Article & Research Databases

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Academic Search Premier (via EBSCOhost)Full Text More > Provides searching of over 8,500 journals, including peer-reviewed, across a wide range of topics.
Coverage: 1975 to present

Alt HealthWatch (via EBSCOhost)Full Text More > Provides access to over 180 publications, including peer-reviewed journals, on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health and wellness.
Coverage: Varies

Annual Review of PsychologyFull Text More > Provides keyword searching of this journal via the Bowman Library online catalog.
Coverage: 1996 to present

Article First More > Indexes articles from the table of contents pages of journals.
Coverage: 1990 to present

Biography in ContextFull Text More > A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people throughout history and around the world. It combines biographies from 70 Gale Group publications, the complete Marquis Who's Who, Merriam-Webster's collegiate and biographical dictionaries, and full-text articles from over 250 periodicals. The Biography Research Guide will help you get started doing biographical research.
Coverage: Varies

Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business & Company Resource Center)Full Text More > A fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories and chronologies. You can also search industry descriptions and for topics in over 4,000 business, economics and technology journals.
Coverage: Updated continuously

Business Source Complete (via EBSCOhost)Full Text More > Leading scholarly business database with over 1,300 publications, including peer-reviewed journals. Covers all business disciplines, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. Also includes financial data, company profiles, industry reports, market research reports, SWOT analyses, and more.
Coverage: 1886 to present

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Cabell's Directory of Publishing OpportunitiesFull Text More > Provides information on more than 3,300 journals in the fields of accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, psychology, and psychiatry. Most entries include editorial contact information, information about the review process (including acceptance rates), and manuscript submission guidelines. The journal database is searchable by title, subject, publisher, type of review process, and acceptance rate, so it's especially useful for authors who want to identify the journals that are most appropriate for their work.
Coverage: Updated continuously

Conference Board Research Online CollectionFull Text More > A searchable collection of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. It includes studies of Fortune 500 companies on business trends, corporate citizenship and sustainability, corporate governance, ethics, human resources, operations and business process and productivity.
Coverage: Varies

Country Background NotesFull Text More > Basic information on every country. The typical country report is ten pages and covers physical geography, population, history, government and politics, economic conditions, foreign relations, relations with the U.S., trade, travel, and business conditions. Published by the U.S. Department of State.
Coverage: Updated every few months

CountryWatchFull Text More > Provides up-to-date information and news on 194 countries of the world. Includes political, economic, and business information for its clients in the form of Country Reviews and the Country Wire. Country Reviews provides a political and economic survey for each of the 194 countries. Country Wire provides online information updates from ten international news organizations. Country Watch Forecast provides forecasting data for global markets, as well as trends for the six major energy markets. CountryWatch staff provides periodic data updates on the latest political, economic, corporate and environmental topics for individual countries.
Coverage: Updated continuously

CQ ResearcherFull Text More > Provides original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on current events, including summaries and bibliographies. Controversial topics are addressed in a balanced, unbiased manner in the Congressional Quarterly tradition.
Coverage: 1991 to present

Credo ReferenceFull Text More > Provides full-text reference books in 20 subject areas. It includes over 180 titles and 65,000 images "powered by a network of cross-references that cut across topics, titles and publishers to provide answers - and new connections - in context." All titles are also available using ROSIE's subject, title or keyword search.
Coverage: Varies

Current Industrial ReportsFull Text More > Monthly, quarterly, and annual measures of industrial activity for various industries in the United States. Some reports cover broad sectors of activity (Telecommunications) while others deal with very specific industries (Consumer, Scientific, Technical, and Industrial Glassware). The reports typically indicate the quantity and value of production, imports, and exports for a particular time period. Narrative/explanatory text is generally not included.
Coverage: 2010-present

EBSCOhost (includes several component databases)Full Text More > Provides online access to an extensive collection of databases, including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Complete, EconLit, Newspaper Source, Alt HealthWatch, Health Source, and Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select. Offers the ability to search any and all of these at the same time. Sources include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports, and more.
Coverage: Varies

EconLit (via EBSCOhost) More > Contains citations and abstracts for "journals, books, and working papers on economics."
Coverage: 1969 to present

