Database Use

Use of information in these resources is governed by the Ross Community Values and Academic Honor Code, as well as individual database vendor agreements as noted below. Kresge Library contracts with vendors to allow faculty, students, and staff to use these subscription databases for educational, personal and non-commercial purposes. As part of the agreement, both copyright and contract law apply.

According to the "fair use" clauses of U.S. copyright law, you may cite short excerpts in papers and reports for classroom and other academic uses if you also cite the source of the information (e.g. journal article). You may not use entire works for this purpose. When using information from these databases, properly cite and credit the source. If you have any questions about citing a particular resource, please contact us.

A-Z Database List

Kresge Library provides access to a wide variety of research databases in business and related disciplines. Most databases are available to all UM users, and many are available to users on a walk-in guest basis.

Are you a Ross alumni? Find databases available to Ross alumni here.

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ABI/Inform Complete (ProQuest)

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ProQuest is experience trouble with anonymous sessions. Please log into your My Research account before searching ABI to avoid losing work.

Academic and industry-oriented business periodical literature, with full-text access to selected newspapers.

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Adforum

Ross users only | iMpact login required

Over 35,000 international print, audio and video advertisements, and agency information. In addition, this resource provides access to news and other information relating to the advertising industry, including agency information.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database.

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Ad$pender

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Advertising expenditure information since 1995 for millions of product brands across television, radio, magazine, newspaper, internet and outdoor channels.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database.

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Advertising Redbooks (Lexis/Nexis)

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The Lexis/Nexis Advertising Redbooks database contains information about advertising agencies and other commercial firms. For advertising agencies, the database includes information on an agency's specializations; its key personnel; its accounts and their associated brands; and its corporate hierarchy. For other commercial firms, it includes information on how much a firm spends on advertising, an extensive list of executives, including those in marketing; its advertising agencies with contact information; and a list of the firms brands.

Africa Development Indicators

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Africa Development Indicators contains over 1,600 indicators and time series from 1961 to the present for 53 countries. Data include social, economic, financial, natural resources, infrastructure, governance, partnership, and environmental indicators. The ADI Data Availability Query shows where data is available for a given country, series, and year. It contains the value "1" for available data and ".." for missing data.

Alternative Energy eTrack

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Information about the alternate and renewable energy industries, including news, deals, company profiles, and opinions and research reports.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database.Downloads from this database are not available.

American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries

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This database incorporates the data from the print directories, "American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries" and "Foreign Firms Operating in the United States". Listings include corporate HQ address and officer information, industry code, and foreign location address and telephone. Search by company location, industry code, parent company, revenue or keyword.

American Hospital Directory

Ross users only | iMpact login required

Detailed financial, architectural, personnel, and service information for United States hospitals. Data is compiled from Medicare claims, cost reports, and public files from the Federal Care Financing Administration.

Technical notes: Use of scripts or automated methods to download data from AHD.com is strictly prohibited. If you require access to a larger dataset, please contact us at kresge_library@umich.edu.

Associations Unlimited

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Information on nonprofit membership associations and professional societies worldwide plus IRS information for US nonprofit organizations.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Associations Unlimited."

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Automotive News Data Center

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Data about automotive inventory, sales, production, prices, specifications, incentives, and partnerships in North America, Europe, and China. This site includes access to the Automotive News Market Data Book from 2002 to the present.

Technical notes: After logging in, click the Data tab to access data sets. Select from the latest reports or click the "Search our Data Center" link to access the Data Book.  Remote access to Automotive News Data Center is currently unavailable.

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Balance of Payments (International Monetary Fund)

See IMF eLibrary

Includes reports on total goods, services, factor income, and current transfers an economy received from or provided to the rest of the world, as well as capital transfers and changes in each economy's external financial claims and liabilities. This database contains time series data from 1948 on.

BCC Research Reports

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BCC Research provides access to market research reports and market forecasting in advanced materials, biotechnology, chemicals, energy, healthcare, sensors, plastics, nanotechnology, and other emerging technologies. Over 250 research reports are published annually.

Bloomberg

This database is available on a dedicated terminal in the Tozzi Finance Center.

Current and historical price data, news, indices, charts, and technical indicators on securities, including stocks (equities), bonds, currencies and others.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Bloomberg."

Two Bloomberg terminals are available at Kresge Library and also at the Tozzi Center

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BNA Tax and Accounting Center

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Kresge Library subscribes to the Federal/Foreign Tax Library and the State Tax Library.  Both of these resources include tax analysis, news, journals, reports, commentary, portfolios, sources, and practice tools that may be useful for studies in accounting and tax planning.. 

BuildingGreen

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Articles and studies on the environmentally-friendly building industry. Includes articles from Environmental Building News (1992 to the present), the GreenSpec building product database, High Performance Buildings Case Studies, and links to selected resources for environmentally sensitive design and construction.

Business Insights: Global (formerly Business & Company Resource Center)

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Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, SWOT analyses, case studies and periodicals. Includes the Market Share Reporter and Business Rankings Annual.

Technical notes: If you have difficulty connecting to this database, please delete your browser cookies and retry.

Business Monitor Online

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Provides economic, political, and industry sector analysis for 175 countries. Information is divided into BMI Reports, Data and Forecasts, and Alerts and Analysis.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Business Monitor Online."

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Business Plans Handbook (Gale)

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Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries, with company names and addresses changed. These plans can serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.

Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

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Peer-reviewed journals covering topics such as management, economics, finance, accounting and international business, as well as indexing and abstracts for business journals dating back to 1886. Country economic reports from the EIU, WEFA, ICON Group and CountryWatch are also included.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Business Source Complete."

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Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities

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Cabell's Directories are aimed at authors seeking to identify journals that might be a good match to publish their article. These directories provide the publishing information of thousands of academic journals, including information about the subject areas emphasized by each journal, type of review process, acceptance rate, number of reviewers, time required for review, and availability of reviewer comments.

Technical notes: Use the 'Member Area' link at the top right of the screen to return to the directory selection screen.

 

CareerSearch

Ross users | UM users | Kresge guest users | Ross Alumni Access

Extensive company information and recruiting contacts for nearly 1 million potential employers and more than 200 countries.

Technical notes:A personal account is required to use this database.

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CCH Intelliconnect

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Access to Commerce Clearing House publications in such areas as securities, banking, trade regulation, information technology and product safety/liability. CCH Intelliconnect contains content formerly available from CCH Internet Research and CCH Internet Tax Research Networks.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of CCH Intelliconnect."

Compact D/SEC

This database is available at a standalone computer in the Kresge Library.

Financial and other information contained within Annual Reports, Proxy Statements, and 10-K/20-F filings for over 12,000 public US companies. The data is presented in a series of CD-ROM discs with most discs containing the last 10 years of annual and the last 8 years of quarterly information. View Kresge Library's holdings of this resource.

Technical notes: CD-ROMs must be checked out at the Circulation Desk prior to use.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Compact D/SEC."

Comperio

This database is available at a standalone computer in the Kresge Library.

Comprehensive full text library of current and historical global financial reporting and accounting literature, including AICPA, FASB and relevant SEC documents, as well as general international items and accounting materials issued by select foreign countries.

Technical notes: Real-time web access to Comperio is available for Ross faculty. Please contact us for details.

Conference Board Research Reports

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Full-text reports on Fortune 500 companies and economics material on top-line US and global conditions. Reports include business trends, leadership decisions, performance, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM and more. Economics material includes indicators and analysis, as well as and forecasts of US and international conditions.

Corporate Affiliations

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Current corporate linkage information and company profiles on global public and private parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions. Includes corporate contacts, board members, brand names, and competitors.

CPI: Competition Policy International

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CPI provides access to articles from the CPI Journal and the Antitrust Chronicle along with news, commentary, briefings, and recorded webinars focused on global antitrust and competition policy.

