Electronic Databases: Business

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Biography in Context (Gale)
Search for biographies of individuals in a wide range of subjects, including business, politics, government, history, science, sports, the arts, and entertainment. The database also allows you to retrieve biographies based on specific sets of criteria such as ethnic background, nationality, and gender. Library and home use.

Brands and Their Companies
Complete coverage of U.S. consumer brands, manufacturers, importers, and distributors.  Includes small businesses and large corporations from both the private and public sectors.  Library and home use. 

Business and Associations Directories (Gale) 
Many important reference works available for searching, The Encyclopedia of Associations, Brands and Their Companies, Market Share Reporter, Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Publisher's Directory, and Consultants and Consulting Organizations.  Library and home use

Business Insights:  Global
A unique resource for international business intelligence, offering a comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, statisitical data and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.  Library and home use. 

Business Plans Handbooks
Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.  Library and home use. 

Business Source Complete  
A scholarly business database, providing a collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the coverage, indexing and abstracts for some important scholarly business journals date back as far as 1886.  Library and home use.

Consultants & Consulting Organizations Directory
Reference guide to firms and individuals engaged in consultation for business, industry and government.  Library and home use.

D&B Million Dollar Database
Provides directory information on both public and private companies with more than a million dollars in revenue. Company profiles include sales, number of employees, contact and location information, and executive biographies.  Library and home use.

Encyclopedia of Associations (International, National, Regional)
Source for detailed information on nonprofit membership organizations.  Library and home use.  

Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media
Guide to publications and broadcast stations, including newspapers, magazines, journals, radio stations, television stations and cable systems.  Library and home use.

Kansas City Business Journal
The online version of the Kansas City Business Journal with breaking news and popular news stories from the print. Library and home use.

Kansas City Star Image Edition
Flip through recent editions of the Kansas City Star online with full-color photos.  Most useful for browsing today's issue or looking for a recent article.  This access is best for the casual user, if you need to do research in the Kansas City Star or another Kansas newspaper we recommend Kansas City and Regional Newspapers.  Library and home use.

Legal Forms Library
Searches for Kansas legal forms by default.  Other forms are available by clicking on the Tax Forms link at the top of the page.  Library and home use.

Market Share Reporter Presents comparative business statistics.  Library and home use.

Mergent Key Business Ratios
Find important business information made available through valuable corporate resources updated weekly.  Library and home use.  

Mergent Online
Offers in-depth business and financial information for public U.S. and international companies. Research a company's history, financial data, annual reports, current news and more. Also included are in-depth country profiles. Library and home use.

Mergent Web Reports
Mergent WebReports is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents.  Library and home use.  

Morningstar is a comprehensive online investing database. It provides independent opinion and data on more than 20,000 stocks and mutual funds as well as other screening tools. Users can build and analyze an investing portfolio.Library and home use.

Publishers Directory
Comprehensive and detailed coverage of U.S. and Canadian publishing operations.  Library and home use.

Over 12 million business listings with company profiles, over 120 million nationwide telephone listings gathered from telephone white pages, and over 680,000 listings for physicians and dentists nationwide. Library and home use.

Regional Business News
Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.  Library and home use.

Small Business Reference Library
Small Business Reference Center™ provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.  Library and home use.

Standard & Poor's Global NetAdvantage
Offers access to stock reports, company reports, industry surveys, and fund reports, including features and commentary from Standard & Poor’s on topics such as the economy, daily stock market activity, industry sectors, stocks, bonds, funds, and investment strategies.  Library and home use.

Telecommunications Directory
Guide to organizations, systems and services concerned with the telecommunications industry.  Library and home use.

Thomas Register
This database provides access to industrial companies. Seach by company, product, or service. Library and home use.

Trade Shows Worldwide
Provides listings for trade shows, sponsoring organizations, facilities, and services.  Library and home use.

Value Line
The Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.Library and home use.

Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office). Library and home use.

Wall Street Journal
Full-text online from the world's leading financial newspaper. Library and home use.