Electronic Collections OnlineFull Text More > Provides online access to an extensive collection of general and specialized databases covering a wide range of subject areas. It features links to abstracts, articles, indexes, reviews, and full text of journal articles, dissertations, reports, and conference proceedings and papers.
Coverage: 1995 to present

Encyclopaedia Britannica OnlineFull Text More > Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative articles from the print Encyclopedia Britannica and its yearbooks; the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary; plus many other sources. Some special features include a world atlas, country information and statistics, timelines, the "year in review," and famous quotations.
Coverage: Updated continuously

ERICFull Text More > Contains published and unpublished journal articles and reports in the education field, from the U.S. Department of Education.
Coverage: 1966 to present

FirstSearchFull Text More > Provides online access to an extensive collection of general and specialized databases covering a wide range of subject areas. It features links to abstracts, articles, indexes, reviews, and full text of journal articles, dissertations, reports, and conference proceedings and papers.
Coverage: 1966 to present

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G-O

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryFull Text More > Allows you to search a single eBook or multiple eBooks at once, including multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, and specialized reference sources. Subjects covered include Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Science, and more.
Coverage: Updated continuously

Google Scholar More > Provides access to scholarly literature "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." Note that many articles contain only the citation and no full text; if full text is not available, you can order articles or books via Interlibrary Loan.
Coverage: Varies

GPO FDsys (formerly GPO Access)Full Text More > "A service of the U.S. Government Printing Office that provides free electronic access to a wealth of important information products produced by the Federal Government. Use GPO FDsys (Federal Digital System) to search or browse official, full-text information from the three branches of the Federal Government. Databases are updated based on their print equivalent and generally date back to 1994."
Coverage: 1994 to present

Health Source (via EBSCOhost)Full Text More > Contains 550 scholarly full-text journals with a focus on many medical disciplines, as well as 80 full-text publications on consumer health and 130 health reference books.
Coverage: Varies

Historical New York TimesFull Text More > Indexes the full text of The New York Times from 1851 through 2010.
Coverage: 1851-2010

International Financial Statistics (IFS)Full Text More > Presents comprehensive data on international and domestic finance: exchange rates, liquidity, international banking, interest rates, prices, production, international trade and investments, government finance, and national accounts. Information is available for individual countries and regions. NOTE THAT TO DOWNLOAD DATA, you'll need to set up a personal registration/account by clicking on "Sign In or Register" near the top center of the eLIBRARY screen. Menlo students, faculty, and staff can set up an account on their own; it requires no action on the part of Menlo College or the database vendor.
Coverage: Updated continuously

JSTORFull Text More > A full-text collection of more than 400 journals in business and the liberal arts, with especially strong coverage of business, finance, economics, history, regional studies, education, and sociology. (Our subscription includes the Arts & Sciences I, Arts & Sciences IV, Business I, and Business II collections.) JSTOR is notable for the high quality of the journals it includes. The most recent three to five years of each journal are usually excluded from JSTOR, however.
Coverage: Varies

LexisNexis AcademicFull Text More > Provides full-text access to a wide range of news, business, trade, legal, environmental, computers, patents, entertainment and medical publications. The service covers newspapers, magazines, federal and state statutes, and federal regulations. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily. This extensive database is searchable by words or phrases.
Coverage: Updated continuously

Literature Resource CenterFull Text More > Provides full text criticisms, biographies, bibliographies, and work overviews. "Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world, supplemented by the scholarly materials of the Scribner Writers Series and Twayne's World, U.S., and English Authors Series."
Coverage: 1992 to present

Market Research LibraryFull Text More > Detailed, current reports on markets and prospects in particular industries and countries. Includes Country Commercial Guides (which present general information on industry and trade within a particular country) as well as Market Research Reports and Best Market Reports (which present information on particular industries within particular countries). Market Research Reports and Best Market Reports require individual user registration but do not require payment.
Coverage: 2006-present

MEDLINE More > Contains citations and abstracts for more than 17 million articles in medicine.
Coverage: 1950 to present

Mergent OnlineFull Text More > Provides access to a wide range of financial and business information, including U.S. and international company data, industry reports, global company financials, executive profiles, equity research reports, records from private companies, annual reports, risk ratings and information, and global equity pricing data. Offers the ability to build custom financial reports.
Coverage: Updated continuously

