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Business: International Business: Home/Getting Started
International business information is widely available from both government and private sources. The resources listed below will provide a quick start for research in this area. Use the tabs above for additional information in specific categories or browse the full list of business databases.
Excellent resource for business and economic risk analysis for foreign nations. Also includes coverage of current events and analysis of economic, political, legal, tax, security, and operational conditions.
JOC Group Inc., owned by IHS Inc., is a provider of global intelligence for trade, transportation and logistics professionals. Its brands include The Journal of Commerce, PIERS: The Port Import/Export Reporting Service and a number of directory databases covering the international trade, railroad and trucking markets. The company also produces about 11 conferences and exhibitions serving international trade and maritime markets.
From the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, brief overviews of the nations of the world, summarizing their demographic, political, economic, and social status. A quick way to get very brief country data.
Associate Professor / Librarian for Haslam Business, Advertising, RTHM, Executive MBA programs
Judy's academic credentials (all from North America universities): PhD, MLIS, MBA (Entrep.), BA(Business Adm.).
Previously worked as an information professional at: research centers (county public library's Business/Law/Gov subject section, academic libraries' Business section, special libraries with companies in Telecommunication Industry and Finance Industry) - USA, Canada, HongKong (pre-1997 - British National Oversea)