Research Guides: International Business

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Databases

ABI/Inform Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Business, Economics
  • Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, Reports
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation or abstract information only
  • Publications include American Economic Review, Economist, Financial Times, Journal of Economic Literature, MIT Sloan Management Review, Wall Street Journal, and many more
  • ProQuest search interface

Includes Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports, Company Reports, and Country Profiles.

Business Source Premier Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Business, Economics
  • Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Magazines, Reports,
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation information only
  • EBSCOHost search interface

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • U.S. & International Newspapers, Magazines, State & Federal Cases, Company Reports, Country Information
  • All Full-text
  • Publications include Business World, The Guardian, The Independent, New York Times, Moscow News, Wall Street Journal Abstracts, and many more
  • Coverage from 1980 to present

Academic Search Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Scholarly Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, Trade Journals, Book Reviews, Images,
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation and abstract information only
  • EBSCOHost search interface

Proquest Central Restricted Resource Some full text available
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Scholarly Journals, Newspapers, Magazines, Reports, Trade Journals E-Books, Conference Papers, Dissertations & Theses, Government Publications
  • Many full-text articles; some articles have citation information only
  • ProQuest search interface

Encyclopedias

Exporters' Encyclopaedia
Print Location: HF 3011.E9
Reference Collection
International Encyclopedia of the Stock Market
Print Location: HG 4551 .I528 1999
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Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies
Print Location: HC15 .W67 2002
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Dictionaries

Dictionary of International Trade
Print Location: HF 1373 .H55 2002
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Penguin Dictionary of International Relations
Print Location: JZ 1161.E93 1998
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Handbooks & Guides

Basic Guide to Exporting
Print Location: HF 1416.5 .B37 2000
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Dow Jones-Irwin Guide to Using the Wall Street Journal
Print Location: HB 3743 .L44 1990

Dun and Bradstreet's Guide to Doing Business Around the World
Print Location: HF 1416.M78 1997
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Importers Manual USA
Print Location: HF 3035 .I45
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International Directory of Company Histories
Print Location: HD 2721.I63
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Oxford Handbook of International Business
Print Location: HF 1379.O996

World Business Directory
Print Location: HF 54 .U5 .W667
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Newspapers

New York Times
Print Location: Magazine Lounge
Current news is readily available. Some archives are searchable but may require subscription service. For back issues of The New York Times, use the New York Times Database, available from the databases list on the library homepage.
Philadelphia Inquirer
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer
Local Philadelphia and Delaware Valley news.
Wall Street Journal
Print Location: Magazine Lounge
Back issues of the Wall Street Journal are full-text in the National Newspapers database, available from the databases list on the library homepage.
Washington Post
Source: The Washington Post
Back issues of the Washington Post are full-text in the National Newspapers database, available from the databases list on the library homepage.

Newspapers--International

All Africa Resource contains images Resource contains video
Source: AllAfrica
AllAfrica.com describes itself as "the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide." It aggregates and indexes content from over 125 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources, and there is a searchable archive.
Asahi Shimbun
Source: The Asahi Shimbun Company
For news about Japan and Southeast Asia
BBC World Service
Source: BBC
Excellent source for European news
CNN.com
Source: CNN Newssource
One of the best sources for news of all kinds, including background information and links. It covers virtually every news story in great depth.
Hindu
Source: The Hindu
A great source for information from South Asia. The Hindu, started in 1878 as a weekly, became a daily in 1889 and from then on has been steadily growing to the circulation of 15,58,379 copies (ABC: July-December 2012) and a readership of about 22.58 lakhs.
International Herald-Tribune
Source: The New York Times
The global edition of the New York Times.
Jerusalem Post
Source: Jerusalem Post Newspaper
Recognized as one of the best Middle Eastern news sites on the Net
Moscow Times
Source: The Moscow Times
English news from Russia.
Paperboy
Source: Thepaperboy.com
Links to papers from around the world online.
Reuters
Source: Reuters
U.S. News and Business and Finance information
Saturday Age
Source: The Saturday Age
For news about Australia and the South Pacific
St. Petersburg Times
Source: The St. Petersburg Times
English news from Russia.

Websites

Bloomberg
Source: Bloomberg L.P.
Contains a variety of financial news including market data and investment information
CIA World Factbook
Source: CIA
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Also includes maps of the major world regions, Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.
Country Commercial Guides
Source: US Commercial Service
Provides market research reports for various industries in countries throughout the world. Guides include information on political and economic environment, trade regulations, investment climate, leading sectors for US export and investment and business travel.
Country Fact Sheets
Source: U.S. Department of State
These publications from the US State Department include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
Country Profiles Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Source: BBC News
BBC News Guides to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. Many sites also include audio or video clips from BBC archives.
Country Studies Some full text available
Source: Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress
On-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Army. Because the original intent of the Series' sponsor was to focus primarily on lesser known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed, the series is not all-inclusive. At present, 101 countries and regions are covered.
Documents Online Some full text available
Source: World Trade Organization
Documents Online provides access to the official documentation of the World Trade Organization. The database contains over 100,000 documents in the three official languages from 1995 onwards and is updated daily. All WTO documents are posted in PDF and WORD format. The application provides a descriptive catalogue record for every document stored in the archive. It is possible to consult all of these documents online and also to download selected documents from the site.

Organizations

Export.gov
Online trade resources and assistance, with country specific market research reports.
globalEDGE
A knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
International Monetary Fund
The IMF is an organization of 184 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty.
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

Statistics

Country Commercial Guides
Source: US Commercial Service
Provides market research reports for various industries in countries throughout the world. Guides include information on political and economic environment, trade regulations, investment climate, leading sectors for US export and investment and business travel.

Almanacs & Yearbooks

Demographic Yearbook. Annuaire Demographique
Print Location: HA17.D45
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World Fact Book Restricted Resource
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State of the World
Print Location: HC 59.S74
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Worldmark Yearbook
Print Location: G103.5 .W6 2001
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Ebooks

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