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Articles & Trade Journals
Business Source Premier
Academic and industry periodicals in all business disciplines.
covers all kinds of business and economics periodicals and reports; for scholarly articles, check "peer-reviewed" under the search box.
electronic form of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) providing citations and abstracts for economics research from journals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and working papers.
peer-reviewed scholarly ,journals in all disciplines including management, finance, marketing and economics (not including last 3-5 years, however.)
scholarly articles and books on any subject. If the content is included any of our subscriptions (and even sometimes if it isn't) you can get the full text right here. To get access to our subscriptions, register CMU at "Settings," then "Library Links."
Some Economics Data Sources
economic, social and environmental indicators, from the World Bank and its partner agencies, covering 209 countries. Select a database at bottom of page.
Companies & Investors
US and foreign companies. 15 years of financial data, M&A, SEC filings, historical stock prices, and equity reports. Annual reports from 1997.
Private company financials, private M&A deals, valuations, venture capital, private equity, etc. Good for locating investors and competitive intelligence.
Database of private companies, investors activities, and deals information. An excellent resource for startups and entrepreneurship research. (NOTE: You must create an account using your CMU email).
Find market size, industry leaders, statistics, current status, future trends, histories and profiles of the industries here. If you look up the NAICS codes for your industry first, this will be a bit easier.
Industry market research reports with data, trends, segmentation, market share, and primary companies.
Market, industry, company, and demographic statistics, data-centered reports and dossiers.
Market research reports specializing in advanced materials, biotech, chemicals, energy, healthcare, sensors, plastics, nanotech, and other emerging technologies. NOTE
: When off-campus, use VPN access
Frost & Sullivan
Market reports and analysis on technology aspects of industries. (Reports are read-only, but you can request a .pdf from firstname.lastname@example.org
. For academic use only.)
Gartner Core Research
Analysis and forecasting for information technology products and services. (Note: Dataquest reports are not in our subscription).