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BUSINESS, COMPANY, and INDUSTRY INFORMATION
 
Selected Library Web Databases
 
All databases are accessed from the Dupre Library Reference Online Center at:
http://library.louisiana.edu/Ref/Databases/
 
Off campus users will need to supply a University CLID (campus logon ID) and password to access the databases. Databases are arranged by subject and alphabetically. For descriptions of the Business & Economic databases see the Reference Online Center Databases by Subject.
 
Databases marked with the symbol ƒare full text.
 
ƒ ABI-INFORM. Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 1800 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Also includes access to The Wall Street Journal.
ƒ Academic Search Complete. Covers nearly 5,300 scholarly publications; multi-disciplinary.
ƒ EBSCO Databases. New databases have been added recently; several have business-related content such as French Business Source (Vente et Gestion).
ƒ Background Notes. U.S. State Department information on countries.
ƒ Business Source Complete. The definitive scholarly business database. Covers scholarly business journals, many in PDF version, and includes company profiles. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included.
ƒ Lexis-Nexis (Academic). Covers a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference info.
ƒ Regional Business News. Incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States
ƒ ThomasNet. ThomasNet, powered by Thomas Register® and Thomas Regional®, is an industrial search engine that provides one source for finding the exact product, service, or supplier--quickly and efficiently. ThomasNet provides direct access to the detailed information needed to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, CAD drawings, and more.
 
A to Z LOUIS Full Text Title List
Links to full-text articles in the LOUIS online databases.
 
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Selected Online Sources
Annual Reports Service Hoovers Company Information
CNN Money InfoMine: Business and Economics
Corporate Information NAICS- North American industrial classification codes
Financial Times Yahoo! Finance
Forbes  
 
Print RESOURCES
 
Print resources are most valuable for historical research, as they will contain information beyond the standard 20-30 years that an equivalent online database provides.
 
Business Directories
D&B Million Dollar Directory Ref. HC 102. D8
Directory of Louisiana Manufacturers Ref. T12. .L8
International Directory of Company Histories Ref. HD 2721. I63
Ward’s Business Directory Ref. HG 4057 .A575
Lexis Nexis Corporate Affiliations Ref. HG 4057 .A219
 
Corporate Finances; Public and Private Companies
Mergent Manuals Check catalog
 
General
Career Guide to Industries Ref. HF5382.5.U5 C316 2006/2007
Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide Ref. HF 1023 .R3
Encyclopedia of World Trade Ref. HF1373 .W67
WetFeet Insider Guide to Industries and Careers for MBAs. netLibrary resource
WetFeet Insider Guide to Industries and Careers for Undergrads. netLibrary resource
Who Owns Whom (Dun & Bradstreet) Ref. HG4009 .W46 vols.1& 2
World Chamber of Commerce Directory Ref. HF 294 .W75
   
Industry Analysis and Financial Averages
Encyclopedia of American Industries Ref. HC 102 .E53
Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios Ref. HD 2771 .D86
RMA Annual Statement Studies Ref. HF 5681 .B2R6
U.S. Industry & Trade Outlook Ref. HC 101 .U54
 
Products, Brands, and Trademarks
Brands and their Companies Ref. T 223 .V4 A23
Directory of Corporate Affiliations Ref. HG 4057 .A219
 
Browse the Stacks in Dupre Library
Topic Call Number Range
Accounting HF 5601 - 5689
Business, Business Administration HF 5001 – 6182
Commerce HF 1 - 2701
Economic Theory HB
Economic History and Conditions HC, HD
Finance HG
Financial Mgmt., Business/Corporate Finance HG 4001- 4480.9
Information Technology Management HD 30s
Investments HG 4905
Personnel Management HF 5549 - 5549.5
Public Accounting HJ 9701- 9995
Public Finance HJ generally
 
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337.482.1160
 
 

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