Electronic resources, or databases, are covered by licenses limiting access to academic use by UCLA faculty, staff, and current UCLA students, with some limited to Anderson School use only. Please also read the UCLA Library policy on Appropriate Use of Licensed Electronic Resources. Violations of the University's contractual agreements with electronic resources vendors can and do result in the suspension of access to those resources for the entire UCLA community.
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Papers (NBER)
Searchable online archive of downloadable economics working papers by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations (Gale Directory Library)
Contact and basic factual information for more than 260,000 of the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States. Available online are 2012 (25th edition), 2011 (26th), and 2010 (25th). The newest edition is also available in print in the Young Research Library (YRL) in the Reference Core Collection (call number AS 29.5 .N38).
New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) (1851-2009) as PDF images
Coverage: September 18, 1851 through December 31, 2009. (Click on Publications link to access subset New York Times, full-text January 1, 1923 - December 31, 2009).
OECD iLibrary (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development)
Online library of electronic books, periodicals, and interactive databases produced by the OECD. (Formerly known as SourceOECD.)
OptionMetrics Ivy DB (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
Comprehensive database of historical and price, implied volatility, and sensitivity information for the entire U.S. exchange-listed and NASDAQ indices and equity options markets, starting with January 1996.
Provides quantitative analysis and economic forecasting for 191 countries. UCLA subscription is for the following modules: "Global Economics" (quantitative data and forecasts for countries and regions, including macroeconomic and socioeconomic indicators, with coverage ranging from 1980 to forecasts up to 2040); "Asian Cities and Regional Forecasts" (annual forecasts for economic, labor, and industry variables for 35 important centers in Asia); and "European Cities and Regional Forecasts" (forecasts for more than 2,000 sub-regions, cities, and towns in the European Union, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and Russia, updated quarterly).
Oxford Scholarship Online: Economics & Finance
Cross-searchable library containing the full texts of over 1,100 Oxford University Press books, including more than 200 in the areas of Economics and Finance (also covered are Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion). Specially-commissioned abstracts and keywords are available at book and chapter level, and up to 200 new and recently-published books are added each year.
PAIS International (ProQuest)
Materials in the area of public affairs. Topics covered include banking, demographics, education, environment, finance, government, law, legislation, political science, social sciences, and statistics. Full text not provided within the database itself may be located using the always-available UC-eLinks.
Passport GMID (Euromonitor International)
Current, historical, and forecast data on consumer market sizes, covering more than 350 markets and 200 countries; detailed reports on U.S. & international consumer lifestyles; more than 11,600 U.S. and international public and private company profiles; and brand data (by company). Also: the Industrial module covers business to business and business to consumer markets across 18 of the largest economies and 177 non-overlapping industries. (Formerly known as Global Market Information Database.)
Use Policy: When using materials from this database in reports and presentations, please include the phrase "Used with permission of Euromonitor International," by way of honoring the terms and conditions of the license contracted with the vendor. In addition, output from this database may not be distributed, either in person or electronically, in whole or in part, when such distribution or sharing will ultimately benefit companies or any other commercial interests.
Penn World Tables (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
National income accounts-type of variables converted to international prices. Coverage: January 1, 1950, through December 31, 2004.
Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX) (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
Choice of expiration date, strike (exercise) price, premium payment and any combination of 10 currencies currently available for a total of 100 possible currency pairs.
Plunkett Research Online
Provides overviews of 34 major industries and industry groups, both established and emerging, and profiles of thousands of U.S. and international companies, both public and private. Key source for industry statistics and trade associations. New Industry Research Centers as of April 2012: Asian Companies; Games, Apps, and Social Media; and Green Technology.
Political Risk Yearbook (via Business Source Complete)
Analysis and data, including forecasts, by the Political Risk Service (PRS) Group, covering the current state of political, financial, and economic risk in some 100 countries. To limit, add [country name] to search.
PrivCo: The Private Company Financial Data Authority
Provides financial data and revenues and additional intelligence on major privately-held companies, primarily U.S.-headquartered; coverage of private companies worldwide is steadily increasing. Also search and screen for data on private market investors (both firms and individuals), private mergers and acquisitions deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, venture capital funding, private equity deal history, private and family, minority, and women company-ownership breakdowns, and more. UCLA's subscription is for complete, "Premium Access."
Comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information, including Congressional publications; legislative histories, bills, and laws; regulations; and more. (Formerly known as LexisNexis Congressional.)
