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Michigan Electronic Library logoAcademic OneFile

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Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoBusiness Collection (Gale)

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Provides information on companies, markets and industries, market trends, mergers and acquisitions, current management theory and company overviews. The database provides access to business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoBusinessDecision

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Researchers and entreprenuers are enabled to access comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Detailed company profiles, product and brand information combined with investment reports, rankings ...

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Michigan Electronic Library logoBusiness Economics and Theory (Gale)

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With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.  Perfect for business classes, users will find hundreds of full-text journals to support their research.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoBusiness Insights: Global (Gale)

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The Business & Company Resource Center provides business, company, and industry content in the following areas:

  • Periodical articles, news articles, and press releases
  • Detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures
  • Company financials and earning estimates
  • Investment reports
  • Corporate chronologies and company histories
  • Brands and product information
  • Industry and company rankings
  • Market Share data
  • Industry Overviews
  • HR Law Case Digests
  •  Help video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6FVbP8Q6ZQ
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Census (U.S. Census Bureau)

This is the official U.S. Census Bureau website, providing information about 2010 census and access to the 2000 census data. In addition to the standard census tables in the general categories of people and households, business and industry, and geography, the site also provides access to survey and sample data. Information includes anonymous data from many social, financial and medical studies that are conducted by the Bureau of the Census. Population clocks show U.S. and World population estimates updated minute-to-minute.

 

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Michigan Electronic Library logoComputer Database (Gale)

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Computer Database provides full-text and image articles for a wide variety or research applications, including competitive analysis of high tech companies and their products; research on industry trends in telecommunications, electronics and robotics; research on software, hardware, the Internet and LAN and WAN technology; research into multimedia, virtual reality and interactive TV; reviews of consumer products; background research for job hunting. Coverage is 1980-date. Of 1046 indexed and abstracted journals, over 500 are currently indexed; 181 are available in full text.

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Conference Board Research Online Collection

The Conference Board creates and disseminates knowledge about management and the marketplace to help businesses strengthen their performance and better serve society. Working as a global, independent membership organization in the public interest, we conduct research, convene conferences, make forecasts, assess trends, publish information and analysis, and bring executives together to learn from one another. The Conference Board is a not-for-profit organization and holds 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt status in the United States.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoDemographicsNow Library Edition (Gale)

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“Sometimes you want to find overall information about people and/or businesses in a certain geographic area. Sometimes you want to find geographic areas based on specifics of overall information. Sometimes you just want to find specifics on particular people and/or businesses by name. Sometimes you want to find the names based on the specifics of general information. And, sometimes you want to do all of the above, gliding from statistics to directory data and back again."  DemographicsNow does this and more.

Stephen's Lighthouse Blog

March 15, 2012

http://stephenslighthouse.com/2012/03/18/gale-launches-demographicsnow-business-people/

How to generate demographics report using Gale's DemographicsNow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5jvRbyGRbw&feature=c4-overview&list=UU_XPP8kpNmhewEttwcWOLsA

Gale'sDemographicsNow: Business & People: Choosing a Location for Your Business http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qtPaHPNVsg&list=UU_XPP8kpNmhewEttwcWOLsA

Using Gale's DemographicsNow to access Census 2010 data.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JT9Jt1Fc7Zw

Gale's DemographicsNow: Assessing Market Risk of a Business.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFYEdH-hplA

Gale's DemographicsNow: Sizing Your Market  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f783-eksENw

Gale's DemographicsNow: Finding Your Competition


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EconLit (ProQuest)

    EconLit, published by the American Economic Association, provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature. An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books, and dissertations, EconLit covers both economic theory and application.

    Literature covered is of interest to researchers, academics, product managers, advertisers, product development specialists, and public policy professionals. EconLit includes information that is of prime relevance to many industries and research establishments world-wide.

    Over 80% of all current records include abstracts. Also included are fulltext of book reviews published in the Journal of Economic Literature since 1993.

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EDGAR (SEC Filings and Forms)

EDGAR, the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Its primary purpose is to increase the efficiency and fairness of the securities market for the benefit of investors, corporations, and the economy by accelerating the receipt, acceptance, dissemination, and analysis of time-sensitive corporate information filed with the agency.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoExpanded Academic ASAP (Gale)

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Abstracts over 4,300 journals in all academic disciplines, of which over 2,500 are full text. Coverage starts in 1980 for selected journals.

