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Refinitiv Workspace

February 28, 2022

Refinitiv Workspace is a resource for information on publicly traded US and international companies. Available information typically includes summary financial data with links to company filings, key ratios actual and forward estimates, stock pricing data, key corporate events, officers and … Continued

Data Planet

September 22, 2020

Data Planet Statistical Datasets provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The over 12.6 billion datasets in Data Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple … Continued

Preqin (Private Equity and Venture Capital and Real Estate)

September 17, 2020

Preqin is a database of information on private equity venture capital, and real estate deals, funds, investors and fund managers that allows users to analyze data across the entire investment lifecycle. Coverage begins in 1953 but is much more robust … Continued

ProQuest Healthcare Administration Database

October 18, 2018

Access to the full-text of articles from about 800 journals and 4,500 dissertations covering topics including healthcare management, public healthadministration, hospitals, insurance, health economics, health law, health statistics, healthcare ethics, and more.

Foundation Directory Online Professional

January 26, 2018

FDO Professional provides subscribers with access to timely, comprehensive information on grant makers and their grants. Included is a database of the entire universe of over 140,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant making public charities in the U.S.; a … Continued

Grant Application Writer’s Handbook

September 26, 2017

An EBook that explains how to plan and develop a good proposal, what reviewers look for in applications, and changes at NIH and NSF.

InfoEd Global SPIN Plus

September 1, 2017

Contains more than 40,000 funding opportunities in the Arts & Humanities, Health, Medical, Life, & Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences including Business from more than 10,000 sponsors worldwide. Users can access without registration from on campus or they can create a profile using a … Continued

Simmons Insights

May 25, 2017

Data on adult U.S. consumers includes attitudes and behaviors, media use, and buying habits. Covers a wide variety of products, brands and services. Data includes consumer demographics (age, gender, income, etc.); consumer psychographics (behavior, attitudes); and buying and media habits. … Continued


May 17, 2017

Discover information on any topic from the UNC library collections using simple search technology powered by Summon. Use Articles+ to find: Scholarly journal articles News articles, material from non-scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers Ebook content, both whole Ebooks and chapters in Ebooks … Continued

ABI/INFORM Collection

May 1, 2017

Business research from more than 3,000 academic / peer-reviewed journals, 2,000 trade publications, and 400 popular press business magazines. Topics covered include leadership, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. In Addition non-journal material includes: industry and market research … Continued

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

May 1, 2017

Includes more than 1,200 national and international sources of information on accounting, taxes and taxation, the financial services industry, banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations. Sources include academic / peer-reviewed journals, trade journals, industry reports, conference proceedings, and dissertations.

Ad Age DataCenter

May 1, 2017

Ad Age Data Center offers profiles of top advertisers, agency and media family tree reports, advertising spending data, industry contacts, ad industry job market data and ranked lists of top media markets and media formats. Special Note: Selected sections of … Continued

Alliance for Audited Media

May 1, 2017

Circulation statistics for newspapers and magazines in North America and some International locations. Offers Circulation Audit Reports, Publisher’s Statements and analysis tools in pdf format. Prior three years only. UNC does not subscribe to all online reports.

BCC Research

May 1, 2017

BCC Research provides global market research reports. Reports are typically very detailed and cover market intelligence, five-year forecasting, statistical and analytical data, key players, market share, industry structure and dynamics, and technology trends and shifts. These reports can be well over 100 pages … Continued


May 1, 2017

Provides detailed industry analysis and market research reports on more than 5,000 lines of business, as defined by NAICS codes, in national and local markets. Types of reports include: -Industry Financial Profiles: average 15 pages and include financial statement data … Continued

Business Plans Handbook

May 1, 2017

This is a series of E-Books available through the UNC-CH online catalog.  Each volume is a compilation of actual business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America.  There are 23 Volumes.

