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  • Hoover's Company Profiles  
    Comprehensive, Up-to-Date Company/Industry/Executive Database, including:
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Search our business-specific databases here at Vanguard.

  • Entrepreneurship (ProQuest)  
    Unique and central entrepreneurial database collection, including such diversity as business plans, market research, start-up plans, videos clips, content-specific journals and magazines, conference proceedings, blogs, company profiles, books, dissertations, working papers & business cases.
  • Statista
    The leading global statistics online portal.
  • ProQuest Business Databases (All)
    Combines all the 13 ProQuest Business Databases listed here into one giant collection to search.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)  
    Gold standard when it comes to business research databases. Massive
    content set includes important full-text journals and
    sought-after titles from the business press as well as key trade
    publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market
  • Business Source Elite (EBSCO)
    Rich full-text coverage of 1,000 scholarly business journals, publications & other resources. More than 10,000 MarketLine company profiles (in PDF).
  • Hoover's Company Profiles (ProQuest)  
    A leading electronic distributor of information about companies, industries, and the people who lead them, featuring up-to-date profiles of more than 40,000 companies, 600 industries, and 225,000 key executives.
  • Accounting and Tax (ProQuest)  
    Premier accounting research database, proving centralized access to top journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations and more, including over 2,300 publications, with hundreds in full-text.
  • Asian Business and Research (ProQuest)  
    Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, as well as international trade.
  • Banking Information Source (ProQuest)  
    Financial services research tool of over 360 full-text authoritative sources.
  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete (ProQuest)  
    Canada's largest full-text reference & current affairs database, with more than 1665 titles.
  • Career and Technical Education (ProQuest)  
    500 full-text resources on careers, trade & industry, technical resources and job searches.
  • OxResearch (ProQuest)  
    Objective, multidisciplinary articles complied by international network of over 1000 faculty members at Oxford, think-tanks, leading institutions and universities analyzing economic, political and social developments worldwide.
  • Snapshots (ProQuest)  
    Over 8,900 market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries. Offers worldwide market research data on industries and regions.
  • European Business (ProQuest)
    Contains the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune
    and European Business Journal.
  • Regional Business News (EBSCO)  
    Full-text for nearly 100 Regional U.S. and Canadian business publications, from 1990-present. Includes newspapers, trade publications, magazines, newswires, radio & TV.

Search General Databases

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
    World's largest scholarly, multi-discipline full-text database.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Provides access to free, full-text scholarly journals and articles.
  • Ebrary Ebooks
    Contains appx. 90,000 full-text online books.
    Digitized journals, ebooks and primary sources. Collection strong in back issues. Go to "Narrow by Discipline" in Advanced Search. Choose from "Business, "Economics," "Management & Organizational Behavior" & "Marketing & Advertising"Collections to perform search. Just check the box.
  • Newsstand (ProQuest)  
    Full-text to over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout world.
  • OmniFile Full-Text (EBSCO)
    OmniFile Full Text covers core subjects, including applied sciences, humanities, law, social sciences and technology.
  • Research Library (ProQuest)
    Provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer.

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Industry Reports

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    For 30 days, try out the premier industry reports product in the world. Exceptional, stunning, fully-detailed reports used professionally in the industry. Forecasting, updated quarterly, usable infographics and charts. This is an extraordinary chance to utilize this amazing resource!
  • ProQuest Business  
    • For All, Select "Industry Reports."

    • For Specific, Type in Company/Industry Name in Search Box.
    Remove Checks from boxes besides ALL COMPANY RESEARCH & ALL MARKET RESEARCH. Then Select "Industry Reports."
  • How to Conduct An Industry Analysis
    Downloadable PDF Guide from Small Business TDC.
  • Statista U.S. Industry Reports  
    Downloadable current reports in over 25 industries.
    • DO NOT CLICK on "You can download a first look at industry reports here."
    • Go directly to "Reports for the following industries are available." Click on industry link. Select "Click on here to download."


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