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  • Communication & Mass Media Complete  
    Merged CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association (NCA)), and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Pennsylvania State University). Mostly magazines and journals with some encyclopedia and handbook entries. Dates of coverage vary, includes current publications.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Index  
    Industry and scholarly articles on the tourism and hospitality industries from more than 500 journals and magazines. Dates vary, some as far back as 1950 to present.
  • JSTOR  
    Several collections of full-text scholarly journals in many subject areas. We receive these JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences I through X and Life Sciences. Life Sciences includes the Biological Sciences, and Health & General Sciences. The Language & Literature, and Music Collections are now part of the larger Arts & Sciences III and IV. JSTOR has the beginning of each journal to 3, 4 or 5 years ago. How-to videos.

Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources

Please see our Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources (last revised Aug. 2013).

Business Databases

The databases below are ones we recommend for Business. In these databases you'll find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. Some databases provide the full text of articles and other provide citations only. If only a citation is provided, use the Get it! button to see if the full text is available through another library resource. To find books on Business, search the library's catalog.

  • ABI/Inform Global  
    Provides citations to articles on business, international business, marketing, management, finance and related areas. Covers 1970 to present.
  • Business Source Complete  
    Find articles about business in magazines, newspapers and journals, author profiles, and country economic reports. Coverage varies, as early as 1886 to present.
  • EconLit  
    The American Economic Association electronic database listing journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature: 1969 to present.
  • Google Scholar  
    Find scholarly articles, meeting papers, and books. Look for the Full Text Finder links to full text and other services. More at the Google Scholar guide.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
    A large database that provides access to full-text articles and documents that span a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. Includes some non-English titles. Coverage generally begins in the mid-1980s.
  • PollStar Pro
    News, columns, charts, boxoffice, tour & concert bookings, and more information on the music industry. Login by reference librarian required. Please come to the front desk for assistance with electronic version. Dates vary, archives from 2000.
  • Regional Business News  
    Full text articles from 75 business publications from around the country. Includes New Orleans CityBusiness. Updated daily. Dates vary, mostly mid-1990s to present.
  • Vente et Gestion  
    Search for French-language business and related articles. Formerly known as French Business Source.
  • Wall Street Journal  
    Searchable full text of the daily newspaper for 1984 to present.
  • Women Working, 1800 - 1930
    "This collection explores women's roles in the US economy between the Civil War and the Great Depression. . . The collection will contain more than 2,200 books and pamphlets, 1,000 photographs and 10,000 pages from manuscript collections." 1870-1930.
  • World Databank
    Includes World Development Indicators (WDI) and Global Development Finance (GDF).


Use these sites and databases to find demographic, psychographic, and consumer market data.

  • Local Market Audience Analyst  
    Now Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions. The online equivalent of the Lifestyle Market Planner, with marketing and demographic data. Click 'Log into Nielsen SMS.' (Currently unavailable off campus.)
  • Market Share Reporter  
    The Market Share Reporter lists amount of market for sales of many primarily consumer products. Part of the Gale Directory Library and Gale Virtual Reference Library.
  • MRI+ (MediaMark Online)  
    MRI+ is the online version of MediaMark Reports, the business demographic information service. Note: You must create an account using your Loyola e-mail and any password before using. Upper and lower case are different, so please remember which you use. Works with Firefox 2+, Internet Explorer 6+, Safari 2+, Opera 9+, Netscape 7+. 1963 to present.

Company Information

Use these databases to find information about specific companies.

  • ABI/Inform Global  
    Use the "Data & Reports" link at the top to search company profiles, annual reports, case studies, industry reports, market reports, and more.
  • Business Source Complete  
    Use the "Company Information" tab at the top to find company profiles and information about financials, executives, industry codes, and more. This database also provides "Market Line" reports that contain product information and SWOT analysis.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
    Click "Get Company Info" at the bottom to get a corporate snapshot, news, financials, legal, and intellectual property information. In order to access company reports, click on "Other Reports" to read reports from Morning Star and Standard and Poor's.
    The Company Dossier's Compare Companies features allows users to compare up to five companies at a time. Compare assets, ratios, liabilities, and income statements.

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  • Online catalog
    The library’s online catalog contains information about the books, e-books, music scores, videos (both DVD and VHS), and sound recordings that the library owns. The catalog also contains detailed information about the print journal and magazine titles that the library owns, but it does not contain citations for individual articles. For more help in using the catalog, ask a librarian, review our FAQs.
  • OCLC WorldCat  
    Catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide in OCLC member libraries. (Does not include book chapters or individual articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers.) Includes considerable non-English language material.

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