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Direct access to the Economist

May 11th, 2015


The library now provides direct access to the Economist. This is the easiest way to browse current issues.

If you want to do heavy searching or more intensive research, use ProQuest for issues since 1992, and use the Gale archive to go all the way back to the beginning in 1843.

New Database: JP Morgan Research

February 13th, 2015

This database is essential for all of the stock market followers out there. This database features thousands of analyst reports covering over 3,000 global companies and all industries. Derived from Morgan Markets – which is J.P. Morgan’s exclusive information for key clients and investors – these reports are made available to academic users for education and research purposes. Coverage is 2011 to current with a one week embargo. Lengthy reports cover equities and company performance, global and regional economics and financial strategy, foreign exchange, commodities, liquidity, and emerging markets. Click here to go to the database site!

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New Database: Entrepreneurship

January 30th, 2015

This entrepreneurship database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students, and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneur in a wide range of formats – from video to down loadable Word and Excel files, as well as traditional texts and PDFs.

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New Database: Banking Information Source

January 23rd, 2015

This is the ultimate financial services research tool! The ProQuest Banking Information Source combines the currency of the Internet and the perspective of industry journals. This database includes industry and professional newsletters, school of bank marketing papers, and stonier theses. This database also enables you to search essential banking industry publications for information about the financial services industry, banking and industry trends.

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New Database: Asian Business and Reference

January 16th, 2015

This database heads to the Eastern Hemisphere and focuses on business and financial news from all the way across the world. It covers Asian business and financial information form key international publications. This database also offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, international trade, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere.

You can check it out by clicking Here or by clicking on one of the pictures below!

Hang Seng Index

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New Database: Accounting and Tax

December 12th, 2014

This is the quintessential accountant’s database. It brings together highly ranked global and scholarly journals with key resources for locating quick and precise results covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. Accounting & Tax can also be searched as part of ProQuest Business Collection.

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ProQuest Business Collection

The most comprehensive business offering, comprising all content from ABI/INFORM Complete, Accounting and Tax, Asian Business and Reference, Banking Information Source, Entrepreneurship, J.P. Morgan Research, and the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences. Featuring thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, and working papers as well as trade publications, analyst reports, industry reports, and key periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Economist. Includes the following databases: Accounting and Tax, Banking Information Source and J.P. Morgan Research.


Historical Archives: FT and The Economist

August 18th, 2014

The library is happy to announce the acquisition of historical archives for two of the world’s premier business and economics publications: The Economist and Financial Times.


Full-color scans of every page, fully indexed and searchable, are available from the first issues of The Economist in 1843 and FT in 1888.


The Economist is read by more of the world’s political and business leaders than any other magazine, and FT is the complete general newspaper for businesspeople, today distributed on distinctive pink paper to more than a million readers.

Together with our existing access to the Historical Wall Street Journal, these archives will prove essential for anyone researching public affairs, economics, and financial history in the past two centuries.

OECD Better Life Index

July 31st, 2014

logo-bli@2xYou’ve seen plenty of country rankings. By GPD, by economic freedom, by unemployment, by broadband penetration. But how would you rank countries?

Give your brain a five-minute break and play around with the OECD’s interactive Better Life Index. See which country would come in at number one according to what matters most to you.

And if you want to dig deeper, remember BYU has full access to the OECD iLibrary of reports and data.

Passport Database Adds a New Geography

May 20th, 2014

Just when you thought Euromonitor Passport’s database couldn’t get any better with geography and international research…well, it just did! Passport has added to its Cities module, which included analysis for over 1,150 cities worldwide, four Utah cities! This allows you to dive into historical data on GDP, employment, and other areas by city!



To access this data, go to our library guides page and access the market research database: Passport. From here you can access the “Cities” tab under the consumer & industries tab to find anything and everything about the city of interest. For example, you can look at Salt Lake Cities annual consumer data to see annual disposable income for 2013 was $40,637 USD. Dive into the cities module, find the information you need, and research in style!

Library Website Updated!

March 26th, 2014

BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library is launching a redesigned website after Winter Semester ends on April 25! The website can be accessed now at Please visit the website and leave some feedback to tell us what they think!

CapturelibstuffWhat has changed:

  • New format more compatible with mobile devices
  • New intuitive layout of library resources
  • Help button available on main page. You may instantly ask a question to a library employee through chat!

We look forward to implementing this on a broad scale and receiving your feedback!