Research Business and Law

Databases: Search for Articles 

Logins and passwords for databases are available on your MyCampus course page.

Business Source Complete from EBSCOhost
Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing more than 1,300 indexed journals and coverage dating from 1886. The database also offers company profiles, SWOT analyses, country reports, and cases studies.

Business Source Elite from EBSCOhost
Business Source Elite offers full text for over 1,000 business publications in full-text format.

Company Information: Datamonitor and MarketLine Reports: EBSCOhost
In-depth company profiles, news coverage, SWOT analyses, and financial data from EBSCO.  Select "Company Information" from the blue masthead (top of the screen) to activate this portion of the interface.

Corporate ResourceNet: EBSCOhost  
Search for corporate information and news within 1,200 business magazines and journals. 

Lexis Nexis Academic: Business Portal
Search for corporate, financial information, company profiles and reports, and SEC filings. Default view is the "Company Dossier" interface.

Lexis Nexis Academic: Company Profiles
Follow this path for private corporations and other companies that do not produce a "Dossier" entry. Company Profiles provides corporate financial information, biographies of company exectives, and directory information.

Wiley Online Library
Considered one of the world's premier resources for study, teaching, and advanced research, the database offers scholarly materials in full-text format from 1997 to the present. Select "Business" from the main page to browse this subject collection.

Value Line
Value Line is an investment management system and is publisher of the Value Line Investment Survey since 1965.

MorningStar
MorningStar offers industry analysis and data for more than 1,500 mutual funds.

Business News Sources

Regional Business News: EBSCOhost
Offers full text access for more than 80 regional, American and Canadian business publications, including journals, newspapers, and newswires.

NewsBank
Explore the World News Research Collection.

Newspaper Source Plus: EBSCOhost
Provides full-text covered for more than 370 regional, American newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts, and full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers.

Wall Street Journal
Full text of the Wall Street Journal provided by ProQuest.

News Portal: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Select "Business News Publications" from the "Sources" field to search hundreds of journals, newsletters, magazines, and reports.


General Databases for Law

Legal Portal: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Search for federal and state cases, codes, and Canadian legislation. Interface defaults to the "Law Reviews" search.

Federal and State Cases: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Search for federal and state cases by subject, source, name, party name, and citation number.

Shepard's Citations: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Retrieve a case's prior and later history, as well as all citing references.

Lexis-Nexis Congressional
Search for U.S. Congressional publications, legislation, daily Congressional records, and political news.

Wiley Online Library
One of the world's premier resources for study, teaching, and advanced research. Select "Law and Criminology" to browse this subject area or to conduct a search. Full-text coverage for journals extends from 1997 to the present.


Legal News Sources

Wall Street Journal
Full text of the Wall Street Journal provided by ProQuest.

Legal News Portal: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Select "Legal News Group File" from the "Sources" field to search hundreds of journals, newsletters, magazines, and reports.

NewsBank
Explore the World News Research Collection.

 

Business and Law: Other Resources

Business Resources: Busse Library, Desktop Reference --subject directories and web gateways

Busse Journals A-Z: Business and Economics
Main subject directory. To view a list of print and electronic journal subscriptions, select area of emphasis. Then select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Accounting
View a list of all print and electronic accounting journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Economics and Economic History
View a list of all print and electronic accounting journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Finance
View a list of all print and electronic finance journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Management
View a list of all print and electronic management journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Personnel Management
View a list of all print and electronic HR management journal subscriptions. Select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Busse Journals A-Z: Law
Main subject directory. To view a list of print and electronic journal subscriptions, select area of emphasis. Then select any title for further details; select any database name to activate search.

Iowa Code and Publications -- Iowa Legislature, General Assembly

Iowa Legislature, General Assembly

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) -- official search and past classifications from the U.S. Census

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Search: OSHA -- official interface and full manual available from OSHA

U.S. Census

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

 

Credo Reference: Selected Titles in Business
To see all titles, select "Find a Book" and then "Business" from the subject listings.

Black's Dictionary of Law

Capstone Encyclopedia of Business

Dictionary of Conflict Resolution (Wiley)

Encyclopedia of Macroeconomics

Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

Great American Court Cases

Guide to Economic Indicators

Handbook of United States Economics and Financial Indicators

World of Criminal Justice (Gale)

 

Style and Citation Guides

APA Style 2011 -- guidelines from Busse Library (APA, 6th edition, 2010)

Model Paper, Mount Mercy University -- PDF sample paper with cover page, running head, headings, and references list 

In-Text Citation Table -- Busse Library version of APA table that shows how to reference authors and how to create parenthetical (internal) citations

Running Head Steps -- procedure for creating APA's required, running head in Office 2007 or Office 2010 

Mount Mercy University's
Business Library Liaison is:

Kristy Raine

kraine@mtmercy.edu