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Business & Public Administration Research Guide

Business & Public Administration

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Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Scholarly, multidisciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,600 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,500 peer-reviewed journals. Yes more information
Academic Video Online A single cross-searchable repository of Alexander Street Press online video titles currently available to Drake users. This includes American History in Video and World History in Video No more information
American History in Video Historical coverage in the collection ranges from the early history of Native Americans to the 1988 Vicennes Affair in the Persian Gulf. Biographical coverage ranges from eighteenth century to modern day figures. No more information
Britannica Online Fully searchable version of this authoritative, general encyclopedia. It also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Britannica Book of the Year. Yes more information
Business Plans Handbook "For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans, the Handbook presents 24 sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries..." No more information
Business Source Complete Business Source Complete includes full-text coverage of nearly 2,900 business and trade journals. Yes more information
Chronicle of Higher Education News, information, and jobs listings for college and university faculty members and administrators. Yes more information
Chronicle of Philanthropy News and information source covering the non-profit world. No more information
CountryWatch Up-to-date news and information on all of the world's countries. Yes more information
CQ Press Researcher Online Looking for a "hot topic" on which to do a research paper? This database is a great place to start! It offers pros & cons, background information, and in-depth analysis on a variety of topics, issues, and controversies currently in the news. Yes more information
Credo Reference Portal to over 500 highly regarded reference sources. Examples of sources covered include: Art, Business, Food & Beverage, History, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Science, Social Sciences, and Technology. Yes more information
Credo Reference: Business Almost two dozen reference works (encylopedias, dictionaries, etc.) in business, economics, and allied areas. Select "Business" after logging in. Yes more information
EASI Market Planner (LexisNexis) Provides data on consumer demographics and usage/spending patterns for products and services within all states, counties, census tracts and block groups in the U.S. No more information
EconLit (Ebsco) Provides provides bibliographic coverage of a wide range of economics-related literature Yes more information
Ethnic NewsWatch Features newspapers, magazines, and journals from various ethnic and minority presses. No more information
Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of reference works on the Arts, Business, Education, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and the Social Sciences. Yes more information
Global Issues in Context (Gale) A resource for international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Yes more information
International Directory of Company Histories Detailed information on more than 11,000 companies worldwide. Includes all volumes. Yes more information
JSTOR More than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources Yes more information
LexisNexis Academic Provides over 9,000 full-text news, business, and legal sources. Yes more information
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (Ebsco) The Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 20000 contemporary testing instruments. No more information
Mergent Horizon Comprehensive global company database. No more information
Mergent Online Company financial Information. User limit of 50 total users. Yes more information
Mergent Web Reports Access to an archive of corporate and industry related documents No more information
Policy, Form & Manual Analysis (PF & M) Insurance forms, cases and other information. License is for 10 concurrent users. See More Information for login. No more information
Project Muse Full-text of scholarly journals published by Johns Hopkins University and other university presses. Yes more information
RefWorks Bibliographic and citation tool for Drake students and faculty No more information
Regional Business News (Ebsco) Full-text of regional business publications, including the Des Moines Business Record. Yes more information
SCOPUS Indexes 19,500 titles in the scientific, technical, & medical literature. Includes a Citation Tracker. Scopus is being discontinued Jan 1, 2013. It will be replaced by Web of Science Yes more information
Statistical Datasets
(ProQuest)
Statistical Datasets is a web-based research tool that provides fast and easy access to data from licensed and public domain datasets within a single interface. No more information
Statistical Insight (Proquest) Database with access to statistics produced by the U.S. government, major international intergovernmental organizations, professional and trade organizations, commercial publishers, independent research organizations, state government agencies, etc. No more information
ThomasNet (Thomas Register Online) Thomas Register of American Manufacturers Guide to manufacturers is searchable by name, product or service. No more information
Wall Street Journal (Proquest) Full-text of the newspaper's eastern edition, 1984 - present. Yes more information
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) Web of Science, aka Web of Knowledge, provides quick, powerful access to the world's leading citation databases. Coverage includes the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, available to 1900. Yes more information
World DataBank Access to nation-by-nation (or aggregate) statistical data. No more information
World History in Video Documentaries covering 1000 BCE - present No more information
WorldCat Dissertations (OCLC) Bibliographic database of all dissertations and theses available in WorldCat No more information