Online Commerce Resources

CSU Commerce students have access to a range of great online resources to support their study and research. These include:

Business Source Premier (via EBSCO)

Business Source Premier is the Business industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 8,800 serials, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. Business Source Premier contains full text from the world’s top management and marketing journals including Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR), Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Marketing, etc. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insight, ICON Group and CountryWatch and detailed company profiles for the world’s 10,000 largest companies. Business Source Premier provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922, including Academy of Management Journal is available back to 1958, Accounting Review to 1926, Administrative Science Quarterly to 1956, California Management Review to 1958, Industrial & Labor Relations Review to 1947, Journal of Accounting Research to 1963, Journal of Finance to 1946, Journal of Marketing to 1936, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR) to 1964, Management Science to 1954, Operations Research to 1956, etc. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost. (EBSCO)


This database from Dow Jones and Reuters provides full text to 10,000 publications which include:
1,500+ global and local newspapers
3,200+ magazines, including industry-specific journals and newsletters
500+ newswires, including Dow Jones, Reuters and The Associated Press
160+ Media Programs, with transcripts from BBC, ABC, CBS, NBC and more
Nearly 4,000 Web sites in more than 20 languages
Company Background Data from Reuters Investor on 42,500 listed companies
30,000 companies + 55 industries covered in Investext
Up to 25 years of historical market data from blue-chip suppliers: Reuters and SunGuard (formerly Tradeline)
Up to one million Celex documents – the official database for the European Union
On average, 3,000+ pictures. Factiva is updated daily.

Attorney General’s Information Service Plus Text (AGIS Plus Text)

The coverage for this Australian database includes all aspects of law including administrative law, banking, companies and securities, constitutional law, copyright law, criminal law, environmental law, family law, human rights, international law, legal aid, and trade practices.
AGIS Plus Text indexes and abstracts 400+ journals with 50% of these full text.

Check the CSU Library Commerce database page for details of other databases.

Other resources include:

CSU Library Electronic reserve – full text collection of articles and book chapters

New Early April a collection of full text, searchable electronic books (180+ titles) will be available on the Library’s web site. Titles include: Principles of microeconomics: Principles of macroeconomics: Management: Pacific rim edition: Human resource management in Australia; China business: the rules of the game; Business, society and the law; and many more.

Need help with any of these resources? Contact the Library’s Ask a Question service for assistance and advice.