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The objective of this guide is to provide a place to start your research. This guide includes subscription databases and web sources. You will have to use your Interlibrary Loan account to obtain some of the information you will need. 

Using the Library Catalog


Doing Business 2011: Czech Republic

Summary of Doing Business 2016 data for the Czech Republic.

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United Nations Country Profile: Czech Republic

United Nations data on the Czech Republic

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OECD - Czech Republic

RSS feed from OECD.org on the Czech Republic

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UNESCO Worldwide: Czech Republic

UNESCO Worldwide information on Czech Republic government.

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UNESCO Institute for Statistics - Czech Republic

UNESCO statistical information on the Czech Republic.

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U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Czech Republic

U.S. Department of State information on U.S. relations with the Czech Republic.

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World Bank Data

provides reliable data about countries of the world.  You can search by country, topic, or indicator.

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IMF Country Data

comtains country information from the International Monetary Fund.

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Provides access to a wide variety of country, market and industry information resources.

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International Trade Administration

Provides country information, an tariff and tax information, export resources and industry information.

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Starting Points

The library subscribes to many databases that you may want to search to find information to complete your research assignment. The databases in this list are ones that are broadest in scope and cover the largest range of subjects and sources. You will find others listed in this guide, but these are the ones with which you should start your research.

ABI/INFORM Collection

The business research database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Comparable to EBSCOhost Business Source Complete.

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Proquest European Business

ProQuest Asian Business and Reference name has been changed to: Asian & European Business Collection

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Euromonitor's Passport database contains data for countries around the world covering consumer market sizes, market data & forecasts, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands, country risk and more.  Features millions of statistics and in-depth reports on 27 industries with demographic, macro and socioeconomic data and analysis on consumers and economies in 210 countries worldwide.

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Business Source Elite

This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more

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You will find a wide collection of databases and e-resources in this list. These databases cover business resources and related topics including political and international affairs.

Mergent Online

Mergent Online, source for global business and financial information on over 10,000 U.S. public companies, and 17,000+ non-U.S. public companies, as well as extensive corporate and municipal bond, UIT, and dividend information.

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A comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research. IBISWorld is a powerful business tool to learn about existing clients or potential clients’ core industries of involvement & how changes to those industries can have an impact on you or your organization.

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Public Affairs Information Services (PAIS)

The Public Affairs Information Services database provides information on business, public and international affairs, public and social policies and international relations. PAIS includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world.

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Scholarly journals in anthropology, art, art history, communication studies, criminology, ecology, economics, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, geography, geology, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and international affairs, religion, social work, sociology, statistics, theatre, and other humanities and social sciences. 

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EconLit, the American Economic Association’s electronic database, is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. This database contains more than one million records, with citations and abstracts dating back to 1886. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.

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The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched an internet-based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point from which users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN System.

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Elsevier Journal collection covering the sciences, business, child development, computer science, clinical research, economics, history, hospitality, industrial technology, library and information science, physical education and health, psychology, social work, sociology, and tourism.

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CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in public and international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. 

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Anne Pemberton

Associate Director, Research and Instructional Services and Library Assessment
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