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Core Databases

Access the essential databases for Business. For more, see the Business Subject Guide.

Comprehensive List

Access the recommended databases for Business. For more, see the Business Subject Guide.

  • ABI/INFORM Global:
    A comprehensive business database. Full text included; ( + )
  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Accounting & Tax Index (Steely Reference):
    Citations to accounting articles, 1997-2009. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • American FactFinder:
    Census data about the US, Puerto Rico, and the Island Areas. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • American Statistics Index:
    Statistical data from the US government. Citation only; Print index; US Government materials; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Biography Index (Steely Reference):
    Index to biographical materials in books and magazines, 1946-1984. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Biography Reference Bank:
    An extensive biography database. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1905-1982. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Book Review Digest Plus:
    Book reviews from periodicals. Full text included; ( + )
  • Book Review Index (Steely Reference):
    Access to citations for book reviews, 1965-2009. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Business Periodicals Index (Steely Reference):
    Citations for articles in business literature, 1958-1986. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Business Searching Interface (Business Source Premier):
    National and international company and industry profiles. Full text included; ( + )
  • Business Source Premier:
    A comprehensive business database. Full text included; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Censtats:
    Census statistics prior to the 2010 census. US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Census Bureau :
    Official gateway to the data compiled by the US Census. US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Checkpoint:
    For tax and accounting research. Is this your first login? Full text included; ( + )
  • Commerce Data Hub:
    Access US Department of Commerce data. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Copyright.gov:
    Search copyrights registered since 1978. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Digital Commons Network:
    Access to scholarly journal articles and research. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Books:
    A directory of open-access books. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Definitive index to peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Dissertations and Theses:
    Comprehensive access to dissertations and theses worldwide. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • Doing Business:
    Data on global business, labor regulations, and property rights. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • E-Journals:
    Citations from EBSCO ejournals (limited full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • EDGAR:
    Access to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • EIKON:
    Financial and economic data access tool. Full text included; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Industry and Occupation:
    Census data on business and the labor force. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • Key Business Ratios:
    Compares public and private companies to industry benchmarks. Full text included; ( + )
  • Mergent Archives:
    Access to corporate documents from 100 countries. Full text included; ( + )
  • Mergent Online:
    Information about US and international companies. Full text included; ( + )
  • National Trade Data Bank (Steely Reference):
    CD-ROM index to US commerce statistics, 1990-2000. Citation only; US Government materials; In Steely only; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations:
    American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations (free):
    Open access to American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Patent and Trademark Office:
    Access to the US patent and trademark databases. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Regional Business News:
    US and Canadian business news. Full text included; Newspapers; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • Small Business Reference Center:
    Articles and reference materials for small business owners. Full text included; Ebook collection; KYVL subscription; ( + )
  • SSRN (Social Science Research Network):
    Access articles in 30 social science disciplines. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Trademarks and Service Marks (Kentucky):
    Search for and register a trademark in Kentucky. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • UN Data:
    Datasets for UN member countries. Open access; ( + )
  • Wall Street Journal:
    Newspaper with emphasis on business and economics. Full text included; Newspapers; ( + )
  • Wall Street Journal Index (Steely Reference):
    Index to the Wall Street Journal newspaper, 1960-1999. Citation only; Print index; Newspapers; In Steely only; ( + )