Basic Information Sources

in the

Lake Superior State University Library

Summer 2005

BUSINESS


REFERENCE GUIDES

Daniells, Lorna M. Business Information Sources. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. Ref HF 5351 .D16 1993

Woy, James. Encyclopedia Of Business Information Sources, 10th ed. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1995. Ref HF 5351 .E9 1996-97


INDUSTRY SURVEYS

Darney, Arsen J. ed. Manufacturing USA: Industry Analyses, Statistics, and Leading Companies. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1989. published annually - not updated by LSSU Ref HD 9743 .M36 1989

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys. New York: Standard & Poor's Corporation. continuously updated - looseleaf binders
Ref HC 106.6 .S74

U.S. Industrial Outlook. Washington: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industrial Economics, 1985-94
Ref HC 101 .U54


DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIAS, AND ENCYCLOPEDIC DICTIONARIES

Ammer, Christine And Ammer, Dean, S. Dictionary Of Business And Economics. New York: Free Press, 1977. Ref HB 61 .A53

Eatwell et al, eds. The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics. London: The MacMillan Press, 1987. Ref HB 61 .N49 1987

Foster, Dennis L. The Encyclopedia of Franchises and Franchising. New York: Facts on File Inc., 1990. Ref HF 5429.23 .F673 1989

Johansen, Hano And Page, G. Terry. The International Dictionary Of Business. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1981.
Ref HD 30.15 .J64 1981

Lifestyle Market Analyst. Wilmette, IL: Standard Rate & Data Service, 1994. Ref HF5415.33 .U6 L54

Oxford Dictionary for the Business World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Ref HF 1001 .O96 1993

Rosenberg, Jerry M. Dictionary of International Trade. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1994. Ref HF 1373 .R67 1994


HANDBOOKS

Buell, Victor P. Handbook of Modern Marketing. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986. Ref HF 5415 .H1867 1986

Downes, John and Goodman, J.E. Barron's Finance and Investment Handbook. New York: Barron's, 1987. Ref HG 173 .D66 1987

Heyel, Carl. The Encyclopedia Of Management, 3rd ed. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1982. Ref HD 30.15 .E49 1982

Robertson, Thomas S. and Kassarjian, Harold H. ed. Handbook of Consumer Behavior. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1991. HF 5415.32 .H36 1991


CORPORATIONS

Derdak, Thomas. International Directory of Company Histories. Vols. 1-21. Chicago: St. James Press. 1988-1992. Ref HD 2721 .I63 1988

The Globe and Mail Report on Business, Canada Company Handbook. Toronto: Info Globe, 1993. Ref HG 4090 .A337

Mattera, Philip. World Class Business: A Guide to the 100 Most Powerful Global Corporations. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1992. Ref HD 2755.5 .M384 1992


FINANCIAL RATIOS

Quarterly Financial Report For Manufacturing, Mining And Trade Corporations. Washington: Bureau Of The Census. Economic Surveys Division, 1982--1993. Ref HD 9724 .A213

Robert Morris Associates. Annual Statement Studies. Philadelphia: Robert Morris Associates, 1979--. Ref HF 5681 .B2 .R6

Troy, Leo. Almanac Of Business And Industrial Financial Ratios. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980--. Ref HF 5681 .R25 .T68


MARKETING AND ADVERTISING

Advertising Age. Chicago: Crain Communications, Inc. 1966--. September issue -- Top 100 Leading Advertisers for Corporations. Shelved with the periodicals

Darney, Arsen J. ed. Market Share Reporter. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1999. published annually, not updated by LSSU
Ref HF 5410 .M35 1999

Simmons 1988 Study of Media and Markets. New York: Simmons Market Research Bureau, Inc. Published annually updated infrequently by LSSU. Ref HF 5415.3 .S78

Standard Directory of Advertising Agencies. Wilmete, IL: National Register Publishing Co., Inc., 1997. Ref HF 5805 .S72

Business Publication Rates and Data. Evanston, IL: Standard Rates and Data Service, Inc., 1988. Ref HF 5905 .S723

Newspaper Rates and Data. Evanston, IL: Standard Rates and Data Service, Inc., 1993. Ref HF 5905 .S73

Spot Radio Rates and Data. Evanston, IL: Standard Rates and Data Service, Inc., 1993. Ref HF 5905 .S74

Spot Television Rates and Data. Wilmette, IL: Standard Rate and Data Service, Inc., 1989. Ref Hf 5905 .S745


DIRECTORIES


America's Corporate Families: The Billion Dollar Directory. Parsippany, N.J.: Dun's Marketing Services. 1994.
Ref HG 4057.A147

Books in Print, through FirstSearch.

