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International Business Resources at WKU Libraries

Electronic Resources Directories Regional Business Sources International Statistics
Journal Holdings International Newspaper Holdings Websites for International Business Resources References for Websites

Electronic Resources

ABI/Inform Global Proquest Direct WKU Network Internet
Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost) WKU Network Internet
EDGAR Database of Corporate Information (Securities and Exchange Commission) WKU Network Internet
Global Newsbank WKU Network Internet
Lexis-Nexis Universe WKU Network Internet
Newspaper-Proquest Direct WKU Network Internet
PsycINFO (EBSCOhost)
1887 - Current
WKU Network Internet
Standard and Poor's Research Insight CD-Rom (WKU Network)
STAT - USA/Internet (U.S. Department of Commerce)
Includes National Trade Data Bank
WKU Network Internet
ValueLine Internet database. Some information available remotely without password; some information requires asking librarian for password (one user only.)

Global Directories and Guides

The Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of International Management Ref HD 30.15.B456
Business Alcove 1
Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries Ref HG 4538 - Al D5
15th ed.
Business Alcove 1
Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States Ref HG 4057.A21943
8th ed.
Business Alcove 1
Dun & Bradstreet's Guide to Doing Business Around the World Ref HF 1416.M78
Business Alcove 1
Encyclopedia of Global Industries Ref HD 2324.E53x
Business Alcove 1
Hoover's Handbook of World Business Ref HD 2755.5.H6x
Business Alcove 1
Hoover's Master List of Major International Companies Ref HD 62.4.H66x
Business Alcove 1
Importers Manual USA Ref HF 3035.I45
Business Alcove 1
International Directory of Company Histories Ref HD 2721.I63
Business Alcove 1
Manufacturing Worldwide Ref HD 9720.4.M39x
Business Alcove 1
Principal International Businesses Ref HF 54.U5P74
Index Table XVII
Thompson / Polk Bank Directory -1- Volume Edition-Worldwide Coverage with 1,000 U.S. Banks Ref HG 1536.P633x
Business Alcove 1
The Thunderbird Guide to International Business Resources on the World Wide Web Ref HF 54.56.D43
U.S. Global Trade Outlook 1995-2000
[U.S. Department of Commerce]
Ref C 61.34 1995-2000
Ready Reference
U.S. Industry & Trade Outlook '99 Ref C 61.48 1999
Ready Reference
World Business Directory Ref HF 54.U5W667
Index Table XVII
World Chamber of Commerce Directory Ref HF 294.W6X
Business Alcove 1
World Directory of Business Information Web Sites Ref HF 54.56 W6x
Busines Alcove I
World Market Share Reporter Ref HF 5410.W67
Business Alcove 1
Worldwide Branch Locations of Multinational Companies Ref HD 2755.5.W7
Index Tables XVII

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Regional Business Sources

Asia Asian Company Handbook Ref HF 3820.5.A48 A85
Business Alcove 1
Canada The Blue Book of Canadian Business Ref HF 3223.B59
Business Alcove 1
  Canadian Company Histories Ref HD 2809.C355x
Business Alcove 1
Central and Eastern Europe Central and East European Information Ref HC 244.C45x
Business Alcove 1
Europe and The United Kingdom European Business Rankings Ref HD 2709.E9x
Business Alcove 1
  European Directory of Retailers and Wholesalers Ref HF 5428.E9x (2nd)
Business Alcove 1
  The Guardian Guide to the UK's Top Companies 1995 Ref HG 4135.5.G83x
Business Alcove 1
  Hoover's Masterlist of Major European Companies Ref HD 2709.H6x
Business Alcove 1
Latin America and Mexico Bancomext Trade Directory of Mexico Ref HF 3223.B36
Business Alcove 1
  Hispanic Market Handbook Ref HC 110.C6V347
B usiness Alcove 1
  Hoover's Masterlist of Major Latin American Companies Ref HG 4091.5.H6x
Business Alcove 1

