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Library Resource Guide for: PRIME

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Bureau of Economic Analysis
Current and historical; U.S. Department of Commerce; BEA provides data on U.S. domestic production, consumption, and investment; exports and imports; and national and domestic income and savings. BEA also provides data on U.S. regional, industry, and international accounts.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
Current and historical; U.S. Department of Commerce; BEA provides data on U.S. domestic production, consumption, and investment; exports and imports; and national and domestic income and savings. BEA also provides data on U.S. regional, industry, and international accounts.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Current and historical; U.S. Department of Labor; BLS provides data on employment, prices, working conditions, productivity and technology. Data can be customized for download.

Business Source Complete  full text icon  
Date varies; Business Source Complete is a scholarly business database. It contains indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, Business Source Complete contains detailed author profiles for the 25,000 most-cited authors in the database. Disciplines covered include business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
" is the U.S. Government's official website for small businesses. provides small business owners with information and resources they need to comply with laws and regulations, and to take advantage of government programs and services to help them start, expand and run their businesses. "

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Data Services  full text icon  
The EIU DataServices portfolio comprises the following global business databases: EIU Country Data, a comprehensive database of economic indicators and forecasts, covering more than 320 economic series for 150 countries, as well as 45 regional aggregates, running from 1980 and forecasting out five years; EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts, a powerful database of economic, demographic, consumption and industry data on 60 major countries, stretching back to 1990 and forward five years; EIU City Data, a global database of product prices and business costs providing over 330 prices levels on more than 160 products and services in 123 cities worldwide from 1990 to the present, and Combination of Country Data and Market Indicators, which is a combination of EIU Country Data and EIU Market Indicators & Forecasts.

Gartner Core Research Service  full text icon
Gartner Core Research is a service that provides research and advice about information technology for decision makers. It provides clients with the base of knowledge and advice needed to capitalize on IT technologies and markets. Gartner Core Research for higher education institutions is an offering designed to meet the specific needs of students, faculty and staff as well as technology professionals within the institution. Included are Spotlights, which reflect current client issues, consider the issues from several different perspectives and tie together research; Special Reports, which cover underlying research themes that cut across technology or industry specific research, or provide indepth strategic analysis of trends, industry developments, vendors,products and services; Research Notes that focus on companies, products, markets, decision frameworks, tactical guidelines, case studies, and strategic planning assumptions; Perspectives/Research Briefs to provide analysis and commentary on key technologies, companies, products, market opportunities, events, user and distribution trends, and strategic issues in the IT and telecom market segments tracked by Gartner Dataquest and Executive Summaries that contain top-level analysis and recommendations from Gartner Dataquest Cluster research reports.

LexisNexis Academic  full text icon  
Current; said to be the world's largest full text, online database, containing more than a billion full text articles, citation abstracts, and documents. Emphasis is on current news and legal and business information. For help in getting started, see Introduction to LexisNexis Video Tutorial.

National Newspapers Expanded  full text icon  
The ProQuest Newspapers Database contains 25+ newspapers to which the Library subscribes. List of Newspaper Subscriptions.

NCCS (National Center for Charitable Statistics) Data Web  full text icon  
1989-present: NCCS Data Web, maintained by the National Center for Charitable Statistics, offers a weath of data about the non-profit sector in the United States. Data include the Busines Master File (BMF), which has descriptive data on organizations registered with the IRS; IRS Return Transaction Files (RTF), which contains financial data for organizations that file IRS Forms 990, Form 990-EZ, or Form 990-PF; and IRS Statistics of Income Sample Files (SOI), which has 300 variables for 501(c)(3) organizations.

ProQuest Statistical Publications and DataSets  full text icon  
ProQuest Statistical DataSets provides fast and easy access to 12 billion data points from licensed and public domain datasets. Scan the contents of over 580 datasets, select subjects and variables of interest, and view data in side-by-side tables and charts. Data includes numerous federal sources such as the Bureau of Labor, the Census, the IRS, and the FBI. International sources include the China Data Center, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse Group, Bombay Stock Exchange, and more. Results are customizable and instantaneous, with indicators arranged in folders by topic and source. Access statistics that are much more current than what is published, plus local data, time series typically extending back an average span of 34 years, and necessary bibliographic/citation information.

Regional Business News  full text icon  
1984-present; incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Included in this database are Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain's New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business Journal, Westchester County Business Journal, etc. Full text is available from 1993-present.

Small Business Administration: Finance Start-Up
Resources to help obtain capital to start a business.

World Development Indicators  full text icon  
Current; published by the World Bank, WDI contains statistical data for over 550 development indicators and time series data from 1960-2003 for over 200 countries and 18 country groups. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.