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    Sections in this category: General Resources | Careers | Dictionaries | Directories | Encyclopedias | Statistics | Statistics - United States

    General Resources

    1000 CEOs
    Definitive biographies deliver all the essential information on each CEO's career, their highs, lows, management style, vision and distilled wisdom, providing vital lessons that will give YOU the competitive advantage.

    American Salaries and Wages Survey: Statistical Data Derived From More Than 200 Government, Business & News Sources
    Mortensen Library Reference HD4973 .A67 (have 2001 and 2015 editions) Check Status

    Business Ratios and Formulas: A Comprehensive Guide
    Mortensen Library Reference HF5691 .B73 Check Status

    Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour
    Psychologists have been observing and interpreting economic behavior for at least fifty years, and the last decade, in particular, has seen an escalated interest in the interface between psychology and economics.

    Career Opportunities in Banking, Finance, and Insurance
    Mortensen Library Reference HG173 .F55 2002 Check Status

    Everyday Finance
    Provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business. Check Status

    Key Concepts in Public Relations
    Provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines.

    Petersons MBA Programs
    Mortensen Library Reference HF1131 .P44 (2009 edition) Check Status

    The ultimate business library : the greatest books that made management
    Summary of resources that have had the most significant impact on management thinking.


    The Best 296 Business Schools
    Mortensen Library Reference HF1131 .B47 (2015 edition) and Mortensen Library Shelves HF1131 .B47 (2014 edition) Check Status

    Petersons MBA Programs
    Mortensen Library Reference HF1131 .P44 (2009 edition) Check Status


    BUSINESS: The Ultimate Resource- Dictionary of Business and Management
    Definitions of international business and management terms. Abbreviations and acronyms.

    Collins Dictionary of Business
    Business reference covering business theory and practice.

    Dictionary of Business
    Basic vocabulary used in both British and American business.

    Dictionary of Conflict Resolution, Wiley
    Offers common and varied uses of terms, clarifies differences between terms, and recommends accurate usage.

    Dictionary of Professional Management: Authoritative, Comprehensive
    Mortensen Library Reference HD30.15 .B364 1997 Check Status

    Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor
    Contemporary finance terminology.


    International Directory of Company Histories
    Mortensen Library Reference HD2721 .D36 (1998-2005), For current histories search Business and Company Resource Center in Databases. Check Status


    Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management. Business Ethics
    Mortensen Library Reference HD30.15 .B455 2005 Check Status

    Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: Accounting
    Mortensen Library Reference HD30.15 .B455 Check Status

    Business Cycles and Depressions: an Encyclopedia
    Mortensen Library Reference HB3711 .B936 1997 Check Status

    Encyclopaedia of Business (Capstone)
    Reference information of business.

    Encyclopedia of Business and Finance (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
    Search the full two volumes of the 2nd edition (2001) Encyclopedia which presents information on a wide range of business issues. UofH only.

    Encyclopedia of Management
    Mortensen Library Reference HD30.15 .E49 2000 Check Status

    Encyclopedia of Small Business (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
    Search the full two volumes of the 2007 edition encyclopedia for small business owners. Includes financing, planning, marketing, human resources etc. UofH only.

    International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management
    Relevant issues in the field of hospitality management.


    The New Nonprofit Almanac and Desk Reference: the Essential Facts and Figures for Managers, Researchers, and Volunteers
    Mortensen Library Reference HD2769.2.U6 N47 2002 Check Status

    Statistics - United States

    Job Patterns for Minorities & Women in Private Industry
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requires periodic reports from public and private employers, and unions and labor organizations which indicate the composition of their work forces by sex and by race/ethnic category.

    ABI/INFORM Complete
    Thousands of the leading English language business and management journals. Full text and/or full image available for most articles after 1989. Indexing and abstracts from 1970. Also searches Hoover's Company Records for company and industry information. Made available by, the Connecticut Digital Library.

    Academic Search Premier
    Indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals in all subject areas, with full text of articles from nearly 4,600. Includes some popular magazines as well as scholarly journals.

    American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
    One of two major business and career information databases offered by Uniworld: American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries may be searched by specific country, region, state, keyword, zip code, NAICS industry code, revenue and number of employees. Full text articles are available.

    Checkpoint (RIA)
    Comprehensive full text database of tax information at the federal and state level. Includes codes, regulations, cases and other primary materials as well as secondary sources such as handbooks and other materials from RIA.

    Emerald Fulltext
    Database of articles from approximately 200 journals covering business, management, and administration issues. Full text. Available in both PDF and HTML formats.

