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Business Administration

This is selected list of key databases for business topics. For more specific recommendations by subject area, see the more detailed pages:

Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management & Organizational Studies, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Policy Analysis, and Economics. Also see our list of Financial Data resources.

Top Resources

  1. Thousands of business journals, industry magazines, and industry & market reports.

Other Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. Fulltext of all computing and computer-related journals and conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing Machinery.
  3. Details on Canadian organizations and international groups including industry, commercial and professional associations, registered charities, and special interest organizations.
  4. A directory of science companies in the BC.
  5. BCC Research reports provide market analysis and forecasting on a wide range of major emerging technological and scientific developments.
  6. Strategic management reports published by Business Insights.
  7. This database offers access to the full text of over 350 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers.
  8. Time series of Canadian data from CHASS
  9. In depth access to a broad range of Canadian business periodicals.
  10. Index to economics journals and working papers.
  11. This database combines over 35,000 sources (newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more) from 200 countries (including Canada and France), in 26 languages.
  12. In-depth market research and strategy reports.

    SFU faculty and staff are eligible to use a separate version which includes PDF downloads. Please contact or from a valid SFU email account to set up access to that version.

    SFU students may request PDF delivery of specific reports from Frost & Sullivan for legitimate use. Please contact or from a valid SFU email account with your request.

  13. A collection of online reference sources in many subject areas.
  14. Industry research reports.
  15. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science
  16. IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and CPA's (formerly CICA) Accounting, Assurance, and Public Sector Accounting Handbooks.
  17. International news coverage, business news, legal cases and law reports.
  18. A source for investment research and market commentary.
  19. Demographic and economic data on every country in the world (with forecasts), as well as statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources for country, market, consumer, and lifestyle profiling.

    Restricted to current SFU students, faculty and staff with a valid SFU computing ID.

    Effective January 22, 2018, a name and email address is required to download PDF reports. Euromonitor implemented this requirement for security and will not use for sales or marketing purposes.

  20. A comprehensive Psychology research database. Over 3.9 million items indexed, including journal articles, books, and dissertations.
  21. Index of psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessment tools. In most cases actual test or test items provided, but without scoring key information.
  22. A web-based mapping application that enables users to create thematic maps and reports using Canadian demographic, business, and consumer data.
  23. A statistics portal that integrates statistics from thousands of sources and provides simple exports of both data and charts in multiple formats.
  24. Online collection of hundreds of ebooks, reports and journal issues focused on sustainability, CSR, corporate governance, ethics, environmental policy and management.
  25. Financial & economic data on companies, commodities, countries, markets, and industries, and analytic and charting tools.
  26. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
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