The CPI Journal is published semi-annually, both online and as an e-book. The journal presents indepth symposiums on crucial competition topics, with articles written by recognized experts from the academic, legal, and regulatory arenas.

The CPI Antitrust Chronicle (formerly GCP Magazine) is published online, semi-monthly. It contains cutting-edge commentary on current global antitrust and competition policy issues.

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Datastream

This database is available at a standalone computer in the Kresge Library.

Current and historical worldwide financial and economic data. Some time series date back to 1950. Equity information covers from approximately 1973 to present. Includes a reporting/charting interface.

Technical notes: Office access is available for Ross faculty and PhDs. Please contact us for details.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Datastream."

Deep Blue

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The University of Michigan's permanent digital archive. Content includes the Ross Faculty Working Papers Series, the William Davidson Institute Working Papers and the Dividend Alumni Magazine Archive, among other work by faculty and students throughout the University.

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Direction of Trade Statistics (International Monetary Fund)

See IMF eLibrary

Critical data on the value of merchandise exports and imports between each country and all its trading partners. Reports total bilateral and multilateral exports and imports aggregated at national or regional group level. This database contains time series data from 1980.

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ebrary: Academic Complete Collection

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Full-text of 45,000 titles in 16 general subject areas, including Business & Economics books from publishers such as AMACOM (American Management Association), McGraw-Hill, MIT Press, and Career Press.

Technical notes: Users must download the ebrary reader browser pluging the first time they connect to the service.

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EBSCO Ebooks (Formerly NetLibrary)

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Provides a large selection of business and general information ebooks.

EconLit

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Subject indexing and abstracts of economics journals and books, dissertations, and working papers from 1969 forward. Topics include economic theory and history, monetary theory and financial institutions, labor economics, international, regional and urban economics.

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Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2003

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Complete full-text searchable copies of every issue of The Economist from 1843 to 2003.

eMarketer

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Analyst reports and articles on market research and trend analysis on e-business, online marketing, and emerging Internet technologies.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database.

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ESG Research: ESG Manager on Campus (formerly Innovest iRatings)

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International company ratings, risk profiles, sector reports, weekly stock monitors, and other specialized research materials, with focus on emerging markets and new environmental regulations.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase "Used with permission of MSCI ESG Research."

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Factiva

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Company and industry financial data and news stories, as well as full text articles in 6,000 trade publications, newspapers, newswires and magazines.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database. Downloads are limited to 100 documents per PDF.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Factiva." Traders may not use this database.

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Faulkner's Advisory for IT Studies (FAITS)

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Reports on ebusiness and Internet strategies, wireless communications, application development, IT asset management and related fields. Useful for tracking technology advancements and trends, strategic planning, competitive analysis, market awareness, implementation support and product and vendor evaluation.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Faulkner's Advisory for IT Studies."

Foreign Firms Operating in the US

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This database incorporates the data from the print directories, "American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries" and "Foreign Firms Operating in the United States". Listings include corporate HQ address and officer information, industry code, and foreign location address and telephone. Search by company location, industry code, parent company, revenue or keyword.

Forrester

Ross users only | iMpact login required

Analysis of the Internet economy, including web design, digital marketing, site technology, and attitudes of Internet users. This resource includes information on a variety of industries, including automotive, B2B, and retail, for the United States, France, Germany, and the UK.

Technical notes: This resource requires a one-time registration to create a user account with Forrester.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Forrester." Output may not be used to ultimately benefit companies.

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Freedonia Focus Reports

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The Freedonia Group's Focus collection contains nearly 700 market research reports covering 18 industry sectors and 17 countries.

Frost & Sullivan

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Research in market analysis, technical reports, end-user studies, and quantitative measurement based reports.

Technical notes: Contact us for assistance with downloading content from this database.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Frost & Sullivan."

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Gartner

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News, research, analysis, and events about technology markets and industries, with focus on technology workers, vendors, and investors.

Technical notes: Users will be asked to log in with their UM Library account information.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Gartner."

