William M. White Business LibraryBusiness Databases List
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ABI/INFORM Complete CU
Featuring over 4,055 journals, ABI/INFORM Complete is a comprehensive business database. The combination of products forms a business database package that offers more than 2,965 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Ad$pender (AdSpender) CU
***Available on library computers only; username and password restricted to library personnel only. Please ask for assistance at the Business Library desk.***
Ad$pender monitors expenditure information for millions of brands across: Network TV, Spot TV, Cable TV, Syndication Hispanic TV, Network Radio, National Spot Radio, Local Radio, Consumer Magazines, B-to-B Magazines, Local Magazines, Sunday Magazines, Hispanic Magazines, National Newspapers, Local Newspapers, Hispanic Newspapers, Internet, and Outdoor. Click here for the Ad$pender Manual (pdf)
Associations Unlimited CU
Directory of over 400,000 U.S. and international membership associations.
Banking Information Source CU
ProQuest Banking Information Source is a financial services research tool, with industry and professional newsletters, school of BankMarketing Papers, Stonier Theses and more. This database can help users predict future market trends, monitor the rise of future competition, and even pick up ideas that have worked successfully in the financial services market. The database brings together leading journals from the most important international markets.
BELL: The Business Ethics Links Library
The database provides access to codes of ethics for U.S. companies and trade and professional associations, ethics sites at college and university business programs, industry information resources, and company promotion of social responsibility covering such topics as arts assistance, environmental clean up, charitable giving and community programming.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index CU
Comprehensive index to nearly 12 million biographical sketches in more than 2700 reference books, covering both contemporary and historical figures worldwide.
Bloomberg Terminal in Business Library
Real time and historical price data, news, indices, charts, and technical indicators on securities, including stocks (equities), bonds, currencies and others. Bloomberg Terminal located in room 100K. Access key can be checked out at the circulation desk for up to 2 hours by current CU students, staff and faculty.
Biography Index CU
Index to individual and collective biographies (2000/yr) and biographical information in about 3000 English-language periodicals, 7/1984 to present.
BNA Tax Management Library CU
Provides primary and secondary sources on taxes, including the Internal Revenue Code, tax regulations, federal tax cases and court decisions, current legislation, tax treaties, federal and state tax forms, and expert analysis from tax professionals.
Business & Industry (RDS) CU
Index of full-text articles in trade & business magazines, newsletters, newspapers, 1995 to present.
Business & Management Practices (RDS)
Index of full-text journal and trade publication articles that focus on practical aspects and approaches in business management, 1995 to date.
Business Full Text
Business Full Text provides access to a multitude of sources from The New York Times Business Section and The Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals. With abstracting and indexing of more than 850 publications, users will find feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews, reports from associations, societies, trade shows and conferences, and more. Over 600,000 corporate names with cross-references to specific industries and countries are included, as well.
Business Insights: Global CU
Research and analyze companies, industries, and economies around the world. Featuring the tools you need to interpret a global business landscape: robust data sets, visualization tools to help you develop data-driven insights, case studies to broaden your perspective on real-life situations.
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 Reference Suite (RDS) CU
Access to Business and Industry, Business and Management Practice, and Tablebase.
Business Source Complete CU
Business periodical database that includes full text and abstracts from over 1200 scholarly journals and business periodicals covering topics such as management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more. 1990 - present. (indexing and abstracts back as far as 1886 are also included). Also includes SWOT analyses.
CCH Accounting Research Manager CU
CCH's Accounting Research Manager is the most timely and comprehensive online database of expert-written analytical accounting, auditing, governmental, internal controls and SEC information as well as primary source data. Updated daily, it provides current, complete and objective resource for your financial reporting needs.
CCH Internet Tax Research NetWork CU
Patron registration required at website in order to access information.
Current full-text tax news; U.S. Federal and State tax publications; U.S. business entity planning information; international tax information. The Capital Changes section has weekly Corporate Capital Change Reports, Corporate Capital Histories, and Worthless Securities.
