Databases by Subject

The following databases are available to current Tulane faculty, staff, and students, and are licensed for academic research purposes only.

If connecting from a remote site, use your Tulane mail account ID and password when prompted.
 
Collected articles
 
Factiva
Note: Limit of 8 simultaneous users.
Full-text coverage of 6,000 newspapers, periodicals, and other sources of business and general news compiled by Dow-Jones and Reuters.

Business Source Complete
Comprehensive index and abstracting of 3,800 journals, magazines, and other publications, 3,000 of which are available in full text. Includes many core scholarly publications in the fields of marketing, management, accounting, finance, MIS, and international business.
 
ABI/Inform
Indexes 3,000 academic journals, business magazines, and newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal. Many publications display in full text with images, or as .pdf (Adobe) files.
 
Westlaw Campus Research
Legal statutes, regulations, cases, and articles from law reviews.
 
Lexis-Nexis Academic
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information.
 
Regional Business News
Full Text Articles from 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
 
EconLit
Index of economic periodical literature.
 
PsychInfo
Index of periodical literature in psychology.
 
Fed-in-Print
Index to economic research from the Federal Reserve Banks, including some full text links.

Company & Industry Research

Business Insight:  Essentials
A Thomson/Gale product, this database includes company and industry information, including industry and market share analysis. There are also links to associations from the Encyclopedia of Associations.
 
IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of detailed industry research reports. Industry reports include industry analysis, outlook, products and markets, market segments, supply chain, major players, competitive landscape, operating conditions, key statistics, and more. This subscription includes reports for the United States and China, as well as global industry reports. Specialized industry reports are also included along with US business environment data profiles. Reports are typically 35-40 pages in length.
 
Plunkett Research Online
Industry surveys, trends, and analysis of top companies.
 
PrivCo provides business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. The database also includes information on private investors, private equity deals, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital firms. Users will be asked to create an individual account in order to view or download information.
 
Standard and Poor's Net Advantage
Includes industry surveys, stock and mutual fund reports, corporation reports, dividends, and earnings.
Provides market research and industry news including coverage of sports participation, sports equipment sales, consumer expenditures, fan market, team research, venue reports, and sports marketing.  SBRnet also includes full-text articles from VNU publications, and magazines and newsletters.

Thomson One
Thomson One brings together company information from a variety of sources that are provided by Thomson Reuters including:  company financials and filings, mergers and acquisitions data and analyst reports.  Data types include:  company overviews, company news and pricecharts, corporate governance (takeover defense), corporate financial fundamentals, estimates (and earnings surprises), debt overview, company deals, share ownership information, company research (formerly Investext), company financial filings, officers and directors.
Note:  Must be used with Internet Explorer. Does not work in Firefox or Chrome.
Thomson One uses pop-ups.  Set IE to accept pop-ups from Thomson One before entering the database to avoid having to redo search steps.  Limit of 20 simultaneous users. Please remember to log off at the top right of the screen when your research is completed.

ValueLine
Company snapshots and ratings. Includes the traditional Value Line reports in .pdf format.

Full-Text Search
 
JSTOR
Full text and image, core journals in social studies and humanities. Note the date restrictions (see 'Moving Wall')
 
NetLibrary EBooks
Electronic books
 
The Conference Board
Access to full-text Research Reports and latest economic indicators from the Conference Board.
 
Tulane University's E-Journal Listings
Full-text journals in electronic format.

Directories
 
Reference USA
Directory of US businesses

Career

Vault.com
Career, industry and company guides
 
 
Going Global
Includes job and intership postings, updated daily, for all countries, as well as country guides and an employer directory.
 
Inside Career Info
Career info from insider interviews

Country Guides
 
Economist Intelligence Unit: Country Reports
Analysis of political and economic trends for almost 200 countries. See also the EIU Viewswire for country-specific forecasts and risk assessments.
 
Country Commercial Guides
Market guides produced by the U.S. Commercial Service
 
Going Global
Includes job and internship postings, updated daily, for all countries, as well as country guides and an employer directory.

Library of Congress Country Studies
This website contains the on-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress
 
 
OECDiLibrary
Includes Economic Surveys, Economic Outlook, statistics, and other publications from the OECD
 
 
 
Embassy Links
Links to embassies in Washington, D.C.
 
CIA World Fact Book
From the U. S. Central Intelligence Agency


Statistics 
 
Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet)
Provides market research and industry news including coverage of sports participation, sports equipment sales, consumer expenditures, fan market, team research, venue reports, and sports marketing.  SBRnet also includes full-text articles from VNU publications, and magazines and newsletters.

Thomson One
Thomson One brings together company information from a variety of sources that are provided by Thomson Reuters including:  company financials and filings, mergers and acquisitions data and analyst reports.  Data types include:  company overviews, company news and pricecharts, corporate governance (takeover defense), corporate financial fundamentals, estimates (and earnings surprises), debt overview, company deals, share ownership information, company research (formerly Investext), company financial filings, officers and directors.
Note:  Must be used with Internet Explorer. Does not work in Firefox or Chrome. Thomson One uses pop-ups.  Set IE to accept pop-ups from Thomson One before entering the database to avoid having to redo search steps.  Limit of 20 simultaneous users. Please remember to log off at the top right of the screen when your research is completed.
 
ValueLine
Company snapshots and ratings. Includes the traditional Value Line reports in .pdf format.

Accounting & Finance Data
 
United States Securities and Exchange Commission filings including 10K's, 10Q's, and proxy statements.
 
IBISWorld
IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of detailed industry research reports. Industry reports include industry analysis, outlook, products and markets, market segments, supply chain, major players, competitive landscape, operating conditions, key statistics, and more. This subscription includes reports for the United States and China, as well as global industry reports. Specialized industry reports are also included along with US business environment data profiles. Reports are typically 35-40 pages in length.
 
Plunkett Research Online
Industry surveys, trends, and analysis of top companies
 
PrivCo provides business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. The database also includes information on private investors, private equity deals, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital firms. Users will be asked to create an individual account in order to view or download information.

ThomsonOne.com
Thomson One brings together company information from a variety of sources that are provided by Thomson Reuters including:  company financials and filings, mergers and acquisitions data and analyst reports.  Data types include:  company overviews, company news and pricecharts, corporate governance (takeover defense), corporate financial fundamentals, estimates (and earnings surprises), debt overview, company deals, share ownership information, company research (formerly Investext), company financial filings, officers and directors.Note:  Must be used with Internet Explorer. Does not work in Firefox or Chrome. Thomson One uses pop-ups.  Set IE to accept pop-ups from Thomson One before entering the database to avoid having to redo search steps.  Limit of 20 simultaneous users. Please remember to log off at the top right of the screen when your research is completed. 

Last Updated 10/29/14
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