Business & Economics
Bureau of Labour Statistics
Quick links from the BLS include:
* Consumer Price Index
* International - Import/Export Price Indexes
* Producer Price Index
* Occupational Outlook Handbook
Data from U.S. Census databases.
County Business Patterns
Data on US businesses
Free source of industry research reports for ~20 industries - not as complete as something like IBISWorld, but at least it is something that you can access - for free! The business librarian at Ross recommended this site, saying: "They also provide annual trend projections for certain industries and manufacturing competitiveness analysis. Start with the global menu but also drill down to the individual country ones because there are good reports there as well." Also try the other major consulting firms, see what they offer.
Full text scholarly articles from all disciplines, dating from the 19th century to the past 5 years.
Library of Economics and Liberty
Classic books in economics, selected articles and essays on current topics. UR's Prof. Mark Bils is on the advisory board.
Proquest Research Alumni Edition
Full text articles on all topics, with a focus on business. Includes current and past issues of journals, magazines, newspapers and trade publications; country, industry reports, some market data.Includes ABI/INFORM
Reports, journals and books on national security, business, education, health, law and science from the nonprofit RAND Corp.
Full text scholarly journals in all disciplines, including Business, from Sage Publications.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Working papers and articles in economics, accounting, legal studies and management, many with links to full text.