Databases by Subject

Business & Public Administration Research Guide

Business & Public Administration

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Business Insights: Global
Company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports, as well as company histories, case studies, scholarly journals, and company news. Partial Yes more information
Business Source Premier
Articles, market, industry and SWOT analysis reports, studies, and other business news. Partial No more information
Capital IQ Financial information on companies, equities, fixed income, industry reports, SEC filings, interest rates, commodities, screening for stocks and mutual funds and more. **Note: Requires registration with your Drake email address.** No No more information
Citation search for journal articles on economics. Partial No more information
Mergent Intellect Mergent Intellect provides private company data on over 100 million privately held global companies (plus 145 million inactive global companies). Intellect allows the end user to download up to 2,000 records at a time to a spreadsheet. This service also contains information on over 220 million individuals through White Pages Pro and executive contacts on over 90 million professional decision makers. Also included is global family tree information, census data, access to First Research Industry Reports covering 900+ industries and demographic data from Nielsen. No No more information
PrivCo - Private Company Financial Intelligence PrivCo is a source for business and financial data on non-publicly traded corporations. No No more information
Richard K. Miller eBooks Business handbooks focused on marketing and the consumer marketplace. Partial No more information
Sage Data Formerly Data Planet Statistical Datasets. Statistical data in a wide range of subject areas, with tools for searching, analyzing and visualizing. Yes No more information
Statista Online statistics portal providing access to data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government institutions. Includes many easily-cited authoritative infographics. No No more information
Wall Street Journal
(Dow Jones)
Full access to all Wall Street Journal content via their website (Current 4 years). Requires a one-time registration with your Drake email address No No more information
Wall Street Journal (Proquest) Full-text of the newspaper's eastern edition, 1984 - present. Yes No more information

Other Resources

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Academic Video Online (AVON)
Documentaries, educational films, and news clips in many subject areas. Yes No more information
Bloomberg Businessweek Archive
Bloomberg Businessweek, 1929-2010 Yes No more information
Business Plans Handbook Collection of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America. No No more information
Cabell's Journalytics Publishing opportunities by journal title and subject area, including submission process, type of review, acceptance rates, and more. No No more information
CountryWatch Political, economic, and cultural information about every sovereign country in the world. No No more information
CQ Researcher
(CQ Press)
Discussions of current, controversial public policy issues. It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes No more information
Credo Reference Scholarly articles covering all major academic subjects. Yes No more information
Forbes Magazine Archive
Forbes Magazine, 1917-2010. Partial No more information
Fortune Magazine Archive
Fortune Magazine, 1930-2000. No No more information
Global Issues
(Gale in Context)
A resource for international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. No Yes more information
International Directory of Company Histories Detailed information on more than 11,000 companies worldwide. Includes all volumes. Yes No more information
International Historical Statistics Statistical compendium covering the years 1750-2010 (with annual updates). Includes all statistical tables as Excel spreadsheets, which can be downloaded for further analysis. Topics include population, national accounts, labor force, agriculture, external trade and industry. Each section has a full description of the sources used to compile the statistics. No No more information
Market Share Reporter
Comparative business statistics, with detailed overviews of international companies, products and services. No Yes more information
Mergent Archives Mergent Archives provides a vast historical collection of company, industry and country information. Access the Moody's/Mergent Digital Manuals consisting of the following manuals: Industrial, Over the Counter Unlisted, Over the Counter Industrial, Transportation, Bank & Finance, Public Utilities, International and Municipal & Government starting in 1909 to current. Key Business Ratios starting in 1979 to current. D&B Country Risk Profile/Riskline Reports detailing essential political, economic and commercial information on over 130 countries worldwide beginning in 2001 to current. No No more information
Mergent Key Business Ratios Key Business Ratios (KBR) lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business. No No more information
Mergent Online: Country Insight Provides up-to-date political, economic and commercial information on over 130 countries worldwide, including risk assessment. Easily downloadable in PDF format. No No more information
MRI-Simmons Insights Platform Provides access to consumer demographic, psychographic, brand preference, and media data from the Simmons National Consumer Survey.**Maximum of 10 simultaneous users.** No No more information
New York Times New York Times access 1851-present. Direct access to virtually all NY Times content from that time period. Requires a separate, one-time registration. For details, visit No No more information
Oxford Scholarship Online Ebooks eBooks in humanities, sciences, business, and social sciences. Yes No more information
Springer eBooks A collection of electronic books in a variety of subjects. You also have the option to order a personal print copy of eBooks owned by Drake (2010-present) for $24.99 (regardless of the actual book price). These "MyCopy" books are soft-cover b/w print copies that are mailed to your address. Yes No more information
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. No No more information
Very Short Introductions
Concise introductions to a wide range of subjects. Yes No more information
World DataBank Access to nation-by-nation (or aggregate) statistical data. No No more information