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GBI Research:Global Business Intelligence

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Market research in chemicals, clean technology, medical equipment, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, power, and semiconductors.

Global Access Pro

This database is available at a standalone computer in the Kresge Library.

Image and text versions of annual reports, 10-K and 8-K reports, and other SEC filings for 1991-2002, for United States and international companies.

Technical notes: The Global Access Pro workstation and disks are on the 4th floor of the Kresge Library in the quiet study area.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Global Access Pro."

Global Development Finance

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Global Development Finance online includes a comprehensive set of tables with statistical data for 136 countries that report debt under the World Bank Debtor Reporting System, as well as summary data for regions and income groups. It contains data on total external debt stocks and flows, aggregates, and key debt ratios, and provides a detailed, country-by-country picture of debt.

Global Financial Data

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Global Financial Data is an unparalleled source for historical stock market, financial, and economic data unavailable from any other online source. The GFD Database includes over 20,000 current and historical data series covering over 200 countries that have been collected from original sources. In fact, many of our series extend back more than two centuries.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Global Financial Data." Output from this database may not be given in whole or part when it will ultimately benefits companies.

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GMID Passport

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Industry, demographic, consumer and economic data for numerous countries worldwide. Includes demographic and economic forecast data, data on thousands of consumer brands, full-text market analysis reports, and Euromonitor International market data for hundreds of products in nearly 50 countries.

Technical notes: To download or export data, users much create their own GMID accounts.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Global Market Information Database."

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Going Global

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Career and employment resources, including world-wide job and intership listings, industry profiles, and country-specific career information.

GuideStar

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Financial data for over 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States. Data includes revenue tables, expense tables, and balance sheets, as well as organization overviews, annual reports, key personnel, and access to IRS 990 Forms.

Portions of the 2013 Compensation Report are available through the library. Contact us at kresge_library@umich.edu for further information about access.

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Historical Annual Reports (ProQuest)

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Full-text versions of annual reports for all corporations that have ever been in the Fortune 500. Reports date from 1844 to the present and provide data on financial performance, key officers, competitors, and market trends.

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IBISWorld

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Analysis of growth trends, influencing factors, competitive environment, and key issues facing industries, including information on key personnel and financials for leading publicly traded companies. Archival reports are available for each industry with some back to 2001.

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IBISWorld Archival Reports

See IBISWorld

Archival content is now integrated into the main IBISWorld database. Archival reports cover leading United States industries back to 2001.

IMF eLibrary

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IMF eLibrary contains data from:

  • Balance of Payment Statistics
  • Direction of Trade Statistics
  • Government Finance Statistics
  • International Financial Statistics Database
  • Also contains others listed on the Query Builder Page

Technical notes: Use the Query Builder to set your own search parameters and date ranges and to search across data sets.

Innovest iRatings

See ESG Manager on Campus

International Financial Statistics (International Monetary Fund)

See IMF eLibrary

Time series covering more than 200 countries and areas, as well as exchange rate series for all Fund member countries, plus Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles.

ISI Emerging Markets

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International news, economic statistics, market quotes and analyst reports on countries, companies, and industries. This database is provided by the Kresge Library and the Center for International Business Education. Includes resources for Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, as well as Australia.

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Journal Locator

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Locate unique journal titles in article databases from both the Kresge and University libraries. Search by journal name or browse titles, either alphabetically or by subject. Links to the Kresge Library print holdings are included.

JSTOR

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Full-run, full-text archive of core scholarly journals from a variety of academic disciplines, mainly in the Humanities and Social Sciences. All JSTOR content is completely searchable, and articles may be downloaded or printed in their entirety.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of JSTOR."

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LexisNexis Academic

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Full-text business and legal articles, legal cases, reports and related documents from numerous sources.

Use policy: Output from this database may not be used where output is given to or ultimately benefits companies. Traders may not use this database.

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MarketLine Business Information Center

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Industry, company, country information, and the latest financial news, stock lists, and SWOT reports.  Includes Datamonitor reports.

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Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of MarketLine Business Information Center."