ProQuest News and Newspapers
Simultaneous searching and retrieval of full-text articles from as many as 16 current and historical newspapers licensed by UCLA from ProQuest. To limit to simultaneous searching of the current L.A. Times, N.Y. Times, and Wall Street Journal, leave those titles checked off, and remove checkmarks next to the other 13 titles (at the top of screen, at Searching: 16 databases, click on the down arrow to "view and change the databases included in your search").
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (ProQuest)
The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the economic, social, and political conditions of the United States, continuing following the end of publication of the Statistical Abstract of the United States by the U.S. Census Bureau (please see the entry below). The online version includes monthly updates to tables, deep searching at the line-item level, powerful facets for narrowing search results, image and spreadsheet versions of all current and historical tables, along with links to provider sites.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
Indexes and abstracts published statistical data down to the table level, in sources published by the U.S. and state governments, commerical publishers, trade and professional associations, international organizations, and more. Electronic version of the American Statistics Index (ASI) [federal statistical publications, coverage starting with 1973], Statistical Reference Index (SRI) [coverage starting with 1980], and Index to International Statistics (IIS) [coverage from 1983, with full text from 2007 onward]. (Formerly known as LexisNexis Statistical Insight.)
American Psychological Association's (APA) comprehensive database of literature in psychology and related disciplines, such as business (human resources, marketing, consumer behavior), psychiatry, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacology, and law. Full text not provided within the database itself may be located using the always-available UC-eLinks.
PubMed @ UCLA
The National Library of Medicine's Medline database, profiled for UCLA users. Covers over 4,600 biomedical and health sciences journals 1966 to present. Especially useful for healthcare management research is the 'sub-database' Health Services Research (HSR) Queries, a search interface for identifying PubMed citations relating to health care quality or to health care costs. Full text not provided within the database itself may be located using the always-available UC-eLinks.
RAND California. Business & Economics Statistics
Extensive numeric database on California and its cities and counties, ranging from business and economics (including data for labor, construction, and real estate) to crime rates to school test scores. An online index of public policy and research publications is also provided.
Reference USA Business Database
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Search and screen for directory-style Information for more than 14 million public and private U.S. businesses, and more than 203 million U.S. consumers and their lifestyles.
Please Note: Also available online through the Los Angeles Public Library to any holder of a L.A.P.L. library card. Scroll down the L.A.P.L. databases page and click on the ReferenceUSA Business Database link.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Incorporates more than 80 business journals, newspapers, and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Includes full-text coverage of the Orange County Business Journal, 1996 to current. Full text not provided within the database itself by EBSCO may be located using the always-available UC-eLinks.
Research Centers Directory (Gale Directory Library)
Comprehensive guide to premier nonprofit research organizations throughout North America. Information available for each organization includes programs, staffing, and publications. Also: services provided by centers, laboratories, institutes, experimental stations, farms, research support facilities, technology transfer centers, think tanks, incubators, research parks, and more. UCLA's subscription provides online access to the 42nd edition (2012). For older print editions available throughout UCLA libraries, please see this UCLA Library Catalog record.
Information and tools for tax and accounting professionals.
RiskMetrics (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
Two datasets from ISS Governance Services, a leader in corporate governance data: Voting Results Data, 1997-2006, which includes all governance shareholder proposals and all non-routine management results for which ISS obtained vote results; and Shareholder Proposal Data (governance and social responsibility, 1997 through 2011), which includes both proposals that came to a vote and those that did not (formerly known as IRRC Governance Data).
Note: Subscriptions to Voting and Shareholder data ended as of April 2011; however, access is continuing until further notice.
Database for full-text journals and reference works published by Elsevier in the sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences. Includes coverage of more than 200 UCLA-subscribed journals in the fields of business, management, and accounting; decision sciences; and economics, econometrics, and finance. Note that UCLA does not license all content contained within ScienceDirect.
SDC Platinum (Thomson Reuters)
Access from Rosenfeld Library, E2.14 Training Lab; all desktops. Anderson logon required; not accessible remotely. Access during non-holiday weekdays from 6AM-3PM Pacific Time is limited to one user.
