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Business Source Complete: Business Articles

Comment Icon0 BUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
ABOUT BSC
/ BASIC SEARCH HELP SHEET / BSC USER GUIDE
Scholarly business database, providing bibliographic and full text content. BSC provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM (Production & Operations Management), accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, nonjournal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry profiles, market research reports, product reviews, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

Reference USA: Company Information

Comment Icon0 REFERENCE USA: U.S. BUSINESSES / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
USING REF USA / SAMPLE SEARCHES / REF USA TOUR
U.S. Businesses Search: This database of 14 million U.S. Businesses contains verified, accurate data and is updated monthly.Selection criteria include: Business Name, Executive Name, Business Type, Sales Volume, Employee Size, Year Established, plus more.

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Business Databases: Finding Articles

Visit Maag Library’s Business Research Databases Guide for a complete list of databases available for locating business information.

Business Research Databases Handout

Comment Icon0 Use the databases listed below to search for business articles. While these databases provide a good starting point for your research, other databases are also available. To view the complete list of databases, go to the Maag Library Home Page and click on Research Databases on the left side under Quick Links. Many articles may be found full-text within the databases, while others may be found in print in the bound journals on the sixth floor of the library. If you are having trouble locating the full text of an article, check Maag Journal Finder to view all print & electronic holdings for the journal. If MJF does not lead you to full text access of the article (print or electronic) use the Online Article Request Form to order the article electronically. InterLibrary Loan can locate most articles and will email you with a PDF attachment. This process takes approximately one week.

Comment Icon0 Click on the database titles below if you are on campus. If you are off campus, use the Off Campus Access links.
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  • Enter your last name followed by first name.
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  • Enter your PASSWORD. **Until you set up a unique one in Your Library Record your YSU ID# is your password**
  • Click on Submit
  • Databases purchased individually by Maag Library require YSU username & password (same as YSU email).

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  • BUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT BSC
    / BASIC SEARCH HELP SHEET / BSC USER GUIDE
    Scholarly business database, providing bibliographic and full text content. Provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS (Management Information Systems), POM (Production & Operations Management), accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, nonjournal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
    >>To find articles, search for your topic; Click on an article title to view the article abstract; Click on the HTML Full Text or PDF Full Text link to find the full text of an article; If no HTML or PDF link, click on Find It! to find out if the article is available in another database.
    >>Use Company Profiles link under “More” on toolbar at top of screen to access detailed Datamonitor Reports
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  • ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT ASC / ACADEMIC SEARCH GUIDE

    Designed specifically for academic institutions, ASC is the world’s most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
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  • ECONLIT / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT ECONLIT

    EconLit, the American Economic Association’s electronic database, is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. The database contains more than 785,000 records from 1969-present. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.
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  • ELECTRONIC JOURNAL CENTER
    EJC HELP & TIPS
    Includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
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  • JSTOR (Journal Storage) / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    JSTOR TUTORIALS
    Not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.
    JSTOR is not a current issues database.
    Because of JSTOR’s archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
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  • LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC WIKI / YOUTUBE VIDEO TUTORIALS
    Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most of them available in full text. The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
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  • MASTERFILE PREMIER (Popular Magazines) / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT MASTERFILE PREMIER
    Provides full text for more than 1,900 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,510 periodicals. The database also contains full text for reference and travel books; biographies; primary source documents; and an image college of photos, maps, and flags.
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  • NEWSPAPER SOURCE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    Provides full text for 185 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for 392 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
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  • PAIS INTERNATIONAL / ABOUT PAIS INTERNATIONAL
    Index to the literature of public affairs — current issues and actions which affect the world communities, countries, people, and governments. This database covers important political, economic, and social issues. PAIS concentrates on topics that are or might become the subject of legislation. It contains references to journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more.
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  • REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS

    Collection of full text newswires that incorporates news information from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources.
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  • TOPICSEARCH/ OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT TOPICSEARCH

    Current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for articles from magazines, newspapers, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, public opinion polls, EBSCO’s Current Issues database, and government information.

Business Databases: Company Information

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  • BUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT BSC
    / BASIC SEARCH HELP SHEET / BSC USER GUIDE

    Scholarly business database, providing bibliographic and full text content. Provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS (Management Information Systems), POM (Production & Operations Management), accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, nonjournal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
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    To find articles, search for your topic; Click on an article title to view the article abstract; Click on the HTML Full Text or PDF Full Text link to find the full text of an article; If no HTML or PDF link, click on Find It! to find out if the article is available in another database
    >>Use Company Profiles link under “More” on toolbar at top of screen to access detailed Datamonitor Reports
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  • LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC WIKI / YOUTUBE VIDEO TUTORIALS

    Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, medical and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most of them available in full text.Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
    >>At opening screen, enter Company Name OR Ticker Symbol in “Get Company Info” search boxes and click Go
    >>To access Company Dossier, click on Companies (blue tabs on left), then Company Dossier.
    >>To access Company Profiles, click on Companies (blue tabs on left), then Company Profiles. Select specific sources from the “Select Source(s)” box.
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  • MERGENT ONLINE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    MERGENT ONLINE QUICK TIPS
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    MERGENT ONLINE BASIC SEARCH
    Business information, including financial reports, company news and securities data.
    >>If you use the on campus link, access is only provided for the USA Company Database.
    >>If you authenticate using the off campus access link, access is provided to the USA Company Database, International Company Database, and D&B Private Company Database.
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  • REFERENCE USA: U.S. BUSINESSES / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    USING REF USA / SAMPLE SEARCHES / REF USA TOUR

    U.S. Businesses Search
    : This database of 14 million U.S. Businesses contains verified, accurate data and is updated monthly.Selection criteria include: Business Name, Executive Name, Business Type, Sales Volume, Employee Size, Year Established, plus more.
    >>Click on U.S. Businesses: Search > Create a Custom Search: Select Company Name under “Name” section and Ticker Symbol under “Special Selects” (ticker symbol narrows your results considerably) > Click on Create Search > Enter Company Name and Ticker Symbol  in search boxes and click on Search Now > Click on appropriate company name to access company profile
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  • STANDARD & POOR’S NETADVANTAGE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    S&P NETADVANTAGE USER GUIDE
    / NETADVANTAGE TOUR
    Comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering online access to popular Standard & Poor’s research products, such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives, among others. Company Information includes an Overview (Business Summary, Company Fact Sheet), QuoteNewsChart (interactive stock chart going back 10 years), Valuation (Key Stock Statistics, Per Share Data by Fiscal Year, Relative Standings by Calendar Year), Financials (Revenues, Earnings Per Share, Income Statement, Other Financial Data), Corporate Actions (Dividend Data, Stock Splits), Industry Information, Competitors, Industry NewsStock Reports, Independent Equity ResearchRegister (Name, Address, Data, Stock Data, Business Description, NAICS Code(s), Market Regions, Bank/Accountant/Law Firm, Officers, Directors), Bond Reports, Industry Surveys, and Sub-Industry Reviews.
    >>Click on Companies tab at top of page > Search for Company Profile by Company Name or Ticker Symbol; Use links on left side of profile to access detailed company and industry information.
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  • VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    VALUE LINE GUIDES / HOW TO USE VALUE LINE PAGES
    Value Line helps investors access the most accurate and independently created research information available, in any format they choose, and teaches them how to use it to meet their financial objectives.
    >>For a one page Company Snapshot from the print version of The Value Line Investment Survey, use Standard Edition under Quick Index to look up company name or ticker symbol.
    >>Use Small & Mid-Cap Edition for smaller companies

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