Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students, and Researchers, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1610692365
  • ISBN-13: 9781610692366
  • DDC: 016.33
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 399 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This third edition of Strauss's Handbook of Business Information provides an up-to-date reference guide to business resources, both in print and online. Organized into two parts, the first six chapters address general areas of business while chapters 7 through 16 cover more specific topics, such as marketing, investment, and real estate. This book is invaluable to librarians in academic, public, and special libraries as well as business and library students studying business information or business research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.


List of Figures.


1: Basic Resources, Print & Internet.

2: Basic Resources, Print & Internet.

3: Selected, Consolidated Electronic Business Information.

4: Company Information.

5: Industry Information.

6: Government Information and Services.

7: Statistics.

8: Fields of Business Information.

9: Marketing.

10: Accounting and Taxation.

11: Money, Credit, and Banking.

12: Investments: An Introduction.

13: Stocks.

14: Bonds and Other Fixed-Income Securities.

15: Mutual Funds and Investment Companies.

16: Futures and Options.

17: Insurance.

18: Real Estate.


Appendix A: Business Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Appendix B: Federal Government Departments and Selected Agencies Relevant to Business.

Appendix C: Federal Government Corporations and Independent Agencies Relevant to Business.

Appendix D: Representative Types of Business Information Published by State Government Agencies.

Appendix E: Key Economic Indicators.

Appendix F: Selected Web Sites for Free Business Information.

Appendix G: Finding Business Case Studies.

Title List.

Subject Index.

About the Authors.