Chemical Market Reporter (ICIS)
ICIS, part of Reed Business Information (RBI), provides access to the full text of a series of publications that focus on the chemical and oil industry, including the Chemical Market Reporter. Use restricted to current UCB students and faculty. Ask a business library employee to log in with username and password. NOTE: This subscription does NOT include chemical pricing or pricing history. See the University of Texas Guide to Pricing for more information on finding chemical prices.
Chinook, Library Catalog
Search the electronic catalog for materials owned by the campus libraries.
Choices III / Simmons Market Research Bureau CU
(Business Library Computers Only)
See Simmons Market Research Bureau for database description.
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, Consumer Confidence Index, Employment Trends Index, and Measure of CEO Confidence.
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.
Corporate Reference Library
(Campus-wide/Remote Access) The EFIS Corporate Reference Library is a very sophisticated, yet user friendly on-line database that opens up a plethora of corporate information and history (name changes, acquisitions, acronyms, corporate family connections and stockholder equity) on one easy to read screen. The Corporate Reference Library is updated continuously and has 24 hour a day access to the latest available data.
Index w/ abstracts of articles in journals, books, dissertations and working papers in economics and finance, 1969 - present.
E-Journal Finder is a listing of journals that have full text available online here at CU-Boulder.
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.
Access to approximately 80 reports published every year on e-commerce and Internet demographics (and all the reports published over the past 10 years), as well as some 60,000 articles and charts.
Emerald articles cover all major management disciplines such as marketing, managing people, economics and social policy, strategy, and financial management.
Provides worldwide full text coverage of local, regional, national, and international newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich Web sites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, historical market data.
FASB Accounting Standards CU
Full Text, Summaries, and Status (Including Concepts Statements Full Text and Status) 1973 - Present.
Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2006 CU
The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2006, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
First Research Industry Profiles CU
First Research Industry Profiles include an Industry overview, information on the competitive landscape, products, operations, and technology, finance and regulation, regional and international issues, human resources and labor statistics.
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.
Database of market research reports and forecasts. Strong in medical and information & communication technology (ICT) research.
Global Development Finance
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.
Google Scholar provides a familiar way for users to broadly search for scholarly literature utilizing the resources that the library already provides. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. CU-Boulder users who are off-campus must be signed into the VPN in order to be recognized as part of the CU community and have access to our full-text resources.
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.
Provides company profiles, corporate directory (searchable by company name, industry, ticker symbol, sales, location), market quotes, and business news. Includes Hoover's company profile database. Additional information includes lists of officers, short biographies, and corporate financial data. Also includes access to First Research, an online library of industry profiles covering over 700 key industries. Each industry profile provides an Industry overview, information on the competitive landscape, products, operations, and technology, finance and regulation, regional and international issues, human resources and labor statistics.
INFORMS PubOnLine CU
INFORMS, a professional society and independent publisher, publishes journals that demonstrate the quality of academic authority in business and engineering specialties. INFORMS journals regularly appear in the top 10 lists of the business, management, operations research and management science, transportation science, and information science subject rankings prepared by Journal Citation Reports, the recognized authority for evaluating scholarly journals.
Find in-depth analysis on the financial crisis, development, macroeconomics, poverty reduction, trade, globalization, and much more from the International Monetary Fund.
IMF e-Library Data CU
This database contains many of the data sets from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), including but not necessarily limited to the International Finance Statistics and Government Finance Statistics data sets. These data sets contain data from over 200 countries and over 32,000 data points some dating back to 1946.
JSTOR Collection CU
Provides access to more than 167 Business journal titles as well as image and full-text online access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities and social sciences.
LexisNexis (Classic) CU
***Use restricted to current UCB students, staff and faculty. Ask a business library employee to log in with username and password.***
Searchable full-text news, directory and other information for business and law. 20,000+ sources, most 1980s - present.
