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Business (International) (Display only the highlighted/core resources).

Subject Description: This subject covers: general information related to accounting, business computers and information systems, finance, insurance and real estate, management, marketing and business law with an international perspective.

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    Databases, indexes, working papers and electronic journals

  ABI/INFORM (Business) Available in Full Text Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled 
    1972 to present
ABI/INFORM indexes content from 3,200 trade publications and scholarly journals (with fulltext or full-image for 2,100 titles) that help students and researchers track business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
  Business Source Premier Available in Full Text Authentication Required FindIt! Enabled Provided via ELM 
Business Source Premier searches 350 scholarly journals back to 1965. Includes searchable references for more than 1,170 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, econometrics and economics.
  Emerald FullText Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
Emerald provides access to the fulltext content or more than 100 management and information services journals published by MCBPress (UK). Among the journal titles for business are European Business Review, European Journal of Marketing, Benchmarking, Balance Sheet, International Journal of Public Sector Management, International Marketing Review, and Journal of Consumer Marketing; titles for information services include Library Hi Tech, and Reference Services Review.
  LexisNexis Academic Available in Full Text Authentication Required 
LexisNexis Academic is a collection of online fulltext databases covering News, Business, Legal, Medical, and Reference. News includes newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcast transcripts, regional and international news sources, scholarly & trade journals, and a guide to current issues. Business includes company SEC reports, company profiles and financial data, and accounting literature and standards. Law resources include law reviews (journals), federal and state congressional laws as well as federal court cases. Includes the text of the U.S. Code as well as the Federal Regulations and CFR. It includes hundreds of scholarly journals in a wide range of disciplines.
  NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's) Authentication Required 
A comprehensive source of business and investment information including industry surveys, stock reports, company descriptions and financials, and mutual fund research. For tips, see the NetAdvantage User Guide.

Find Facts, Definitions, Overviews

    Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks
A wiki with information and pointers on business etiquette and cultural norms around the world, searchable by country.
  International Directory of Company Histories
This directory includes the historical development of companies that exceed US$25 million in annual sales and are leading influences in their industries or geographic area. Each volume contains a cumulative, industry and geographic indexes
Location: REF HD2721 .D36x
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  Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: How to do Business in Sixty Countries
Provides overviews of over sixty cultures, and describes behavior, negotiating techniques, and business practices in each country.
Location: REF HF5389 .M67 2006
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  World Bank Countries & Regions
World Bank provides a Country Brief (overview of history, economy, and World Bank development strategy), basic economic and demographic data and statistics, and lengthier publications and reports compiled by World Bank researchers.

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    Publications of government agencies and legislatures

  Bureau of Economic Analysis: International Investment Product Guide
    1996 to present
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) collects and analyzes data on U.S. direct investment abroad (USDIA), foreign direct investment in the United States (FDIUS), and selected services transactions with unaffiliated foreign persons. Data is generally available in either pdf or compressed form from 1996. Available in Full Text 
This web site includes links to Country Commercial Guides, articles, reports, other supportive information prepared by U.S. Embassy staff to assist U.S. businesses in doing business in other countries. Register (it's free) for access to the International Market Research Library. The registration link is at the top of the screen; you MUST register with your SCSU e-mail account to be recognized as a student/faculty researcher entitled to free access.
  International Trade Administration
"Publishes statistical reports on exports and imports by country, commodity trade, and trade data by state. Some detailed and specific data is accessible for a fee only."
  Library of Congress Country Studies
Online editions of book-length country profiles produced for U.S. diplomats. This site includes substantial information on each nation's culture, history, economy, and political system. It is searchable by topic and country.
  U.S. Office of Trade and Industry Information
International trade and industry data from the U.S. Department of Commerce and international sources, with links to related data sources.

Find Statistics

    Statistical information, public opinion and data sets

  International Marketing Data and Statistics
Provides national level statistical data on demographic trends and forecasts, economic indicators, consumer expenditure patterns and markets, retail sales and distribution, travel and tourism, and related topics. Covers countries of North and South America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania.
Location: REF HA42.I56
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  International Statistical Agencies (from the US Census)
Selected statistical information about the nations of the world, published by the agencies responsible for assembling statistics for each nation.
  Market Share Reporter
A compilation of market share statistics on companies, products and services, drawn from periodical sources providing a unique source of data for competitive analysis and marketing research. Indexed by SIC code, brand name, product category or company name. Most recent five years are in Reference; older editions are located in the Main Collection.
Location: REF HF5415.M37x
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  WISERTrade Available in Full Text 
WISER (World Institute for Strategic Economic Research) provides trade statistics on an annual, monthly and quarterly basis. Data on state exports by NAICS is available for free; SCSU does not subscribe to the full content of the service.

Use Web Resources

    High-quality, reliable internet sites

  Corporate Information
A specialized portal and search engine for U.S. and international business. Searches free, fee-based, and subscription-based Websites for company information (name or ticker), industry information, state or country business information, and current business news. Not all indexed sites are accessible for free. Requires logon using email userid and password.
"Global business knowledge Web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities." Provided by the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.
  Group of States against Corruption (GRECO)
An agency of the Council of Europe, GRECO includes 47 member states, including the USA, dedicated to ensuring compliance with the Council of Europe's anticorruption standards. Click on "Evaluations," then "Evaluation and Compliance Reports," to get to GRECO's reports on corruption in countries around the world. The home page includes links to the most recent published reports, including reports on corruption in sports/athletics.
Provides annotated "links to a wide variety of resources ranging from news wires and newspapers to economic think-tanks to strategic studies institutes to the official web pages of governments and international institutions like the World Bank, OECD, and the United Nations." Maintained by Oxford Analytica.
  Transparency International
Founded in 1993, Transparency International monitors corruption in the public sector in over 90 countries. Transparency International also produces the "Corruption Perception Index," a well-known measure of public perception of the existence of corruption in national and local government entities. Click on the "Regional Pages" and "Policy and Research" tabs for white papers and reports.
  World Bank Institute
The World Bank Institute is the internal think tank for the World Bank, offering white papers, reports, statistics, legislation and other useful information on growth and development internationally. Scroll your cursor over "WBI Topics" in the menu bar for information on growth and competitiveness, corruption, and public-private partnerships.

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