Business Pathfinder:

--beginning the research process for business  topics -- not an exhaustive list...
     Cambridge Campus Library of ARCC
     
www.anokaramsey.edu/resources/Success/Library/CambridgeLibrary.aspx

Reference Sources at CCLibrary:
-Ref  G122.U56 World Factbook
-Ref  HA17.D45 Demographic Yearbook
-Ref HA202.A36 County & City Data American Factfinder
(U.S.Census)>Bus&Gov>Stats>ForeignTrade>State&Fed
-Ref  HA202.S82  Statistical Abstract of U.S
-Ref HB61 .A53  Dict. of Business & Econ
-Ref  HB61.N49 New Palgrave Dict of Economics
-Ref  HC103 .F9 Guide to economic indicator
-Ref  HF1001 .K52 Knowledge Exchange Bus Enc
-Ref  HF1041.5.N35 NAICS Desk Reference
-Ref HF5625.G12  GAAP: Interpretation
-Ref HF5681.R25 T68  Almanac...
Bus & Industry Fin
-Ref  HF5035 .A49  American Business 
-Ref  HG173.D66 Finance & Invest Handbook
-eRef  Blackwell ency. Dict of Accounting*   

-eRef  Blackwell Ency...Hum Res / Manage/ Marketing
-eRef  Schaum's...guide to business formulas
-Federal Reserve Board: Summary...
Current Econ Conditions
-FirstGov Bus Gate >IntrntlTrade>ForeignTrade>Stats
-Ref  KFM5605.Z9 G84 Guide to Starting a Bus. in MN
-Ref  T324 .R66  NTC's dictionary of trade 
-Business Plans and Profiles Ind
Pittsburgh Carnegie Lib

Periodical Indexes:
Business Source Premier* (EbscoHost)

    >>Advanced to Search a Subject / or Browse a Jrnl ( Enter Jrnl Title>>SO PubName >>Search)   OR
   
>>Basic  for: Company / Industry Profile or Mktg Res Info:

Upsize MN (print in lib)
Wall St. Jrnal 
print in lib & 
Proquest Newspapers
Regional Bus News (EbscoHost) >* Local bus news

Employment statistics sources:

-EEOC US Equal Employment Comm.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics   Employment, prices, OOH
-Ref HD4976.M6 T86 Mn Salary Survey: 
-Positively MN provides recent salary statistics online 
-Ref HF5381 .U62 Occupational Outlook Hdbk
-Ref HA202.S82  Statistical Abst (Ex: Labor-Earnings/ Labor--Employed civilians)
-Glassdoor.com  Free company/career info .com
- Ref AY64.I55 Time Infoplease Almanac
- RefAY67.N5W7 Wrld Almanac (Ex: Employ/Distrib of Wage--Salary)
Investment sources:
-AllBusiness  Dun & Bradstreet bus profiles & more
-Annual Reports.com IR Solutions free financial rept .com
-EDGAR SEC Corporate Reports: US Securities & Exchange
-Morningstar Ticker code / quotes /Data Interp / Charts / Valu  ratios
-NASDAQ National Assoc. of Securities 
- Ref HG4513.5 .T53 Ticker Symbol Book
-Path to Investing Security Ind Assoc.
-ThomasNet -- Register of Amer  Manuf  
Indust /mechanical design
-Yahoo Finance
Search: ticker code / Hist / Basic/ Tech Analysis

Library of Congress locations for browsing the library shelves:
     H-HC Economics
     HD30.28-62 Business planning
     HD6000 Women in business
     HE Transportation
     HF 0-1359  Commerce (including global economy)
     HF 5000 Business, careers
     HF 5387 Business ethics
     HF 5415 Marketing, selling
     HF 5800 Advertising
     HG Investing
     HJ  Economics, public
     HM Leadership
     PE 1112-1478 Business English, report writing

 

 

Recommended Business Web Sources:  (many are commercial)
--AccountingCoach.com Harold Avercamp
--AICPA Amer Inst of Certified Public Acctnts
--Bplans.com
--Bearfacts (Personal income/econ stats by county/region)
--BEOnline LC Bus Ref Serv
(acctg, bus plans, econ, demog)
--@Brint  Bus tech & knowledge managemt .com
--Business.gov  Small Business Administration
--Business USA   One-stop federal gov website
--CEOExpress: exec business portal .com
--Commerce.gov U.S. D Comm econ indicators, stats, serv
--Consumer Expenditure Survey U.S. Bur of Labor Stats
--Doing Business World Bank >>Select Econ or >>Topic
--Entrepreneurship Corner STVP Stanford U
--Ethics Resource Ctr  Highly respected research 
--Ethisphere .com internat bus ethics thinktank
--FindLaw: Employment law  Thomson Reuters
--Lemelson Ctr... Invention/Innovation Smithsonian
--Management & Bus Studies Portal UK
--SCORE Service Corps of Retired Exec: small bus
--SmartAboutMoney Nat Endow for Financial Education
--ThomasNet  Company Profiles, Ind prod & serv
--U.S.Dept of Labor  Wages, working cond, job searches, etc.
--Young Money online magazine
Economics websites: (Note: many are commercial)
--AmosWEB .com economics portal
--BEA Reg Economic Accts Bur Econ Analysis stats
--Congressional Budget Office econ forecasts
--Country Commercial Guides US Dept of State
--Export.gov Intl Trade Assn & Promotion Coord
--Fed Reserve Bank of SF >Edu Interactive money games!
--FedStats.com  Select Agencies: Economic
--Fed Trade Commission
Competition, Cons Protect, Internatl
--Federal Reserve Economic Data FRED St. Louis
--FreetheWorld.com Economic Freedom Netwk
--GlobalEDGE Michigan State U CIBER
--Industry Research Desk  (commercial site)
--Internal Revenue Service US Dept of Treasury
--International Trade Web Resources
--International Economics Network

--Liber8 Econ& Banking Info, St. Louis FRB
--Market Research Portal UK
--NationMaster Economic & business data
--Open Knowledge Repository World Bank
--PwC's WorldwideTax Summaries
--PublicAccting Oversight Bd reqd by Sarbanes-Oxley
--Regional Economic Conditions (RECON) FDIC
--Resources for Economists American Econ Assn
--USCenusBureau: Economic Indicators
--World DataBank worldwide stats
--World Economic Outlook Repts IMF
--WTO Statistics DB

Small Business Startup Sources: (most are commercial sources)
--
AllPlaces.US .com
--
City-Data.com  Advameg Inc.  *note disclaimer
--Epodunk.com  *note disclaimer
--Economic Census: every 5 yrs:  2007     2002      1997
--Hometown Locator .com   *note disclaimer
--IOMA Bus Dir Inst of Mgmt/Admin /small bus
--MN Dept. of Revenue: Taxes
--U.S Small Business Administration

*Films on Demand streaming video.
Enter Topic or Keyword & >>Titles, then >>SEARCH for full-length films on topics like Economics.  Advanced Search allows you to select pub date / topic lists, etc.
* DB access: Login w/ bc / pw (your last name)

Citing sources:
OWL Online Writing Lab at Purdue Univ  Quick reminder of standard usage, APA format for citing the sources of the words & ideas you use.  lncludes professional, technical & job search writing guides.

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