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Full Text More > Provides access to full text of working papers and archives from 1973 to the present, as well as Economic Indicators and Releases and the NBER Digest. Patrons may register for e-mail notification service.
Coverage: 1973 to present

Newspaper Source (via EBSCOhost)Full Text More > Provides complete coverage of more than 40 national and international newspapers, along with selective full text from over 370 regional U.S. newspapers. Also includes television and radio transcripts.
Coverage: Varies

O*NET (Occupational Network) OnLineFull Text More > "Serves as the nation's primary source of occupational information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations." You can search the database by either occupations or skills.
Coverage: Updated continuously

Oxford English DictionaryFull Text More >A comprehensive dictionary that also traces the development of English words from approximately 1150 AD up to the present day. Click on "Simple search" in the lower left corner of the database page to be able to search for words in the definitions, quotations, and more.
Coverage: Updated continuously

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P-Z

Passport (Global Market Information Database)Full Text More > Provides statistics and market reports for 205 countries around the world. The reports include historical trends and forecasts, analysis of key political and economic indicators, company profiles, and consumer market research.
Coverage: Updated continuously

PrivCoFull Text More > The PrivCo database presents business and financial data on major privately-held companies, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. PrivCo covers over 225,000 companies, providing information on finances, M&A and funding activity, ownership structure, and more. PrivCo also has data on more than 12,000 investors.
Coverage: Updated continuously

PsycARTICLES and PsycINFOFull Text More > PsycARTICLES searches "over 50 top full-text psychology publications covering the disciplines of Human Physiology, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, and more." The database includes all material from the print journals with the exception of advertisements and editorial board lists. PsycINFO provides access to abstracts only of international literature in psychology and related disciplines, including psychiatry, education, business, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, law, linguistics, and social work.
Coverage: Varies

RAND CaliforniaFull Text More > Provides information on California and U.S. public policy issues with an emphasis on statistics. California Statistics contains nearly 100 statistical databases, ranging from employment to social security payments to SAT scores. Much of the data is available at the national, state, county, city, and zip code levels. All of the data is updated on a regular basis. Online Library indexes recent research and other publications from leading California public policy and research institutions. In most cases, a hyperlink leads users to publications.
Coverage: 1991 to present

SBRnet: Sports Business Research NetworkFull Text More > Provides market research and industry news covering the sporting goods and sports marketing industry. Data is provided by the National Sporting Goods Association; the U.S. Department of Commerce; various sports governing bodies; and full-text articles from 14 magazines and newsletters.
Coverage: 1995 to present

Survey of Current BusinessFull Text More > Data on GDP and components of GDP for particular geographic areas, sectors, industries, and types of activity (imports, exports, etc.). Also includes selected income data and reports on general economic conditions. Produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Coverage: 1994 to present

ValueLine Investment Survey ReportsFull Text More > Provides the ability to search by Company Name, Stock Ticker or Industry for the most recent reports, analyst commentaries and rankings on the 1,700 stocks covered by the Value Line Investment Survey.
Coverage: Updated continuously

WAND Precision Classification and Search (formerly NTDB Global Trade Directory)Full Text More > Worldwide directory of companies that sell consumer products or component parts internationally. Searchable by geographic region, company name, product or service category, and specific product or service (cinnamon oil, mechanical pencil parts, medical transcription services, etc.). Successor to GLOBUS and the National Trade Data Bank.
Coverage: 2005-present

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select (via EBSCOhost)Full Text More > Provides full-text articles in science, humanities, education and business. Search over 2,000 journals simultaneously. Includes US and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.
Coverage: 1994 to present

WorldCat More > Allows you to search the catalogs of libraries worldwide.
Coverage: Updated continuously

World FactbookFull Text More > Basic statistical data on every country. The typical country report is ten pages and covers physical geography, population, health and social welfare, government and politics, economic conditions, natural resources, and physical infrastructure. Published by the Central Ingelligence Agency.
Coverage: Updated annually

Yahoo! FinanceFull Text More > Contains stock quotes, historical stock prices and charts, up-to-date news, company reports and financials, company competitors, analyst reports, and international market data.
Coverage: Updated continuously

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Librarians' Top Picks

Academic Search Premier

Business Source Complete

JSTOR

PsycARTICLES and PsycINFO

Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select

Historical New York Times

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