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MarketResearch.com Academic

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Full-text international market research reports, with coverage back to 1994. Includes topics like business services, consumer goods, food and beverages, life sciences, demographics, heavy industry and technology/media.

Technical notes: Reports can be as long as 300 pages and require Acrobat Reader to view. Some older reports may be in Microsoft PowerPoint format. There is a 1 year embargo on reports from Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd.

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Media Intelligence Center (formerly Audit Bureau of Circulations)

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The Media Intelligence Center provides circulation statistics for several thousand US and Canadian newspapers and periodical publications. Reports include statistics on paid and non-paid subscriptions, including digital subscriptions, home delivery and single-copy sales and are in PDF format. Yearly audit reports also include geographic breakdowns of circulation and some demographic information on readership. Search by title, periodical classification, market area, or circulation size.

Technical notes: Use the Rapid Report on the Reports & Tools menuto quickly see circulation statistics for an individual issue of a publication or to compare stats for multiple issues. Rapid Reports can be downloaded as PDF or Excel files.

Medical eTrack

Ross users only | iMpact login required

Includes seven medical equipment databases, news and opinions, and research reports. Databases include information on medical equipment market size and share, product and pipeline, deals, clinical trials, procedures, and patents, by country and company.

Technical notes: Downloads from this database are not available.

Mergent Horizon

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Information about firms' products, major relationships with customers, suppliers, and partners, as well as competitors, financials, and the industry space in which they operate.

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Mergent Online

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Current and historical (past 15 years) firm descriptions, statistics, financial information, annual reports, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, long-term debt, bond ratings, capital stock and insider trading for US and foreign companies.

Technical notes: Company reports and financials can be exported to Excel.

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Mergent WebReports

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Analyst equity reports, annual reports, financial statements, and annual summaries for thousands of US companies and tens of thousands of companies worldwide, based on Mergent Reports. Includes in-depth analyses of key industries in North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.

Mintel

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Research reports covering the US and European marketplace. Each market research report combines data and analysis of the competitive landscape, market-share analysis consumer profiles, and demographic issues.

Technical notes: Users must create individual accounts in Mintel and login in order to download or export data from the database.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Mintel." Output may not be used to ultimately benefit companies.

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Morningstar Document Research

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Real-time and historical SEC EDGAR filings. EDGAR archives through 1994, the PRE-EDGAR Historical Index of all SEC filings to 1966, and regulatory documentation. Content includes financial agreements, financial data, directors and executives, insider transactions, and the latest in SEC news.

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Accounting research

Financial research

SEC Regulatory research

Tax research

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NewsBank

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Includes international, domestic, and Michigan-based news-related databases, including hundreds of US and international newspaper titles, United Nations documents, full text of select Michigan newspapers, Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) translations for 1975-1996, and the online version of Reports, Documents, and Journals of the US Senate and House of Representatives, 1817-1980.

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OECD iLibrary

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The online library of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) includes full-text of books, periodicals and the OECD statistical databases.

OneSource Global Business Browser: US and AsiaPac Editions

Ross users | UM users | Kresge guest users | Ross Alumni Access

Information on nearly one million companies, including large and mid-sized companies in the United States and Canada, and hundreds of thousands of companies world-wide.

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Orbis

Ross users | UM users | Kresge guest users | Ross Alumni Access

Information about European, US, Canadian, South and Central American, Japanese, Chinese, and African companies, as well as banks and insurance companies.

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Technical Notes: Use of scripts or automated methods to download data from Orbis is strictly prohibited. If you require access to a larger dataset, please contact us at kresge_library@umich.edu.

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Pharma eTrack

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Coverage of more than 1600 disease conditions across 22 therapeutic areas. This database includes information about products, clinical trials, regulatory issues, news, deals, company profiles, and disease reports.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database. Downloads from this database are not available.

Plunkett Research Online

Ross users only | iMpact login required Ross Alumni Access

Industry sector analysis, research, trends and statistics, updated weekly. Includes alternative, renewable and conventional energy, automotive, biotechnology, health care, outsourcing and offshoring, real estate, telecommunications, supply chain, and other key sectors.

