Indicators Research Guide

Indicators related to business and finance.

Description: Indicators Research Guide

Indicators covered in this research guide are those most related to business and finance. Some social and political indicators are included in the Demographics Research Guide. For additional information, Ask a Business Librarian.

Databases you will find in this research guide. Click the tabs on the left for detailed steps using these databases for specific searches.

Database Access

Restricted database - current students, staff and faculty

Restricted: Only current SMU students, faculty, & staff. Certificate students and alumni do not have permission to use these resources.

EZ database - off campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password

EZ: Off-campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password. Access these databases - anytime, anywhere.

In Business Library only database

In Library Only: Accessible only on Business Library computers and are not accessible via wireless connections. A valid SMU ID should be presented to receive a placard that must be displayed while using the computer.

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