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ABI Inform Dateline  1985-Present Contains 175 journals , including major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and area business publications.
ABI/Inform Global 1971-Present Contains 1,800 international business periodicals covering management technique, advertising, economics, human resources, taxation and more. Expanded international coverage.
 ABI/Inform Trade & Industry 1971-Present Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with trade or industry focus. Contains publications on major industries, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction.
Biography Resource Center Biography Resource Center includes full-text articles and biographies from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people under one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a targeted search.
  • CheckPoint (Thompson-Reuters/RIA)Off Campus Access
  • To register for a Thomson Reuter Tax & Accounting (Checkpoint) username and password:
  •  Go to You must be at a computer connected to the university in order for this to work. 
  • A registration page appears. Fill it out.  See NOTE below.
  • After you “register”, you will receive an e-mail with your Checkpoint username and temporary password (the usernames are fairly long and can’t be changed.) The e-mail contains a link to Checkpoint. (This normally takes less than 10 minutes.)- Go to Checkpoint using the link in the e-mail you receive or go to:
  • Enter your User Name provided above. User Names and passwords are not case sensitive.
  • Click the Login button. You will go through New User Setup screens, including a prompt to change your password. New passwords must be 7-20 characters and at least one letter and one number.
  •  Once this process is finished, you can now access Checkpoint from any computer that has internet access (it does not need to be connected to the university).
  • If you have any problems, please call Customer Support at 1-800-431-9025.
  • STUDENT NOTE: if you are using Internet Explorer 8, verify that you are in “compatibility view” in order to accept the license agreement. To switch, clicking on the Tools menu, and choosing Compatibility View.
 These Checkpoint accounts are valid for one semester.

PVAMU students/faculty/staff will register to establish individual logins and passwords to allow them to tailor accounts, and save files and search histories. These Checkpoint accounts are valid for one semester.

PVAMU students/faculty/staff can only register for Checkpoint using a PC that is connected to the PVAMU campus network. Checkpoint  will then be able to recognize that you are logging in from the PVAMU campus IP address and can assign the correct Checkpoint ID, thereby ensuring the ability to customize Checkpoint.

This User Name and Password ensures that your customized version of Checkpoint is truly unique and will include your saved searches and history (which identifies locations of previously found solutions or answers, etc.).

Remember, this Checkpoint account is valid only for a semester.


Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets.
Business Source Complete  1886 – Present Contains indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included as well as cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals.
Cabell Publishing Present Current contact information on the addresses, phones, faxes, e-mails and websites for a large number of journals. Also, the company seeks to provide information on publication guidelines, review information.
Economia y Negocios 1978 – Present This Spanish language business and economics database has coverage back to the early 1980s and includes over 200 periodicals published in Latin America and Spain.
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Global Economy Journal 1999-Present The Global Economy Journal (GEJ) is the official journal of the International Trade and Finance Association (IT&FA). It is an innovative, peer-reviewed journal that strives to disseminate top-quality research and analysis rapidly to academics and professionals interested in the global economy.
Infotrac One File 1980-Present Business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.”
NetLibrary Varies More than 200,000 eBook titles and 13,000 eAudio books from more than 500 publishers in 17,000 libraries worldwide
New York Times
Newsbank (National newspapers) 1991-Present Find current and archived state, national and international articles on issues, events, people, government and more with over 4,400 full-text newspapers and other news sources including the Dallas Morning News,Houston Chronicle, New York Times ,Washington Post, Access Business News, Access International News, Access Military, Government, and Defense and Access Newswires & Transcripts.
Lexis-Nexis   Business News 1789-Present Business News, Industry & Market, Accounting, Company Financial Reports, Company Profiles, Compare Companies, SEC Filings & Reports, Business Directories.
Regional Business News Present Incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all United States metropolitan and rural areas. Updated daily.

Thomson Reuter Tax & Accounting   



Vocational & Career Collection  1985-Present Provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.


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