Subject Guides: Accounting, Business & Economics

Core Databases

Business Source Elite
Largely full text database of scholarly and trade journals covering all aspects of accounting, business, and economics. information about this database

EconLit (Economic Literature)
Index to scholarly publications in economics.  information about this database

Contains a substantive of archive of economics journals, full text.

LexisNexis Academic
Full text of thousands of newspapers, magazines, broadcast transcripts, business publications, legal materials, and more. information about this database

Other Recommended Databases

Academic Search Premier
Full text access to scholarly and non-scholarly publications in a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas. information about this database

Sage Journals Online
Full text of key journals in management and organizational behavior.

Value Line
Provides information on U.S. companies that sell stock. Information includes graphs, charts, ratings, and peer group analysis.

Secondary Sources

E-book Collection on Management
Full text of theoretical and practitioner books on management published by Jossey-Bass, McGraw-Hill, Wiley, and others. Part of Trexler LIbrary's growing e-book collection.

Additional Databases

Passport Reference (from Euromonitor)
Passport Reference, published by Euromonitor, provides comparable international business intelligence on countries, consumers and industries. It offers access to more than 1 million country, market and lifestyle statistics; 4,500 markert research reports (global reports, country reports, industry reports, company reports and lifestyle reports); 205 country profiles: company market share and brand share rankings; 35,000 business information sources.

Library Catalogs

Trexler Library Catalog
To search for items held at Trexler Library, use the Trexler Library Catalog. Items listed in the catalog include books, journals, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, audiobooks, government documents, and more.

Search catalogs from libraries across the country and around the globe.  Items owned by Trexler Library show a Muhlenberg College Library icon.  Request items not owned by Trexler Library directly through WorldCat using the ILL (Interlibrary Loan) button. Items generally take 2-10 days to arrive.

Online Reference Sources

Business Plans Handbook
Hundreds of sample business plans.

Countries and their Cultures (2004)
Focuses on cultures and countries around the world, specifically what is and is not shared culturally by the people who live in a particular country. Entries contain descriptive summaries of the country in question, including demographic, historical, cultural, economic, religious, and political information.

Encyclopedia of Management
Well-written and documented entries, complete with recommended readings for further study.

Print Reference Sources

Europa World Year Book
Call Number: Ready Reference 341.1 E8
The current year is available in Ready Reference.  Earlier editions (1966-) are available in the Main Collection at the same call number.

Statistical Sources

Gateway to statistics from U.S. Federal agencies.


Business without Borders
Providing "information designed to assist U.S. businesses to grow internationally," this website offers broad coverage of global markets and international business including information on management practices, business opportunities, and industries. Site content is organized in three main sections: Topics, covering core business issues such as managing, negotiating, and human resources; Industries, containing articles on 22 global industry sectors; and Resources, which contains country guides describing the business environment and how to conduct business for each country, and financial/research reports and tools to assist with business planning. There are also sections containing company profiles and video content and a search box to quickly locate specific information on a company or topic of interest.