List of HSU Databases
Business and Finance
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
Business Source Complete (EBSCO) Full Text. Provides articles from journals and major reference works in all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics, plus case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) Full Text. Online edition of this leading financial newspaper offers in depth coverage of national and international finance as well as hard news.
Financial Times (London) (Direct) Full Text. Founded in 1888, the Financial Times is recognized internationally for its authority, integrity, and accuracy. The global business community relies on the Financial Times for essential business news.
Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains applied science journals and millions of articles from professionals with advanced degrees in science. Covers applied mathematics, chemistry, computer science, information technology, energy, geology, acoustics, optics, robotics and much more.
EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO) The American Economic Association’s electronic database is the world’s foremost source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1886. It also provides links to full text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, government regulations, labor economics, and more.
Morningstar (Direct) Full Text. Find comprehensive financial information on over 6,000 stocks, 20,000 mutual funds, and 150 Exchange-Traded Funds. Offers analyst research reports, fund ratings, current topic articles, and investing education courses.
LexisNexis Academic (LexisNexis) Full Text. Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. News coverage includes back files and current national and regional newspapers, wire services, and international news. Business includes company information and financials.
Statista (Direct) Full Text. A statistics portal and database that offers up-to-date statistics, studies, and reports from over 18,000 sources. Categories include industry overviews, reports and dossiers, business and company information, market forecasts, analysis of social and economic topics, as well as in-depth studies from market researchers, governmental institutions, and businesses. Offers infographics such as PowerPoint, charts, graphs, and tables.
Regional Business News (EBSCO) Full Text. Delivers coverage for regional business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Updated daily.
eStatement Studies (Direct) Full Text. The industry standard for comparison of financial data, Risk Management Association presents unbiased information using data derived directly from annual statements of financial institutions’ borrowers and prospects for over 808 industries, organized by NAICS classification and size categories.
Business Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO) Contains full-text articles from hundreds of business magazines and scholarly journals; provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
Access World News (Direct) Full Text. Provides Web-based access to current and archived content from more than 2,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications.
Value Line (Direct) Full Text. Provides accurate, independently created research and investment advice on stocks, mutual funds, and other securities, including analysis, ranking, price forecasts, company and industry information and financial statistics.
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) A full text resource offering a wide variety of information for entrepreneurs, including state-specific resources and local information, demographic data, a help and advice section, ‘how to’ and ‘lessons learned’ videos, industry information by business type, basics of creating and managing a small business, developing business plans, and more.
Newspaper Source (EBSCO) Full Text. Complete coverage for 35 U.S.and international newspapers and selected full text for more than 375 regional U.S. newspapers. Also includes television and radio news transcripts.
Dallas Morning News (Direct) Full Text. Articles from the Dallas area newspaper from 1984.
Abilene Reporter-News (Web) Full Text. Articles from Abilene's local newspaper back to 1988. Free web access. Also available in Access World News.
New York Times Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) Coverage from the first issue in 1851 with digital reproductions of every page, including editorials, obituaries and advertising. Offers full page and article images with searchable full text. Updated annually.
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive (Direct) Full Text. Digitized pages of the Dallas area newspaper from 1885 to 1984, including articles, display and classified ads, photos, and graphics, all searchable by keyword and date.
CQ Researcher (Direct) Full Text. Offers original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news, providing in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports go back to 1991, and each offer an introductory overview, background and chronology on the topic, an assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions, and bibliographies of key sources.
Time Magazine Archive (EBSCO) Full text. Presents the complete digital version of more than 77 years of the weekly news magazine, dating back to its first issue in March, 1923 through December, 2000. Each issue is represented in its entirety, including the front and back covers as well as all articles and advertisements contained in the original publication. Articles have been indexed with subject terms to ensure quick and relevant results.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
Global Road Warrior (Direct) Full Text. A comprehensive business travel, telecommunications, and cultural reference database that provides key facts on 175 countries, including information on the people, economy, climate, foreign exchange, local shop, hotel, airport phones and addresses, maps, and local work and social customs.
JSTOR (Direct) Full text. An archive of back issues of scholarly journals in the disciplines of the arts, sciences, humanities, business, and mathematics. No current issues.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
ECO (FirstSearch) Electronic Collection Online provides bibliographic information for articles from selected scholarly journals covering a broad range of subjects, with links to full text for subscribed content.
Electronic Journals Top
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content.
Web Sites Top
American FactFinder (Web) The U.S. Census Bureau’s American FactFinder is an authoritative source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data.
BEA: Regional Economic Accounts (Web) The Bureau of Economic Analysis provides state and regional level statistics on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employment, compensation, per capita personal income, and other economic indicators.
Business Data You Can Use (Web) makes available data from the U.S. Economic Census, conducted every five years. Also includes industry snapshots and industry statistics.
Federal Reserve System: Board of Governors (Web) The Federal Reserve System is the central bank of the United States. It conducts the nation’s monetary policy and supervises and regulates banking institutions. The Board of Governors provides analysis of domestic and international finance, is responsible for the nation’s payments system, and administers laws regarding consumer credit protection.
Financial Accounting Standards Board (Web) The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is the designated organization in the private sector for establishing and improving standards of financial accounting and reporting for nongovernmental entities.
Global Resource Directory (Web) Serves as a digital library to several thousand high-quality online global business resources. The portal is highly valued by business professionals because most of its resources are freely available and would be challenging to locate by other means.
Investor (Web) “The homepage for investors on the Internet,” Investor Home provides relevant .
Motley Fool (Web) Founded in the US in 1993 by brothers David and Tom Gardner, The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial-services company dedicated to building the world's greatest investment community. Purpose – To Help The World Invest. Better.
Regional Economic Conditions (RECON) (Web) Designed by the FDIC to provide economic information at the state, MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area), and county levels. It is helpful in the analysis of risks facing financial institutions. RECON contains a 'shopping cart' feature that allows the user to assemble charts and tables of interest and then print them together at the end of their session.
Riley Guide: Job Banks and Recruiters (Web) A directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet; primarily intended to provide instruction for job seekers on how to use the Internet to their best advantage.
Standard & Poor’s Calculator Suite (Web) Find calculators for all kinds of investment considerations, retirement fund and annuity contributions, education costs, estate and other taxes, inflation rates, cost of living rates, life insurance, bond rates, etc.
Texas Workforce (Web) The Texas state government agency which provides recruiting, retention, outplacement services and labor law information to employers and career development, job search resources, training programs and appropriate unemployment benefits to job seekers in Texas.
Census Online (Web) The U.S. Dept. of Commerce Census Bureau website offers quality data about the nation's people and economy including housing, income, economic indicators, NAICS, foreign trade, geographic maps, and TIGER.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
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