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Going Global - Career and Employment Resource  (Going Global Inc.)
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Going Global career and employment resources include more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as:  job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice… and much more! Also an excellent resource for country information and on major U.S. cities.

Biography Reference Bank  (EBSCOhost)
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Wilson’s largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). Biography Reference Bank covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Newport Daily News
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Available in the library and dorms only.
Full text access to prior month of the Newport Daily News.

World Bank eAtlas of Global Development   (United Nations)
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Maps and graphs more than 175 indicators from the World Bank's development database.  Quickly map and chart economic and social indicators, and compare country outcomes. Critical issues such as poverty, food production, population growth, climate change, international trade, and foreign direct investment are covered.

Business Source Premier  (EBSCOhost)
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Business Source Premier provides full text for over 2,800 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more. This database is updated on a daily basis. Business Source Premier via Business Searching Interface User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

EconLit  (EBSCOhost)
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EconLit, the American Economic Association's electronic database, is the world's foremost source of references to economic literature. It provides links to full-text articles in all fields of economics, including capital markets, country studies, econometrics, economic forecasting, environmental economics, government regulations, labor economics, monetary theory, urban economics, and much more. EconLit indexes six types of records: journal articles, books, collective volume articles, dissertations, working papers, and full-text book reviews from the Journal of Economic Literature. Total records available in the database are more than 1.1 million and coverage goes back to 1886. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Hoover's Online  (Mergent, Inc)
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Hoover's, Inc. delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence that drives business growth. Our database of 12 million companies, with in-depth coverage of 25,000 of the world's top business enterprises, is at the core of our business tools and services that customers find vital to their business operations. Hoover's editorial staff of some 80 editors and researchers bring vital business information and knowledge to their coverage, updating the site daily to bring our visitors and subscribers the most up-to-date business information in the industry.

First Research  (Mergent, Inc.)
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First Research Industry Profiles cover over 200 industries and are updated every 90 days. Its Industry Profiles cover more than 300 business sectors and highlight industry trends and business issues. Other products include Call Prep Sheets (one-page industry overviews), Email Alerts (industry updates), and State Profiles (summaries of economic and business issues affecting a business in any state).

Mango Languages  (Mango)
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Mango is a database of Foreign Language Courses at both the Basic and Advanced Level. Use Mango Basic courses to quickly learn some basic words and phrases for a business trip or short trip overseas. Mango Complete courses are aimed at students who want to move beyond basic language skills. Languages include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish (partial list).

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
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Academic Universe from Lexis Nexis is a news, law, and business information service. Includes up to date news; company and industry news from newspapers, trade journals, and other periodicals; company financial information from Disclosure, Standard & Poor's, and Hoover's; archival SEC filings; and accounting, auditing, and tax literature. User guide for

Business Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
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Provides access to a multitude of outstanding sources - from the NY Times Business Section and the Wall Street Journal to magazines and scholarly journals. Included are feature articles, product reviews, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, book reviews and reports from associations & societies. Includes full text from over 400 publications as far back as 1995. Abstracting/indexing of an additional 800 publications back to 1982. Subjects covered include accounting, advertising, banking, economics, finance, human resources, international business, management, marketing, small business and technology. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Proquest Newspapers  (ProQuest)
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Search the Providence Journal (till June 15, 2015), Wall Street Journal, and New York Times (1851 - 2009) User guide for ProQuest

Wall Street Journal  (ProQuest)
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Eastern edition ( 1984 - current ) User guide for ProQuest

AtoZ databases  (AskRI.org)
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Only for RI residents
AtoZ databases provides detailed information on U.S. businesses and residents. AtoZ databases is ideal for people searching, locating information on small businesses, student business research by industry or segment and company size. The database contains information on over 31 million businesses and 220 million residents.

Business News - Regional  (EBSCOhost)
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This is a full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world. Included in this database are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business News Wire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights. This database is updated on a daily basis. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>

Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
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This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.

DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
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Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.

Data for Research  (JSTOR)
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A new way to search the JSTOR database! Provided by JSTOR for use by the research community. It provides a set of web-based tools for selecting and interacting with content from the JSTOR archive. The service also provides the ability to obtain data sets via bulk downloads or using a REST API. Features provided by the site include: Full-text and fielded searching of the entire JSTOR archive using a powerful faceted search interface. Using this interface one can quickly and easily define content of interest through an iterative process of searching and results filtering. User guide for JSTOR

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JSTOR is an archive of complete full-text backfiles. The current collection includes journals from the Art & Science Collections I - V and the Arts & Sciences Complement and covers most academic disciplines. This collection is growing and currently has more than 500 titles. User guide for JSTOR

Polling the Nations
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Polling the Nations is a comprehensive collection of public opinion, with information from not only the United States but also more than 100 countries around the world. Polling the Nations has collected more than 500,000 questions, from 14,000 surveys on 5,600+ topics. Subjects such as gun control, abortion, government, women, race relations, the economy, and children are covered. All told, more than 700 organizations are represented by the polls at this site. Among the polling sources are: Gallup, Harris, Roper, the Detroit Free Press and NYT/CBS News. User guide for

Idea Group Reference E-Access  (Idea Group Inc)
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Reference E-Access is an aggregated online database comprised of a comprehensive and authoritative collection of reference titles from Idea Group, Inc. This database contains full-text articles and chapters regarding research, trends, technologies, and challenges in the fields of information science, technology and management. This online database consists of thousands of reference articles and chapters that can be easily searched using basic or advanced searches. In addition, this extensive collection will continue to expand as more IGR titles are published. Our titles are highlighted. User guide for Idea Group Inc

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