Databases By Category

Our popular research databases are organized into three categories:

Full Text Articles and Reports


  • Full text access to newspapers, trade and academic journals.
  • Coverage includes all of the business disciplines.
  • Full text coverage of The Economist

Business Source Complete:

  • Provides full-text access to academic and trade journals.
  • Includes industry and country reports and SWOT analyses.
  • Datamonitor reports.
  • Full text coverage of the Harvard Business Review.


  • Global news and business information.
  • Includes company and market research.
  • Full-text coverage of the Wall Street Journal.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete:

  • Research and industry news focused on hospitality and tourism.
  • Full-text access to hospitality industry publications.


  • Major newspapers.
  • Federal and state laws, legal cases, and regulations.
  • TV and radio news transcripts.


  • Searchable database of Elsevier journals and eBooks.
  • Links to full text from the publisher.

Web of Science:

  • Suite of citation indexes.
  • Includes the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI).

Financial Information Resources


  • Financial statement data, including ratios.
  • Industry benchmarks.
  • Competitive analysis.


  • One of the world's premiere financial databases.
  • Access is limited to terminal in the library.

Hoover's Online:

  • Company profiles and business news.
  • Company screening tools

Mergent Online:

  • National and international company financial information.
  • Domestic and international annual reports.
  • SEC filings and annual reports.
  • Peer group comparisons and "as-reported" financial statements.


  • Company and industry financial analyses.
  • Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys, including casinos, lodging, cruise lines, real estate, restaurants, and more.


  • In-depth coverage of REITS (Real Estate Investment Trusts).
  • News, industry analysis, markets, and deals.

Thomson ONE:

  • Merger and acquisition information and market data.
  • Analysts reports, peer analysis, screening, and more.

Industry and Market Research

American FactFinder:

  • Interactive Census database.
  • Population, housing, industry, and business statistics.

Business Insights: Essentials:

  • Company Finder with fundamentals and histories, investment and market reports.
  • Industry reports and statistics, financial ratios, and product brands.


  • Powerful employment research tool.
  • Database of employers from every major sector of the business and academic worlds.

Economist Intelligence Unit:

  • International coverage.
  • EIU’s Country Report, Country Profile, CountryData, CityData, and Market Indicators and Forecasts.


  • Information technology industry reports.
  • Product analysis.


  • Information on nonprofits and charities.
  • Philanthropy news.

Hotel Horizons:

  • CBRE Hotels' Americas Research
  • Analysis for hotel segments across 50 U.S. metro areas.
  • RevPar, ADR, occupancy rates, revenue, demand and supply.


  • Global hospitality and tourism industry reports.
  • Access to selected Smith Travel reports.


  • Over 700 industry and market reports.
  • Includes industry risk ratings, company, economic and demographic data.

Leadership Library :

  • Directory of major U.S. government, business, professional, and nonprofit organizations.
  • Screen by industry, geography, company size, or keyword.

Mintel Oxygen:

  • Market research reports for products, markets and demographics.
  • Analysis includes market sizes and trends, market segmentation.

Nestlé Library Restaurant Menus Database:

  • Index of classical and contemporary food and beverage menus.
  • Searchable by cuisine, restaurant typology, meal segment, location, and time period.
  • Includes the Herndon/Vehling and Tschirky menu collections.


  • Excellent source of international data.
  • Reports and statistics for industries, markets, and products.
  • Consumer market sizes, countries, marketing forecasts, consumer lifestyles, companies, and brands.
  • Travel, tourism, accommodations and hospitality related information.

Sport Business Research Network:

  • International sport marketing and business information.
  • Sport participation, fan profiles, facilities, sport finance, marketing, and more.


  • Web-based mapping application.
  • Create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States.

Technomic Digital Resource Library:

  • Chain restaurant company information and financials.
  • Foodservice and restaurant industry intelligence, forecasts, and data.
  • Restaurant industry trends, including menu development.

Trends in the Hotel Industry:

  • PKF Hospitality Research
  • Detailed analysis of hotel revenues, expenses, and profits by property type, geographic location, rate, and size categories.


  • Career insider guides.
  • Focused on help for job seekers.