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Articles and Online Research
Business Source Premier
Includes industry and country profiles, as well as company SWOT reports produced by Datamonitor and other respected companies. Find articles published in business-oriented academic and trade journals, magazines and newspapers. Includes full-text for the Harvard Business Review and hundreds of other publications. Access restricted to current WOU students, faculty and staff.
IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research
Provides bibliographic information for working papers and published research in economics, including some full-text content. This service uses the complete data from the RePEc database, which includes bibliographic data contributed by more than 400 archives, including many of the major research outlets and publishers. Over 600,000 items of research can be browsed or searched, and over 450,000 can be downloaded in full text.
ProQuest Business Market Research Collection
Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles - covering 40,000 global public and non-public companies including financials, competitors, officers, and more; OxResearch - succinct articles covering regional economic and political developments of significance; US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports from Barnes Reports - covering global industries in depth; and Snapshots - market research overviews on 40+ industries and 40 countries.
Provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. With convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, avaiation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Provides statistics from more than 1000 sources. Includes more than 37,000 data series, covering dozens of new topics such as: slavery, American Indians, and poverty. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.
Data from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Data from the member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Data from the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).
World Bank Data
Data from World Bank member countries, collected by the World Bank's Development Data Group.
Chicago Style Citation
There are several resources for learning to cite in Chicago style, or for checking your citations.
The library has a copy of the most recent Chicago Style Manual:
Students may also access our online tutorial for citing sources:
Chicago/Turabian Style Aid
The Chicago/Turabian Style Aid includes in-text and bibliography examples, sample formatted papers, and links to additional Chicago/Turabian resources.
Finally, the library pays for students to have access to Noodle Tools, a web application which can be used to generate citations, create bilbiographies, and more. Noodle Tools can be accessed from your Google account or through our library database link, below:
WOU’s subscription requires you to Sign in with Google. Use your WOU email (make sure to use @mail.wou.edu!). This will link your account to your Google drive and documents for easy storage and collaboration.
The Writing Center is the only academic support unit on campus specifically designed to promote your development and success as a college writer. The consultant team is available to assist you in person and online with writing projects for any course and any level of instruction. The Writing Center also offers specialized assistance for multimodal compositions or new media projects like digital narratives, blogs, websites, slideware presentations, and even YouTube videos.
Visit the Writing Center website for current hours. Below are the hours writing tutors are in the library:
Hamersly Library, Room HL 116
7:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.
Walk-in sessions only: First come, first served