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Local News Sources
Regional Business News (MeL)
provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.
Grand Rapids Business Journal
Since 1983, the Grand Rapids Business Journal has been West Michigan’s primary and most-trusted source of local business news. The biweekly print edition of the Business Journal, a must-read for the area’s top decision-makers, is known as the business newspaper of metro Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon and all of West Michigan.
Academic Search Complete (MeL)
Enormous collection of full-text magazines and peer-reviewed journals for STEM, social science, and humanities research.
Complete full text archives of many core scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences and social sciences.
Full text of peer reviewed scholarly journals in the arts & humanities, social sciences and mathematics.
Covers of a broad range of subject areas including: art, business, education, health, law, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and culture.
Searches ABI/INFORM Global, Trade and Industry, Dateline and Archive. Contains journals, SSRN working papers, newspapers, and country and industry reports and data.
Business Abstracts with Full Text
Index to leading business periodicals.
Business Market Research Collection
Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles - covering 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch - succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports - covering global industries in depth; and Snapshots - market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.
DemographicsNow: Business & People (MeL)
Comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and more.
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (MeL)
Full-text business journals, magazines, reference books, case studies, and company profiles.
Extensive collection of online newspapers, magazines, journals, legal and other types of resources; full text
Small Business Reference Center (MeL)
A collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Include interviews, "lessons learned" features, lectures and how-to videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.
This repository presents the research and writings of Upjohn Institute researchers and labor economists as well as the Upjohn Press books published since 1980.