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Business Source Premier Star
Largest collection of business journals in the world. Includes market, industry, and SWOT reports. 1965 to present.
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IBISWorld Star
Reports on the past, current, and expected performance of U.S. and gloabal industries. Reports organized by five-digit NAICS code.
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Mintel Oxygen Star
Available to UMass Amherst students, librarians, and faculty only through an individual account which must be set up using a UMass email address.
Market reports. Retailing, healthcare, technology, and tourism markets. Includes market drivers, size, segments, advertising.
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LexisNexis Academic Star
In Firefox, requires v. 21.0 or higher.
Massive database of US and international newspapers; case and statutory law and law reviews; business periodicals, 1980-present.
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Additional Databases in Political Science > Labor Studies

Also known as: Socrates
Global Socrates
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Academic OneFile
A large interdisciplinary collection of scholarly, professional and trade journal articles, 1980-present.
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Biography in Context
Brief biographies from Who's Who and other sources. Current.
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Business Insights: Essentials
Trade journals, company directory, company histories, market share rankings, industry reports. 1980 to present.
Also known as: Business Rankings Annual
Market Share Reporter
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Business Plans Handbook
Model business plans for small businesses. Each plan includes a market profile, personnel plans, and projected finances.
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CQ Researcher
Well-documented full text overviews of current issues, including bibliographies and chronologies. Produced by Congressional Quarterly, 1923-present.
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D&B Key Business Ratios
Solvency, efficiency, and profitability ratios across seven asset ranges. Compare industry to company performance.
Also known as: Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
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EIU Country Reports Online
Reports on current economic, political and market conditions in 200 countries. Includes 12-18 month macroeconomic forecasts.
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ESG Manager on Campus
The database measures the ecological impact of corporations.
Also known as: Socrates
Global Socrates
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Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies: FAITS
Market reports on IT infrastructure, telecommunications, wireless, data networks, security, enterprise systems, internet.
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General BusinessFile ASAP
Bibliographic citations and abstracts to articles in 1000 business and industry journals - 700 titles in full-text. Also includes company profiles and investments reports. Strong coverage of trade and regional business publications.
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Hoover's Company Profiles
Brief reports on 15,000 public and private companies. Quick facts and company histories.
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Journal Citation Reports
A tool that measures the comparative impact of scholarly journals, 2003-present.
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Labor and Employment Law Resource Center
Videos in this resource are not playable off-campus. Requires login with UMass Amherst email address.
Full-text state and federal statutes, regulations and case law in the field of labor and employment law, 1965-present.
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MarketResearch.com Academic
Market reports. Focus on business services, consumer goods, food/beverage, heavy industry, technology and media.
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Mergent Online
Company reports on public companies worldwide. SEC filings from 1993. Annual reports from 1997. Financials for 15 years.
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OECD iLibrary
Books, reports and data on OECD countries, Coverage from 1998 to present, with data sets back to the 1960s.
Also known as: SourceOECD
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Passport GMID
Data tables for 205 countries. Focus on consumer lifestyle, spending, country economics and demographics. 1977 to present.
Also known as: Euromonitor
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PolicyFile
Full text policy papers from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies.
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Redbooks
Directory of national advertisers and advertising agencies. Identify media expenditures by type and client accounts. Current.
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Regional Business News
Business news from 75 regional business newspapers. Coverage of all metro and regional markets. 1992 to present.
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RIA Checkpoint
Tax law and documentation for accountants and tax professionals: guides, professional practices, analysis, and tax planning material, 1990 - present.
Also known as: Checkpoint
RIA Academic Advantage
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Social Sciences Citation Index
Works poorly with Safari.
Provides indexing and citation tracking for journals in all the social sciences, 1900-present.
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Sports Business Research Network
Displays best using Internet Explorer. Column labels don't display using Firefox.
Full-text sporting goods news published since 1997, and sports market data published since 1993. Includes information relating to licensing, finance, retailing, fashion, professional sports, motor sports, sponsorship, and sports broadcasting.
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SRDS Advertising Source Online
Works with IE 6 and above.
Directory of advertising rates for business and consumer magazines, newspapers, and radio/TV.
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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
S&P publications including Industry Surveys, Corporation Records, The Outlook, and S&P Stock Reports.
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Westlaw Campus Research
Legal encyclopedias, law reviews, and legal treatises; case, statutory, and regulatory law; newspapers and magazines; business data, 1980's-present.
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WestlawNext
Same content as Westlaw Campus Research (see above) with different user interface.
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World Development Indicators Online
Bank international development indicators, 1960-present.
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WorldCat
The combined catalogs of most U.S. libraries. Material not owned by UMass Amherst can usually be borrowed through Interlibrary Loan.
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