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Accounting & Taxation Library Guide: Business Databases

BUSINESS DATABASES: ARTICLES & FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Use the databases listed below to search for business articles and other types of business information. Many articles may be found full-text, while others may only be indexed. If you are unable to locate the full text of an article, check Maag Journal Finder to view print & electronic holdings for the journal. If MJF does not lead you to the full text, use the Request Forms to order the article electronically. InterLibrary Loan can locate most articles and will email you with a PDF attachment. This process takes approximately one week.

Click on the database titles below. When off campus, you will be required to authenticate with your last name and YSU ID# (including Y00).

For complete list of available databases, see A-Z Research Databases.


Business Source CompleteBUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE
 Scholarly business database providing full text journals in all disciplines of business. Additional content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

>>Use Company Profiles link under “More” on toolbar at top of screen to access MarketLine and Medmark Reports.


Business Abstracts with Full TextBUSINESS ABSTRACTS WITH FULL TEXT
Business magazines and scholarly journals. Full text articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995 and access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.


RIA CheckpointRIA CHECKPOINT
Comprehensive tax and accounting research database covering tax and accounting laws and news on the international, federal, state and local levels. Provides access to a variety of primary sources, analysis, journals, news, cases, and rulings.


Entrepreneurial Studies SourceENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES SOURCE
Topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. Full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV. Subjects covered include business planning, communications, innovations, management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, risk taking, and more.


Academic Search CompleteACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
 Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.


Electronic Journal CenterELECTRONIC JOURNAL CENTER
Includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.


JSTORJSTOR (Journal Storage)
High-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.
JSTOR is not a current issues database. Due to the archival mission, there may be a gap (1-5 years) between the most recent journal issue and back issues available.


LexisNexis Academic LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Provides access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most in full text. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal & state court opinions, federal & state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.


MasterFILE PremierMASTERFILE PREMIER (Popular Magazines)
Full text for over 1,900 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. Also offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,510 periodicals. Contains full text for reference & travel books; biographies; primary source documents; an image college of photos, maps, and flags.


Mergent Online LogoMERGENT ONLINE
U.S. and international company information, including financial reports, company news and securities data.


Newspaper SourceNEWSPAPER SOURCE
Full text for 185 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. Selective full text for 392 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Full-text television & radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.


Reference USAREFERENCE USA: U.S. BUSINESSES
U.S. Businesses; U.S. New Businesses; U.S. Standard White Pages; Canadian Businesses; U.S. Healthcare. U.S. Businesses Search: Company Name; Executives; Business Type; Geography; Phone; Business Size; Ownership; Financial Data; Special Selects.
>>Click on U.S. Businesses: Search → Create a Custom Search: Select Company Name under “Name” section and Ticker Symbol under “Special Selects” → Click on Create Search → Enter Company Name and Ticker Symbol in search boxes and click on Search Now → Click on company name to access company profile.


Regional Business NewsREGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS (Last 30 Days)
Full text newswires that incorporate news information from all over the world. Covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. Contains only the most recent 30 days of information from each wire source.


Standard & Poor's NetAdvantageSTANDARD & POOR’S NETADVANTAGE
Business and investment information with access to S&P research products, such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives.

>>Click on Companies tab at top of page
→ Search for Company Profile by Company Name or Ticker Symbol; Use links on left side of profile to access detailed company and industry information.


Value Line Research CenterVALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER
In-depth financial information plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

BUSINESS DATABASES: FEDERAL TAX INFORMATION

RIA CheckpointRIA CHECKPOINT
Comprehensive tax and accounting research database covering tax and accounting laws and news on the international, federal, state and local levels. Provides access to a variety of primary sources, analysis, journals, news, cases, and rulings.


LexisNexis Academic LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Provides access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most in full text. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal & state court opinions, federal & state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
>>Federal Tax Law Sources: Click on Browse (upper right) → Browse Sources: (1) By: Area of Law, (2) Filter by Country: United States, (3) Select a category to view sources: Taxation Law → Select Source(s) → OK-Continue.