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Power eTrack

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Includes information on power capacity & generation, power plants, equipment contracts, transmission & distribution, and operations and maintenance costs. Also the latest news and deals, company profiles, expert opinion, and research reports.

Technical notes: Please log out of this resource as directed when finished. Failing to log out may prevent others from using the database. Downloads from this database are not available.

ProQuest International Datasets

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A collection of public and private data sets from national governments, international organizations, and research firms. A focus of this resource is sub-national data for the countries of the world (data by country, city, state or province). Country-level data is generally available going back 35 years and city-level data generally covers 15-20 years.

PsycARTICLES

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Current and historical full-text articles on current issues in peer-reviewed psychology, including articles from journals published by American Psychological Association and allied organizations.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of PsycARTICLES."

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PsycINFO

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Citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in psychology.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of PsycINFO."

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ReferenceUSA

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White- and yellow-pages directory listings for all US residences and businesses, supplemented with government information from the Bureau of the Census and other agencies.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of ReferenceUSA."

Regional Business News (EBSCO)

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Incorporates business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Includes Crain's Detroit Business and Crain's Small Business (Southeastern Michigan), Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, and Westchester County Business Journal.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Regional Business News."

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Roubini Global Economics

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Provides timely global economic analysis covering macroeconomics, emerging and world markets, finance and banking, and geostrategic and long term issues. Covers news, research, analysis, blogs, important speeches, and data.

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RIA Checkpoint

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Contains primary tax documents and secondary analysis for research in federal, state, and local taxation, estate planning, pensions and benefits, international taxation, and payroll taxation.

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Safari Tech Books Online

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Fully-searchable collection of ebooks in computer science, information technology, and related fields, from 2004 to the present. Safari titles cover topics including programming languages, information technology management, operating systems, software applications, and business titles.

Technical notes: Only 7 concurrent user sessions available.

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Science Direct

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Good source for Operations Management research. Contains access to more than 2,000 journals published by Elsevier Science and its subsidiary publishers, including Academic Press, Cell Press, Pergamon, Mosby, and Saunders journals. Coverage is particularly strong for the life and physical sciences, medicine, and technical fields, but also includes some social sciences and humanities.

Simmons OneView (Choices 3)

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Data on the demographic, psychographic and media use characteristics of users of products, brands and services.

Technical notes: You must 'Sign Out' to end your session.
View the survey questions and list of brands covered in the Simmons OneView database.

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SimplyMap

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SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that allows you to create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business and marketing data. Data can be downloaded for use with other software such as Excel and GIS.

Technical notes: Users need to create their own account with @umich.edu email address in order to be able to save work.

Small Business Resource Center (Gale)

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Recommended for: Small business owners/entrepreneurs and general user. Full-text. Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

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Includes an abstract database of over 33,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers, and an electronic paper collection of over 16,000 downloadable full-text documents, including working papers by Ross faculty.

Technical notes: Downloads are in PDF format.

Socrates

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Profiles on over 650 US corporations, including all companies on the Standard & Poor's 500™ and the Domini 400 Social Index. Each corporate profile details a company's rank as it relates to social responsibility, community, diversity, employee relations, environment, non-US operations, products, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, nuclear power and military contracting.

Technical notes: It is recommended that users access this database using Internet Explorer. Access to historical data is available from the Historical Data Files (1991-2010) page (requires iMpact login).

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Socrates." Traders may not use this database.

Sports Business Research Network

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Monthly and annual statistics, market research, media reports, and related content for dozens of sports.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

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Online access to nine S&P publications covering stocks, bonds, dividends, earnings, industry surveys and additional company information.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage." Output may not be used to ultimately benefit companies.

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Statista

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Statista includes ready-made statistical charts, graphs and tables on marketing, demographics, communication, technology, politics, health, leisure and public opinion polls.