Business Source Premier

May 1, 2017

Business Source Premier provides Indexing, abstracting and the full-text of articles from more than 1,700 popular press and trade publications, and from more than 1,800 peer-reviewed business journals. Topics covered include leadership, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. Coverage varies depending … Continued

Cabells Directory of Publishing Opportunities

May 1, 2017

Directories of publishing opportunities in a wide range of academic areas including accounting, economics and finance, management, and marketing. Each journal entry includes submission guidelines, circulation data, review and contact information, and acceptance/rejection rates for selected journals.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database

May 1, 2017

Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more. Includes content form scholarly journals, trade publications, popular press magazines, transcripts from radio and television  programs, and more.

Canadian Newsstream

May 1, 2017

More than 500 current and historical Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers. Most include full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features. Coverage varies but many include the complete available electronic back file for the newspaper.

VitalLaw (formerly CCH IntelliConnect)

May 1, 2017

Federal, State and some International Tax information The Federal service includes the Standrd Federal Tax Reporter; the Federal Estate/Gift Tax Reporter; the Federal Excise Tax Reporter; the current Internal Revenue Code; cases and rulings as well as IRS publications. The … Continued

Conference Board Business Knowledge Research Online

May 1, 2017

The University’s subscription includes research reports, executive summaries on key business topics, surveys, and case studies of the world’s most influential companies. Coverage is back to the late 1990’s or early 2000 for the most part. However the UNC-Chapel Hill … Continued


May 1, 2017

Indexes and abstracts articles from more than 400 journals, essays in collective volumes, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, book reviews, and several working paper archives covering the world’s economic literature. There is some full-text available for articles found with this database. … Continued

Education Full Text

May 1, 2017

Indexing and full text of more than 770 periodicals in the all of field of education. Covers all aspects of education including EDUCATION OF BUSINESS STUDENTS and EDUCATION AS A BUSINESS. About half of the periodicals are covered back to 1983 the … Continued

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

May 1, 2017

Contains indexing and full-text of articles and other content from more than 125 magazines and academic journals and from more than 135 books on entrepreneurial topics, Also includes Datamonitor case studies, and 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from … Continued

Entrepreneurship Research and Policy Network

May 1, 2017

The Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Network (ERPN) is one of a number of specialized research networks within the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). It features abstracts and full-text papers from research covering the intersection of entrepreneurship with other subject areas … Continued


May 1, 2017

This database is one of if not the most important index covering the field of education. ERIC covers all aspects of education including EDUCATION OF BUSINESS STUDENTS and EDUCATION AS A BUSINESS. Material in this database could be a journal … Continued


May 1, 2017

Free access to more than 90 million patent documents from over 90 patent-granting authorities worldwide, The collection contains information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.  (Source Davis Library web page)

ESRI Business Analyst Online

May 1, 2017

Esri Business Analyst Online (BAO) is a Web-based solution that makes custom site evaluation and market analysis fast and easy. Utilizing extensive demographic, consumer spending, and business data, BAO provides detailed information and insights about consumers, their lifestyles and buying … Continued


May 1, 2017

Factiva provides tools for searching and monitoring general news and company, industry, and other business information. The sources include newspapers, academic journals, trade journals, popular press magazines, transcripts of radio and television broadcasts and newswires. Factiva includes full-text of The … Continued

Financial Times Historical Archive 1888 – 2010

May 1, 2017

Complete online fully-searchable facsimile edition of the Financial Times offers the complete run of the London edition of the paper, from its first issue to the end of 2010. Every individual article, advertisement and market listing is included and shown … Continued

GlobalData (includes Product Launch Analytics)

May 1, 2017

More than just a new name, new data is included such as company, consumer, product, market and country specific “Insight” and analysis for consumer packaged goods. The former Product Launch Analytics database contains Information on new consumer packaged goods with … Continued

Google Scholar

May 1, 2017

Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional … Continued


May 1, 2017

GreenFILE provides access to materials on the human impact on the environment. Sources include scholarly, governmental, and general interest articles and books. It represents research from fields such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Topics include climate change, green … Continued

Hoover’s Company Profiles

May 1, 2017

See ProQuest Business Market Research Collection Information for more then 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, key company executives, and for publicly traded firms upto 3 years of historical financials.

