Research Databases

 

 

 

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ebrary -   is an online database of 37,000+ full-text, multidisciplinary, searchable e-books. The books are downloadable onto many e-readers, computers, and phones. Refer to this ebrary info sheet for help in setting up an account and downloading ebooks onto various devices.

 

ebrary Tutorial & Quick Guide:

http://www.ebrary.com/corp/collateral/flash/QuickStart/

Bluefire  Reader APP for ebrary books:

Android App
iPhone/iPad App
Windows based computers

 

 

LexisNexis(R)

 

LexisNexis Academic is an on-line database of full-text US and international news, business, and legal publications: newspapers, magazines and journals, broadcast and political transcripts, polls and surveys, and individual college papers. Business resources include: financial data, company profiles, medical information, country and state profiles.

 

LexisNexis video tutorials link:

http://www.youtube.com/user/LexisNexisAcademic

 

 

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ProQuest Entrepreneurship is a web-based database with a wealth of information on starting your own business, the study and practice of entrepreneurship, and business-related information. It offers market research, company profiles, how-to guides and forms for developing business documents, annual reports, conferences and proceedings, market research documents, full-text journals and magazines, video clips, and business dissertations.

 

 

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WGSN Fashion Network, now merged with Stylesight, provides information on the latest trends in the fashion and lifestyle industries. This site’s primary focus is on the fashion, design, apparel, style, and retail industries, with intersecting developments in consumer behavior, economic conditions, and the environment. WGSN also furnishes career information; interviews with top-level buyers, fashion show information, worldwide events, and four million browsable images. 

 

For WGSN Support click below: 

 

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WWD.com is the authority for news and trends in fashion, beauty, and retail industries. This site includes headlines and breaking news from all WWD publications, with comprehensive coverage of fashion week updates/show reviews for New York, Paris, Milan, and London fashion shows.

 

 

research databases 

 

 

BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines for global academic open access web resources (Books, articles, theses, reports, etc.). BASE collects, normalises, and indexes these data. BASE provides more than 70 million scholarly documents from more than 3,400 sources, providing access to the full texts of about 70% of the indexed documents. 

 

Basic tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNO9EC-wjls

Advanced Tutorial:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsE3gkQ09xo

 

 american fact finder

 

American FactFinder 2 American FactFinder is the Census Bureau’s online tool for accessing a wide variety of population, economic, geographic,and housing information about the United States. American FactFinder provides quick access to data from the Decennial Census, American CommunitySurvey, Puerto Rico Community Survey, Population Estimates Program, Economic Census, andAnnual Economic Surveys.

 

Tutorials, Guides and Help: http://factfinder2.census.gov/legacy/aff2.html 

 

 google scholar

 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.


 

Also, please ask a librarian or click here for information on Remote Access PDF   to use these electronic resources while off campus.