Detailed information on new issues, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, private equity, and more for the global financial marketplace. Includes the following 7 datasets: Global New Issues (historical and ongoing coverage of more than 119,000 global equity offerings and 550,000 global bond offerings); Mergers & Acquisitions (covers approximately 672,000 global M&As from 1985 to the present); Corporate Governance (historical and ongoing coverage of more than 8,700 U.S., Canadian, and Japanese poison pill plans; more than 590 U.S. proxy fights for corporate control; more than 13,600 U.S. repurchase programs); Corporate Restructurings (historical and ongoing coverage of more than 3,000 U.S. exchange offers and debt tenders; more than 3,700 U.S. bankruptcies); VentureXpert: Official Database of the National Venture Capital Association; Securities Trading; and Global Public Finance (historical and ongoing coverage of more than 418,000 U.S. municipal new issues and thousands of Canadian and international public financings). Some datasets go back to the 1970s; comprehensive data for the past 10-15 years is most typical. Due to UCLA's academic use license, data from the most recent 30 days are embargoed. See the vendor's SDC Platinum Quick Reference Guide and the SDC Platinum User's Handbook.
SEC Disclosure of Order Execution (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
As a result of Rule 11Ac1-5, market centers that trade national market system securities must make monthly, electronic disclosures of basic information concerning their quality of executions on a stock-by-stock basis.
Use this web-based mapping application to create professional-quality interactive thematic maps and reports using thousands of U.S. demographic, business, and marketing variables. Select, sort, and compare data across multiple geographic locations and create custom reports exportable to spreadsheets. Free personal registration required on first use, to create a personal workspace. Additional content included in UCLA's subscription: Experian SimmonsLOCAL, a powerful targeting and profiling system that provides insights into individual consumer behavior on a local level for all of America's 210 media markets, with 60,000+ data variables, including over 450 categories and 8,000 specific brands; Dun & Bradstreet's U.S. Business and Points-of-Interest (POI) data (now more than 4.5 million points); and Nielsen Claritas PRIZM, the industry-leading consumer segmentation system which defines every U.S. household in terms of 66 demographic and behavior types or segments, identifying those consumers' likes, dislikes, lifestyles, and purchase behaviors.
Excellent tutorials are available from the University of Miami Libraries and the University of Washington-Bothell Campus Library.
Please Note: Licensed for use by 5 simultaneous users. As a courtesy to others, please remember to click on Logout when you are finished using SimplyMap.
Social Science Research Network - SSRN
Free, searchable archive of abstracts and downloadable papers (working papers, selected journal articles) providing early dissemination of the newest research in accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, legal issues, and management. UCLA Anderson Faculty, PhDs, and staff may obtain free accounts for additional subscriber benefits and publishing privileges; subscriber login: SSRN Subscribers
SourceOECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development)
Online library of electronic books, periodicals, and interactive databases produced by the OECD. Now known as OECD iLibrary (please see entry above).
Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet)
Market research and industry news covering sports in the United States: equipment sales, attendance, participation, broadcasting, sponsorship, sports marketing, "Revenues from Sports Venues" content (both professional sports and colleges), and more.
Springer eBooks: Business and Economics Collection (SpringerLink)
More than 3,900 full-text, fully searchable books in business and economics published by Springer. Subjects covered include banking, business information systems, decision theory, economics, finance, management, marketing, operations research, production/logistics, and more. Publication dates included: 2005 to present. Languages: English and German. Browse or search all available Springer eBook subject areas (covering nearly 20,000 titles) here. For complete details, read about the UC Libraries Springer eBooks Pilot.
Integrated full-text database for thousands of journals, books, protocols, eReferences, and book series in virtually all scientific and social sciences fields as published by Springer-Verlag, the world's second largest STM (science, technology, and medicine) publisher. In addition to more than 140 business and economics journals, coverage also includes such areas as chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, life sciences, mathematics, medicine, and physics. Years of coverage vary, with available archival content ranging back as far as the 19th century. Updates are continuous. All Springer eBooks licensed by the University of California are also accessible through this platform.
SRDS (Standard Rate & Data Service) Advertising Publications
Please Note: The subscription allows only one online user at a time; please be sure to log out when finished.
This media/advertising industry "bible" provides information on print publishers and TV and radio stations/networks in the U.S. and overseas: current advertising rates, audience/market data (including DMA and MSA maps, station lists and formats), and circulation data. TIP #1: Includes direct links to publication media kits (great sources for demographic/target markets information). TIP #2: SRDS is a key resource for specialized expert contacts for niche and niche-of-a-niche industries. Access these full-text SRDS directories (which are also available in the Rosenfeld Library in print, at the shelf locations shown here): Business Publication Advertising Source - HF 5905 .S78 - Reference 3rd Floor; Consumer Magazine Advertising Source - HF 5905 .S78c - Reference 3rd Floor; Newspaper Advertising Source - HF 5905 .S78n - Reference 3rd Floor; Radio Advertising Source - HF 5905 .S74 - Reference 3rd Floor; and TV & Cable Source - HF 5905 .S78s - Reference 3rd Floor.
