Databases A-Z

Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services and which have the largest share of spending. 

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Information on the world's most influential people. Learn about past and present figures like politicians, celebrities, activists and authors.

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Index to biographical information on people by time period, geographical location, and field of endeavor.

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Provides thousands of unique and reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography and Biography Today. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by subject occupation, activity, nationality, gender, birthplace and more.

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Primary source documents including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and Black culture, history, politics, and the arts.  Each of the Historical Black Newspapers provides access to perspectives and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as written in the Chicago DefenderThe Baltimore Afro-AmericanNew York Amsterdam NewsPittsburgh CourierLos Angeles SentinelAtlanta Daily WorldThe Norfolk Journal and GuideThe Philadelphia TribuneCleveland Call and Post, and Michigan Chronicle.

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Comprehensive newspaper coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global newspapers, including over 400 current and historical Black publications. Updated daily.

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Research, analyze and compare companies and industries with industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories and more. Video Tutorial

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A collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans.

For highest quality format, please download the PDF version of the business plan.

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Full-text articles covering management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business professional and trade journals. Basic Search Video Tutorial | Advanced Search Video Tutorial

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