Selected Resources for: Project Management

Article Databases and Indexes

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Use this popular research database to find business articles from 2,200 journals and magazines in marketing, management, information technology, operations, human resources, accounting, finance and economics dating back to 1965. Additional company and industry profiles from Datamonitor are included along with country reports and SWOT analyses.

Articles and books from Emerald Publishing in operations, logistics, marketing, accounting, finance, knowledge management, quality management, innovation, service industries, international business, performance, training, change management, real estate, education, economics, social policy, retail, hospitality, health care, food science and engineering.

Connect to Google Scholar through the Libraries' web site to gain off-campus access to all the articles and journals in full text in the Libraries. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web. To connect to the full text, click "FindIt@U of M Twin Cities" in your Google Scholar search results. Learn more: Google Scholar FAQ

Online journals, e-books, conference proceedings, and reference titles from Springer Publishing. Covers many disciplines with separate collections for architecture and design, behavioral Science, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials sciences, computer science and information technology, environmental sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences. law, mathematics and statistics, medicine, operational research, physics and astronomy.

Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Helpful tutorials can be found on their website.

General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

Offers balanced coverage on a wide-range of topics including social sciences, humanities, education, science and technology. Comprised of more than 3,500 indexed and full-text titles — of which 2,100 are peer-reviewed — in all disciplines with more than 20 years of backfile coverage.

Full text database of media outlets, trade publications, news sources and websites that has international coverage. Includes daily newspapers, transcripts, newswires, and all editions of the Wall Street Journal. Financial information for publicly traded companies, stocks, funds, currencies, and common market indexes. Limited to 7 simultaneous users.

Due to licensing restrictions for academic subscriptions, not all of the news sources in Factiva are available. See this list of Excluded Titles. If you need assistance using Factiva, please contact the Journalism Librarian.

LexisNexis Academic is a full text databases of business, legal, news, magazines, and wire services. It includes sources for accounting, environmental studies, health and medical care, government and politics, people, and consumer information. Legal publications include law journals, federal and state statutes, codes, cases, agency rules & regulations, patents and legal reference materials.

Indexes, Other

Index from the Juran Center at the Carlson School of Management. Search for scholarly and professional literature found in journals, magazines, books, and other publications covering all aspect of quality and performance improvement.

General Reference Sources

General Reference Works

Guide details national standards for principles and practices generally accepted and applicable in the field. It also provides an extensive glossary of definitions for the most important concepts, terms and phrases. Serves as a study guide for certification. CDROM version.

Handbooks and Manuals

Societies, Agencies, and Organizations

Official Agency & Organization Websites

Professional body located in the United Kingdom that publishes books, sponsers research and conferences, established standards for certification, training, and other education.

International body that holds conferences and publishes standards for certification and sponsers workshops and links to upcoming forums and professional seminars.

Nonprofit resource of the global project management community that sponsers discussions and promotes information sources. Includes conferences, directories of organizations, consultants, software and information technology services, vendors and career networks. Provides guides to the profession and lists prominent journals and magazines in the profession. Gateway to PM CONNECT news service.

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