NEW CONTENT: Local Market Audience Analyst - online/interactive enhancement of formerly print-only (through 2008 edition) Lifestyle Market Analyst - HF 5415.33.U6 L54 - Reference 3rd Floor
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage (S&P Capital IQ)
Detailed descriptions and analyses of companies (public and private), industries (U.S. and global), and mutual funds. Publications and services provided include Industry Surveys, Compustat Excel Analytics, Bond Reports, Stock Reports, Mutual Fund Reports, Corporation Records, Security Dealers of North America, The Outlook, Trends and Projections, and more.
Please Note: STAT-USA ceased operations as of September 30, 2010. UC Santa Barbara's Davidson Library provides a comprehensive guide with links to the data sources that comprised STAT-USA. The University of Central Florida Library has also created a similar guide.
U.S. Dept. of Commerce business and economic information service providing U.S. economic data ('State of the Nation') and international market research reports, trade opportunities, and 'doing business in...' country analysis ('Globus & NTDB').
Statistical Abstract of the United States (U.S. Census Bureau)
Online version, with some 1,500+ tables (downloadable in multiple formats, including Excel) of the 2012 edition of the authoritative, comprehensive annual summary of statistics on the economic, social, and political organization of the United States. A first-stop place to look for statistics, and a key guide to sources of additional or more detailed data, both in print and on the Web, mostly but by no means exclusively from federal government sources. Published by the U.S. Census Bureau 1878 through 2012. Continued, as of 2013, by the ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States (please see entry above).
TableBase (RDS Business Suite/Gale Cengage Learning)
Tabular data (such as market share/size, rankings, sales figures, demographic figures, etc.) on companies, industries, products and brands, and consumers. International in scope; covers more than 90 U.S. and worldwide industries.
TAQ: Trades and Quotes Database (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
Also referred to as NYSE TAQ or NYSE Euronext TAQ. Contains intraday transactions data (trades and quotes) for all securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and American Stock Exchange (AMEX), as well as Nasdaq National Market System (NMS) and Small Cap issues. Does not include access to Millisecond Trade and Quotes data. Coverage: January 1993 to current ('current' = approximately 2 weeks behind the current date).
Thomas Global Register - also known as Solusource
Directory of over 700,000 manufacturers and distributors, classified by 11,000 products and service categories, from 29 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Searchable by product/service or company name. Entries provide address, product and contact information, number of employee, and year established. As of 2012, now known as Solusource.
Directory of over 610,000 U.S. and Canadian manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers representatives, and service companies, and 152,000 brand names. Entries include a basic company profile plus company Web site links and, if available, product catalogs (over 8,000 are included) and CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings. Search by product or service, company name or brand name. Free Web version of The Thomas Register of American Manufacturers.
Thomson ONE (Thomson Reuters)
Anderson Proxy Server required AT ALL TIMES; initial log-in is through the Anderson Proxy Server
Important Note: Licensed for use by 20 simultaneous users. As a courtesy to others, please always be sure to logout when you are finished using ThomsonOne (click on the red arrow in the far upper right corner of the screen).
New platform, as of September 1, 2012, through which to access Investext content; find equity analyst reports for companies under Research > Company Research. For all available power searching options, click on the Screening & Analysis tab in the lower left corner of the main screen to go directly to the Advanced Research screen. Acces current and historical equity analyst reports and sell-side research from more than 450 investment banks, brokerage houses, and independent research and consulting firms worldwide. Contributors include Bear Stearns, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, CIBC Worlds Markets, Datamonitor, First Research, IBISWorld, and hundreds of others. Updated daily, with coverage from 1983 to present. For U.S. and international public parent companies, Thomson ONE also provides current and historical company financial data, links to SEC filings, Annual Reports, news and corporate events, comparables, earnings estimates, information about officers and directors, and other relevant valuation data. Information screens for Microsoft (ticker MSFT-US) are always the default.
Additional Notes for Users:
(1) Works with Internet Explorer only; ThomsonONE is not supported for Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, or for any browser other than Internet Explorer.
(2) "Report Price(s)" and "Billable Pages" are shown for informational purposes only. Anderson School user downloads are free of charge.
TRACE - Trade Reporting and Compliance Engine (WRDS) Connect via Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and/or
National Association of Securities Dealers' (NASD's) over-the-counter (OTC) corporate bond market real-time price dissemination service, providing information on 100 percent of OTC activity representing over 99 percent of total U.S. corporate bond market activity in over 30,000 securities. Coverage: 2002 to current.
