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Finance Professor Le's Classes: Quick Tips for Databases

  ABI Inform Complete

ABI Inform Complete is a comprehensive business database with over 3,200 journals covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.

  • AND searches for the terms in the same paragraph
  • OR either of the words before or after OR can appear in the article
  • W/# searches for words within the specified number of words from each other (airport W/5 security)truncation symbol * (teen* = teens, teenager, teenagers ...)
  • wildcard symbol ? (globali? =  globalisation or globalization)

  Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier offers articles from more than 2,300 journals. In addition, this resource contains company profiles, country reports, SWOT analyses, industry reports, and market research reports.

  • AND in the search requires that all the terms appear in the document
  • OR requires that at least one of the terms appears in the document
  • NOT excludes terms from the document
  • truncation symbol * (teen* = teens, teenager, teenagers ...)
  • wildcard symbol ? (globali?ation = globalisation or globalization)

Value Line Investment Survey

Value Line Investment Survey is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

You will automatically access the BROWSE RESEARCH portion of the database. This term is located in the black bar near the top of the screen.

To search by company name or ticker symbol use the search bar in the upper right corner of the initial search screen.

If you change the access from BROWSE RESEARCH to MARKETS you will be able to search and see industry content.