LexisNexis Academic CU
Interdisciplinary database that contains the full text of national, international, and regional news, newswires, transcripts, magazine articles, legal and business information, public opinion polls, and other sources. Searchable full-text news, 500+ sources directory and other information for business and law.
Mergent Online CU
Current Mergent (Moody's) U.S. (10,000+) and foreign (12,000+) company information, annual reports to shareholders (1997 to date), searchable SEC EDGAR filings (1993 to date) and Country Profiles. Also includes profiles for private companies with up to 4 years of key financial information on over 400,000 Global Private Companies.
Mergent Webreports CU
An online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents. WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries.
NOTE: Use restricted to current UCB students and faculty with valid Colorado.edu email address
This database provides market research containing information on consumer trends, demographic profiles, brand share dynamics and market drivers. There are over 800 individual reports now available in 13 categories, with data covering US and select International Markets. Users can conduct keyword searching by company, topic, industry, product and more.
Morningstar Investment Research Center CU
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database. It features data and analysis on over 13,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 1500 exchange traded funds. Plus, the database boasts a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and robust screening tools.
New York Times CU
News coverage from the New York Times. Coverage: 1857 to the present
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.
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics CU
The online edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics contains the full text of the 8 volume print edition. In addition, the online Dictionary is a dynamic resource for economists which: offers search and browse facilities, both full text and advanced; contains hyperlinked cross-references within articles; features carefully selected and maintained links to related sites, sources of further information and bibliographical citations; incorporates quarterly additions and updates.
Passport Global Market Information Database CU
Extensive statistical marketing, business and economic information for over 200 countries.
Private Equity Info
Use restricted to current UCB students and faculty. Ask at the desk to log in with username and password.
Private Equity Info is a regularly-updated, powerful database of private equity firms, hedge funds, mezzanine investors, small business investment companies, valuation firms, M&A advisory firms, institutional real estate investors and senior lenders.
PrivCo provides access to business and financial research on major privately-held companies (MPCs). PrivCo's financial analysts offer in-depth business and financial research on over 100,000 major private corporations. 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 Central CU
ProQuest Central is an aggregated full-text database with more than 11,250 titles and over 8,400 titles in full text. Offers over 400 full text U.S., Canadian and international newspapers; nearly 30,000 full text dissertations in the areas of business, psychology, physical sciences, health and education; includes business information from nearly 9,000 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries.
ProQuest Historical Annual Reports CU
Over 800 companies' annual reports (1844-current) available through searchable pdf images. The collection includes digital reproductions of over 1.3 million pages found in more than 43,000 reports. Key data (financial, Fortune 500 ranking, industry classification, key people, geographic location, auditor, and related companies) are indexed in the citation and can be searched. Reports can be browsed by company name, industry or date. Cross-searchable to other historical periodical databases.
ProQuest Newsstand CU
Index w/ full-text of articles in Wall Street Journal and 500+ other major U.S. and international newspapers, news wires and other news sources
ProQuest Snapshot Series CU
The Snapshots Series includes over 8,890 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America. Its a unique source for market research data, offering worldwide market data for a broad range of industries and regions.
ProQuest Statistical 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
Index w/ citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports, covering psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, anthropology, business, and law.
Red Books CU
Directories of 24,000 advertisers and 13,500 advertising agencies, U.S. and international.
Directory of about 14 million U.S. public and private companies; Directory of 100 million+ U.S. households.
RefWorks is a web-based tool that allows users to create personalized databases of citations from which you can create bibliographies and format papers in hundreds of different citation styles in seconds. CU students, staff and faculty can create a free RefWorks account that will allow access to their personal database from anywhere with an Internet connection. For information on how to create an account, add citations, and create bibliographies see How to Use Refworks.
