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Research Databases: Business

Off-campus access: the system will prompt you to enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/library card. No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

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  • Business Source Complete
    (EBSCO) Provides "journal and magazine full-text articles, financial data, case studies, industry reports, market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more."
  • ABI/Inform Collection
    (ProQuest) This database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry focused reports, and downloadable data that includes ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text
    (EBSCO/H.W. Wilson) Full-text for articles in close to 460 publications from 1982 to the present.
  • Business Insights: Global
    (Gale) Compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies.
  • Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
    (Gale) Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more.
  • Gale Business: Insights
    (Gale) Research global companies and industries with in-depth analysis through current news, statistical data, and comprehensive reports.
  • Gale OneFile: Business
    (Gale) Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications. Updated daily.
  • Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship
    (Gale) Analyze business insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Updated daily. Best for business schools and entrepreneurs.
  • Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management
    (Gale) Search authoritative periodical content covering topics like organizational dynamics, adult learning, and more. Updated daily..
  • Wall Street Journal
    (ProQuest) Provides business news and information on financial markets worldwide.  Comprehensive coverage from 1984 to present.
  • Small Business Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Features some 400 full-text periodicals, over 450 full-text reference books, videos, and business plans.
  • Regional Business News
    (EBSCO) Full text from business newspapers, magazines and newswires throughout the United States.
  • Sustainability Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Provides full text for industry-leading journals, magazines, books, and trade publications on sustainability initiative management.
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center
    (EBSCO) Full-text database designed to support continuity experts and information professionals. It covers all aspects of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), including risk evaluation, emergency preparedness and crisis communications.
  • Fuente Académica Premier
    (EBSCO) Help
    Full text coverage (including PDF) for nearly 200 scholarly academic journals in the Spanish language.

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  • Houston Business Journal - free web
    (American City Business Journals, Inc.) Local business news, industry news, and market intelligence for the Greater Houston area. Search back issues from 1996 to the present in their archives.
  • Houston Chronicle - free web
    (Hearst Communications Inc.) Access the electronic copy of today's Houston Chronicle.
  • Patent and Trademark Database - free web
    (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office) United States patents, trademarks, abstracts, full-text and images available.
  • ThomasNet® - free web
    (Thomas Publishing Company) Includes Thomas Register® and Thomas Regional® and is a comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America. Free registration is required to view company records.
  • Yahoo! Finance incl. Historical Stock Prices - free web
    (Commodity Systems, Inc. (CSI)/Hemscott Americas) Search for a company by name or ticker symbol. On the company's page, click "Historical Data" in the options row. Select a date range and specify daily, weekly, monthly or dividend information. View the resulting table and/or download it to a spreadsheet.
  • Historical Stock Quotes-Big Charts - free web
    (MarketWatch, Inc./Dow Jones & Company) Allows users to input a company's stock symbol and find high/low/closing stock prices for currently-traded companies from 1970 to the present.
  • Federal Government Assistance Listings  - free web formerly Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 
    (Sam.Gov) Assistance listings are detailed public descriptions of federal programs that provide grants, loans, scholarships, insurance and other types of assistance awards. You may browse assistance listings across all government agencies to learn about potential funding sources.
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  1. Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
  2. Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
  3. Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.


TexShare databases Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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