The address of this web
(use quotes " for phrase searching" and * for truncation)
in each database below to find full-text of articles not
directly provided in these databases. All of these databases below use
the * symbol for truncation.
Comprehensive, full text up-to-the-minute news and business source from
Dow Jones and Reuters. More than 28,000 sources from more than 200 countries
in 23 languages, including more than 600 continuously updated newswires.
And, more than 2,300 sources are available on or before the date of publication.
Same-day and archival coverage of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times,
Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, the Times, the Guardian, Les Echos, South China
Morning Post, The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Straits Times, Yomiuri Shimbun,
The Irish Times and local newspapers from every corner of the globe. Plus radio and TV
transcripts from BBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, NPR, ABC (Australia), CTV,
Deutsche Welle and more.
Bibliographic and full text content from scholarly business journals and other sources
including peer-reviewed business publications. Indexing and abstracts for the most
important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.
Abstracts and many full-text articles on business, finance, management topics from
business periodicals. Three parts: Global; Dateline; and Trade & Industry.
Includes Wall Street Journal.
GMID (Global Market Information Database)
(NEW in March, 2011)
This database contain international marketing data and research.
Start your search with a product or a country
Reports for 723 U.S. industries categorized by NAICS. Includes market size, competitors,
forecasting, business valuations, benchmarking. Includes business environment and global
Market size, market share, and forecast data for thousands of consumer goods
Detailed business and financial information on US and international public companies.
Provides 15 years historic data and financial ratios. Create reports; customize analysis.
Look for the Reports tab for industry reports.
( these are not online, but are print resources at Cabell Library-
the link leads to list of available titles in this series)
Libraries Marketing Resource Guide
Libraries Company Research Guide
(both of the excellent guides above include contact info for
VCU Libraries Business Research specialist Bettina Peacemaker )
Librarian (e-mail, phone, directions)
Request a Consultation Appointment
(All resources below are on the open Internet and do not require a VCU eID to login)
Google's 70 regional editions worldwide
Google News- New Zealand
Coface is a large and impressive firm publishing analysis and financial ratings of companies and countries.
While some of its services are fee-based, a good deal is, surprisingly, free including this country rating service.
You can enter a country, choose to view either a business climate or overall country credit rating, and create
a custom comparison chart.
(One impressive chart of the entire world can be viewed here at http://tinyurl.com/2abjmsd).
There is also information on whether the rating trend is in a positive or negative direction, recent news, and additional
detailed data on doing business in regions around the world. Consider this site if you are researching or considering
doing business in any region of the world and need to find out its overall receptiveness to business.
Planet (works better with the IE browser)
See especially their Market Research Library
Free registration required to see market research reports
International Trade (VEDP)
Websites for Exporters
Tariff and Trade Dataweb
Global Edge New Zealand
Useful Links for International Trade
of Trade & Economic Analysis
- MAIN Foreign Trade Statistics page
GAMOS - Business and Legal Guides
An Introduction to New Zealand Law & Sources of Legal Information
Ease of Doing Business in New Zealand
- Foreign Trade Information System
Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
(free searching, but fees charged for reports)
Labor Statistics Home Page
Economist: Country Briefings
(some information free, some fee-based)
Trade Data System Industry Profiles
CIA World Factbook
(international news directory)
Information Administration: Country Analyses
Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Reports
of Congress Centers for International Research
South of the Sahara
African News Resources
African Economy and Business
News Sources: Africa
Society: Business & Economics
The Premier Caribbean Search Engine!
the Latin American Network Information Center
Compiled By Dan Ream
Last Updated February, 2012