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International Marketing

Business Source Premier - EBSCOhost or Enhanced Business Searching Interface - EBSCOhost to search for company profiles (DataMonitor company reports), industry profiles and market research reports by company name, industry or subject and to search for articles in business periodicals. The Enhanced Business Searching Interface - EBSCOhost has sources contain detailed , political, social, cultural, and business dimensions of the most countries.

Business and Company Resource Center to search for company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals.  

LEXISNEXIS® Academic - Business search tab provides access to business and financial news, company financial information, market research, industry reports, and actual SEC filings. Search features permit comparison of companies based on criteria such as sales, income and number of employees.

Additional UMC Library databases for the areas of are located in the Databases by Subject page under Business, Hospitality, and Economics topic.


APA format

The APA Format 6th Edition Cribsheet is found on the   Research, Citation, & Writing Resources page.

Government Information


Country & Regional Data -  Locate international companies, company and industry information by country, in-depth company reports, basic profile and financials and company summary, listing of major competitors, and current news stories.  Also includes national statistics by country or, by topic, (including agricultural output, aid, air pollution, commodity prices, debt, education, energy, health, income distribution, poverty, purchasing power parity, traffic, and urbanization).  Also includes demographics, background notes, political environment, trade relations and trade barriers, investment climate and market research reports for selected products and industries.

World Factbook -

State Department Business Center contains links to Country Information- Commercial Guides- Background Notes- Investment Climate Statements.

business etiquette and customs

Business Culture Guides for different countries
International Business Etiquette and Manners
Guide for International Business Travelers
Country Profiles - Culture, Customs and Etiquette


Internet Resources - An excellent site of links. - Alphabetical list of countries with links to the laws of the country and government resources.

International Business Resources on the WWW - Michigan State's links to International business information.

Corporate Information

Internet Prospector

A Business Researchers Interests - International

Google searches "Doing business in ________ " search

UMC Library Catalog "Doing business in _________" search

UMC Books and Videos of Interest on the Topic


Create a list of UMC Library's materials (books and videos) click on business etiquette.

Create a list of UMC Library's materials (books, ebooks, videos) click on business etiquette.

Create a list of UMC Library's materials (books, ebooks and videos) click on International business enterprises management.

Create a list of UMC Library's materials (books, ebooks and videos) click for the Doing business in search.