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FedStats

FedStats, which has been available to the public since 1997, provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. With convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more, FedStats is your one location for access to the full breadth of Federal statistical information.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoGale LegalForms

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Genral Interest.  Copies of actual forms and documents in Word format are provided to help users with their legal needs -- shether for business, personal or litigation purposes.  Continuously updatd to reflect current state laws, Gale LegalForms also includes a law digets, legal questions and answers and an attorney directory.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoGeneral OneFile (Gale)

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General OneFile includes more than 6,300 full-text titles, 400 major newspapers -- a total of nearly 11,000 titles in all with more than 20 years of backfile coverage from 1980 to present for selected titles. The database contains more than 87 million records including wire services covering agriculture, general news, broadcast news, government, business press releases, industry topics, sports and current events; indexing of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Christian Science Monitor; and general interest magazines, refereed academic journals, business publications, technology periodicals, and specialty titles in law, health care and computers.

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Health Business Fulltext Elite (Ebsco)

Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content covering all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance. Health Business Elite contains full text content from more than 450 journals such as Behavioral Health Management, H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Harvard Business Review (available back to 1922), Health Care Financing Review, Health Facilities Management, Health Management Technology, Healthcare Executive, Healthcare Financial Management, Marketing Health Services, Materials Management in Health Care, Modern Healthcare, and many more. The majority of full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1965, and in some cases, earlier. This database is updated daily.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoHospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

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This is a collection of more than 600 journals and 500 subject specific  reference titles and travel handbook's from Fodor's. It provides coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism fields. A great resource for curious travelers and serious researchers.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoInfoTrac Newsstand

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General user.  Full text.  Collection of more than 1,000 newspapers form around the country and the world.  Includes Detroit Free Press (2000 - current), New York TImes (1985 - current), and limited of runs of other Michigan newspapers.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoInsurance and Liability Collection (Gale)

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This collection, comprised of nearly 40 journals, takes a broad view of the insurance and liability industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more.

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JSTOR

Full text of over 1,200 core academic journals in most disciplines. Coverage starts with the first issue published, and continues, ending 3-5 years before the current year. An additional year of journals published is added annually. The Libraries own current paper issues of many titles in the collections. Follow this link to see a listing of all JSTOR collections available at UDM or download a complete list of all journals included in these collections.

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LexisNexis Academic

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Management and Organization Studies (SAGE Full Text Collection)

Management & Organization Studies: A SAGE Full-Text Collection includes the full text of 38 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back 57 years, encompassing over 10,000 articles. It covers such subjects as: Business & Management, Organizations Studies, Management, Strategic Management and Business Policy, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, , Marketing, Analytical Marketing, Sociology, Sociology of Work, Public Policy and Public Administration, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism Management, Labor Economics, Industrial Relations, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Organizational Communication and Interpersonal Communication. The searchable database consists of bibliographic records (indexed summaries or abstracts) as well as the complete text of each journal article. Every bibliographic record in the Collection links to the appropriate full text in PDF format.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoNew York Times (Gale)

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General interest.  Full text: January 1, 1985-current.  Indexing January 1, 1965 - current.  Provides national and international news, opinion and commentary.  National edition.

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ReferenceUSA

The ReferenceUSA database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and 89 million U.S. residents.

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SAGE Journals Online

Sage Journals Online includes all Sage journal piublications. To view materiela available through UDM, select the option "SAGE Journals available to me."

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Michigan Electronic Library logoSmall Business Collection (Gale)

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Perfect for business schools and entrepreneurs, this compilation provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find 130 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

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Michigan Electronic Library logoSmall Business Resource Center

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Business and genral interst.  Full text.  Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business.  Resources include sample business plans, how-to-guides, articles abd websites.

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Wiley Online Library

The Wiley Online Library includes all electronic book and journal publications from Wiley. Journals formerly in the Blackwell Synergy collection are now included in the Wiley Online Library. Full text is available for these journals from at least 2001 (except for new journals) and coverage for some goes back to the 1970s. Volumes available through UDM are preceded by an open padlock icon.

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Jennifer Bowen

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