IBISWorld Industry Reports

April 28, 2017

IBISWorld covers more than 700 U.S. industries, as defined by 5-digit NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes. Each 30-40 page report covers industry conditions and performance, key sensitivities and success factors, segmentation, size, trends, and outlook. UNC also has … Continued

International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) Country Data

April 28, 2017

Provides access to the data underlying the International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) publication. It includes MONTHLY averages of political risk and economic indicators; Coplin-O’Leary ratings and forecasts; and some general geographic and political information for 145 countries from 1984 to … Continued

International Debt Statistics

April 28, 2017

International Debt Statistics presents external debt and financial flow data for the 120 economies that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System. The time series for 216 indicators run from 1970 to 2012, with contractual obligations data … Continued

International Directory of Company Histories

April 28, 2017

Short to medium length (2 to 10 pages) narratives on the history of companies. Many of the histories include a bibliography of other places to look for information on the company discussed in the entry.

International Financial Statistics Online

April 28, 2017

International Financial Statistics (IFS) is a great source international and country statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance for more than 200 countries. Data available includes: exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, … Continued

Journal Citation Reports

April 28, 2017

The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all specialties in the areas of science, technology, and the social sciences. JCR shows the relationship between citing and cited journals in a … Continued

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)

April 28, 2017

Provides full-text access to general, regional and international news, company news and financial information, legal information, and other topics such as biographical information. It covers general, regional and international news, company news and financial information, legal information (including law reviews, … Continued

LINC Log Into North Carolina

April 28, 2017

Access to more than 900 demographic and statistical data items from state and federal agencies. You can qet some data at state, county, municipal, township, tract, block group and block levels. Options included both customizable and pre-formatted reports. Data definitions … Continued

Mergent Historical Annual Reports

April 28, 2017

​Mergent Historical Annual Reports contains company annual reports from the U.S., Canada, and other mostly European countries from around the world. Over 1 million annual reports are included, some dating back over 100 years. In some cases when a company … Continued

Mergent Archives

April 28, 2017

Provides a comprehensive history of corporate America for almost 100 years. It includes corporate histories, brief financial statements, lists of subsidiaries, descriptions of long-term debt, and stock offerings, officers and directors, etc. Specifically the database contains: Transportation Manual 1909-present | … Continued

Mintel Academic

April 28, 2017

The reports cover a variety of sectors including consumer goods, travel and tourism, financial industry, internet industry, retail, and food and drink. Reports discuss market drivers, market size and trends, market segmentation, supply structure, advertising and promotion, retail distribution, consumer … Continued

Morningstar Investment Research Center (Via NCLive)

April 28, 2017

Morningstar Investment Research Center offers Information on more than 8,000 stocks and 12,000 mutual funds including 20 minute delayed pricing, summary financial statements, independent analysis and more. You can screen stocks on 23 characteristics  and mututal funds on 18 characteristics  Finally … Continued

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Working Papers

April 28, 2017

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. NBER research is conducted by more than 500 university professors around the country, the leading scholars … Continued

New York Times Historical Newspaper 1851 – 2018

April 28, 2017

New York Times, in the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database, offers full-text and full-image articles covering 1851 to December 31, 2018. You can search the current issues of the New York Times through several databases including Proquest Central, New York Times … Continued

Newspaper Source Plus

April 28, 2017

Newspaper Source Plus provides selected full text for nearly 860 national (U.S.), regional( U.S.), and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc. In addition, there is full text … Continued


April 28, 2017

ORBIS has information on more than 321 million publicly traded and privately held companies from almost 200 countries around the world. The company count breakdown by region: North America 68 million — Western Europe 79 million — Eastern Europe 42 … Continued


April 28, 2017

Osiris contains information on more than 110,000 listed (publicly traded) companies, banks and insurance companies from 190 countries around the world. In addition to the income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement and ratios. Osiris provides, ownership, subsidiaries, earnings estimates … Continued

Oxford English Dictionary (aka the OED)

April 28, 2017

More than just definitions. The OED is the world’s leading authority on the history and development of the English language. The OED allows users to find words that have come into English via a particular language. Search for quotation using … Continued


April 28, 2017

​See ProQuest Business Market Research Collection Reports analyzing economic and political developments in more than 110 individual countries, regions and worldwide.

Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

April 28, 2017

A great source for analysis and statistics on industries, markets, and countries from Euromonitor. GMID contains historical data starting in 1995 and 5 years of forecasts of market size (units and value) data for 330 consumer products in many countries. … Continued

ProQuest Asian & European Business

April 28, 2017

​Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions from trade journals and scholarly journals on throughout Asia, Austraila and Europe.

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection

April 28, 2017

​Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover’s Company Profiles: profiles of more than 40,000 global companies. Information typically includes location, officers, competitors and for publicly traded companies financial information. OxResearch: research on economic … Continued

ProQuest Central

April 28, 2017

​A general reference database allows users to search more than 35 of the “Proquest family of databases.” Subjects covered incude Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the … Continued

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

April 28, 2017

This is the place to go if you are looking for information on Dissertations written and accepted at an accredited U.S. institution since 1861. Free previews (in PDF format) of the first 24 pages of all dissertations and theses in … Continued

ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database

April 28, 2017

​Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journal articles, business cases, and more.

ProQuest Research Library

April 28, 2017

​This database covers about 6300 journals and other publications covering subjects ranging from business and political science to literature and psychology. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level.


April 28, 2017

​PsycARTICLES provides full-text articles from leading more than 100 psychological journals including journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA and the Canadian Psychological Association. Business researchers will find this database very useful for finding material on industrial psychology, … Continued


April 28, 2017

This database is probably the “premier” database covering the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. Business researchers will find this database very useful for finding material on industrial psychology, organizational behavior, and other human resources types of … Continued

Data-Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

April 28, 2017

Special Note: vendor does not permit access from IP addresses outside the United States Data-Axle is a collection of databases that provide directory information on more than 64 million U.S. businesses, 160 million U.S. residents 1.2 million U.S. healthcare providers. … Continued

Regional Business News

April 28, 2017

Indexing and full-text of more than 70 regional business publications including Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain’s New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business … Continued

RIA Checkpoint (Kenan-Flagler Only)

April 28, 2017

Please note that RIA Checkpoint does not work with UNC-CH’s “EDUROAM” wireless network at this time please use one of the other available wireless networks. Searchable Full-Text of a variety of publications relating to United States federal, individual state, and international … Continued

Roper Center iPOLL

April 28, 2017

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research offers two tools for searching opinion poll datasets: iPOLL, which allows searching at the question level, and Roper/Express/, which allows searching at the dataset level. The Center archives national opinion polls back to … Continued

Sage Research Methods

April 28, 2017

​Research methods toolset designed to help researchers develop research projects, understand or identify particular methods, conduct research and write up their findings; library of more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos including Sages Little Green Book … Continued

SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network)

April 28, 2017

SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network) provides market research and industry news for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries, covering 40 different sports. It includes full-text articles, links to over 10,000 sports organizations, sport participation summaries for the American population, … Continued


April 28, 2017

​Scopus is a citation and abstracting database that provides comprehensive coverage of the peer-reviewed journal and conference literature, with links to full-text where available through the library. It encompasses scientific, technical, medical, social science and arts and humanities disciplines. It … Continued


April 28, 2017

A web-based mapping application that enables users to quickly and easily create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business and marketing data. The data is from EASI Analytics, Mediamark Research Inc., and Simmons Study of Media Markets and … Continued

Social Science Research Network ( SSRN )

April 28, 2017

Search for working papers by keywords in the title or abstract or search by or limt by author. You may also browse by broad subject area. Many are papers can be downloaded for free but when the paper is not … Continued


