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Business ServiCenter [BUSINESS]

The Business ServiCenter has been established by the North Carolina Department of Commerce in partnership with the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), the North Carolina Community College System, and the North Carolina Industrial Extension Service. Industry specialists offer advice about existing programs and resources that are designed to improve the profitability of companies.



Business Source Complete [BUSINESS]

Full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Coverage: Full text for more than 8,800 serials back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998.



Company Profiles [BUSINESS]

With 10,000 company profiles, Datamonitor assesses the most important global companies, ensuring a balance between the US, European and Asian companies as well as the key vertical markets. Selected by a scoring system that takes into account: Stock exchange indices, investment bank coverage, key lists, annual turnover, and other minor factors including the number of employees, importance within the industry, future growth potential, and client feedback / customer demand for increased coverage.

The scoring process ensures that Datamonitor covers the world's most important companies as well as those of most interest to investors and key customers.



Entreprenurial Studies Source [BUSINESS]

Covers topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business, including key periodicals, reference books, case studies, company profiles and 600+ videos with transcripts from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.



Hoover's [BUSINESS]

Business research platform allows you to search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, & geography to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.



Legal Information Reference Center [BUSINESS]

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.



Morningstar Investment Research Center [INVESTING]

Combines in one timely database all the fund and stock information necessary for in-depth research. In one database, you have comprehensive information on both mutual funds and stocks. And each fund and stock report is loaded with critical data and decisive analysis.



Newspaper Source Plus [BUSINESS]

Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), The Age, The Australian, The Toronto Star, The Irish Times and others. The database also contains selective full text for more than 410 U.S newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, San Jose Mercury News, etc.

In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.



Regional Business News [BUSINESS]

Contains 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires (full text for many of these resources) covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, and more.



Simply Map [BUSINESS]

SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data.



Small Business Reference Center [BUSINESS]

Small Business Reference Center offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, 'lessons learned' features, lectures and 'how to' videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business. A collection of state-specific resources supports the researcher with demographic data and other local information.



Statistical Abstract of the United States [GENERAL]
The Statistical Abstract of the United States provides statistical tables and charts covering various aspects of social, political and economic life. Although the emphasis is on the United States, some tables cover regions, states, cities, and comparative international statistics. Information for the product is gathered from all agencies of the federal government and from private, commercial, and professional sources.



Wall Street Journal [BUSINESS]

Index of articles from 1981 to present.

Coverage: Includes many complete articles from 1984 to present.




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