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A Master Course Guide for IUB

Helpful boxes to include in many IUB LibGuides.

The Libraries subscribe to databases that contain academic journals, professional publications, news, data and statistics and government information. Access these resources from both on- and off-campus by using the links in this guide or on the Libraries' webpage.

The Business Subject Page has curated lists of business resources and a link to a complete list of business databases.


For company directories, profiles and analyses, you can start with these resources:

Industry/Market Resources

For industry and market reports and analyses, use these resources:

Marketing Resources

For information on demographics, marketing strategy and market research, start with these resources:

Finance Resources

For SEC filings, financial statements and investment reports, you can start with these resources:


Two terminals located in the BSIC.

News and Literature Resources

To access news articles and trade publication for background information, trends and case studies, use these resources:

Data Resources

Standalone terminals for use are located in the Business/SPEA Library.


SDC Platinum

WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

Other Data Sources:

Specific Publications and Web Resources

Government Sources


Internet Sources

eCommerce and Social Media Marketing

Policy Literature Basics

Policy literature is produced by a number of different entities and is published in a variety of publications (see criteria below and this general guide to understanding sources). This literature can then be accessed using the following tools.


General Resources:

Government Documents:

Legal & Regulatory Information:



Professional Associations: 

Think Tanks & Policy Organizations: