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Business Internet Resources

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Donna Savage
Management & General Business
Human Resources & International Business

University Librarian - Office 201
phone: 254-968-9246

Donna Savage

Margie Maxfield Huth
Accounting, Economics, Finance & Business Law
Systems Librarian - Office 248
phone: 254-968-1955

Margie Maxfield

Tracy Holtman 
CIS & Marketing
Collection Management - Office 112A
phone: 254-968-9466

Tracy Holtman

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Business subcategories:


Business History - A collection of books and interviews on the history of industries, companies, products, executives, and scandals.

Financial Glossary- From Yahoo! Finance and Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Wall Street Executive Library - The Web's best business sites!

Yahoo! Finance- Extensive financial information including: the latest market news, US Stocks, Business News, By Industry, US IPOs, International, Standard & Poor's, PR Newswire, Business Wire, Company & Fund Index, Economic Calendar, Earnings Calendar, Splits Calendar, Financial Glossary, Investment Net Events, Research By Industry and more.

Associations and Organizations

U.S. Chamber of Commerce - World's largest business federation with more than three million businesses and organizations.
U.S. Department of Commerce - Promotes economic growth, job creation, and sustainable development for the American people.

Business Law

Texas Business and Commerce Code - From the Texas Legislative Council and West Publishing Company, get the text of the code.

Texas Business Organizations Code - From the Texas Legislative Council and West Publishing Company, get the text of the act.

United States Code Title 15 - Commerce and Trade - From Cornell University, get the full text of Title 15, from Chapter 1, Monopolies and Combinations in Restraint of Trade to Chapter 88, International Antitrust Enforcement Assistance.


Company information

Thomas Register- Index of manufacturers complete with catalogs and company profiles. Registration is required.

Nasdaq Company Finder - Search for information about Nasdaq-listed companies.

Yahoo! Stock Research Center - Free information about companies.


Asian Development Bank- Asia and the Pacific are covered at this site, including country economic reviews, country operational strategy studies, country program notes, economic updates, and more.

Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs - Formulates and carries out U.S. foreign economic policy, integrating U.S. economic interests with our foreign policy goals so that U.S. firms and investors can compete on an equal basis with their counterparts overseas. It implements American economic policy in cooperation with U.S. companies, U.S. Government agencies, and other organizations.

Inter-American Development Bank- This site, covering Latin America and the Caribbean, has excellent economic, trade and social information.

The World Bank- This excellent resource covers Africa, East Asia, Europe, Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia. Documents available include: The Strategic Compact, 1996 World Bank Annual Report, Economic and Sector Reports, Environmental Documents, IFC Documents, Operations Evaluations Policy and more.


AdViews - A digital collection of thousands of vintage television commercials from the 1950's to the 1980's.
American FactFinder - Demographic information from the US Census Bureau, including Economic Census data. - This provides free business advice, offers sample business plans, and helps design a marketing plan.
ClickZStats: Trends & StatisticsProvides a collection of online facts and statistics which have been gathered from secondary sources. Includes brief articles on different marketing channels, demographics, and audience as well as CPM, CPA, and ROI calculators.
Consumer Expenditure Survey - Household expenditures for food, housing, utilities, apparel, transportation, insurance, medical services, personal care, entertainment, education, and contributions as gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

KnowThis - Provides the basic principles of marketing and advertising in clear, concise tutorials. It also provides numerous web resources for advertising, selling, promotion, research and more.
Market Research Library (U.S. Commercial Service) - Contains more than 100,000 industry and country-specific market reports, including the Country Commercial Guides, authored by U.S. Commercial Service specialists working in overseas posts. Marketing Glossary - Provides definitions for more than 1,600 marketing research terms.  Search by term, definition or by marketing research topic.
Vintage Ad Browser - Contains over 123,000 examples of advertising from the 1850's to the present. Find examples via the search box or browse topics.

news and journals

Advertising Age- Current events and trends in marketing and advertising.

CNN From CNN, this site has very current financial US and world information, including links to Hoover's MasterList corporate directory, official company web sites, a glossary of business terms, government resources, currencies, interest rates, a mortgage calculator and much more.

Financial Times- International business, economic, and political news. Also useful in tracking closing prices for shared and managed funds. Registration required.

Fortune Magazine- Selected articles as well as access to special features such as the Fortune 500 lists.

Yahoo! Finance News -Business news from various sources.

stock and financial reports - This free service allows users to review an annual report in an easy and convenient manner. Boasting the most complete and up-to-date listings of annual reports on the internet, provides instant access to annual reports in their actual format in one single location.

SEC EDGAR Database - A searchable database of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Yahoo! Stock Research Center - Excellent free information about stocks, etc.

united states

Census Economic Briefing Room - From the US Census Bureau, get Quarterly Financial Report on Manufacturing, Mining and Trade; Advanced Retail Sales; Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Inventories; Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders; Construction Spending; New Home Sales; Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments and Orders; US International Trade in Goods and Services; Housing Starts; Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales; and Quarterly Financial Report on Retail Trade.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - Government agency providing banking information and statistics.

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) - This site from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis includes: Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases, Federal Reserve Board Beige Book, Daily/Weekly US Financial Data, Monthly Monetary Data, Monthly Interest Rates, Monthly Reserves, Quarterly Gross Domestic Product and Components, Monthly Consumer Price Indexes, Monthly Producer Price Indexes, Monthly Employment and Population Data, Monthly Exchange Rate Data, Monthly Regional Data and more.

U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) - Government accounting information, consumer information, and federal real estate information.

Small Business Administration - Government resources for the small business administrator.