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ThomsonONE

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If you are using Internet Explorer as your internet browser you must use IE9. To use anything higher you must use compatability mode.

Market data and worldwide company financial and related information such as company statistics, analyst reports and funding transactions.

ThomsonONE contains data from:

  • ThomsonONE Banker
  • Thomson Research
  • VentureXpert

Technical notes: ThomsonONE works in Internet Explorer only. Data downloads are in Microsoft Excel format. For Analyst Reports select the 'Research' option on the left. For VentureXpert content, select the 'Screening & Analysis' option, then 'Private Equity'.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of ThomsonONE."

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Thomson Research

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Forecasts and analysis for more than 30,000 companies based on research reports from over 980 leading firms, including financials (current and 10-year historical), SEC filings, price and earnings data, Extel Overview Reports, WorldScope Reports and full SEC reports. Analyst reports from the Investext service are also available.

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USA City Career Guides

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Job search resources, employment outlook, professional networking groups, cost of living, and other employment resources for the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the United States.

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Vault Career Insider

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Downloadable industry and career guides, employer profiles, company profiles on more than 2500 employers, industry overviews, and career outlooks. Vault Gold content is now incorporated into Career Insider.

Technical notes: Downloads are in PDF format.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Vault Career Insider."

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VentureXpert Web

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Tracks past and current transactions between companies, funds, firms, executives and limited partners, and also allows users to access the status of IPOs.

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Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies

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Information on approximately 112,000 private and public companies in the United States. Details include contact information, firm and industry type, names of top executives, number of employees, and its current and historical financial performance.

Technical notes: Advanced sorting and data export data from Ward's into Microsoft Word (for mailing lists) and Excel (for research and analysis) are available.

Web of Knowledge (ISI)

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Web of Knowledge includes Social Sciences Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index.

Technical notes: Alternate link for remote access

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Webstract

This database is available at a standalone computer in the Kresge Library.

S&P/DRI databases, including the International Monetary Fund's International Financial Statistics (IFS), which covers worldwide country economic data with substantial historical coverage.

WetFeet.com

Ross users only | iMpact login required | Ross Alumni Access

Company and industry Insider Guides with information on salaries, perks, interviews, and more.

Technical notes: Use Internet Explorer for best results. This database works on laptops and home computers only. WetFeet Insider Guides are not currently available from lab or library computers. Paper copies of these Guides are also available.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of WetFeet.com."

You will need to create an account at WetFeet to view the guides and see the company information. You may also log in via facebook or LinkedIn.

Wilson Business Abstracts

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Indexes and abstracts for articles from leading business publications, written by subject expercts with links to full-text articles when available.

Technical notes: Use Internet Explorer for best results.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Wilson Business Abstracts."

World Bank e-Library

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Thousands of World Bank publications, Policy Research Working Papers and The World Bank Economic Review. Topics include agriculture and rural development; business procurement; commodities, pricing, and trade; banking, finance, and investment; energy, industry, and mining; globalization; labor and income; legal and judicial issues; social and cultural issues; technology and telecommunications.

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World Development Indicators

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The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.

Technical notes: For best performance, access this resource with Firefox or Internet Explorer 6.

Worldscope Global

This database is available at a standalone computer in the Kresge Library.

Financial information for 10,000 companies in 40 countries, for January 1992 through July 2006.

Technical notes: CD-ROMs must be checked out at the Circulation Desk prior to use.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Worldscope Global."

WRDS

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Web-based data management system for retrieving information from a wide variety of financial, economic, and marketing data sources.

Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of WRDS."

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Zephyr

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Information about M&A, IPO, and venture capital deals, going back five years for international deals and back to 1997 for deals involving European and American companies.

Technical notes: W The export/download function is designed to work best from Internet Explorer.

Technical Notes: Use of scripts or automated methods to download data from Zephyr is strictly prohibited. If you require access to a larger dataset, please contact us at kresge_library@umich.edu.

Use policy: Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of Zephyr." This database is for personal use only, meaning that you should never share your log-in credentials for this resource.

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