William M. White Business Library
Business Databases List
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ABI/INFORM Complete CU
This comprehensive source covers business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, and management techniques, as well as competitive and product information, both in the U.S. and internationally.
Accounting research manager CU
Comprehensive database of analytical accounting, auditing, governmental, internal controls, and SEC information, as well as primary source data.
Ad$pender (AdSpender) CU
Ad$pender monitors adverstising expenditure information for millions of brands across television, radio, magazines, newspapers, the internet, and outdoor signs and billboards.
U.S. Census Bureau source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
Banking Information Source CU
Focuses on research in financial services, both in U.S. and international markets.
Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Center CU
Comprehensive tax library covering federal, international, and state tax issues.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. The BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor. The BLS also serves as a statistical resource to the Department of Labor.
Bloomberg Terminals in KOBL 370
Real time and historical price data, news, indices, charts, and technical indicators on securities, including stocks (equities), bonds, currencies and others. Access provided via cardswipe for all Business students, faculty and staff (see front desk of Dean's conference room if your BuffOne card doesn't work).
Business & Industry (RDS) CU
This database is a great source for articles in business magazines, newsletters and newspapers.
Business & Management Practices (RDS) CU
This database contains articles focused on practical aspects and approaches in business management.
Business Full Text CU
This database provides access to a variety of secondary sources on business.
Business Insights: Global CU
Company and industry profiles with links to relevant trade articles, market research reports, SWOT analyses, rankings, and company histories.
Business Plans Handbook CU
This multivolume set provides access to a collection of actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses in North America. Plans are from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, with company names and addresses changed. Also includes a business plan template, two fictional business plans, a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants; a glossary; and an updated bibliography.
Business Source Complete CU
Comprehensive source for materials on all business topics, also includes company profiles.
CCH Accounting research manager CU
Comprehensive database of analytical accounting, auditing, governmental, internal controls, and SEC information, as well as primary source data.
Conference Board Business & Economics Portfolio CU
Business & Economics Portfolio includes Research Insights & Top-Line Indicators from The Conference Board. Economic data coupled with business management and research and insights. Includes Business Cycle Indicators and Consumer Confidence Index.
Conference Board Research Online Collection CU
Business Management and Economic Research and Insights is a searchable database of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM and more. Economics material includes topline US and global economic indicators and analysis and forecasts of regional, national, and international economic conditions.
CQ researcher plus archive CU
Comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. CQ Researcher plus Archive offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
A database of free, worldwide access to scholarship created at by faculty and students of the University of Colorado Boulder.
Repository of officially sourced statistical data with visualization, search, and analysis capabilities.
E-Journal Finder is a listing of journals provided by UCB Libraries that have full text available online.
The Economist Historical Archive CU
The Economist Historical Archive delivers a complete searchable copy of every issue of The Economist from 1843. Images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers highlighting a key topic of each week - all combine to offer a primary source of research covering the 19th and 20th centuries.
This site provides access to all the US company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)..
EIU ViewsWire CU
These quick reports from the Economist Intelligence Unit give data on key developments and risks in countries across the globe. These reports cover economic, political and business developments..
Emerald articles cover all major management disciplines such as marketing, managing people, economics and social policy, strategy, and financial management.
Most comprehensive source of worldwide local, regional, national, and international newspapers. In addition, you can find U.S. and international company profiles and industry reports.
Fed in Print CU
Fed in Print is a comprehensive index to Federal Reserve Research. Fed in print includes economic papers from all 12 Federal Reserve Banks and the Federal Reserve Board.
Financial Times Historical Archive CU
A keyword searchable database of the daily business newspaper starting in 1888.
FRASER (Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research)
A database of economic information and data to researchers interested in the U.S. economy. This database from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis contains both statistics and analysis of the economy back from 1875 to the present.
Frost and Sullivan CU
Note: Frost and Sullivan requires user sign-in. Enter your first and last name, as well as a valid University of Colorado email address.
This database of market research reports and forecasts focuses on medical and information & communication technology (ICT) research.
Global Economic Monitor
Global Economic Monitor (GEM) provides daily and monthly commentary on global economic conditions along with direct access to high frequency data that is refreshed daily. It provides analysis of current economic trends, economic, financial and commodity data indicators, an extensive database including growth and commodity forecasts and access to the iSimulate modeling platform.
Tool to search for scholarly documents across the web, with an added feature of ""Find It at CU"" links.
The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia. Use Browse Issues and Topics, World Map, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series CU
The Faculty Seminar Series is a video collection of lectures presented by professors at the Harvard Business School on topics such as entrepreneurship, marketing, international business, organizational behavior, management, ethics, and economics.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
IBISWorld Industry Reports CU
This database provides in-depth reports on industries, providing an overview of the industry, outlooks, products and markets, operations and key statistics.
INFORMS PubOnLine CU
This contains journals from the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics.
International Debt Statistics
Global Development Finance is the sole repository for statistics on the external debt of developing countries derived from loan-by-loan records. Contains over 219 indicators that cover external debt stocks and flows, major economic aggregates, and key debt ratios as well as average terms of new commitments, currency composition of long-term debt, debt restructuring, and scheduled debt service projections for 138 countries. Results can be scaled, indexed against a particular year, viewed by percentage change, and charted. Data can be exported in Excel or ASCII format.
Provides access to core scholarly business journal titles back to their inception; a great place for historical research.
LexisNexis Academic CU
Comprehensive source for local, regional and national newspapers in the United States, plus some international sources. Strong source for legal, company (including private), and country research.
Mergent Online CU
This is the best source for large public company information, and includes data for selected large private companies. You can create custom reports on multiple companies comparing factors such as debt, stock price, etc.
