Business resources and help
Last Updated: May 22, 2013
- Business Insights: Global
Case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals organized by country, company and industry.HOW TO USE
- Hoover's (from D&B)
A more comprehensive list of companies with a company-centric interface.
- Hoovers Company Profiles
Contains detailed records of both private and public companies. Use this from off campus.HOW TO USE VIDEO
- Mergent Business and Government Manuals (online)
Offers an archive of corporate annual, quarterly and interim reports for countries. Contains images of company documents. Provides the ability to search documents by company name, region, country, document type or year of report.
- Mergent Online
Includes information on companies, executives, and industries around the world.HOW TO USE VIDEO
- Morningstar Investment Research Center
Data reports covering stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs.HOW TO USE
- NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's publications)
Provides company, fund and industry research, stocks and bonds info.HOW TO USE
- Simply Map
A tool for developing thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data variables. Covered by census block-groups, census tracts, zip codes, cities, counties, states, and the entire United States.
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- World Development Indicators (WDi Online)
Contains development data from officially-recognized international sources. Global Development Finance (GDF) provides external debt and financial flows statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS). Also contains, gender stats, health, enterprise surveys and much more. HOW TO USE VIDEO
- ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium For Political and Social Research)
Data archive of research in the social sciences. Specialized collections in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and others. Contains a curriculum of courses in research design, statistics, data analysis, and social methodology.
- Crain's Lists
Rankings and listings of businesses by Region/State as well as news items. You must use search term: Crain
for the list (temporary)
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Statistics by subject from the US federal government
- CIA World Factbook
Provides info. on history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.
Connects users to all U.S. Government information and services. Searches government information, services, and online transactions. Provides a topical index and links to state and local government, and contacts with government officials.
- Statistical Abstracts
Summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States
- American FactFinder
Search interface for finding data from the US Census in the form of maps, tables, and reports.
- Statistics of US Business
Provides national and state-level data on numbers of businesses and employees, broken out by industry. Excludes data on self-employed individuals, employees of private households, railroad employees, agricultural production employees, and most government employees.
- Access NC
NC Dept of Commerce's economic development resource for businesses seeking to locate and expand.
- Employment Security Commission of North Carolina
Helps employers find the staff they need to carry out their business, serves as a career resource center for workers at all skill levels and age groups and supplies labor market data to government officials, researchers and others.
- O*Net OnLine
Detailed descriptions for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students and researchers.
- U.S. Government Data Site
Find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Provides descriptions of datasets.Video Tutorial
Federal Reserve Archive of Economic History
- Business Plans and Profiles Index
Business plans by type of business
- Google Scholar
An alternative tool to search for articles in O'Kelly Library
Career resources from across the U.S.
- Finance Glossary
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary. Use Find function on page to help you navigate through the site to find the terms you're looking for.
- International Trade Centre
Used to scan world market for opportunities to diversify products, markets, and suppliers. A must have for detailed statistical information on international trade flows.
Great definitions in an easy to browse format.
Definitions, glossaries, tutorials and tools.
- Thomas Register
Useful for who makes what by state or company name and downloadable CAD models.
- List of Lists
Gary Price's List of Lists - Ranked listings of companies, people and resources.
- Yahoo! Finance
News, stocks, bonds, fund and all things finance.
- Zip Code Statistics
Points to resources for finding zip code statistics in various categories like business, education, political and health info by zip code.
- Marquis Who's Who
Profiles of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor. Search by name, gender, occupation, geography, hobbies and interests, religion and much more.
- More Business Resources - Bizologie
Free resources for business research including sites, tools and tactics for doing business research.
- UNCG Business Resource Collection
Another librarian's view on best resources. Great source
- Business Expert Press
Covers business, including supply and operations management, international business, social media, finance, accounting, public relations, and marketing strategy.
- Business Handbooks (R.K. Miller)
Handbooks that focus on various consumer-related markets.
- Historic Documents Series
Primary source research from documents about the important events of each year for the United States and the world.
- Mcgraw-Hill eBook Library
eBooks in Business chosen by our faculty.
- Springerlink Business And Management Ebooks
Scholarly books, protocols, eReferences, and book series
- Springerlink Economics Ebooks
Scholarly books, protocols, eReferences, and book series
- Find Print Books
Video assists with locating your books by searching the catalog then finding on shelf by call number.
- Call Numbers
Video assists in identifying Library of Congress (how our library is organized) call numbers. View to more easily detmerine where your subject matter is located in our library.
- The Wall Street Journal
Considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.
- The New York Times (1851-2007) with Index (1851-1993)
Provides first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
- Regional Business News
Business journals and newspapers covering metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.
- Historical Black Newspaper Collection
Includes Chicago Defender (1910-1975), Los Angeles Sentinel (1934-2005), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) and The Baltimore African-American (1893-1988)
- Financial Times
For anyone wanting to understand the context of global trade and finance, this database of financial and economic news offers access to articles and features, unbiased financial, economic and political news.
- Noticas Financieras
News service produced in conjunction with publishing organizations in Latin America and provides full-text, real-time financial and business news from Latin America.
- Internet Public Library Newspapers
Local papers in various countries.
- Business and Economics Video Online
Focuses on the study, analysis, and application of commerce. Includes case studies, documentaries, interviews, biographies, lectures, and instructional videos.
- Films on Demand
Can be filtered by subject areas of Business & Economics and Health & Medicine for relevant videos from sources such as CNBC, NOVA, BBC, PBS and more.
- PBS Video Collection
Full-length documentaries and other videos from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and UNC-TV.
- Plunkett Research Vlogs
Market research, industry trends analysis, business commentary, and industry statistics.
- Videos Libguide
All video collections subscribed to by O'Kelly
- Youtube EDU Business Videos
Broad set of educational videos that range from academic lectures to inspirational speeches. Quick lessons from teachers, course lectures from top-tier universities.