International Business Databases
[Online Books & Research]
[Also of Interest]
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
- ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest)
- The premier business and management database
providing extensive coverage of North
America and the world. Find research on advertising,
marketing, economics, human
resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more.
Also, information on 60,000+
(See Using ProQuest Databases for searching tips)
Country Information Search (LexisNexis)
- Socioeconomic profiles and news from Business Monitor International,
PRS Risk Guide & Service, and recent news stories with
business, economic, and political information (click "Advanced Options" - select a country from the dropdown menu).
International News (LexisNexis)
- Full text English language international publications from Europe, Asia/Pacific, the Middle East,
Africa, Latin America, and North America
(click "Advanced Options" - select "Country" or "World Region" from the dropdown menu -
then select the place that you want from the other menu),
as well as
Newspapers and Wires and
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
- Online Books, Encyclopedias, and Research Services:
- IMF eLibrary (International Monetary Fund)
- Produced by the International Monetary fund, International Financial Statistics
provides data on all aspects of international and domestic finance (dating back to 1948), including:
prices - production - population - interest rates - exchange rates - national accounts - money and banking -
balance of payments - government accounts - international liquidity - and international transactions.
Balance of Payments Statistics delivers aggregate and detailed country data on international
economic transactions with international investment position (dating back to 1960) on: capital transfers
and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities - tables featuring area and world
totals of balance of payments components and aggregates - and total goods, services, factor income,
and current transfers each economy receives from or provides to the rest of the world.
(Click "Sign In or Register". A special password is required for full access.
Please contact the Reference Desk at 516-299-2305.)
Conference Board Business & Economics Portfolio (Conference Board)
- Provides historical economic data from the indicators: Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) -
The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence - The Conference Board Leading
Economic Index (LEI) - and The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI) -
as well as the Total Economy Database macroeconomic time series on global output and
productivity for over 100 countries. Includes: recorded webcasts - Executive Action reports -
the Economics Watch suite of nine economic analyses and data sets - research reports on
the latest issues in business management and US and global economics - and issues of
Straighttalk that provide analysis and forecasts of US and international economic conditions.
- Plunkett Research Online (Plunkett)
- Designed to give the general reader an easy-to-understand total picture of an industry,
each industry profile provides: statistics - the latest news - a video introduction - executive biographies -
an industry-specific glossary - industry associations and professional societies -
in-depth company details and descriptions (private, public, U.S. and non-U.S.) -
market research and trends (including finances, technologies, deregulation, research/development,
globalization, and competitive intelligence) - and a Build-A-Report feature that lets you create
custom industry summaries. A Job Seeker Resource and Tools section contains: career guides -
job market trends and statistics - occupational outlook handbook - and tools on how to apply for a job online.
It also includes tutorials, how-to videos, and sample lesson plans for professors.
Corporate Affiliations (LexisNexis)
- Provides company profiles and in-depth details on directors, executives and their professional
interactions. Includes: all publicly traded US companies on the three major exchanges and significant
companies on the smaller exchanges; privately held US companies with over $1 million in revenues
or over 300 employees; and public and private international parents of US companies and international
companies with over $10 million in revenues or over 300 employees. Company information includes:
year founded, address, telephone, fax, email, website, business description, financials, stock exchanges,
NAICS classifications, SIC classifications, competitors, executives, directors, board relationships,
executive compensation, products & brands, outside service firms, recent mergers & acquisitions,
corporate hierarchy (family tree), and company news. Executive biographical information includes: photo,
year of birth, gender, education, associations, awards, board memberships, current & former positions,
and executive move alerts.
Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS)
- SRDS provides valuable market information and advertising rates for more than
100,000 U.S. and international print, broadcast, and leading-edge digital and tablet media
properties to enable media planners, buyers, and brand marketers to identify where they
want to advertise and to find outlets that will reach their target audiences. Each entry contains:
editorial profile, publisher's positioning statement, representatives, commission, cash discount,
advertising rates, general requirements, closing dates, circulation, featured marketing opportunities,
and more. Subscription includes: Business Media Advertising Source -
Consumer Media Advertising Source - Direct Marketing List Source - Newspaper Advertising Source -
TV and Cable Source - Local Market Audience Analyst - Radio Advertising Source -
Out-of-Home Advertising Source - Interactive Advertising Source - Print Media Production Source -
International Media Guide: Business: The Americas -
International Media Guide: Business: Asia-Pacific/Middle East/Africa - International Media Guide: Business: Europe -
International Media Guide: Consumer Worldwide - International Media Guide: Newspapers Worldwide -
and SRDS Tablet Media Library.
with an International Clientele: Communications, Diplomacy and Etiquette
(GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- (See database page for description)
- Company information on 14,000 public and private
enterprises in the U.S. and around the world. Access to member
benefits includes company profiles, in-depth and historical financials,
full lists of officers, and the ability to create lists of companies
by location, industry, sales, and/or type.
(Click the "Continue" button.)
Directory of Business Biographies (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Features in-depth biographical narratives on more than 600 notable
businesspeople. Covers the career paths, business achievements, leadership styles,
business strategies, and impact of Fortune 500 and Global 500 corporate leaders
Directory of Company Histories (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Over 160 volumes detail the historical development of over 10,000 of the
world's most important companies - those that have achieved a minimum of $25
million in annual sales and are leading influences in their industries or geographical
locations - including public, private, nonprofit, and state-owned companies, as well as
wholly owned subsidiaries and divisions if they are large enough to meet these
requirements for inclusion. Entries generally contain company perspectives, mission,
goals, ideals, key dates, milestones in the company's history, subsidiaries, divisions,
operating units, competitors, number of employees, sales figures, stock exchanges,
NAICS codes, contact information, bibliography, and more. Indexed by company name,
industry, and geographic region. (Make sure that the
"all volumes" button is selected to search through all volumes.)
- (formerly FISonline) Published by Mergent FIS, formerly Moody's, information
is provided on companies listed on the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq
exchanges updated daily as well as information on over 12,000
international companies. Over 46,000 domestic and international annual
reports on over 20,000 companies are included. Real-time access to
EDGAR filings and 10 years of as-reported financial statements
are provided. Access to real-time company news headlines,
one-page company overviews, and other features for downloading data
are available. (works best with Internet Explorer or Netscape 6+)
Bulletin of Statistics Online (MBS) (United Nations Statistics Division)
- Presents current economic and social statistics for more than 200 countries and
territories of the world. It contains 53 tables (comprising over 100 indicators) of monthly,
quarterly, and annual data on a variety of subjects that illustrate important economic trends
and developments. Includes: energy - finance - transport - population - construction - price indices -
manufacturing - national accounts - employment and earnings - industrial production indices -
international merchandise trade.
- Also of Interest:
Press Encyclopedia (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Describes the press and electronic media systems of over 200 countries,
including the overview & background, economic framework, general characteristics,
number & type of media, press laws, censorship issues, state-press relations,
education & training in journalism, and more.
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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