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Includes anthropological studies of people and culture.
US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of the Census
The official source for statistical information regarding social, demographic and economic conditions in the U.S.
US Dept of Commerce : Bureau of the Census : Hispanic Origin
Focusing on the origination, current status, and trends of people of Hispanic origin residing in the United States.
Search nearly all the databases, journals, ebooks and resources that the library provides. Millions of scholarly articles, trade publications, popular magazine, books, book chapters, video clips, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations are represented in Library Search.
Competent Communicators in International Business
Fortune 500 : Largest AMERICAN based companies
Review the Fortune 500 American list by size, profitability, "best to work for", geography, CEO and more. Includes prior years rankings back to 1955.
A to Z the World : Country Guides
Covers the culture, customs, food, religion, language and points of interest for 175 countries. Also includes maps.
Business Source Complete
The largest and most in-depth business research database available. Contains scholarly research, trade publications, and industry news and reports. Includes books, case studies, company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, peer reviewed scholarship from more than 2000 journals available in full text, SWOT analysis and thousands of trade publications. Coverage begins in 1886 (yes, 1886).
Communication Source (inclusive of Communication and Mass Media Complete)
Communication Source is the most comprehensive resource for communication research. Communication Source includes Communication and Mass Media Complete, Communication Abstracts (formerly published by Sage) and includes many unique sources in the field of communications. Communication Source offers abstracts and indexing as well as full-text content from publications worldwide pertaining to Communication, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Discourse, Speech-Language Pathology, Media Studies and other fields relevant to the discipline. Indexing for most major journals is from the publication's first issue to the present.
CIA World Factbook
The Factbook is a comprehensive resource of facts and statistics on more than 250 countries and other entities. A good source for demographic, political, and economic information from the Central Intelligence Agency.
Pew Global Attitudes Project - United States
The Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people’s assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day.
Video Tutorial for a Male CEO
Researching Company Presidents / CEOs
Business Source Complete
Use the drop down and search using the "PE People" field to improve results.
Wall Street Journal ( 1889 - Present )
Use the drop down search use the "Person - PER" field to improve results.
Biography Reference Center
A collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies. Find biographies of interest by searching or browsing 30+ genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
MarketLine / Medtrack Company Profiles
Biographical information about "Key Employees" is frequently included as part of the company overview.
O*Net Resource Center ( Occupational Information Network )
The O*NET database, contains information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. From the U.S. Department of Labor.
US Dept of Labor : Bureau of Labor Statistics : Occupational Employment Statistics
The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program produces employment and wage estimates for over 800 occupations. These are estimates of the number of people employed in certain occupations, and estimates of the wages paid to them. Self-employed persons are not included in the estimates. These estimates are available for the nation as a whole, for individual States, and for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas; national occupational estimates for specific industries are also available.
Vocational and Career Collection
Access to hundreds of trade and industry related periodicals. Don't mistake this for a "career counseling" collection.
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