Regional Business News CU
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Reference Universe CU
Provides an index of print and reference works such as dictionaries, handbooks, encyclopedias, and web-based reference works. Searchable by article titles and index terms found in back-of-the-book indexes from wide variety of subject encyclopedias, compendia, handbooks and other reference works.
Simmons NCS CU
Note: Please use Internet Explorer to use this database.
Contains media audience and market survey data collected through interviews and questionnaires covering consumer product, media, and lifestyle preferences. Utilized to determine the probable audience for certain products or services.
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.
Social Sciences Citation Index: Web of Science CU
A multidisciplinary index, with searchable author abstracts and cited references, covering the journal literature of the social sciences.
SRDS Media Solutions is a leading provider of media rates and data connecting buyers and sellers through our sources that offer comprehensive coverage of traditional media - such as magazines, newspapers, television, direct marketing and radio - as well as today's alternative marketing opportunities - such as online and out-of-home.
Standard & Poor's Net Advantage CU
Standard & Poor's content such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports and Fund Reports. Topics such as the economy, daily stock market activity, industry sectors, stocks, bonds, funds, and investment strategies.
Statistical Abstract of the United States CU
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Continues the Statistical Abstract (1894-2012) published by the U.S. Census.
Superfund Information Service CU
The EFIS Superfund Information Service (SIS) is the most comprehensive EPA Superfund document database available in the U.S. today. It is a fully searchable database containing complete document detail for virtually every Superfund Consent Decree and Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) issued from the inception of the EPA Superfund program to date.
TableBase (RDS) CU
Online index w/ full data of tables/graphs/charts from U.S. and international business magazine articles and other statistical sources. An international database that specializes in tabular data dealing with companies, products, industries, and demographics. Tables cover market share, rankings, forecasts, shipments, output, consumption, users, exports, imports, capacity, etc. Tables are from a range of sources including trade and business publications, investment research, trade associations, statistical annuals, primary research, international organizations and government. For tables from the trade and business press and reports, full text is available along with tables, in most cases.
Directory of products/services of 173,000 U.S. and Canadian companies.
Thomson ONE CU
Business Library Only, THOMSON ONE is only compatible with Internet Explorer.
Formerly Investext, ThomsonONE provides company and industry research reports written by analysts at leading investment banks, brokerage firms and research organizations worldwide. Also includes news from Reuters on markets, companies, commodities and other business topics. Other services, including quotes and charts, can be accessed via toolbars and tabs.
Ask at desk for username and password for data queries higher than 50,000.
Annual international trade statistics, provided by over 130 countries, detailed by commodity and partner country to the United Nations; all values are converted in US dollars and metric units, the coverage dates as far back as 1962.
ValueLine Investment Survey Online and Research Center
(Business building only)
Provides financial information about large and mid-cap U.S. public companies, including historical financials and forecasted projections, market performance, analyst consensus, beta, key ratios, business description, and commentary on current operations and future prospects. Also includes one page reports for each industry group.
Wall Street Journal CU
Access via various databases to Wall Street Journal, 1923 to today.
Wall Street Journal Archive CU
Access the Wall Street Journal 1889-1959 through Proquest Historical Newspapers.
Wall Street Transcript CU
Full-text interviews with investment analysts, CEOs of public companies and investment money managers. Each issue covers an industry in depth.
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.
Historical financial information for major companies, banks, government bonds & stock exchanges; economic data, 1929- & business cycle indicators, 1959-
Who's Who CU
Current biographies of all individuals who appeared in Marquis print titles since 1985, including Whos Who in Finance & Business. One of the most comprehensive source for brief biographical information.
World Bank e-Library CU
World Bank E-Library allows users to access over 8,000 books, reports, journals, and working papers from the World Bank. As one of the major development banks for the world, this is a great source on information on the developing world.
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.
World Development Indicators Online (World Bank)
Contains statistical data for 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960 to the present for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators. Results can be scaled, indexed against a particular year, viewed by percentage change, and charted. Data export available in Excel and ASCII format.