Online Publication Databases
Free online access to searchable databases that offer thousands of journals, trade publications, newspapers and magazines.
Perform targeted searches across trusted national and international publications, 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the world.
Just added! ProQuest Newsstand with The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, plus key international titles such as The Guardian.
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ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry and ProQuest Current News Databases (for SAA members)
Launched more than 40 years ago, ABI/INFORM remains the gold standard when it comes to business research databases. Its massive content set—which includes important full-text scholarly journals and much sought-after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers—will help today’s researchers resolve tomorrow’s problems. ProQuest Newsstand features key US and international newspapers, newswires and news magazines.
ABI/INFORM Global - This version contains the core scholarly content of ABI/Inform Complete, including thousands of full-text scholarly journals, periodicals, dissertations, and collections of working papers. Highlights include Oxford Analytica, Business Dissertations and Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Working Papers.
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry - This version contains the core practical content of ABI/INFORM Complete, including market research reports and journals, magazines, and periodicals relevant to trade and industry. Highlights include, Business Monitor International (BMI), Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) data, and First Research Reports from Dun and Bradstreet/Hoover's.
ProQuest Newsstand features over 1700 newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines including more than 1300 in current full text format. Key U.S. national titles include:
- New York Times (backfile to 1980)
- Wall Street Journal (backfile to 1984)
- Washington Post (backfile to 1987)
- Los Angeles Times (backfile to 1985)
- Chicago Tribune (backfile to 1985)
International titles include
- The Straits Times (backfile to 1995)
- The Guardian (backfile to 1996)
- Financial Times (backfile to 1996)
- Globe and Mail (backfile to 1977)
- The Age (backfile to 1996)
- The Hindu (backfile to 1996)
- El Mundo (backfile to 2008)
- Toronto Star (backfile to 1985)
- International New York Times (formerly Herald Tribune) (backfile to 1992)
Business Source Alumni Edition (for SAA members)
Business Source Alumni Edition (EBSCO) provides articles and abstracts for more than 3,000 scholarly business publications, including peer-reviewed journals. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business.
Used both by independent scholars for in-depth research and by business people who want to keep current with the latest trends in all areas pertaining to management and related fields.
Popular titles include: Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, Time, Women's Wear Daily (WWD), Money, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report.
- Abstracts, full image, text and graphics
- Coverage for some titles as far back as 1922
- Coverage of all major industries
- SWOT Analysis
- Company Profiles
- Advanced search capabilities
- Updated weekly
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