Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Databases & Research - Libraries

Business Databases

Use the databases listed below to find articles from magazines, journals and other publications.
Online books can be accessed through Ebrary.

Databases are restricted to use by Kalamazoo Valley Community College students, faculty and staff.

  • Kalamazoo Valley Libraries ABI/Inform Global Business: This database is one of the most comprehensive business databases on the market. It includes in-depth coverage for thousands of publications, most of which are available in full text and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels.
  • Michigan E-Library Business Insights: Essentials (Gale):  Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information including company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and periodicals.
  • Michigan E-Library DemographicsNow: Business and People: Researchers and entrepreneurs are provided with comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and much more. This versatile database is useful for those who want to start a business as well as those who want to take their established business to the next level.
  • Michigan E-Library General Business File ASAP:  Broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images.
  • Michigan E-Library Small Business Collection:  This compilation provides Small Business insights, tips, strategies and success stories. Users will find 250 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
  • Michigan E-Library Small Business Resource Center (Gale): Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.