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Business & Economics Online Resources

Business & Economics Databases

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Search everything the Library has (books, databases, DVDs, journals, plays, and more) with one simple search.

Academic Search Complete
Full text and/or abstracts for scholarly publications covering most academic areas.  Large collection of peer reviewed journals and an extensive image collection.

Ambrose Video
Provides access to high quality streaming videos in science, drama and history. Collections feature: BBC Shakespearean Plays, World and U.S. History series, core sciences series (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Environmental Sciences) and much more.

Business Insights: Global
Provides case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals and topical reference materials necessary for conducting research in the global environment of business.

Business Source Premier
Full text and/or abstracts for scholarly business journals covering economics, finance, international business, etc. Contains a large collection of peer reviewed journals and a company directory search feature.

Company Profiles
Provides detailed information and MarketLine reports on various U.S. and International companies.

Computer & Applied Science Complete
Full text and/or abstracts for scholarly publications covering areas ranging from computing and applied sciences to engineering.

CQ Researcher
Provides comprehensive reports on issues in the news, including topics related to health, international affairs, the environment, education, the U.S. economy, and others. CQ Researcher offers an overview, a future outlook, chronology, and bibliography for each issue it covers, as well as a pro/con section that argue opposing points of view.

eBook Collection
Provides full text access to electronic books covering a variety of subjects. This resource also allows the user to automatically cite, print, and take notes electronically.

Films On Demand
Provides access to a variety of online academic streaming videos. Please consult the FAQ section for connection and browser requirements.

Global Road Warrior
Provides information on countries of the world as related to culture, travel, communications, business, trade and marketing.

Hoover's Online (Company Information)
Provides detailed information on U.S. and International companies.

Full text articles from scholarly journals in the Humanities, Business, Social Sciences, and selected Science areas.

Provides access to over 26,000 online films from thousands of producers. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy's collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, and many more.

LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe
Full text newspapers and wire services, business news, market reports, SEC filings, legal research including Shepard's Supreme Court citation service, state and federal codes and case law, medical news, journals, and abstracts.

Mango Languages
Is an online language learning system which allows you to learn a language at your own speed. Courses for over 30 languages are available, including Arabic, Spanish, French, Russian and many more! Create a profile and begin today!

New York Times
Provides full text access to extensive news, multimedia and archives from the New York Times. Follow the link provided to register with your Point Park email address and claim your academic pass.

Project MUSE
Provides full text access to critically acclaimed articles from prestigious humanities and social sciences journals. Project MUSE also has a vast selection of journal titles from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.

Regional Business News
Full text coverage of regional business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Sage Online
Provides full text access to journals covering Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technology, etc.

Provides statistics related to a variety of fields, including media, advertising, finance, politics, etc. Located in one simple, easy-to-use database, Statista’s information is pulled and compiled from market research, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.

The portal to government information.  Provides a search engine to access official information and services from U.S. government agencies.

VAST: Academic Video Online
Provides online streaming video of multidisciplinary topics including documentaries, interviews, performances, news reels and more.

Vocational & Career Collection
Full text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals.

Wall Street Journal
Full text access of the Wall Street Journal from 1982 to the present. Coverage includes national and international finance as well as other topics.

Journal List

To search for a particular newspaper, magazine or journal in the Library’s collection, use the Journal List.

Library Books / DVDs / CDs

Business and Economics Books generally have call numbers that begin with H and are located on the Lower Level of the Library.  DVDs are shelved alphabetically on the Main Floor.  Please use  PointCat: Find Books & More for more detailed information.

Internet Sites related to Business & Economics

Business & Economics Related Internet Sites

How to Cite Resources

EasyBib - Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker

Looking for a quick and easy way to format citations in MLA, APA or Chicago? EasyBib will take care of all of your citation needs and make creating a Works Cited page the easiest part of your research paper. Click on EasyBib to access Point Park University’s edition of EasyBib and create an account. All of your citation problems will be solved!

The links below can assist you in formatting your citations according to APA, MLA and all other major citation guidelines. You can use them for quick reference or in-depth treatment of a particular citation style. How do you format your research paper according to APA or MLA?  Try the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue. Questions? Ask a Librarian. But remember, your professor is the ultimate judge.

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style
Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide