Resource of the Month
Each month WSU Libraries' Department of Collection Development features
a "Resource of the Month" designed to highlight some of the library's new, interesting,
under-used, large, unique, or otherwise noteworthy collections and
resources. You can learn more about the "Resource of the Month" on
this website, from the display in the reference area, by attending a
workshop (if available), or by contacting the Reference Desk at
If you are
interested in learning more about a previous "Resource of the Month,"
is a business centered electronic database.
It serves as an access point for some of the most well-respected business
journals in the world. It offers thorough indexing that contains thousands
of journals that allow clients to track business conditions, management
techniques, business trends, management practice and theory, corporate
strategy and tactics, and competitive landscape worldwide. The
database includes ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, and ABI/INFORM
Trade & Industry.
|ABI/INFORM Workshops in Room 217
||12:00 - 12:30
12:00 - 12:30
Please register by 5:00 p.m. the day before the workshop by contacting
Business Librarian at
How Do I
Access ABI/INFORM Online?
There is a
link on the WSU Libraries' website under Electronic Resources /
Electronic Databases. You have the option of looking for it under
the subject links or the alphabetic links (http://library.wichita.edu/colldev/electrondatabase.htm).
If you are accessing
ABI/INFORM from off-campus you will be prompted to
enter your Shocker Card number and PIN number for authentication
I Use ABI/INFORM Online?
contains over 2,800 full-text titles covering business and economic
conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as
competitive and product information. Its international coverage
gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends
around the world.
find in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends, and
other topics. They can study and compare specific trades and
industries. Locate hard-to-find local and regional business
publications with news about local companies, analysis, information on
local markets, and more. It also allows clients to research
employment opportunities, compile data on benefits and compensation,
learn about corporate strategies, and other topics from a local and
of ABI/INFORM Online
Over 3,700 journals
14,000 ProQuest business dissertations
2,800 full-text titles
Includes The Wall Street Journal, Eastern
For assistance with ABI/INFORM, contact Wichita State University Libraries'
Reference Desk at 978-3584.