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ABI/INFORM Collection

Business research from journals, trade publications, market research reports, dissertations, and working papers.

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The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

ABI/INFORM Global
Launched in the early 1970s, ABI/INFORM Global remains the gold standard when it comes to business research databases. ABI/INFORM Global massive content set - which includes important full‐text journals and much sought‐after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports - will help today’s researchers resolve tomorrow’s problems.

Through agreements with some of the world’s most prestigious publishers—including Cambridge University Press, Dow Jones & Company, Emerald Group Publishing, Palgrave MacMillan, the Financial Times Group, and the Economist Intelligence Unit—ProQuest provides access to hundreds of key business titles.

Key ongoing full-text periodicals include:
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Financial Times
  • Economist
  • SmartMoney
Key ongoing full-text analyses include market and industry reports from:
  • Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Oxford Analytica
Other key full-text non-journal content includes:
  • Working papers
  • Dissertations
  • Business cases
  • Conference proceedings

ABI/INFORM Trade
The ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry contains  in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends and other topics. With thousands of titles, most of them in full text, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry™ provides business professionals with critical information about companies, products, and executives as well as in-depth news and analysis of industry trends and developments.   With ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, users can study and compare specific industries such as food & drink, pharmacy, telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, and petrochemicals.

Key market research reports are available from publishers and analysts including:
  • Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • Business Monitor International
  • Euromonitor
  • Emerging Markets Direct
  • Experian
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • Progressive Digital Media
  • Acquisdata
  • Oxford Economics

ABI/INFORM Dateline
This database includes hard-to-find local and regional business publications, including McClatchey Tribune titles, with news about local companies, analysis, information on local markets and more. It also allows users to research employment opportunities, compile data on benefits and compensation, learn about corporate strategies and other topics from a local and regional perspective.

ABI/INFORM Dateline includes major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and area business publications. Subject coverage includes:
  • Local and regional business information
  • Local company news
  • Local markets
  • Local employment opportunities
  • Benefits and compensation
  • Corporate strategies