News & Current Events

Avention

Alternative Titles
OneSource Global Business Browser: US Edition
Description

Information on nearly three million companies, including large and mid-sized companies in the United States and Canada, and hundreds of thousands of companies world-wide. Includes contacts and emails, analysis of company operations, actions and changes, plus additional data points such as technologies (software, etc.) used at a company. OneSource aggregates and enhances content from over 30 diverse content providers representing 2,000 separate information sources including Reuters, CorpTech, Investext, RMA Industry Ratios, StatUSA.

 

 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9135
Access
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Informe (Gale)

Alternative Titles
¡Informe!
Description

Created for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool provides indexing, images and full text of popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines and journals.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1996- (Date varies by title)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9133
Access
Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)Authorized for UM users + guests provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)
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ABI/INFORM Global

Alternative Titles
ABI, ABI Global
Description

Indexing and abstracts for over 3,040 business and management-oriented periodicals, with full text for articles from over 2,060 of them (including the Wall Street Journal Eastern Edition, 1984-present). Includes many publications relevant to related fields such as psychology, engineering, etc. Also includes full text of: 28,000+ dissertations and theses concerning business filed at universities from 1961 to 2007; 5,200 Business Cases from Ivey, Thunderbird, Idea Group, and Darden; EIU ViewsWire daily business intelligence briefings on over 200 countries (2003-present); and Going Global Career Guides for 23 countries (2004-2006).

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
Coverage varies by title. 1923 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9073
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Washington Post, 1877-1994

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Washington Post
PQHN: WP
Description

Searchable access to the complete backfile of the Washington Post, available in full page images digitized from microfilm. (For access to the full text of the Washington Post from 1994-present, use NewsBank Access World News or LexisNexis Academic.)

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1877 - 1994 Includes complete full text of every issue from the first (December 6, 1877) through the December 31st issue of 16 years ago. (One year of additional content from 16 years ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9071
Access
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Times Digital Archive

Alternative Titles
The Times of London, London Times
The Times Digital Archive 1785-2006, TTDA, TDA
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description

Searchable access to more than 200 years of backfile issues of The Times newspaper of London, England, from its origin in 1785 through 2006, including full page facsimile images digitized from microfilm. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.

Note:  For full text of the The Times since 2006, use LexisNexis Academic or NewBank's Access World News.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1785 - 2006 Backfile only.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9041
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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EMIS Emerging Markets

Alternative Titles
ISI Emerging Markets [Internet Securities, Inc.]
EMIS Professional
Description

Provides full text news, reports, and financial information for emerging markets in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Includes merger and acquisitions deals data and analytic tools for company and industry comparisons. Users can create a login to save personal settings.

Type
Database
Coverage
Current edition. Updated hourly.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9029
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Readers Guide Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Readers Guide Retro, RGR
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
Description

Indexes articles from 240 periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada between 1890 and 1982, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health, consumer affairs, etc.  Provides separate access to just the back-file of the Readers Guide index.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1890 - 1982
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9023
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Gale Business Insights: Global

Alternative Titles
GBIG, BIG
Business & Company Resource Center, BCRC
Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies (U.S. Canada and Mexico)
Description

This database conveniently brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.  Includes case studies, country profiles, statistical data, market research reports, news articles, academic journals and reference materials organized by country, company and industry.   Search this database using a company name, ticker symbol, industry code or description, geographic location or personal name. 

Includes the content of Ward's Business Directories, Market Share Reporter, International Directory of Company Histories, American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory, Brands and Their Companies, Business Rankings Annual, Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory, Encyclopedia of Global Industries, Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, Encyclopedia of American Industries, Graham and Whiteside Major Company Series, and other reference works.

Formerly Business Insights Essentials.

 

Type
Article Index
Database
Directory
E-Journal(s)
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9017
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World News Connection

Alternative Titles
Worldnews Connect
FBIS
Foreign Broadcast Information Service
Description

CIA-sponsored translations of local news sources from around the world, including newspapers, radio and television broadcasts, etc. Searchable by keyword, region of the world, and date. Provides the full-text in English. World News Connection covers content from 1995-2013.  For older US government translation of foreign news please see Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) 1941-1996.  Per the National Technical Information System no new content will be released after December 31, 2013.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1995-2013
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9015
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OxResearch

Alternative Titles
Oxford Analytica
OxR, OxRes, OxA
Description

Designed to be "a first draft of history," OxResearch® delivers succinct Country Profiles and Daily Briefs analyzing economic and political developments worldwide, and evaluates issues within a coherent political, social, and economic framework. The objective, multidisciplinary articles are compiled by an international network of over 1,000 faculty members at Oxford and other leading universities, as well as think-tanks and other institutions of international standing.

Created by Oxford Analytica, this multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate. Features and benefits:

  • Extensive coverage for more than 30,000 articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach—economists, international relations specialists, and political/social analysts offer timely and authoritative judgment on events
  • Information on over 180 countries including the United States, Germany, China, Iraq, and Iran
  • Can be browsed by country, subject and date.
Type
Article Index
Database
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1987 - Three new articles added each day.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8991
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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