ABI/INFORM provides abstracts and some full-text articles from over 2,800 business and management publications. Includes many titles from outside the U.S. Also contains complete articles for more than 600 of the more important sources. Covers finance, management, marketing, accounting, business conditions and other business topics. This database contains the text of some articles plus FULL TEXT AT GU LAW links out to the articles in other databases. USE THIS LINK TO SEARCH THE ENTIRE DATABASE OR FIND INDIVIDUAL TITLES IN THE LIBRARY CATALOG.
Bloomberg Business Week
Global news about nations, people and culture from the Bloomberg News Service. Access is by a secure sign in provided after signing in with your netID and password.
Bloomberg Law provides court dockets, cases, news, legal analysis and legal tools. A Bloomberg terminal, which will allow more sophisticated searching of financial data and access to additional financial and company information, is located near the Reference Desk in the Williams Library Reading Room. If you need help when using the terminal, just click the pink "I Need Help" button in the upper left of either monitor. You will be connected with a specialist from Bloomberg.
- Bloomberg Law - Law Reviews and Journals
Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete provides a solid collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals. In addition to journal content, Business Source Complete provides access to books and monographs, case studies, company profiles, conference proceedings, country reports, financial data, industry reports, investment research reports, market research reports, SWOT analyses, and trade journals.
CountryWatch provides up-to-date news and information on each of the 192 recognized countries of the world. Key publications produced by CountryWatch include the CountryReviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information; the CountryWire, which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers; and the CountryWatch Forecast, a five-year macroeconomic forecast for each country.
Factiva provides worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich Web sites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, and historical market data from nearly 8,000 sources in 22 languages from 118 countries. Factiva also includes links to 9,000 key Web sites, company reports, stock quotes, and daily pictures from Reuters and Knight Ridder.
GDF Online presents statistics on public and publicly guaranteed debt of 146 countries and regional and income groups. It lets the user get a credit valuation of the country for those interested in investment prospects. Contains many types of data from the World Bank Debtor Reporting System. Data may be displayed as tables, charts, or maps, or exported as Excel or ASCII files. The annual print compilation of data, Global Development Finance, is in Williams Library at HJ8899 .W672 (latest volume in Reference).
Global Financial Database
Global Financial Database is a source for historical stock market, financial, and economic data, some of which is unavailable from any other online source. The GFDatabase includes over 8500 current and historical data series covering over 200 countries that have been collected from original sources. Many of the series extend back two centuries.
IBISWorld Industry Market Research
IBISWorld Industry Market Research reports contain key statistics and market analysis. Each report, of 25-30 pages in length, is updated regularly, ensuring that the report reflects the current state of an industry. There is a predetermined specification ensuring that similar content is available in every report. IBISWorld contains a number of segments; Georgetown subscribes to only the Industry Market Research reports.
IMD World Competitiveness
IMD World Competiveness analyzes and ranks the ability of nations to create and maintain an environment that sustains the competitiveness of enterprises. It covers 61 countries using 312 criteria grouped into four competitiveness factors and aggregates data over a five-year period. Data are updated twice a year.
Kluwer Law Online Looseleafs
Georgetown Law has subscribed electronic access to the following Kluwer Law Online looseleafs: 1) Company and business legislation of the Netherlands, 2) Comparative law of monopolies, 3) Corporate acquisitions and mergers, 4) European environmental law, 5) Guide to international transfer pricing, 6) International encyclopedia of agency and distribution agreement, 7) International product law manual, 8) International trust law and analysis, 9) Investment disputes under NAFTA: an annotated guide to NAFTA chapter 11 , 10) Montreal convention, and 11) International business transactions : commentary, forms and documents, including Word-processing software.
LexisNexis Company Dossier
LexisNexis Company Dossier covers more than 35 million global companies, both public and private. Each report includes details from the extensive universe of authoritative LexisNexis sources, including: Company description and history * Key financials (balance sheet, income statement, earnings projections, ratio analyses) * Executive, structure, subsidiaries, auditor, and bank information * News by region, topic, and publication * Patents, Trademarks, and Brands * Litigation.
Mergent Archives Annual Report Collection
Hundreds of annual reports of U.S. and international corporations are archived by Mergent and accessible with a simple search.
Company profiles, Corporate Bond reports, financial filings and industry reports are featured on InvestorEdge. More than 4000 equity research reports are available and updated on a weekly basis.
- Mergent Key Business Ratios
Mergent Online contains full text information on over 10,000 U.S. public companies and over 15,000 non-U.S. companies. Includes company history, officers, subsidiaries, financial data, and annual reports. Access to SEC filings (EDGAR) back to 1993. Also includes company archives, with information on over 4,000 public companies that were acquired, went bankrupt or merged out of existence from 1995 onward. Includes U.S. and International industry reports.
OxResearch provides succinct analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. Evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. Contains objective, multi-disciplinary articles compiled by an extensive international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities around the world, as well as think-tanks and institutes of international standing. Covers events back to 1984.
ProQuest Asian Business
PQ Asian Business contains economic and business data, as well as analyses, current news, policies, statistics, and political developments for countries in Asia. The database includes: full text articles from over 75 journals; official government publications from countries in the region; business and scholarly publications from Asia, the U.S. and Europe; publications from inter-governmental agencies, NGOs, think-tanks, and research institutions worldwide. This database contains the text of some articles plus FULL TEXT AT GU LAW links out to the articles in other databases. USE THIS LINK TO SEARCH THE ENTIRE DATABASE OR FIND INDIVIDUAL TITLES IN THE LIBRARY CATALOG.
ProQuest European Business
PQ European Business covers the latest European business and financial information. Includes quality resources such as The Economist, Fortune, European Business Journal, and many more. This database contains the text of some articles plus FULL TEXT AT GU LAW links out to the articles in other databases. USE THIS LINK TO SEARCH THE ENTIRE DATABASE OR FIND INDIVIDUAL TITLES IN THE LIBRARY CATALOG.
Standard and Poor's netAdvantage
netAdvantage contains financial reports on companies and financial instruments prepared by Standard and Poor's, the prominent equity analysis firm and credit rating agency. Content is primarily on U.S. companies and issuances. Also provides company financial information and economic analysis by S&P.
Uniworld Online provides contact information for headquarters, branches, subsidiaries, and affiliates of multinational firms. Georgetown Law Library's premium global subscription includes access to American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States.
World Bank Data Catalog
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank data sources. This listing will continue to be updated as additional data resources are added. These resources include databases, pre-formatted tables and reports. Each of the listings includes a description of the data source and a direct link to that source. Where possible, the databases are linked directly to a selection screen to allow users to select the countries, indicators, and years they would like to search. Those search results can be exported in different formats. Users can also choose to download the entire database directly from the catalog. Internet resource: free on the web.
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank database for development data from officially-recognized international sources. Global Development Finance (GDF) provides external debt and financial flows statistics for countries that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt under the World Bank's Debtor Reporting System (DRS). Additionally: Gender Statistics; Health Nutrition and Population Statistics; International Comparison Program; Quarterly External Debt Statistics; Africa Development Indicators; Education Statistics; IDA Results Measurement System. Internet resource: free on the web.
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