Mergent Webreports CU
This database provides in-depth industry and equity research reports. You can also find reports from Mergent corporate manuals and annual reports for public companies.
This is the best market research database for information on consumer trends, demographics, and brand share.
Morningstar Investment Research Center CU
Find data and in-depth analysis on stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, including the unique Morningstar rating on these funds.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides information about prospective changes in the world of work and the qualifications that will be needed by future employees. Summarizes approximately 250 occupations and includes information on the nature of the work, work conditions, employment statistics, training, education, advancement, job outlook for the next 10 years, earnings, related occupations, and addresses of organizations to contact for more information.
OECD iLibrary CU
Provides full-text access to the Organisation For Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) books and periodicals since 1998 and its statistical publications. OECD, with 30 member countries, researches economic and social policy in areas such as macroeconomics, trade, education, science, environment, agriculture, technology, and more. The database includes all annuals, outlooks, policy reviews, conference proceedings, analytical reports, guidelines, and working papers. The books can be browsed by themes or searched. The periodicals section contains the full-text of OECD periodicals from 1998 onwards. The statistical section includes 25 statistical database titles, some including data from 1960 onwards. Statistical tables can be downloaded as MSExcel or CSV files. Requires Internet Explorer for statistical datasets. Site uses British spelling (e.g. labour rather than labor). OECD iLibrary, with improved functionality, replaces SourceOECD .
Passport GMID CU
This database provides international in-depth market intelligence, broken down by countries, consumers and industries.
Private Equity Info CU
Use restricted to current UCB students and faculty. Ask at the desk to log in with username and password.
Includes information about private equity firms, hedge funds, mezzanine investors, small business investment companies, valuation firms, M&A advisory firms, institutional real estate investors and senior lenders.
Note: To access all PrivCo content please create an Account with your @Colorado.edu email address.
The database provides private company financials and revenues, private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, venture capital fundings, private equity deals, private and family ownership breakdowns, bankruptcies, restructurings, and more.
Proquest Accounting and Tax CU
Comprehensive source for materials on accounting and taxation.
ProQuest Historical Annual Reports CU
This database contains annual reports to shareholders dating back to 1844 for top US companies.
ProQuest Newsstand CU
Includes Wall Street Journal and other major U.S. and international newspapers.
Covers psychology and psychological aspects of medicine, psychiatry, anthropology, business, law, and similar disciplines.
Red Books CU
Directory of advertisers and advertising agencies.
Directory of about 14 million U.S. public and private companies; Directory of 100 million+ U.S. households.
Sage Research Methods CU
Information about writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting data, and writing up the findings. Coverage spans the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus a wide range of methods used commonly in sciences, health sciences, and humanities.
Simmons NCS CU
This data from Simmons allows you to create in-depth analysis of the US consumer. You can use this data to determine consumer product, media, and lifestyle preferences.
Social Explorer CU
This tool is designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. The easy-to-use interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. The user can find demographic data from 1790, such as age, gender, sex, race, ethnic origin, education, employment, occupations and housing of the U. S. population, as well as data on the number of congregations and adherents by religion from 1980 to the present.
This database provides data on the rates for digital, print, TV, direct marketing, and out-of-home media. In addition it also provides information on the demographics of the individuals using these media sources. NOTE: Internet Explorer reccomended
Standard & Poor's Capital IQ (formerly S&P NetAdvantage) CU
This database provides in-depth investment and financial data on companies, bonds, and industries.
This database aggregates statistics and studies from market researchers, organizations, specialist publications, and government sources.
Statistical Abstract of the United States CU
Index with detailed descriptions of 100,000+ U. S. federal and state government and private statistical publications. The three components of the database are American Statistical Index (ASI), Index to International Statistics (IIS), and Statistical Reference Index (SRI). Includes full text of many publications. When the full text is not available online, the Government Publications library owns microfiche copies of most items cited in this database.
Statistical insight CU
Comprehensive index for local, state, national, and international statistics. Contains interdisciplinary data and reports, and indexes older statistical publications held on microfiche (1973-present).
Sustainable Organization Library CU
Full text access to practical and scholarly approaches to sustainable business and policy.
TableBase (RDS) CU
This database connects to tables from a variety of articles, which can link you to rankings, market share and much more.
Thomson ONE CU
THOMSON ONE is only compatible with Internet Explorer.
This database provides analyst reports on companies and industries and allows the creation of historical charts of financial data.
Comprehensive trade database, with detailed imports and exports statistics reported by close to 200 countries or areas. Annual trade data from 1962.
Available in library only; username and password restricted to library personnel only. Please ask for assistance at the circulation desk
undata provides a single source for worldwide data from the United Nations and affiliated organizations. The data can be accessed through searching and browsing. The data in this database ranges from population information, economic data, and tourism statistics.
This database provides in-depth data and analysts reports on stocks, funds, options and convertibles.
Wall Street Journal CU
Current and historical issues of the Wall Street Journal.
Wall Street Journal Archive CU
Access the Wall Street Journal 1889-1959 through Proquest Historical Newspapers.
Web of science CU
Citations and abstracts to scholarly articles
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) CU
Use restricted to current CU Boulder campus students and faculty. Submit your colorado.edu email address on WRDS website to receive WRDS login instructions.
Provides historical financial information for major companies, banks, government bonds and stock exchanges.
World Bank e-Library CU
Allows users to access The World Bank Publication's entire output since the beginning of April 2000 plus all new documents. While there isn't an exact date range for the content, the oldest documents are circa the late 1980s. Statistical documents like the World Development Indicators and Global Development Finance are available as PDF files as well.
WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions. With millions of online records built from the bibliographic and ownership information of contributing libraries, it is the largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.
Analysis and visualization tool with time-series statistics from the World Bank on economic, environmental, and social topics. Includes World Development Indicators.