BA 203: International Business

Country profile and international trade resources on the Internet

Business databases

  • Find the full text articles from published newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals in subscription databases available to PCC students through the library web site.

  • Business Source Premier
    EBSCOhost. Full text for over 3,000 journals covering business, management, economics, finance, banking, accounting, and more. Resources for country profiles include Country Reports by the Economist Intelligence Unit; Country Reports in the Political Risk Yearbook; Background Notes from the State Department; etc. Search tip: select "SU Subject Term" to search for your country, and sort your search results by Relevance.
  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Find detailed company and industry news and information.
  • LexisNexis Academic Universe
    Full-text of newspapers, wire services, and magazines from around the world, including the New York Times. Also provides company profiles and financial reports, government transcripts, trade journals and academic and legal databases.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    Full text newspaper articles from 1984 to the present. Does not include stock quotes or classified ads.
    Coverage Dates: 1984 - Present

Statistical Information on International Trade

Statistical Abstract of the United States is an authoritative source for international trade data compiled by various government agencies. In its wisdom, Congress killed funding for this compilation in October, 2011. However, it can be used to track down which agency compiles the data you want.

World Trade Organization deals with the global rules of trade between nations


Advanced Google Searching

Improve the effectiveness of your search by using Google Advanced Search to limit your results to a particular domain. 

First conduct a standard search, then select the Advanced Search link.  In the field for "Search within a site or domain" enter the letters for a specific web site or domain.  For example:

gov (to limit your search to U.S. government sites)
state.gov (to limit your search to the Department of State web site)
th (to limit your search to sites with a Thai domain)

APA style citations

Find resources on creating citations in APA and other styles here:

How to cite your sources:

Last Update: December 17, 2012 15:31