Global Studies - Databases

 

 

ABI/INFORM ...    
Business articles + EIU ViewsWire and Going Global Career Guides ... [more]
Close this window Includes "EIU ViewsWire" that covers business and economic events from across the globe and the "Going Global Career Guides," an overview for evaluating, selecting, and transitioning into a successful career in a foreign country. Coverage: 1971 to present.
Close this window ABI/INFORM formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, Harvard, MLA, and more. Select the "Cite" link, or select a citation style from the drop down list when you email or export a record.

 

ACADEMIC SEARCH PREMIER    
A great starting place for any topic-- contains full text and peer-reviewed journals in many academic subject areas ... [more]
Close this window Contains over 4,700 full text journals (including over 3,600 peer-reviewed journals) in nearly all academic areas of study - social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more.
Close this window Academic Search Premier formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, MLA, and more. Click on the "Cite this Article" or "Export to Bibliographic Manager" icons from an individual record, OR select a Citation Format from the drop down list when you print, email or save.

 

CREDO REFERENCE    
Over 300 full-text reference books online ... [more]
Close this window Access to over 300 reference books in a broad range of topic areas, from general reference to art to technology. Credo Reference includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, as well as subject-specific titles in a diverse range of subjects.

 

HISTORIC DOCUMENTS SERIES    
Primary source documents and analysis related to key events since 1972 ... [more]
Close this window Provides primary source documents and analysis on the most significant events since 1972. Documents include presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions. Browse by topic, view the cumulative index, or search by keyword.

 

EIU COUNTRY COMMERCE    
A business guide to investing, licensing and trading conditions in 60 countries ... [more]
Close this window Published by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Commerce is a business guide to investing, licensing and trading conditions in over 60 countries. Updated annually, the guide focuses on specific operating conditions, commercial laws and business regulations, with guidance on issues such as obtaining proper permits and registrations, protecting your intellectual property in the Internet age, complying with local tax laws, including e-commerce rules, and more.

 

GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY    
Online access to reference favorites-- encyclopedias, biographies, business plan handbooks, company histories ... [more]
Close this window Online access to the content of reference volumes in the following subject areas: Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Library Science, Literature, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Science, Social Science, and Technology. Content includes multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Browse titles by subject area or search using keyword.

 

INTERNATIONAL TRADE DATA NETWORK (ITDN)    
Provides current foreign market information and data for export and import and trade related information needs ... [more]
Close this window Produced by The Rhode Island Export Assistance Center at Bryant University, this database provides a wide-range of current foreign market information and data to help companies export more profitably. ITDN "provides the business community with the timely, detailed market intelligence needed to become competitive in the global arena. The primary mission of the ITDN is to facilitate the dissemination of trade information through resource sharing as opposed to resource ownership. This has been achieved by establishing partnership arrangements with both the public and private sector and by taking advantage of technological advances in data processing, networking, and communications."

 

JSTOR    
A full-text, scholarly database that features the back issues of journals in the Arts & Sciences and Business ... [more]
Close this window JSTOR presents the complete runs of journals, as well as select monographs, transactions, and conference proceedings. Bryant subscribes to 3 multidisciplinary Arts and Sciences collections that include core journals in economics, history, political science, sociology, archaeology, classics, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Slavic studies, languages and literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, the history and study of art and architecture, and more. The Business Collection features core titles in economics and finance, including publications from leading scholarly societies and a range of critical research journals in accounting, labor relations, marketing, management, operations research, and risk assessment. Full text is typically not available for the most recent 3 - 5 years.

 

LEXISNEXIS Academic    
News from major U.S. and World publications, law reviews, federal, state, and international cases and codes, as well as business information ... [more]
Close this window LexisNexis includes News, Legal, and Business information. The News section covers: General News, Today's News, Business News, Legal News, Newswires & transcripts, Web Blogs, Ropers Center for Public Opinion Research, The Associated Press, Movies, Books, Music, Plays and Video reviews, Non-English Newspapers and wires, Non-English Language News, Magazine Stories, New York Times, Washington Post, Business Week, USA Today, University Wire, Major World News & Publications, Health Care News, and more.

The Legal Section covers: Law Reviews & News, Federal & State Cases, Shepard's Citations, Federal & State Codes, Tax Law, Canadian Court Cases & Legislation, European Union, Commonwealth, and Foreign Nations, and Patents information.

