MARA (Maritime Administration)


Authoritative source for worldwide business and management information. Almost 2000 journals and periodicals indexed/abstracted; almost half full text/page image. Updates daily.

ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry

The latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more.

Associations Unlimited

Online version of the Encyclopedia of Associations and the National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations.

Country Profile

Outlines a country's economic and political status and background; puts an annual perspective on the long-term political and social issues affecting each country, providing a complete introduction to all international markets.

Country Report

Covers nearly 200 countries, reporting national, regional and global events that affect business in the short-to medium term. Each report examines issues shaping the countries: the political scene, economic policy, domestic economy, sectoral trends, and foreign trade and payments. Detailed two-year forecasts complement the analysis and pinpoint political and economic developments and trends.

Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is recognized as a leading provider of political and economic data and analysis. This is the library's homepage for its electronic subscriptions to: Country Profile; Country Report; Market Indicators and Forecasts; and The

FairPlay 24

The old Fairplay 24 website has been merged into Sea-Web.

  • See IHS Maritime Digital Editions to browse digital copies of Fairplay magazine.
  • Some content has been moved to IHS Maritime 360 (free).
  • Other content has moved to Sea-Web (requires login). Search “News & Analysis Archive”.

Hoover's Company Records

Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering public and non-public companies and key executives.

IHS Maritime 360 (free; some links may require Sea-Web login)

IHS Maritime Digital Editions (Password here)

Online versions of IHS Maritime magazines: IHS Maritime Fairplay, IHS Maritime Technology, IHS Safety at Sea, and IHS Dredging and Port Construction.

Journal of Commerce Online

Daily reports on finance, global trade, imports, exports, transportation, foreign investments and markets, logistics, energy, insurance and more--published by The Journal of Commerce. Licensed database of reports is searchable back to 1986.

LexisNexis Academic

Full-text documents from over 5,900 news, business, legal, medical, and reference publications. Includes both state and federal court decisions, as well as legal code. Detailed business information by company and industry.

Lloyd's List (password here)

Global shipping news, analysis, and interpretation with focus on containers; dry cargo; tankers; ship and terminal operations; logistics and freight forwarding; regulation; piracy; technical development; environmental issues; and finance.

Market Indicators and Forecasts

Provides key economic and market data for countries. CountryData package provides a comprehensive database of macroeconomic indicators and forecasts. Market Indicators and Forecasts package helps gauge market size and growth potential of 60 countries.

Oceana Online

The Oceana Online products bring the best and most current legal information to those who need it at a moment's notice. Our online databases provide lawyers, legal scholars and legal researchers around the world with continuously updated legal information with expert commentary.

Sea-Web (password here)

Combines comprehensive ships, owners, shipbuilders, fixtures, casualties, port state control, ISM and real-time ship movements data and ports information into a single application. Sea-Web now incorporates all content from Internet Ships Register.


Database from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development allows users to build statistical tables drawn from the body of economic and social data compiled by the OECD’s 30 member countries. [has tertiary sources.]