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Business Databases: Finding Articles & Business Information

Comment Icon0 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 articles and business information. 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 of the screen under Quick Links.

Comment Icon0 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.
Authentication to an OhioLINK database requires you to:

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  • Select your institution (Youngstown State University) then click on Submit.
  • Enter your last name followed by first name.
  • Enter your YSU ID# (number beginning with “Y” found on your YSU ID or in your portal account).
  • 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).

Comment Icon0 CLICK HERE for more information about off campus access.

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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. 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.
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  • CCH INTELLICONNECT (CCH Tax Research Network)
    QUICK START GUIDE / QUICK REFERENCE / FLASH TOUR / TRAINING VIDEO
    Password required; Ask at Reference Desk.
    Use of CCH is limited to current students, faculty & staff of YSU.

    Comprehensive tax database containing tax law information, including current tax codes, tax regulations, case decisions, and administrative decisions dealing with tax law issues.
    Important Note: CCH is not available for off campus use.
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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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  • 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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  • MRI+ MEDIAMARK REPORTER
    MEDIAMARK TUTORIAL
    / READING MEDIAMARK REPORTS
    Provides access to demographic, lifestyle, product & brand usage, and advertising media preferences for the United States. This information is broken down into specific segments to help target specific portions of the population.
    >>Before you can access MediaMark, you must have a YSU email account. Once you have a YSU email account in place, you may set up a MediaMark account. For more information, enter MediaMark above, and it will take you to a help page. If you have already set up an account, you can LOG IN HERE or enter through the information page.
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  • MERGENT ONLINE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    MERGENT ONLINE QUICK TIPS / 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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  • 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.


Maag Journal Finder

Use Maag Journal Finder to locate the print and/or electronic holdings of journals. You can search for a specific journal title or browse journals by title or subject. This is the best way to locate an article if you already have the citation!
From the Maag Library Home Page, click on Maag Journal Finder on the left side of the screen under Quick Links.

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