Business Articles & Databases

For a full list of databases, see Business A-Z Databases

Current Olin students, faculty and staff have access to these restricted resources. View Remote Access for more information.

If you are interested in finding articles in the “popular” business press such as Business Week, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, etc check the databases below. Note that some magazines and newspapers may be available in only one database.

Factiva
One of the premier resources produced by the publisher of The Wall Street Journal. It provides access to the full text of thousands of popular business and general publications. Also has the full text of all Dow Jones publications including The Wall Street Journal, hundreds of newspapers and also financial information on public companies. Limited to 6 concurrent users; logoff when done
Danforth Campus access
LexisNexis Academic
A full text resource to hundreds of business and general interest magazines and newspapers. Excellent source for company, industry and product information. Also good for general and political news. Legal and medical information can also be obtained. Updated daily.
Danforth Campus access
Regional Business News
This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
Danforth Campus access

A trade publication is one that focuses on a specific industry(e.g. Automotive News, Beverage World, Institutional Investor) and is targeted to people who work in that industry. Trade journals are especially useful to marketing students looking for information such as advertising information, market share data, general industry trends, product information, etc. Listed below are good sources for finding articles in trade publications:

Current Olin students, faculty and staff have access to these restricted resources. View Remote Access for more information.

Factiva
One of the premier resources produced by the publisher of The Wall Street Journal. It provides access to the full text of thousands of popular business and general publications. Also has the full text of all Dow Jones publications including The Wall Street Journal, hundreds of newspapers and also financial information on public companies. Limited to 6 concurrent users; logoff when done
Danforth Campus access
LexisNexis Academic
A full text resource to hundreds of business and general interest magazines and newspapers. Excellent source for company, industry and product information. Also good for general and political news. Legal and medical information can also be obtained. Updated daily.
Danforth Campus access
Sports Business Research Network
SBRnet is a service focusing on the sporting goods and sports marketing industry. It’s mission is to provide a continuously updated resource featuring market research and industry news covering all facets of the industry‚Ķsports equipment sales, sports participation, sports broadcasting, sports sponsorship and sports marketing.
Danforth Campus access

Current Olin students, faculty and staff have access to these restricted resources. View Remote Access for more information.

f your instructor has told you to include “scholarly” (e.g. Journal of Finance) or “serious” journals (e.g. MIT Sloan Management Review), the databases below will help.

Accounting and Tax Database
Comprehensive coverage of accounting and tax topics appearing in key industry publications and newspapers. The quintessential accountant’s database. Coverage: varies
Business Source Complete
A scholarly business database providing a collection of bibliographic and full text content in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals. Contains detailed author profiles for the 25,000 most-cited authors in the database. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
EconLit with Full Text
EconLit with Full Text contains all of the indexing available in EconLit, plus full text for more than 400 journals. It provides indexing and full text for articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics and much more.
ISI Web of Science
(Science Citation, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities Index)(citations only; not a fulltext database) ISI Web of Science Provides access to current bibliographic information and cited references in approximately 5,600 of the world’s leading scholarly journals, in more than 150 disciplines from 1988 to present.