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Access is generally available to all users. Registration or account creation might be required to access.

For commercial websites, the UCI Libraries do not offer premium memberships or subscriptions.


Access is available to all users ON the UCI campus and at GML.

OFF campus access requires Authorized Affiliates to log into the VPN with their active UCInetID and password. Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


These resources are not licensed by the UCI Libraries, but librarians occasionally promote them when they are relevant for certain types of research.

Access is available only for Authorized Affiliates, who are also affiliated with the Paul Merage School of Business.


The resources are limited to select UCI populations, based on the user’s status, e.g. current UCI Faculty or PhD students. Please refer to the UCI Libraries for access instructions.

Examples for why content may be limited include: a vendor set restrictions on who may access their information; alternatively, information may be sensitive, identifying, or embargoed;


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Business Source Complete
Access: UCI

Geography: Global

Thousands of business articles from news, trade, and scholarly publications, including titles like Harvard Business Review and OfficePro.


The Conference Board
Access: UCI

Geography: Global (limited)

A non-profit business membership and research group that produces content in the following areas:

  • CED, the public policy center- Insights and solutions from the intersection of business and public policy—e.g., healthcare, education, fiscal debts and deficits, regulation, infrastructure, etc.
  • Economy, Strategy & Finance- Data and analysis including consumer and business-cycle indicators, labor-market research, growth forecasts, innovation trends, etc.
  • Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG)- Guidance including sustainability practices, governance and regulatory trends, etc.
  • Human Capital- Insights for attracting, developing, and retaining talent.
  • Marketing & Communications- Ideas for communicating and marketing modern brands to all stakeholders.


Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Geography: Global (limited)

An IT consulting firm that produces research articles and reports applicable to all facets of technology and business organization. 

  • From the homepage, search for terms like: hiring, talent, recruitment, HR, hybrid work, virtual teams, etc.

BLS: Economic News Charts
Access: Public

Geography: US
The Bureau of Labor Statistics measures labor market activity, working conditions, price changes, and productivity in the U.S. economy to support public and private decision making.

  • This Charts page is a good starting point for easy overviews.  For industry breakdowns, look under the Employment and Unemployment category and the Productivity category.  


Employee Benefit Research Institute
Access: Public
Geography: US

Nonprofit, nonpartisan institute, producing objective research on employee benefit programs, whether governmental, private, or otherwise. 


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