Business Databases

Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world’s leading journals and reference sources.

Academic Search Complete - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 7,300 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Premier is a section of this database.

Academic Search Premier (AVL) - Multi-disciplinary database provides full text for nearly 3,500 scholarly publications with coverage in virtually every subject area updated daily. Academic Search Elite is a section of this database.

Ah Ha - Businesses, news, and professional education across 20+ industries and 400+ professional and trade associations. - Open access to over 700,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Finance, and Statistics. - Description about various professions, the process and training needed to become a particular profession, along with salary and potential career paths.

Business Collection (AVL) - Research on management issues, economic indicators and business theories and practices, as well as on the activities of companies and industries worldwide.

Business Insights: Essentials (AVL) - Company profiles, company brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals as well as company and industry news and information since 1980. Supercedes General BusinessFile ASAP and Business and Company Resource Center.

Business Source Premier (AVL) - Updated on a daily basis, full text for nearly 7,600 scholarly business journals and other sources, including 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications and over 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. Business Source Elite is a section of this database.

CareerOneStop - Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals.

Census Bureau - Population, economic, and social data as compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau. - Census, business, technology and weather information per the Department of Commerce.

Communications and Mass Media Collection - From more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field, the key subjects covered include: advertising, public relations, literature, writing, and linguistics.

CORE – COnnecting REpositories - Open access research outputs from repositories and journals throughout the world.

Doing Business - Information regarding starting and managing a business in over 130 economies.

E-Statement Studies - Part of RMA University, the eStatement Studies tab accesses industry norms by year, asset range and region with information from composites averaged and aggregated from financial statements’ raw data. Content via Credit Risk and Enterprise Risk tabs are not accessible.

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - Collection of electronic books (e-books) which are also accessible via HORNETCat. Formerly known as NetLibrary.

EBSCOhost Electronic Journal Service - Gateway to electronic journal articles that can be searched by subject, title, author or text word.

Electronic State Publications Collection of Alabama - Various publications from many agencies, boards, and commissions within Alabama state government.

Encyclopedia of Alabama - History, culture, geography, and natural environment of Alabama.

Federal Reserve Bulletin - Articles (1996-present) of the Federal Reserve Bulletin.

First Search - Comprehensive resource covering arts and humanities, business and economics, general science, life sciences, social sciences, medicine and health sciences. Databases include WorldCat, ArticleFirst, and PapersFirst.

GCFLearnFree - Tutorial website for basic technology and workplace skills.

General OneFile (AVL) - Comprehensive news and periodical article source from 1980 to the present.

General Reference Center Gold (AVL) – General interest database that integrates a variety of sources going back to 1980 to find articles on a variety of topics, many with full-text and images.

IBIS World - Industry market research and industry risk ratings with specialization in US industry, US specialized industry, China industry, global industry, and US business environment profiles.

Index of Economic Freedom - Measurement of countries’ economies based on ten economic measures. - Reference site featuring an almanac, atlas, calculator/charts, dictionary, encyclopedia, images, and top 10 lists.

JSTOR - JSTOR (Journal Storage) Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, and VII consist of an archive of over 900 refereed, scholarly journals.

MasterFILE Premier (AVL) - Full text for over 1,770 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business and health.

Mergent Archives - A vast historical collection of company information.  The Moody's/Mergent Digital Manuals consist of the following manuals: Industrial, Over the Counter Unlisted, Over the Counter Industrial, Transportation, Bank & Finance, Public Utilities, International and Municipal & Government starting in 1909 to current.

Money Smart - 10 module financial education program developed by FDIC.

Monthly Labor Review Online - Online version of above title with archive going back to 1981. - Morningstar, a global investment research firm, provides investment information, data, and analysis of stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, separate accounts, and variable annuity/life subaccounts.

Nexis Uni  - A comprehensive full-text database covering business, news, legal, company, and medical information. Formerly known as Lexis Nexis Academic.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Most current edition of this career information and work conditions resource.

Oxford Journals Online - Oxford University-published journals which cover a wide range of subjects including biology, economics, health sciences, political science, social work, and technology.

Oxford Scholarship Online (AVL) - 127 e-books relating to business and management, economics and finance, mathematics, public health and epidemiology, and social work.

ProcurementIQ - Data related to supply chain management, logistics and entrepreneurial programs including Supply Chain Dynamics and Risk, RFP Development, Negotiations and Price Forecasting.

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses - Contains citations for dissertations starting with 1861, abstracts for dissertations from 1980, abstracts for master's theses from 1988, and full-text access to dissertations (via PDF) from 1997 to the present. Previously named Digital Dissertations.

Regional Business News (AVL) - A fulltext newswire database that incorporates business wires from around the world.

SEC Filings and Forms - Business forms and searchable EDGAR database.

Springer E-book Collection: Business and Economics - Business and economics-related e-books published in 2012 (273), 2013 (289), and 2014 (417).

State of Working America - Analysis of the living standards of America’s workers.

Tuition Funding Sources - Information about scholarships, financial aid, colleges, online degree programs, and careers as well as a career personality test. Registration is required.

Vocational and Career Collection (AVL) - Full-text for over 170 vocational and general periodicals.

Wall Street Journal - Full-text coverage from 1984 to the present.

Wiley Online Library - Full-text access to over 500 online journals and over 700 e-books in business, law, education, and the sciences (health, life, physical, and social).