Disciplines & Professions: General Business
Academic Info's Business Gateway
An academically oriented site that provides an organized directory in which to search for Web resources relating to the business and managerial worlds.
Open Directory's Business Directory
Thousands of links organized by subject. This directory offers connections to schools, major companies, and industries, as well as links to information on small businesses and e-commerce.
Search Engine Guide's Business Links
Includes links organized in an alphabetical list of subject headings, in addition to 2 dozen annotated links to business-related sites.
Yahoo!'s Business and Economy Directory
Directory of links with more than 30 subject headings from which to choose.
ABI/Inform (Bell & Howell, available through OCLC FirstSearch)
Articles from U.S. and international sources including journals, professional publications, and trade magazines. Over 1 million entries from 1971 to the present, some with full text available.
Business & Industry (Responsive Database Services, available through OCLC FirstSearch)
Contains facts, figures, and key events for public and private businesses and industries. Covers trade magazines, the business press, and newsletters. 1.5 million references from 1994 to the present.
Consumers Index (Pierian, available through OCLC FirstSearch)
Provides information of interest to consumers including products, services and facilities. A specific emphasis on consumerism and consumer protection. 130,000+ references from 1986 to the present.
Dow Jones Interactive (Dow Jones Interactive Publishing)
Includes sources from popular and professional magazines and newspapers. Also includes specific information about companies and industries. Requires a subscription.
Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database (Dun & Bradstreet)
Offers information on over 1.5 million U.S. and Canadian businesses, both public and private. Available on a subscription basis.
Gale Business Resources (Gale Group)
Covers more than 400,000 companies in the U.S. and abroad. Detailed reports on more than 1,000 U.S. and global industries include full-text essays and reports, rankings, statistical analyses, and more.
Wilson Business Abstracts (Wilson, available through OCLC FirstSearch )
Indexes and abstracts leading business magazines. Articles have citations and abstracts, while book reviews have only citations. 1.3 million records from 1986 to the present, with records after 1990 including abstracts.
Argenti, Paul A., ed. The Portable MBA Desk Reference. New York: Wiley, 1994.
Easy access to ideas and information a typical MBA program covers. Part I is an alphabetically organized index of terms and concepts. Part II focuses on where to find business information.
Audain, Linz, and Cornelia J. Strawser, eds. Business Statistics of the United States. 6th ed. Lanham, MD: Bernan, 2000.
Provides more than 2,000 data series on various aspects of the U.S. economy. Most statistics are from the federal government. Organized into topical chapters. An index is included.
Business Periodicals Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1958-.
Indexes articles in English language business journals and periodicals. Organized alphabetically by author's last name and subject. Includes a separate section for book reviews.
International Financial Statistics Yearbook. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund, 2000.
A comprehensive collection of data on economic issues worldwide. Contains individual sections on each country that provide thorough economic information.
Malonis, Jane A., ed. Encyclopedia of Business. 2nd ed. 2 vols. Detroit: Gale, 2000.
More than 700 individual essays on all aspects of business. Entries are organized alphabetically and include suggestions for further reading.
Pagell, Ruth A., and Michael Halperin. International Business Information: How to Find it, How to Use it. 2nd ed. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx, 1998.
This book explains where to look for business information. It describes general sources as well as places to find specifics on companies, economic statistics, international trade, and more.
Rosenberg, Jerry M. Dictionary of Business and Management. New York: Wiley, 1993.
An alphabetical listing of more than 7,500 terms and concepts commonly used in business.
Wall Street Journal Index. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1955-.
A comprehensive index of significant articles from the newspaper. Covers all types of newspaper articles. Organized alphabetically by subject. Divided into sections for corporate news and general news.
Woy, James, ed. Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources. 15th ed. Detroit: Gale, 2001.
An annual guide to bibliographic information on over 1,000 business subjects and issues. Organized alphabetically by subject, then by type of source.