LEXISNEXIS ACADIMIC: ACCOUNTING & TAXATION SOURCES

LexisNexis Academic abounds with sources of accounting information. Types of sources include accounting journals, annual reports, SEC filings, tax bulletins, directories, GAAP & GAAS guides, and more. To find these different types of sources, follow the instructions given below. Also included are lists of select significant sources available in each section. You will find many more when you reach the lists of sources.


LexisNexis Academic LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Provides access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most in full text. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal & state court opinions, federal & state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.

Click on Browse (upper right) → Browse Sources: By: Industry → Select a Category to View Sources: Accounting & Tax → Select Source(s) → OK-Continue.
Some of the available sources:

      ♦ Accountancy Age (UK)
      ♦ Accountant
      ♦ Accountants’ Handbook (Browsable)
      ♦ Accounting Today
      ♦ AICPA Accounting and Auditing Publications
      ♦ Bankruptcy & Insolvency Taxation (Browsable)
      ♦ CFO
      ♦ CPA Practice Advisor
      ♦ Internal Revenue Manual
      ♦ Intl Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance & Management Sciences
      ♦ IRS Chief Counsel Advice
      ♦ IRS Generic Legal Advice Memoranda
      ♦ Journal of Accountancy
      ♦ Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions
      ♦ Journal of Taxation of Investments
      ♦ Proposed Regulations & Treasury Decisions
      ♦ Sales & Use Tax Monitor
      ♦ Sarbanes-Oxley News
      ♦ State Tax Newsletters
      ♦ The Tax Adviser
      ♦ Tax Analysts Publications
      ♦ Tax Facts Intelligence
      ♦ The Tax Lawyer


LexisNexis Academic LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Provides access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most in full text. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal & state court opinions, federal & state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.

Click on Browse (upper right) → Browse Sources By: Area of Law → Select a Category to View Sources: Accounting Law → Select Source(s) → OK-Continue.
Some of the available sources:

      ♦ Accountants’ Handbook (Browsable)
      ♦ Business Valuation: Discounts and Premiums
      ♦ Butterworths Law Directory
      ♦ Cost of Capital: Estimation and Applications
      ♦ Federal Courts Tax Cases
      ♦ Federal Tax Cases and IRS Administrative Decisions
      ♦ Federal Tax Cases, IRS Decs., Regulations, Legislation and IRS Manual
      ♦ Final & Temporary Regulations (Browsable)
      ♦ Financial and Accounting Guide for Not-for-Profit Organizations
      ♦ Financial Valuation: Applications and Models
      ♦ A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation (Browsable)
      ♦ Handbook of Budgeting
      ♦ Internal Audit Reports Post Sarbanes-Oxley: A Guide to Process-Driven Reporting
      ♦ International Finance & Accounting Handbook
      ♦ International Mergers & Acquisitions: Country by Country Tax Guide
      ♦ IRS Bulletins, Letter Rulings & Memoranda Decisions, Combines
      ♦ IRS Generic Legal Advice Memoranda
      ♦ Journal of Accountancy
      ♦ Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations
      ♦ Law Society Gazette (Browsable)
      ♦ The Market Approach to Valuing Business
      ♦ Not for Profit GAAP
      ♦ Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
      ♦ Planned Giving: Management, Marketing, and Law
      ♦ The Practical Tax Lawyer
      ♦ Sales & Use Tax Monitor
      ♦ SEC Accounting Related Materials Combined
      ♦ SEC SK Regulations
      ♦ SEC ST Regulations
      ♦ SEC SX Regulations
      ♦ Statute Law Review
      ♦ Tax Analysts Publications
      ♦ Tax Cases, Federal & State
      ♦ The Tax Law of Charitable Giving
      ♦ The Tax Law of Colleges and Universities
      ♦ Tax Planning & Compliance for Tax-Exempt Organizations
      ♦ Transfer Pricing Handbook
      ♦ Transfer Pricing International:A Country by Country Guide
      ♦ Ultimate Accountants Reference: GAAP, IRS & SEC Regulations, Leases & More
      ♦ Wiley GAAP
      ♦ Wiley GAAP for Governments (Browsable)
      ♦ Wiley IFRS: Interpretation and Applic of Int’l Acctg and Fin Rpt Standards (Browsable)
      ♦ Wiley Not-for-Profit GAAP (Browsable)
      ♦ Wiley Practitioner’s Guide to GAAS