    FindArticles (Look Smart)
    Searches for articles in approximately 900 magazines and journals. Emphasis on trade publications. Text only - no graphic content available. Some articles available to subscribers or for a fee only.

    Foreign Firms Operating in the United States
    One of two major business and career information databases offered by Uniworld. Foreign Firms Operating in the United States may be searched by specific country, region, state, keyword, zip code, NAICS industry code, revenue and number of employees. Full text available.

    Global Financial Data
    LOGIN as ANONYMOUS to use full database or create your own user name and password to save searches, etc. Global Financial Data provides accurate, verified financial data and statistics. Compiled from original sources, the GF Database is an online collection of more than 20,000 data series, which span decades or even centuries of information, and cover more than 200 countries. It is accessible anytime, anywhere 24 hours a day. Offers daily close data for US stocks, daily stock market histories begin as early as 1962 for major US stocks, and delivers original end-of-day trading values for individual United States stocks. PLEASE NOTE: There is a 20 person seat limit. So please, LOGOUT, to end your session properly.

    Google Scholar
    Search for scholarly literature across disciplines and sources. Includes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, etc. Particularly strong in sciences and social sciences. Selected full text. Many links are to publisher's sites which sell access. ON Campus - links to U of H holdings are available. OFF Campus - U of H users should check our holdings and use Interlibrary Services as needed.

    Hoovers Company Records
    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. Full text available.

    Mergent Archives
    Years Covered: 1909-2010
    Online database providing you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents.

    Mergent Online
    Offers a wealth of detail on items including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in "as-reported" form and in native currencies, maintaining the full integrity of this critical information.

    NAICS (North American Industry Classification System)
    The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

    Contains two major business and career information databases: American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States. Search either database by specific country, region, state, keyword, zip code, NAICS industry code, revenue and number of employees. Full text available.

    Sections in this category: General Resources | Connecticut

    General Resources

    ABI World: American Bankruptcy Institute
    News, statistics, legislation, etc. Regional as well as national coverage of bankruptcy issues.

    The Annual Reports Library
    Suggestions and advice on how to find and read annual reports. Also, guidance on how to create a good annual report, as well as educational resources and links to related information.
    Searchable collection of sample business or marketing plans, as well as planning tools, how tos, information on financing, etc. Purchase of their software not required.

    Business Women's Network Interactive
    The goal of this site is to provide "women with the real tools for financial success." This site serves business women, women entrepreneurs, and companies marketing to professional women with career information, a news and features section, information about conferences, meetings and seminars, updates on publications and a BWN directory.
    One stop access to compliance information, forms and contact for doing business with the government.
    Information for the Chief Information Officer, or for those aiming for that position. Brief reports arranged in broad categories.

    The Conference Board
    Access to the most recent economics statistics and other information published by this business organization

    Drucker Archives (Claremont Graduate University)
    Biographical information and a searchable database of materials in the personal papers of the "father of management." Also includes bibliographies of his books and a few articles about Drucker.

    ENTERWeb (Small Business Portal)
    Selective, annotated meta-index to information on enterprise development, entrepreneurship, international trade, the economy, etc. International coverage includes developed and developing countries. Access by subject or geographic region.
    Variety of information for entrepreneurs, aimed at growing their businesses.

    The Entrepreneurial Center (University of Hartford)
    Information about the Center's work to "help people achieve financial independence through self-employment," including lists of courses and workshops. Also links to regional information sources.
    Variety of information for entrepreneurs, aimed at growing their businesses.
    News, advice, online tools, etc. for the entrepreneur, drawn from Inc magazine.

    K M Network (Knowledge Management)
    Huge collection of research papers, articles, interview, links on knowledge management and intellectual capital.

    Knowledge @ Wharton (University of Pennsylvania)
    Bi-Weekly e-zine for the latest in business. Includes interviews, current res4earch, conference reports, book reviews. Free registration is required.

    Minority Business Development Agency
    Resources to support the growth of minority owned businesses in the US. Includes business listings, online resources, statistics, etc. From US Department of Commerce.

    Resource Library (Smart Pros)
    Link to a variety of resources for accounting and taxation.

    SCORE: Business Resources
    Web links and other information of particular interest to entrepreneurs and small business. Much is valuable for any business research.

    Small Business Administration
    Information and advice for starting and running a small business. Includes information for non-profits.


    Connecticut Technology Council
    Resources for technology-based business, including news, directories, and events calendar.

    Hartford Economic Development Commission
    News, information, and services for businesses already established or considering locating in Hartford. HEDC, a public-private partnership, provides support to corporations and small businesses.