LIRN Products


Business Resources

Providing key research databases from leading vendors, as well as a rich ebook collections, LIRN can support your business programs with a broad collection of resources at all degree levels.
Specialty Resources
Digitalia Hispanica
Gale Cengage Learning
Alexander Street
Credo Reference
Digitalia Hispanica
Ebook Central (ebrary)
Emerald Publishing
Infobase Learning
Oxford Univeristy Press
Skillsoft Books
Alexander Street
Credo Reference
Infobase Learning
NBC Learn
Skillsoft Books
Emerald Publishing
Business Resources
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Core Packages to support general education requirements

Gale Core Packages

LIRN has four choices available from Gale Cengage for your library collection, along with optional sets of add-on subject bundles to customize your subscription to your institution’s specific needs.

ProQuest Core Package

LIRN's ProQuest Core Package features resources from ProQuest Central and provides a rich set of resources for your library collection, along with optional sets of add-on subject bundles to customize your subscription to your institution’s specific needs.

Supplimental resources to support this field of study


AtoZdatabases is a demographics resource for use in your business programs and student success centers. It provides comprehensive coverage on 30 million U.S. businesses and executives listings, 220 million residential listings, job listings from, 7.9 million Healthcare Professionals, and more.

Business E-books Online

Business E-books Online gathers 500 of the best-known textbooks and reference materials in business education including titles from: Kogan Page, Nicholas Brealey, AMACOM, Bridgepoint Education / Thuze, Career Press, SHRM, Berrett-Koehler, Axzo Press, and Tilde University Press.

Business Education in Video

Business Education in Video provides video in a range of formats, including corporate training, case studies, executive interviews, expert lectures, instructional films, and documentaries. The video in this streaming collection complement the business classroom by illustrating practical, real-life applications for relevant topic and skills.

Complete Business and Economics Package

The Complete Business and Economics Package is a comprehensive online resource that brings together the best applied learning content from top publishers to meet the emerging educational needs of business students and instructors across the globe.

Human Resource Management Online

Human Resource Management Online is an educational database that brings together for the first time online a mix of the top applied content for HR academic programs.

International Business Online

International Business Online is a learning database that synthesizes for the first time online the world’s highest quality applied multimedia content for the study of international business.

Management: John Cleese

Business training doesn’t have to be as boring as sand. Using his quirky comic stylings, comedian John Cleese created a series of humor-based resources for business training that teach essential and memorable workplace lessons.

Stanford Executive Briefing Series

Each month, Stanford University invites leading executives to share their experiences and expertise in an elite business forum. This exciting event brings together the brightest minds in the business world today, offering top-level lectures from business professors, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and more.

Stanford Executive Briefing Series: Thought Leaders Bundle

Each month, Stanford University invites leading executives to share their experiences and expertise in an elite business forum. This exciting event brings together the brightest minds in the business world today, offering top-level lectures from business professors, CEOs, entrepreneurs, and more.

Business and Management Essentials Collection (addon to CORS)

Themes: Business Management, Marketing, Training, Organizational Development, Business Ethics, Management Theory, Advertising, Branding, Public Relations, Nonprofit, Business Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Product Planning, Product Development, Business Communications

Economics Essentials Collection (addon to CORS)

Themes: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Socioeconomics, Finance, Stock Market, Trade, Economic Recession, Economic Depression, Financial Modeling, Comparative Economics, Capitalism, Economists


CultureVision’s comprehensive, user-friendly database gives professionals access to culturally competent information for over 60 ethnic, cultural, religious, and ability groups.

eJournal Collections

Combining research rigor with practical relevance, Emerald eJournal Collections showcase the most relevant topics from leading thinkers within their field.

Business, Management & Economics

This is a growing collection of more than 1,050 eBooks. Demonstrating measurable research impact, 90% of series in this collection are indexed in Scopus whilst 85% of series in the collection have one or more volumes indexed in the Book Citation Index BKCI®.

