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Resources by Subject Management

  Reference Sources (Background)
Company Information
Locating Books
Locating Articles And MoreAnd More (Databases & Indexes)
Film, Video, and Image Collections
Statistics
Industry Ratios & Codes
Websites
Evaluating Sources
Citing Sources

Reference Sources (Background)

Credo Reference (full text; current)
Over 500 reference books and sets from several publishers covering all subject areas.

Oxford Reference Online- Business and Management or Oxford Reference Online- Economics full text; current)
Search dictionaries and reference books published by Oxford University Press.

Browse the Reference area in the HA-HJ call number area for additional reference sources.

Dictionary of Business
Ref HF 1001 .C62 2001

Encyclopedia of Management
Ref HD30.15 .E49 2006

International Encyclopedia of Business and Management
Ref HF 1001 .I53 1996

Company Information

Business Source Complete (some full-text; dates vary, generally 1980s-present, includes some titles to 1886)
Articles from scholarly and popular sources in all areas of business, economics, and related fields.

Factiva (full text; 1968 to present)
Covers global news and business information, including newswires, newspapers, magazines, and company reports.

LexisNexis Academic
An excellent source for current general business news, company and industry information. Use to access SEC reports; Standard & Poor's Corporation Records online and several other sources for company financial information.

Hoover's Handbook of American Business
Ref HG 4057 .A28617
Also Hoover's Online (non-subscription features only). Select the "Companies/Industries" button.

International Directory of Company Histories (1988 to present)
Ref HD 2721 .I63
Provides brief company histories for 1250 the world's largest companies. Arranged by industry. Use index in back of the latest volume to find the specific company.

Mergent Online [including Mergent Horizon] (full text; current)
Offers users a set of tools that blend information about companies, industries and products, allowing researchers to link companies with their brands, suppliers, competitors and examine financial performance measures across product and industry sectors. Includes company highlights, stock and shareholder information, equity price reports, earnings estimates, insider and institutional holdings, executive biographies and equity research reports.

Value Line Investment Survey
Ref HG 4501 .V26
Analyzes and reports on stocks in over seventy industries. Provides financial and statistical data, including a 10-year statistical history on 23 key investment factors. Gives a succinct analysis of current and future investment prospects for the specific company.

Locating Books

MaconCat
The library's online catalog, providing access to books, journals, music, and movies in the library.

WorldCat
A catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Books and articles not owned by our library can be obtained from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. Allow sufficient time for processing.  Average turnaround time is 3-5 days for articles and 3-14 days for books, excluding holidays and weekends. Submit ILL requests well in advance of deadlines.

Locating Articles And MoreAnd More (Databases & Indexes)

ABI/INFORM (some full-text; 1980 to present)
Articles from magazines and journals on accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, and data processing.

Business Source Complete (some full-text; dates vary, generally 1980s-present, includes some titles to 1886)
Articles from scholarly and popular sources in all areas of business, economics, and related fields.

Factiva (full text; 1968 to present)
Covers global news and business information, including newswires, newspapers, magazines, and company reports.

LexisNexis Academic (dates vary by publication, full text)
An excellent source for current general business news, company and industry information.

Dissertations & Theses Global (full text 1997 to present; citations & abstracts primarily 1861 to present, some citations 1637+)
Covers master's theses and Ph.D. dissertations worldwide in all disciplines.

Once you know which journals you need, search Journals A-Z to see if they are online or in the library.

Film, Video, and Image Collections

American History In Video
Hundreds of hours of histroical film footage compiled from commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries on American history.

PBS Streaming Video Collection
Hundreds of hours of streaming video content from PBS, including programming from series such as Frontline, NOVA, and The American Experience.

ARTstor (images)
An international digital library of approximately 550,000 images contributed by museums, individual photographers, scholars, special collections at libraries, and photo archives. In addition to images of  paintings, drawings, sculpture, and the decorative arts, the collection includes cultural and religious objects, cartoons, fashion and costume illustrations, covers from printed music, pages from illuminated manuscripts and early printed books, natural history illustrations, early anatomical and medical drawings, and many other types of images.-

Statistics

Statistical Abstract of the United States (GPO, annual)
Current edition online; earlier editions in stacks HA 202 .S85
Published by the U.S. Census Bureau, a compendium of social and economic U.S. statistical information.

Industry Ratios & Codes

Annual Statement Studies
Ref HF 5681 .B2R58
This annual publication provides a variety of rations for specific industries arranged by SIC code.

Standard Industrial Classification Manual, 1987
Ref HF 1042 .S73
Provides the classification standard underlying all U.S. economic statistics classified by industry.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Ref HF 1042 .N67 2002
The new classification, replacing the 1987 SIC codes.

Websites

Business.com
select "management" or "human resources"

CEO Express
directed to managers, a site that provides links to a wealth of business information and resources

Workforce Management
covers a wide range of management-related topics

Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources (R-MC)

Is it POPULAR or is it SCHOLARLY? (R-MC)

Critical Evaluation of Resources on the Internet (University of Alberta Libraries)

Citing Sources

Guides to the major citation styles (MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian) are available at the Reference Desk.

Citing Full-Text from Library Databases (R-MC)

Citing in MLA, APA, and Chicago Styles (R-MC)

KnightCite (Calvin College)
Automatically formats citation information according to MLA, APA, or Chicago styles. Be sure to double-check the result for accuracy!

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