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International Statistics

International Statistics Sources: Subject Guide to Sources of International Comparative Statistics. (2 volumes) Ref Z 7551.I42
(Ready Reference)
Statistics Sources: Subject Guide to Data on Industrial, Business, Social, Educational, Financial, and Other Topics for the United States and Internationally (2 volumes) Ref Z 7551 .S84
(Ready Reference)
Direction of Trade Statistics Yearbook (International Monetary Fund) Ref HF91.I65
Europa World Year Book (2 volumes) Ref JN1.E85
(Ready Reference)
FAO Yearbook: Production (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) Ref HD 1421.P76
FAO Yearbook: Trade and Commerce (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) Ref HD 9000.4.T7
International Trade Statistics Yearbook (United Nations) Ref HF 91.I4X
International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics - (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) Ref HC 10.I68
Business Alcove I
Statesman's Yearbook: A Statistical, Political, and Economic Account of the States of the World for the Year Ref JA 51.S7
(Ready Reference)
Statistical Yearbook (United Nations) Ref HA 12.5 U63
Statistical Yearbook (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) Ref AZ 361.U45
World Business and Economic Review Ref HF5001.K6X
Business Alcove 1
World Trade Annual (Walker and Company in Cooperation with the United Nations) Ref HF 53.W6
Index Table 00
Yearbook of Labour Statistics (International Labour Office) Ref HD 4826.I63

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Journal Holdings

  • International Journal of Accounting Education and Research
  • Asia Pacific Development Journal
  • Canadian Economic Observer
  • Canadian Journal of Economics
  • Direction of Trade Statistics Quarterly (International Monetary Fund)
  • The Economist
  • Far Eastern Economic Review
  • International Economic Review
  • International Journal of Forecasting
  • International Labour Review
  • Journal of Comparative Economics
  • Journal of Developing Areas
  • Journal of International Economics
  • Manchester School of Economic and Social Studies
  • Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
  • Oxford Economic Papers, New Series
  • Population Studies (London School of Economics)
  • Scandinavian Journal of Economics
  • Source (U.N. Development Programme)
  • IMF Survey
Information Systems
  • IMC Journal - (International Information Management Congress)
  • International Journal of Industrial Organization
  • International Studies of Management and Organization
  • Journal of Global Business
  • International Review
  • International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management
  • International Marketing Review
  • Journal of Global Marketing
  • Journal of International Consumer Marketing
  • Journal of Teaching in International Business
  • Business America, the Magazine of International Trade
  • Canadian Business
  • Journal of Asian Business
  • Journal of International Business Studies

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International Newspaper Holdings

Asian Wall Street Journal Chinese Science News - Overseas Edition Culture (KYJIbTYPA) -
Russian Language Paper
El Pais Frankfurter Allgemeine Free China Journal
Globe & Mail (Toronto) Jerusalem Post Manchester Guardian Weekly
Monde, Le Moscow News Nikkei Weekly
Observer (London) Suddeutsche Zeitung Times (London)
Times Educational Supplement (London) Times Literary Supplement (London)  

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Websites for International Business Resources

Information from the Asian Society about cultural, economic, historical, political, and social news in Asia.
Asian Development Bank
Information about the Asian Development Bank to economically further developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Central Intelligence Agency
Describes the Central Intelligence Agency and includes publications such as the World Factbook with information about many countries.
Information from the European Union which promotes European identity among 15 member states. Gives policies, press releases, and calendar.  
Foreign Language for Travelers
http://www.travlang.com/ languages/
Easy-to-use site to learn basics of foreign languages.
Inter-American Development Bank
Information about the Inter-American Development Bank to economically further countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

International Business Resources on the World Wide Web
Directory of the Michigan State University - Center for International Business Education and Research. Index includes articles from international newspapers and periodicals, country-specific information, and company directories.

International Trade - Import - Export Portal
Site of the Federation of International Trade Associations, includes 300 North American trade associations. Index and annotated links to over 2,500 international trade resources, including markets, finance, transportation and logistics, codes and standards, government sites, legal resources, economic statistics, trade issues, language and travel guide, regional resources, associations and publications.
Gives news and financial information on Global Web100, the 100 largest corporations outside the U.S. which are on the web. Also gives other listings of large corporations on the web and news wires.
OECD Online (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)
Information about Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development member countries, history, and goals.
United Nations System of Organizations
Has alphabetical index to the United Nations organizations, and section on newly listed sites.
The World Bank Group
Information and news about the World Bank: its group of countries and regions, and its publications.
World Trade Organization
Information about the World Trade Organization and various trade topics.

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References for Web Sites

  • Business and Economics, Choice, Supplement, 1997, p72-75.
  • International Business Information: How to Find it, How to Use It by Ruth A. Pagell and Michael Halperin, Oryx Press, 1998.
  • The Internet Business-to-Business Directory by Sandra E. Eddy, Michael M. Swertfager, and Margaret M. E. Cusick, Sybex Publishers, 1996.
  • The Prentice Hall Directory of Online Business Information by Christopher Engholm and Scott Grimes, Prentice Hall, 1998

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