Social Sciences

This comprehensive collection gives online access to more than 550 eBooks. A quarter of Scopus' Social Sciences book series titles are published by Emerald, demonstrating the strength of this portfolio. The collection also features prominently in the Book Citation Index BKCI® where 80% of series in the backlist have one or more volumes indexed.

eCase Collection

Case studies provide students with simulated decision making experiences, facilitating managerial analysis and debate, and are therefore important educational tools in Business and Management.

Business Collection

Business Collection provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, strategy, as well as business theory and practice.

Business Economics and Theory Collection

With a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit database, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.

Business Insights: Global

Business Insights: Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.

Career Transitions

Career Transitions provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy.

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Brings together information found in more than 400 journals on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.

Demographics Now

DemographicsNow is an online subscription resource that provides users with access to robust and highly detailed U.S. demographic data. It is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight when opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more.

Demographics Now: Business & People

The basic DemographicsNow includes demographics data, tools, maps, and 2010 Census data files, while the more expansive DemographicsNow: Business & People couples the basic product with business and residential data and reports.

The Economist Historical Archive

For more than 164 years, The Economist has reported on the world’s political, business, scientific, technological and cultural developments and the connections between them and has appealed to the world’s elite for its economic and political analysis.

RDS Business Suite

Combining the strengths of RDS® Business & Industry®, RDS® Business and Management Practices® and RDS® TableBase™, RDS Business Suite provides balanced and highly focused full-text coverage of company and industry news, management practices and market research information.

Small Business Collection

Ideal for business schools and entrepreneurs, Small Business Collection is updated daily and provides insights, tips, strategies, and success stories.

Small Business Resource Center

Created by subject experts and a librarian advisory board, Small Business Resource Center covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

EBSCO Custom Business Collection

A custom bundle of resources from EBSCO, including Business Book Summaries, Business Source Elite, eBook Business Collection, Entrepreneurial Studies Source, Research Starters — Business, Small Business Reference Center.

Business & Economics

Economic theory, basic business education, accounting and finance fundamentals, business ethics and law, management and marketing—it’s all here, in depth.

NBC Learn Higher Ed

NBC Learn is a rich, dynamic, and innovative resource that provides thousands of historic news reports, current events stories, original content, primary source documents, and other digital media specifically designed to help teach and engage students of all levels and abilities.

ABI/INFORM Collection

Delivering over 6,800 journals, nearly 80% of which are in full-text, ABI/INFORM Collection™ is the most comprehensive business database on the market today. Offering much more than journal content, this diverse solution provides the right mix of content types to meet the needs of any business researcher.

Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection

The Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection helps researchers locate precise results from sources ranging from current news to professional and academic journal articles covering the trends and history influencing important accounting, tax, banking, and financial issues of the day.

Asian & European Business Collection

This Collection provides information pertinent to the study of business and finance topics across Asia and Europe, including academic journals, newspapers, newswires, and magazines. Find information on companies, economies, and markets as well as international trade and overall business conditions and practices.

Business Market Research Collection

The Business Market Research Collection provides company, industry, and geopolitical macroeconomic market research from three sources: Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch, and Snapshot Series.

Ebook Central: Academic Complete

With over 134,000 scholarly titles, 1000s of RCL titles, and over 600 titles on the CHOICE Ourstanding Academic Title list, Academic Complete provides students with an instant, multidisciplinary library of eBooks from authoritative publishers.

Entrepreneurship Database

Entrepreneurship Database delivers a unique and powerful database collection — designed to arm entrepreneurs with vital resources to develop and research their ideas while providing valuable insight to help progress and grow their product or service.

50 Lessons and Leadership Development Channel

The 50 Lessons collection features over 1,200 interview presentations from some of the world’s most respected and recognized business leaders sharing personal experiences of today’s most pressing business issues.


BusinessPro™ offers a vast array of subjects necessary for faculty, staff and students — ranging from corporate case studies to the latest trends on leadership, from marketing strategies to supply chain, and from business modeling to project management.


FinancePro delivers fully searchable, online content from the most highly regarded financial publishers, allowing financial professionals to stay current with new laws, regulations and standards.


Statista is a valuable resource for statistical information, forecasts, market trends, industry reports and infographics. allowing students to easily and quickly find data for term papers, presentations, and dissertations or theses.

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