Brooklyn Public Library. Business Rankings Annual. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 2005. published annually not updated by LSSU Ref HG 4050 .B88 2005

Encyclopedia of Associations. Detroit: Gale Research Co. Annual, updated every other year by LSSU. Ref AS 22 .E5

Franchise Opportunities Handbook. Washington: U.S Dept. of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency, 1994.
Ref HF 5429.3 .F694 1994

Gale Directory of Publications. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1998. Ref PN 4867 .G34

Harris Michigan Industrial Directory. Twinsburg, OH: Harr Sir Ashley And Parker, M.T., ed. 2003. Ref HD 9727 .M5 H36

Serials Directory. Birmingham, AL: Ebsco. 1999. Ref Z6941.S47

North American Industry Classification System continues from Standard Industrial Classification Manual. Lanham, MD: Bernan, 2002. Ref HF 1042 .A55 2002

Thomas Register of American Manufactures and Thomas Register Catalog File. 26 vols. New York: Thomas Pub. Co. Updated every other year by LSSU. Ref T 12 .T6

Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory. New York: R.R. Bowker, 1990. Ref PN4832 .U45

Wolf, Jack S. Export Profits: A Guide for Small Business. Dover, NH: Upstart Publishing Co., Inc., 1992. Ref HF 1416.5 .W65 1992

Wood, Donna. Trade Names Dictionary, 3rd ed., 2 vols. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1982. Ref T 223 .V4 .A22 1982

World Chamber of Commerce Directory. Loveland, CO: Worldwide Chamber of Commerce Directory, Inc. Published annually in June. Ref HF 294 .W75


STATISTICAL SOURCES


Census of Population and Housing. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

Business Statistics. Washington: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Bureau Of Economic Analysis, 1967--. Ref HC 101 .A1313

County Business Patterns. Washington: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Dow Jones-Irwin Business And Investment Almanac. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin. Ref HF 5003 .D682

Handbook Of Labor Statistics. Washington: U.S. Department Of Labor. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 1969-1989. Ref HD 8064 .A3

Long, Kim American Forecaster Almanac, 1994 Business Edition. Ithaca, NY: American Demographic Books, 1994. Ref H 61.4 .L66 1994

Person, James E. ed. Statistical Forecasts of the United States. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Inc., 1993. Ref HC 106.8 .S7357 1993

Standard & Poor's Statistical Service. New York: Standard & Poor's Corporation. Ref HC 101 .S74a

Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. updated annually. 10 years in reference previous editions in circulation. Ref HA 202


ABSTRACTS AND INDEXES

Business Periodicals Index. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1958--. Old issues on index shelves

New York Times. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms Inc. (current year full text newspaper through Gale), updated monthly, earlier years on Index shelves.

Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin. New York: Public Affairs Information Service, 1960-93. Index Shelves and choose PAIS International or Archive through FirstSearch.

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature. New York: H.W. Wilson. 1907-1993 Index Shelves, also available on FirstSearch.

Social Science Index. New York: H.W. Wilson. 1974-1989 Index Shelves, Social Science Abstracts is available on FirstSearch.

The Wall Street Journal Index
. New York: Dow Jones, 1965-1993. Earlier years on Index Shelves, more recent indexing available through Lexis-Nexis.



ONLINE SOURCES

ABI/Inform is a major business database, providing indexing and abstracting to more than 2,000 magazines and journals.

Disclosure corresponds to Disclosure Corporate Snapshots which contains information about more than 11,000 corporations whose shares are traded in the United States. The information included for each company is their name, address, a description of their business, and more.

General Business File ASAP provides indexing and abstracting to various business periodicals.

NTDB or The National Trade Data Bank is available to LSSU Patrons. You need to see Ruth Neveu for the password. Updated monthly, it contains over 100,000 documents published by various government agencies.

As stated in their literature you can use the NTDB to survey the economic and demographic conditions in over 250 countries using the Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook, review Market Research Reports from the U.S. and Foreign commercial service and get Exchange and Interest Rate data from the Federal Reserve Board. Data from 15 Federal Agencies and 47 information programs are included.

New York Times. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms Inc. (current year full text newspaper)

Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin, choose PAIS International or Archive through FirstSearch.

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature is available from 1983 to the present.

Social Science Abstracts is available from 1983 to the present.

Wilson Business Abstracts has provided indexing and abstracting for more than 300 business magazines. The magazines that are indexed in WilBusAbs are also indexed, without abstracts, in BusPerInd.

Worldscope includes snapshots of company information. It is derived from corporate annual and 10K reports, disclosure statements, newspapers, and wire services. Records include a description of business, selected financial information, key ratios, officers, and more.


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