Business

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Business Source Complete
A scholarly business database providing indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals, dating back as far as 1886.
PsycINFO
Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, and technical reports in the field of psychology.
CBCA Complete (Proquest)

Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete, includes Education and Business in a single search.

 

Proquest's Guide to CBCA (note the tabs along the top for different parts of the guide)

Business Insights: Global

Coverage of international business including timely case studies, full-text articles, and robust data sets coupled with authoritative references and tools for analysis.

EconLit with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
Foremost source of references to economic literature. Provides indexing and abstracting of 450+ international economic periodicals, books & papers.
Statista

Integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, Statista.com provides companies, business customers, research institutions, and the academic community with direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.

Gale OneFile: Business

Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications. Updated daily.

Small Business Collection

Description provided by the database publisher, Gale/Cengage:

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

Discover well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and more.

ScienceDirect
Provides full text to peer-reviewed journals from Elsevier Science, including a large number of journals in the life sciences.
SAGE Premier Collection
Full text of over 600 journals published by SAGE in the fields of Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Technology, and Medicine.
Springer LINK
Contains over 1,900 full text electronic journals from the areas of science, technology, medicine, engineering, environment, economics, and law.
Wiley Online

Wiley Online is a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. The Library subscribes to a large subset of the journals published by Wiley, but not all of them. As of Winter 2019, the Library also provides access to over 20,000 Wiley ebooks, which is most but not all of them. The Library is unable to provide access to Wiley Textbooks.

 

Web of Science (Backfile)

Backfile thru December 2009 for Web of Science (WOS) Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) & Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)

 

Why just the backfile? See the Web of Science Subscription 2010.

Toronto Stock Exchange Monthly Review (eReview)
Monthly statistical overview of trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Oxford Academic - Oxford University Press Journals and Ebooks

Oxford journals (about 240) and ebooks purchased from Oxford. This does NOT include the Oxford English Dictionary which is on its own platform.

Ingenta
Contains citations to research articles from over 13,500 scholarly & popular journals. Coverage includes the humanities, social sciences & science.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - VIII Complement Collections and Life Sciences

Provides access to archival & current issues of over 1,400 scholarly journals across 57 academic disciplines. Includes primary source materials.

Robertson Library does not subscribe to all of the JSTOR collections, so use Interlibrary Loan to request articles that are not available in JSTOR or the Library's other collections.

Globe & Mail: Canada's Heritage from 1844

Provides the online digitized full-image version of the complete works of the Globe and Mail newspaper from its inception up until two years ago.

 

Proquest's guide to using the historical newspapers database, including this one - note the tabs along the top for different sections of the guide

 

Looking for more recent Globe & Mail issues?

We have various date ranges in various formats, from plain text to PDFs.

New York Times

This link goes to the public version of the New York Times. Robertson Library does not have a paid license to this site.
The Library does have full text access to recent NYT issues via the Gale databases (1985 - present, may be delayed by one business day).

The free Archives search offers 1851-present. Full text may be available on this site from 1851-1922 but access to full articles may be blocked by an account requirement. Library staff can help you place Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests for any articles you need. 

Robertson Library also has the NY Times on microfilm from 1923-1986. Ask library staff for assistance.

Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
PEI Daily Newspapers
Provides the full text of The Guardian (May, 1997- ) and The Journal-Pioneer (April, 1999- )
Eureka (formerly Newscan)

Covers over 5,000 news sources, including newspapers & news wires. Full text to PEI newspapers The Guardian (1997-) and The Journal Pioneer (1999-).

Please note that we have a 10-simultaneous user limit, but the library can coordinate with the vendor to open that up for training days, so instructors who want to offer group hands-on training should contact one of the librarians to make those arrangements.

Canadian Socio-Economic Information (via CHASS)

The Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System (CANSIM) is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada. CANSIM comprises over 40 million time series and thousands of tables. 

CANSIM can be used to:

Blackwell Synergy -- See Wiley Online
Wiley Online is a multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
CAB Abstracts (via EBSCOhost)
Covers the significant research and development literature in applied life sciences, including agriculture, the environment, human nutrition, applied economics, leisure/tourism, and veterinary medicine.
Academic Collection Complete (Proquest)
Search/browse the UPEI Proquest Ebook Central e-book collection. Use the Catalogue to find all e-books available at UPEI.
CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection (CPACHB)
Provides to up-to-date information on the changes to the accounting and assurance standards (formerly the CICA Standards and Guidance Collection) and the new Canadian Auditing Standards.
Gale In Context: Global Issues

Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

Gale OneFile: Computer Science

Access leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries.

World Bank Open Data

"Free and open access to global development data", with browse features by country or socio-economic indicator.

 

Includes a significant collection of population data at the subnational level.

globalEDGE

Information about international economies, industries, and emerging markets.

Description from website:

Created by the International Business Center and the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University (IBC), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. 

Knoema (country data)

Statistical data by country. Site encourages you to create a free login but you don't need to do that to access the data - just use the Data or Infographics menus at the top of the home page.

Google Dataset Search

Across the web, there are millions of datasets about nearly any subject. Dataset Search has indexed almost 25 million of these datasets, giving you a single place to search for datasets and find links to where the data is. 

More links to free datasets

Business Plans Handbook

Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. 

Scopus

Scopus provides broad indexing and citation coverage of academic journals, books and conference proceedings published worldwide. Delivering a comprehensive overview ofresearch output in the fields of science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Access the Elsevier Scopus guide for information about searching. 

SAGE Research Methods Video: Practical Research and Academic Skills

This collection of over 450 streaming videos on the SAGE Research Methods platform offers support on the practical skills that you need to successfully complete your research. Key areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project, and securing ethical approval are explicitly covered. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through helpful explanatory videos.

Academic Videos Online (AVON, Alexander Street Press/Proquest)

Over 60,000 academic videos, including the Nursing Education Collection.

Alexander Street Press is a division of Proquest.

 

O'Reilly Higher Education Ebooks (Safari)

This subscription package to over 35,000 ebooks and 6,000 videos includes primarily computer science, but with many engineering and business books too.

Technical access issues:

You will need to use UPEI's login system to use these books even if you are on campus.

The first time you use it, you will see a popup that mentions sending you an email, but that's doesn't apply to us and you won't get any email.

Canadian Labour Studies Index

The Labour Studies Index offers over 6534 citations of journal articles, books, book chapters, theses, and other literature relating to Canadian labour issues, as of May 2016, and continuing to grow.

While the Index emphasizes open access publications, they also have indexed a number of recent books (including publisher descriptions), journal articles, and reports.

EconPapers

Part of RePEc, EconPapers provides access to Research Papers in Economics, the worlds largest collection of online Economics working papers, journal articles, and software.

DOAJ : Directory of Open Access Journals
A service that provides access to quality controlled scientific and scholarly Open Access Journals.
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