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 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# (“Y” number found on your YSU ID).
For complete list of available databases, see A-Z Research Databases.
BUSINESS 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.
BUSINESS 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.
ACADEMIC 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,
COMMUNICATION & MASS MEDIA COMPLETE
Cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected coverage of over 100 more. Includes full text for nearly 200 journals. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, PDFs and searchable citations from their first issues to the present (dating as far back as 1915). CMMC contains a sophisticated controlled vocabulary and comprehensive reference browsing.
Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications, covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
COMPUTERS & APPLIED SCIENCES COMPLETE
Covers the applied sciences, representing knowledge on traditional engineering challenges and providing material for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. Indexing and abstracting for academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources. Full Text available for 500+ periodicals. Subject areas include the engineering disciplines, computer theory, and new technologies.
EconLit, the American Economic Association’s database, is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. Contains more than 785,000 records from 1969-present and covers virtually every area related to economics.
ELECTRONIC 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.
ENTREPRENEURIAL 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.
HUMAN RESOURCES ABSTRACTS
Covers essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 112,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Human Resources, Personnel Psychology, and Work & Occupations.
Provides YSU students and faculty with the largest data set on the activities of companies involved in international trade. The company collects and organizes hundreds of millions of shipping manifests and customs records from government agencies and private companies around the world. Sign up for a free account using your YSU email.
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND eLIBRARY DATA
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International Financial Statistics: All aspects of international & domestic finance with history to 1948; Direction of Trade: Value of exports & imports between countries and their trading partners with history to 1980; Balance of Payments: International economic transactions data & International Investment Position with history to 1960; Government Finance Statistics: Budgetary & extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments with history to 1990. Also Available: Coordinated Direct Investment Survey; Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey; Financial Access Survey; Financial Soundness Indicators; International Reserves Template.
JSTOR (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.
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 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.
U.S. and international company information, including financial reports, company news and securities data.
NBER WORKING PAPERS
Full subscription to National Bureau of Economic Research working papers.
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 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 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.
RISK MANAGEMENT REFERENCE CENTER
Supports the ongoing career development needs of risk management professionals. Covers the essentials of risk management, including risk analysis, modeling, insurance, and other risk mitigation techniques. Also includes articles about risk management activities from a wide range of industries, providing powerful insights into best practices across the discipline.
STANDARD & 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.
Current events database exploring social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Contains full text articles from magazines, newspapers, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, public opinion polls, EBSCO’s Current Issues database, and government information.
VALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER
In-depth financial information plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
Provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. Over 730 Caribbean focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books making this the largest collection of full text content available to academic, school and public libraries in the region.
CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPEAN ACADEMIC SOURCE
Multidisciplinary, multilingual database providing full-text coverage pertaining to all facets of central and eastern European countries. contains more than 400 full-text publications covering many academic areas including business & economics, medical sciences, political science, law, library & information sciences, literature, linguistics, history and sociology relating to this geographic region.
ENERGY & POWER SOURCE
Designed to support the informational needs of the energy and power industries at all levels. Provides coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to the energy and power industries, encompassing all component industries within, including those focused on petroleum, natural gas, electric power, coal, nuclear power, renewable energy, and others.
Covers applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Contains citations for articles from 1,200 domestic and international journals, as well as 100 monographs. Provides full text for many of the most used journals in the discipline, and for the conference papers of the North American Association of Environmental Education.
FOOD SCIENCE SOURCE
Designed to support the informational needs of the food industry at all levels. Offers coverage of information relevant to many areas that are integral to the food industry, encompassing sectors such as: Agribusiness; Food & Beverage Science; Food Packaging; Food Processing; Food Safety; Food Service; Food Shipping; Food/Culinary Innovation; Food-related Product Development.
MIDDLE EASTERN & CENTRAL ASIA STUDIES
Bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa . Coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to present. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology.
PEACE RESEARCH ABSTRACTS
Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 267,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Journal of Refugee Law, etc. EBSCO has digitized the full archive of this index, including coverage dating back to 1964.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COLLECTION
Designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Contains more than 200 educational reports.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS INDEX
Covers all aspects of global contemporary public policy issues ranging from public health, the environment, housing, human and civil rights, to international conflict and natural disasters. It draws on a diverse array of scholarly publications, conference papers, government documents and current reference works to provide up-to-date information on the broad range of topics of concern to the world today.