The Business section covers: Business and Financial News, U.S. and International Company Financial Information, Industry & Market, Accounting Literature, SEC Filings & Reports, Country Profiles/Analysis, and Company Dossiers (including user defined company comparison reports).

 

NETLIBRARY    
Search for ebooks, digital versions of books from a broad range of subject areas and topics ... [more]
Close this window Simultaneously search over 8,000 electronic books in a wide range of subject areas and topics. Content includes copyrighted and public domain works. Publishers include Harvard Business School Press, McGraw-Hill, AMACOM and more. You may also search for Netlibrary titles using the HELIN Library Catalog .

 

NEWSPAPERS    
Articles from major national and regional U.S. newspapers ... [more]
Close this window Indexes, abstracts and full-text articles from major national and regional United States newspapers such as: Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, Hartford Courant, Newsday, The New York Times, Providence Journal , The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post , and more.

Some articles may not be available in full-text in this database. Use the Journals List (Serials Solutions) to check to see if a journal is available in print or in another database, OR request articles using Interlibrary Loan .
Close this window The Newspapers database formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, Harvard, MLA, and more. Select the "Cite" link, or select a citation style from the drop down list when you email or export a record.

 

OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS RESOURCE CENTER    
Pros and cons of controversial and current issues ... [more]
Close this window Viewpoint articles explore the pros and cons of controversial and current issues. Information is supported by corresponding reference materials, commentaries and viewpoints, periodical and news articles, primary sources, statistics and multimedia. An excellent resource for essays, debates, and for coming with ideas for a topic.
Close this window The Opposing Viewpoints database formats citations in the MLA format. To format citations using an alternate citation style (APA, Chicago, etc.), you can export citation information to Endnote . Select the "How to Cite" link at the bottom of the page to export a citation for an individual document, or select the "How to Cite Marked Items" link at the top of your "Marked Items" to export citation information for multiple documents.

 

PROQUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY    
Articles in peer-reviewed journals, magazines, and/or newspapers in broad range of academic subject areas ... [more]
Close this window ProQuest Research Library provides access to a wide range of popular academic subjects, including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, women's interest, and more. The database includes more than 3,950 scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers (with over 2,700 in full text) from 1971 forward.

Some articles may not be available in full-text in this database. Use the Journals List (Serials Solutions) to check to see if a journal is available in print or in another database, OR request articles using Interlibrary Loan .
Close this window The Proquest Research Library formats citations in your choice of citation styles, including APA, Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date, Chicago/Turabian: Humanities, Harvard, MLA, and more. Select the "Cite" link, or select a citation style from the drop down list when you email or export a record.

 

SAGE JOURNALS    
Search for articles in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology & Medicine ... [more]
Close this window Access to more than 500 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine, with some content available in full text. Select the "SAGE Content Available to Me" radio button to find full text articles available in the SAGE database.

Not all articles in the Sage database are available as full text. Use the Journals List (Serials Solutions) to check to see if a journal is available in print or in another database, OR request articles using Interlibrary Loan .
Close this window You can export citations from the Sage Journals database to EndNote : You must create an account in the Sage Journals database to export citations. Once you are logged in to the database, select the "Check item" checkbox next to the record(s) that you would like to export. You must click the red "Add to My Marked Citations" button on the right hand side before proceeding to the next page of results. When you are ready to export your citations, select the "Email/Download/Save/Print My Marked Citations" radio button, then click the red "Go" button. On the next page, click the "EXPORT/DOWLOAD to Citation Manager" button. On the next page, select the "EndNote" link and select the "Save to Disk" radio button in the popup window. You can now import your citations into EndNote.

 

SCOLA TV    
Watch & listen to television and radio programming from around the world ... [more]
Close this window SCOLA transmits television and radio programming from around the world in the native language. Additional content includes an online library of sample newspapers and foreign text from multiple countries, photographs of people and places, "on the street" video interviews, and more.

For academic films, check out Video On Demand (You will need your email username and password for access). To view Bryant University produced films see Bryant University Streaming Media .

 

WORLDCAT Online
WORLDCAT
(FirstSearch)    
Search the collections of libraries in your community & around the world ... [more]
Close this window Search for print and electronic books, music CDs, DVDs... Worldcat is the world's foremost bibliographic database, with over 46 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. WorldCat covers bibliographic information from before 1,000 BC to the present, and includes holdings information from libraries in 45 countries.

 

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