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Databases, research tools, and other useful resources related to Commerce.
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UVa Library has a long-term trial to Access World News, a NewsBank database featuring 8,480 titles from 152 countries. It includes the Daily Progress, Richmond T-D, Cav Daily, and 110 other local Virginia news sources.  It includes these modules: Access Business News, Acceda Noticias, Access U.S. Newswires, and Access Military, Government & Defense.  

All Commerce Databases

  • Academic Search Complete
    Covers wide range of academic and general periodicals
  • Business Source Complete
    Large database on business topics such as marketing, management, MIS, accounting, finance and economics. Includes scholarly journals plus financial data, books, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, market, industry, and country research.
  • CCH Internet Research Network (Business and Finance)
    Primary sources, analysis, and daily news updates in securities, banking, trade regulation, product liability and safety, government contracts, information technology, intellectual property, energy, and transportation law.
  • CCH Internet Research NetWork (Human Resources/Health, and Medical)
    Online version of CCH looseleaf services, providing primary sources, analysis, and daily news updates in employment law, human resources management, payroll, pension/benefits, food and drug law, health law, and safety/OSHA/workers compensation.
  • Computers & Applied Science Complete
    Journals and other reference sources covering engineering and the business and social aspects of new technology as well as computer theory and systems
  • Country Commercial Guides
    A series of guides to doing business in individual countries.
    Select the country and report type="country commercial guides" for good background.
  • Economagic
    A collection of more than 100,000 economic time series that can be manipulated to produce forecasts, regression analyses and charts or downloaded to Excel spreadsheets.
  • EDGAR Company Search (SEC)
    The Edgar Archive of Corporate filings with the SEC. The 10-K reports are most extensive.
  • Euromonitor Passport
    This online market research tool monitors industry trends and provides strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for products across key countries.
  • Factiva  
    Company and business information from Dow Jones; articles from over 6,000 newspapers and periodicals plus news photographs. Use "and" between search terms.
  • FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data)
    A database of over 3000 U.S. economic time series. With FRED® you can download data in Microsoft Excel and text formats and view charts of data series.
  • Hoover's Online
    Hoover’s contains profiles and key financial data for more than 80 public and private companies in North America. Build a list of companies based on location, industry, number of employees, or annual sales.
  • Hospitality and Tourism Complete
    Journals, newsletters, industry reports, and some books covering topics such as culinary arts, development & investment, food & beverage management, hospitality law, hotel management & administrative practices, leisure & business travel.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    News and business information from sources around the world; book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Includes many newspapers. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.
  • Lexis-Nexis Statistical
    Statistical information of all kinds, current and historical, US and international.
  • Livingston Survey
    It summarizes the forecasts of economists from industry, government, banking, and academia. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia took responsibility for the survey in 1990, although the data began to be collected in 1946.
  • Mergent Horizon
    Find a company's customers, competitors, suppliers, and partners; run comparisons of companies in the same product group; find FDA reports on healthcare companies.
  • Mergent Online
    Information on over 35,000 current and former publicly traded companies, both from the US and from around the world. Company histories and over 200,000 annual reports in pdf, 30 years of stock prices, etc.
  • Polling the Nations
    Text of and responses to over 35,000 survey questions from over 14,000 polls taken in the US and 80 other countries since 1986.
  • Proquest Historical Newspapers
    earch and see full text of articles from the New York Times (1851-2001), the Wall Street Journal (1889-1997), the Chicago Tribune (1890-1984), Los Angeles Times (1881-1985). and the Washington Post (1877-1987). You can select WSJ as a source.
  • ReferenceUSA
    ReferenceUSA provides numerous databases for business and consumer research. It offers access to over 20 million businesses and 222 million consumers.
  • Regional Business News
    Journals, newspapers, and newswires from urban and rural areas of the US.
  • SPORT Discus with Full Text - 1975-present
    International database covering sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, coaching, recreation, and more. Includes book reviews.

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