April 28, 2017

Statista includes information on indusstries and products from more than 10,000 business and public information sources including trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources covering more than 600 industries. Statista includes more than 3,000 market studies; and 1,000 industry reports … Continued

Statistical Abstract of the United States

April 28, 2017

The Statistical Abstract contains a collection of statistics of current and historical demographic, social, and economic conditions in the United States. There is some selected international data as well. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Continued


April 28, 2017

ThomasNet provides current sourcing information for more than 67,000 industrial and manufacturing products and services from more than 600,000 U. S. and Canadian companies. Information available typically includes company name address and contact numbers or email. From adhesives to hardware, … Continued

Academic Search Premier

April 28, 2017

This database is good for finding articles published in more than 13,000 popular and academic journals covering many academic subject areas including business, economics, public policy, other social sciences, the humanities, and general sciences. There is some form of full … Continued

America’s News

April 28, 2017

America’s Newspapers is and extensive collection of  U.S. newspapers.  It includes the complete electronic editions of more than 1,200 newspapers including more than 50 from cities in North Carolina. America’s News provides information on people, issues, and events in the local area or … Continued Associations

April 28, 2017

​An extensive listing of associations from the publishers of The vast majority of associations in this list are for manufactureres and suppliers of industrial products.

Times (London) Digital Archive 1785 – 2014

April 28, 2017

Times Digital Archive provides full-image coverage of the ‘world’s newspaper of record’ for a period of more than 200 years, 1785 to 2014, covering events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War, from early industrialization to the information age. … Continued

UNC-CH Funding Information Portal

April 28, 2017

The Funding Information Portal has links to variety of databases that contain information about grant and funding opportunities is the best place to start your search for research funding.


April 28, 2017

UNdata provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface. Search or browse for data, create tables and download. Areas of coverage include agriculture, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population, … Continued

University Press Scholarship Online

April 28, 2017

​University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) provides access to thousands of e-books from more than a dozen university presses across the subject spectrum. Subjects of particular interst for business researchers might include Business and Management and Economics and Finance. UPSO allows … Continued

US Newsstream

April 28, 2017

​News content from more than 1600 national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.

Value Line Historical Estimates & Projections

April 28, 2017

Value Line’s Historical Estimates & Projections product provides a variety of Value Line analysts’ estimates and 3-to-5-year projections for approximately 1,700 companies and industries–the same broad group covered by Value Line Investment Survey. Coverage is 1987 to 2011. Among the … Continued

Value Line Research Center

April 28, 2017

Value Line Research Center offers all the content of Value Line’s investment services covering thousands of stocks, mutual funds, daily options and convertible issues. The Research Center comprises Value Line Investment Survey, Value Line Investment Survey Expanded Edition, Value Line … Continued

Wall Street Journal

April 28, 2017

Search for and read articles that were printed in the Wall Street Journal after January 1, 1984. You can search for and read the full-text of older articles from the Wall Street Journal by using Factiva or Wall Street Journal … Continued

Wall Street Journal Historical Newspaper 1889-2010

April 28, 2017

The Wall Street Journal is part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database, offers hundreds of thousands of pages of full-text and full-image articles in the newspaper from 1889-2010. You can search the current issues of the Wall Street through several … Continued

WDI (World Development Indicators) Online

April 28, 2017

This publication of the World Bank contains more than 1400 indicators. The indicators cover a wide range of social, economic and demographic areas including major economic indicators, information on population, health, gender, poverty, natural resources, financial matters, environmental variables, and … Continued


April 28, 2017

More than 179 million records representing the holdings of several thousand libraries from around the world.  The data base includes bibliographic records for books, dissertations, journals, audiovisual materials, sound recordings, maps, musical scores, newspapers and manuscripts. This database is most useful … Continued


April 28, 2017

Zephyr includes information on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, private equity, and venture capital deals and rumors. Zephyr has global coverage: European deals from as early as 1997, North American deals from 2000, and Other global areas deals form … Continued