income for Idaho.
Idaho state fact sheet -
facts that include but are not limited to population, income, education, and
Idaho economic forecast - State of Idaho, Division of Financial Management.
Labor Market Information -- Reports on sectors of the Idaho economy by
the Idaho Department of Labor. Includes reports on health care and
high technology in the Idaho economy.
Job & Graduate School Information:
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor,
CareerOneStop provides job-seekers
with career information, as well as tools to help in a job search.
Idaho Career Information System
- CIS is a division of the Idaho Department of Labor and since 1980 has been
helping people in Idaho with volumes of information about occupations,
postsecondary education, financial aid and finding jobs.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Information on careers from the
Department of Labor.
Learning Express - Each of the
Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses,
eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at
work, or in life. Create a free account for yourself, so that the program
can track your test results.
Test Prep Review -- Free access to
sample questions from many standardized tests, such as graduate school entrance
exams and certification exams.
and Style Guide
- Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
APA Citation Style - examples of citations in APA Format for your list of
and Style Guide - Guidance provided by Purdue
University Online Writing Lab.
Citation Style - Guidance provided by the University
of Illinois Writers' Workshop.
Knight Cite -- An automatic generator of citations in either MLA, APA, or Chicago style.
Registering for the service allows you to save citations to generate a
bibliography. A free service provided by the Hekman Library at Calvin College.
Son of Citation Machine -- An
"interactive Web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university
students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect
other people's intellectual properties" (from the
Research Paper Help:
Online Writing Lab
- A service of the Humanities Division at LCSC, this center provides
one-on-one advice from other students on improving your papers before
turning them in.
Online Resources for Writers - Links to useful information from colleges and
universities, covering all phases of writing academic essays. Provided by
the Amherst Writing Center.
Calculator - Based on the start date and due date for your assignment,
this calculator will map out benchmarks for completing tasks leading up to
the final paper. It also provides links to other pages with tips on
understanding your assignment, focusing your topic, etc. It was
developed by the library at the University of Minnesota, so a few of its
linked resources are not available to you. But we have many similar
resources available to you on this campus.
Find synonyms for your search terms. An Ask.com service.
Wikipedia : Researching with Wikipedia - A page on the Wikipedia site that
describes the strengths and weaknesses of Wikipedia as a source of information.
It includes this statement: "In all academic institutions, Wikipedia,
along with most encyclopedias, is unacceptable as a major source
for a research paper."