Last Updated: Nov 3, 2014
Use the sources to find background information on your research topic, or reference information. These are also great resources to use if you're trying to select a research topic. These databases all provide credible information, however they are not scholarly journal articles. For scholarly articles try the sources listed under the Find Articles tab.
Reference sources in finance and business.
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Encyclopedia of Finance
Call Number: Springer E-Book
The most comprehensive and up-to-date resource in the field, integrating the most current terminology, research, theory, and practical applications. Showcasing contributions from an international array of experts, the revised edition of this major reference work is unparalleled in the breadth and depth of its coverage.
Dictionary of Finance and Banking
Call Number: SCH HG151 .D54 2008
Defines terms from personal and international finance - including money markets, private investments and borrowing, foreign exchanges, and public and government finance - and now offers expanded coverage of central banking, monetary policy, and financial institutions.
Business Rankings Annual
Call Number: GVRL E-Book
Provides "top ten" rankings of companies, products, services, and business-related activities compiled from a variety of published sources.
- Key Business Ratios
D&B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios lets researchers examine 14 ratios (industry benchmarks), for both public and private U.S. companies, sorted into 800 SIC-coded lines of business. This resource will allow users to export data and create comparative reports.
- RMA Annual Statement Studies
The RMA Annual Statement Studies are the industry standard for comparison financial data. Material contained in today’s Annual Statement Studies was first published in the March 1919 issue of the Federal Reserve Bulletin.
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