UCLA Library Catalog
Use to find books and other library materials owned at UCLA. Tip: Check here to see whether UCLA has electronic access to any journal/magazine/newspaper/periodical you may want to find. Look up or browse official, authorized Subject Headings used in the UCLA Library Catalog: Library of Congress Authorities.
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Comprehensive database for all types of periodical publications (consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly publications, monographic series, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, 'zines, etc.). Provides information about subscription rates, circulation, publishers, editorial and advertising contacts, advertising rates, reader demographics, reviews, and more.
Authoritative directory for multinational business contact information. Please see Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries (for U.S.-headquartered multinationals) or Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States (for foreign-headquartered multinationals).
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) (Jan. 2, 1984-current)
Also includes, as of January 8, 2010, full text of the Wall Street Journal Online and, as of June 2011, full text for WSJ: The Magazine from the Wall Street Journal (both of which are also available within the Factiva database -- see entry above).
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest Historical Newspapers) (1889-1994) as PDF images
Coverage: July 8, 1889 through December 31, 1994.
Wall Street Transcript (via Business Source Complete)
Full-text interviews with investment analysts, CEOs of public companies, and investment money managers. Each weekly issue treats an industry in depth. Browse individual issues by date, or use the "Search within this publication" link to identify specific names, companies, industries, etc. Full-text coverage is January 2005 to present. Older print issues are available at UCLA: 1971-2007 in the Rosenfeld Management Library, and 1968-1976 in the Southern Regional Library Facility.
Web of Knowledge (ISI/Thomson)
Multidisciplinary index to scholarly journals and the online equivalent of the ISI citation indexes (including, among others, the Social Sciences Citation Index). Frequently referred to as Web of Science. Full text not provided within the database itself may be located using the always-available UC-eLinks.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
Please Note: Masters accounts with WRDS are suspended during the summer (in 2013: July 1, 2013 through August 31, 2013), and new masters account requests are not filled during that time. UCLA's license with WRDS does not allow it to be used at any time throughout the year in conjunction with any non-academic or commercial endeavor.
Anderson Proxy, or BOL Proxy or UCLA VPN, Required AT ALL TIMES for UCLA Users
• WRDS Research Account Holders Logon
Current UCLA faculty and PhD students may request their own WRDS accounts, for which access is by a login ID and password. To submit an account request, go to http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu/wrds and click on "Register for a WRDS Account"
• WRDS Day Pass Access - Requires the currently-enrolled/employed UCLA user to enter a ucla.edu email address. WRDS will send an email to your UCLA address with the information required to sign in.
Comprehensive Web-based data management system that allows access to a wide variety of historical financial, economic, and marketing data sources. All WRDS component databases that are currently licensed by the Anderson School may be viewed, after logging in, beneath the "Current Subscriptions" link.
Wiley Online Library (formerly Wiley/Blackwell-Synergy)
Multi-subject database that includes full-text journal articles and reference works published by Wiley and [formerly by] Blackwell. Includes more than 200 journals in Business, Economics, Finance, and Accounting, as well as coverage of chemistry; earth and environmental science; engineering; information science and computing; life sciences; math and statistics; medical, veterinary, and health sciences; polymers and material science; and much more in the social sciences and humanities. Note that UCLA does not license all content contained within the Wiley Online Library.
World Bank e-Library
Fully cross-searchable online portal to more than 5,000 full-text World Bank documents, including over 3,200 Policy Research Working Papers and each new World Bank book or paper as it is published.
World Development Indicators (WDI) Online
World Bank database of time series development indicators data for 227 countries; coverage starts with 1960.
WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch)
Worldwide catalog of millions of books, periodicals, sound recordings, visual materials, and maps held in thousands of libraries, in hundreds of languages.
Zephyr (Bureau Van Dijk)
Comprehensive database of current, future, rumored, and historical corporate "deals:" mergers & acquisitions, initial public offerings, joint ventures, and private equity/venture capital deals (use Advanced Deal Search → Deal Type and Method of Payment → Financing). No minimum deal value. Over 100 available search criteria, including company name, industry, date, deal structure, deal type, deal status, etc. European deal coverage begins with 1997, North America with 2000, and global coverage with 2003. Also a source for league tables.
Please Note: The "News" and "Royalty Rates" sections of Zephyr are not included in UCLA's subscription.
Ziman REIT (WRDS) and/or
Please see entry above for CRSP/Ziman Real Estate Data Series.
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