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Biography and Genealogy Master Index (Gale)
MEL

Biography and Genealogy Master Index enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 2,000 important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 17 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.

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BioMed Central

BioMed Central publishes over 200 peer-reviewed open access journals in the health sciences. To search the entire database, users need to set up a FREE account that allows downloads, exporting resultd lists and articles to RefWorks, and storing searches for later update.

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Black Thought and Culture (Alexander Street Press)

Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African American authors. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other fugitive material.
 
Black Thought and Culture uses PhiloLogic software, developed at the University of Chicago, to enable in-depth browsing and searching of both the bibliographic and the full-text elements within the database. 

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Black Women Writers (Alexander Street Press)

Black Women Writers celebrates the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents and 20 countries, the database gives an unparalleled view of black women’s struggles through time. New content is uploaded on a biweekly basis, giving users immediate access to a steadily growing treasury of extraordinary writings. The database currently features over 50,000 pages of poetry and prose.

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Books & Authors (Gale)
MEL

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

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Business and Company ASAP (Gale)
MEL

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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Business Economics and Theory (Gale)
MEL

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 more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.

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Business Insight: Global (Gale)
MEL

Business Insight: Essentials (formerly 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

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Business Source Premier (Ebsco)

Business Source Premier is a powereful business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost. The database includes thousands of  company profiles, country reports, industry and marketing reports and SWOT analyses.

To use the Enhanced Business Searching Interface, which incorporates additional search options, follow this link: search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx

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BusinessDecision
MEL

BusinessDecision is a powerful web-based software service available through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL.org). BusinessDecision enables you to research consumer market data, demographic data, and market segmentation data associated with geographies you customize such as addresses, ZIP Codes, cities, and much more.

To get started, create an account using your email address. When you click on "Create Account" we send you a confirmation email. You may want to check your spam folder if the email doesn't show up in a few minutes. Still not there, send an email to support@businessdecision.info with a note to activate your account and we'll take care of it.

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