Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

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Databases & Journals


Featured Library Resources by Subject

For a full description of each resource, please see the list of business-related online databases. The BPL also provides access to online resources on many non-business subjects.

Reviews of Online Databases from our blog.

To see a selection of business-related journals available through those databases, please visit our online catalog.

Directories/Company Information


General Information


International Business


Periodical Indexes



The nation’s leading online resource for funding research. Updated continually, this database provides the most accurate details available on over 95,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors, 1.3 million recent grants, and more than 400,000 key decision makers.
Only available in the Central Library. No remote access.

This database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers is the only online resource devoted exclusively to foundations that fund individuals. Find sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and other financial support here.
Only available in the Central Library. No remote access.

Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.
With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.
Only available in the Central Library. No remote access.

A service of the Foundation Center, GrantSpace offers information and resources that are specifically designed to meet the needs of nonprofits worldwide in need of know-how for securing funding and operating effective organizations.