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Use this link: access articles for the databases below. Authorized users include currently enrolled MUM distance education students, MUM students in Fairfield, and MUM faculty and administrators.

  • EBSCOhost: EBSCO consists of indexes to full-text articles from thousands of academic and professional business journals. Upon entering, select each of the indexes that are appropriate for your research and check the box marked “Full Text” on the next page before you search. Note that this source indexes articles on a particular subject that are published in these thousands of journals. Visit our tutorial for more detailed information.
  • Electronic Periodicals: This source offers access to over 10,000 full text electronic journals. It is a directory of full-text journals available electronically. It is not an index to articles in the journals on a particular subject like EBSCO. After clicking on Electronic and Print Periodicals, type the title of the journal in the dialog box and click on “Search”. The dates available in full-text will appear in the middle of the page. In fact, there often will be three statements of holdings for the journal title. Choose those volumes available in EBSCO, which are easiest to use.  They can be identified by the names of various indexes in EBSCO such as “Academic Search Premier,” “Business Source Elite,” “MasterFILE Premier” and “MAS Ultra-School Edition.”
  • Encyclopedia Britannica This is the 2003 online version of the 31 volume printed set of Britannica.  Due to the ability to index every article, name, and subject in the set, it is easier to use than the printed version.
  • FirstSearch–Core Databases There are ten indexes contained in this source.  The main ones of interest to business students are “ArticleFirst” and “ECO”, although these databases do not offer full-text .   To find full-text for the references to specific articles in FirstSearch “ArticleFirst” and “ECO”, it is necessary to search the Electronic and Print Periodicals. For example, suppose you are interested in “corporate mergers and competition”.  You enter FirstSearch and select the database “ArticleFirst”.  Type the subject in the dialog box.  The article “Corporate restructuring” appears to be of interest, and the reference given is Mergers & acquisitions. 35, no. 8, (2000): 51.  Go to the Electronic and Print Periodicals, described above, follow instructions and enter the journal title Mergers & Acquisitions.  After the title, the following holdings appear in Business Source Elite and MasterFILE Premierfrom 1979 to the present in Maharishi University of Management Print and Microform Holdings and from January/February 1990 to present in LexisNexis Academic. We suggest that you choose Business Source Elite and MasterFILE Premier.  These are two of the indexes in EBSCO.  Click on one of these, and scroll towards the bottom of the page under “View Issue,” then select the publication year, 2000, and click on number 8 as given in the reference from “ArticleFirst”.  Scroll down the page to view a listing of each article for that issue.  Select the rticle on page 51 for the full text.
  • LexisNexis Academic Universe Lexis Nexis Universe offers full text newspaper, magazine, and journal articles pertaining to business subjects, indexing a wide range of popular to specialized professional business sources. For quality research, choose your materials carefully. Every citation shown is full text. For help with specialized searches that will narrow results very specifically to your subject, please contact our reference librarian, Martin Schmidt. 
  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage is a resource for business and investment, with full-text research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries. NetAdvantage offers market research and job search information for both public and some private companies. It specializes in public companies but also includes over 80,000 private companies. Its products include Stock Reports, Company Profiles, Bond Screener, Corporation Records, Mutual Fund Reports, Security Dealers of North America Register of Corporations, Directors & Executives, Industry Surveys and The Outlook.
  • Elsevier's ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Browse by subject or date, search by author and/or title, and access advanced searching features, a directory of titles, and create alerts on specific journals by using the tabs at the top of the home page.
  • Natural Standard was founded by healthcare providers and researchers to provide high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies. Grades reflect the level of available scientific data for or against the use of each therapy for a specific medical condition. Use the advanced search link to select the professional reading level, language, and categories.
  • Google Scholar with an enhanced feature--the 360 link to MUM holdings, which allows you to see at a glance which articles we own.

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