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Databases & Journals

Databases listed below will help you locate journal articles on your topic. How to Find a Specific Journal Article
Is It a Scholarly Journal or Isn't It?

Full Text Journals
ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan

Most scholarly and comprehensive way to explore and understand business research topics. Search nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, theory, and practice of business, advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, and more. Expanded international coverage. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Now includes The Wall Street Journal.
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Search more than 1200 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.
Business Insights: Essentials
Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Featuring the content you need to explore a global business landscape:
    extensive reference content from Gale's core business collection
    easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports
    industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories, and more
Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.
Business Source Complete
Full text for nearly 9,500 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and more. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.
EconLit is a source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. It provides comprehensive information on accounting, capital markets, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.
Hoover's Company Records
Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more.
LexisNexis Academic Universe
Includes international, national and local news sources; legal research resources; business news and financial information; medical and reference resources.
Maine Newsstand
Full-text coverage of Maine newspapers including the Bangor Daily News and Portland Press Herald, plus selected coverage of other regional sources. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.
PressDisplay provides online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The ever-expanding collection currently includes over 250 titles. Titles boast a 60 day backfile, and include articles as well as other key content, such as advertisements, classifieds, and notices. Users can take advantage of the keyword searching capability within each issue or simply browse through the pages of their favorite title.
ProQuest Central
ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database with over 11,000 titles, with over 8,000 titles in full-text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets. Over 160 subjects areas are covered extensively in this product including business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology, social sciences and more. 
This database contains more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. Journal articles, chapters, books, dissertations, and reports on psychology and related fields from 1887 on are included, some in full-text. articles. 
SPORTDiscus Full Text
The SPORTDiscus database covers books and journals in the following areas of sport: recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, psychology, history and sociology of sport, training, and conditioning. Seventy percent of the database consists of periodical articles.  Full text for more than 440 journals is provided.
Value Line Research Center to publications cover stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks. Online titles include: The Value Line Investment Survey, The Value Line Investment Survey, Small and Mid-Cap Edition, The Value Line Mutual Fund Survey, The Value Line Daily Options Survey, The Value Line Special Situations Service, The Value Line Convertibles Survey, and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). Updated daily. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.
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Wall Street Journal
Online access to the financial newspaper of record offering in-depth coverage of national and international finance. Funding provided by Maine State Library and University of Maine System.

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UNE Libraries online catalog

The following is a listing of selected subject headings relating to Business Administration. Each is a live link directly into the UNE Libraries catalog.

Branding (Marketing)
Industrial Management

If you need a book that is not available through the UNE Libraries catalog, you can request it through MaineCat or ILLiad: Interlibrary Loan.


Web Site Evaluation criteria.

Advertising World
American Management Association
American Marketing Association
American National Business Hall of Fame
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Business for Social Responsibility
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
CNN Finance Section
Congressional Budget Office
Corporate Counsel Center
Country Commercial Guides Index
Employment Policy Foundation
Global Macroeconomic and Financial Policy Site
Hoovers Online
International Economics & Business
Knowledge at Wharton
Motley Fool
NAICS Code Directory
National Labor Committee
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Securities and Exchange Commission
Small Business Administration
U.S. Census Bureau Business & Industry
U.S. Department of Labor
Yahoo Finance

Writing the Paper

Writing the Paper & Style Manuals

For assistance with Business Administration research, please contact Barbara Swartzlander at the Biddeford Campus library,, 207-602-2315 or Ask a Librarian.