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Business

Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia: From AAA Tenant to Zoning Variance and Everything in Between [Rutgers Restricted]
Short definitions of terms relating to every aspect of real estate, with information on related issues.

EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History
Provides reference articles written by experts in the field. Search, or browse by keyword.

Encyclopedia of American Industries [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business." Electronic version of the 5th edition of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers "five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States." Electronic version of the 2 volume 2nd edition of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society [Rutgers Restricted]
"Spans the relationships among business, ethics, and society by including more than 800 entries that feature broad coverage of corporate social responsibility, the obligation of companies to various stakeholder groups, the contribution of business to society and culture, and the relationship between organizations and the quality of the environment."

Encyclopedia of Business In Today's World [Rutgers Restricted]
More than 1,000 entries that provide "overviews of the important business topics of our time, ranging from culture shock to currency hedging, political risk, offshoring, and transnational corporations."

Encyclopedia of Career Development [Rutgers Restricted]
"This multidisciplinary resource examines career-related issues from psychological, sociological, educational, counseling, organizational behavior, and human resource management perspectives."

Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture [Rutgers Restricted]
"Covers the diverse range of topics associated with consumer culture over both time (historically) and space (geographically)... by drawing on a variety of disciplines that address the subject area, including anthropology, business studies, communications studies, cultural studies, economics, environmental sciences, history, geography, gender studies, innovation studies, leisure studies, marketing, media studies, philosophy, psychology, political science, social work, sociology, and science and technology studies."

Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste: the Social Science of Garbage [Rutgers Restricted]
"Explores the topic across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and ranges further to include business, consumerism, environmentalism, and marketing."

Encyclopedia of Decision Making and Decision Support Technologies [Rutgers Restricted]
Includes "research on human and computer support of managerial decision making, including discussion on support of operational, tactical, and strategic decisions, human vs. computer system support structure, individual and group decision making, and multi-criteria decision making."

Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers "all aspects of e-business development and management in the digital economy" presenting "aspects from the research, industry, managerial, and technical sides of e-business."

Encyclopedia of E-Commerce, E-Government, and Mobile Commerce [Rutgers Restricted]
Highlights "current concepts, trends, challenges, applications, and dot.com experiences in the field of e-commerce, e-government, and mobile commerce."

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others." Electronic version of the 5th edition of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Health Care Management [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers the "business of health care, with up-to-date information across a broad range of issues affecting every aspect of the industry and the people it serves, employs, and influences." Electronic version of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology [Rutgers Restricted]
"Presents a thorough overview of the cross-disciplinary field of industrial and organizational psychology for students, researchers, and professionals in the areas of psychology, business, management, and human resources." Electronic version of the 2 volume print resource.

Encyclopedia of Leadership [Rutgers Restricted]
Explores leadership theories and practice with perspectives relating to business, management, history, politics, communication, psychology, and other disciplines. Electronic version of the 4 volume print resource.

Encyclopedia of Management [Rutgers Restricted]
"Includes essays on 350 topics in management theories and applications, written by academics and business professionals. Topics include aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, and supply chain management, among many others." Electronic version of the 5th edition of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Mobile Computing and Commerce [Rutgers Restricted]
"Covers a broad range of aspects pertaining to mobile computing, mobile communication, mobile devices, and various mobile applications" as well as their relationship to commerce.

Encyclopedia of Networked and Virtual Organizations [Rutgers Restricted]
"Documents 249 of the most relevant contributions authored by over 400 of the world's leading experts to the introduction of networked, dynamic, agile, and virtual organizational models; definitions; taxonomies; opportunities; and reference models and architectures."

Encyclopedia of Public Relations [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers topics such crisis communications and management, cyberspace, ethics, global public relations, groups, history, jargon, management, media, organizations, practitioners, and theories and models. Electronic version of the 2 volume print resource.

Encyclopedia of Small Business [Rutgers Restricted]
"Contains detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business users, including financing; financial planning; business plan creation; market analysis; sales strategy; tax planning and more." Electronic version of the 2 volume 3rd edition of the print resource.

Green Business: An A-to-Z Guide [Rutgers Restricted]
Entries examine "the complex relationship between businesses and the environment." Part of the Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future series.

Green Cities: An A-to-Z Guide [Rutgers Restricted]
Entries examine "the sustainability dimensions of the urban environment." Part of the Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future series.

Green Consumerism: An A-to-Z Guide [Rutgers Restricted]
"Offers a wide-ranging examination of the diversity of views and debates surrounding the concept." Part of the Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future series.

International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies [Rutgers Restricted]
"Offers a comprehensive overview of many of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterize this diverse field" with "contributors from the fields of management, psychology, sociology, communications, education, political science, public administration, anthropology, law, and other related areas." Electronic version of the print resource.

Reference for Business
Includes articles from the Encyclopedia of Small Business, the Encyclopedia of Business, the Encyclopedia of American Industries, the Encyclopedia of Management, and related sources published by Thomson Gale.

SAGE Handbook of Healthcare [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides an authoritative analysis of the current (and anticipated) developments in the global healthcare industries. Providing a unique perspective that interfaces between the science and business aspects, it combines information on the latest scientific developments with applied, commercial business data from the global marketplace." Electronic version of the print resource.

21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook [Rutgers Restricted]
Highlights topics, issues, questions and debates relating to the field of management and provides "insight into the key issues covered in both undergraduate and corporate coursework." The "resource offers a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends." Electronic version of the print resource.


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Economics

American Economy: a Historical Encyclopedia [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides detailed information about the formation and development of economic policy throughout American history and describes its continued importance" including its influence on "social, cultural, political, and economic events from colonial times to the present." Electronic version of the revised edition.

Class in America: An Encyclopedia [Rutgers Restricted]
Looks "at class from a variety of traditional perspectives: economic, historical, and sociological." "The 525 signed entries each end with a Suggested Reading section, for those interested in further research. A Bibliographical Essay can be found at the end of Volume 3."

Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
Essays on a wide range of economics related topics. Each essay is signed and includes suggestions for further reading.

EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History
Provides reference articles written by experts in the field. Search, or browse by keyword.

Encyclopedia of American Urban History [Rutgers Restricted]
Provides "both a summary and an interpretation of the field. With contributions from leading academics in their fields, this authoritative resource offers an interdisciplinary approach by covering topics from economics, geography, anthropology, politics, and sociology."

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance [Rutgers Restricted]
Covers "five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States." Electronic version of the 2 volume 2nd edition of the print resource.

Encyclopedia of Consumer Culture [Rutgers Restricted]
"Covers the diverse range of topics associated with consumer culture over both time (historically) and space (geographically)... by drawing on a variety of disciplines that address the subject area, including anthropology, business studies, communications studies, cultural studies, economics, environmental sciences, history, geography, gender studies, innovation studies, leisure studies, marketing, media studies, philosophy, psychology, political science, social work, sociology, and science and technology studies."

Encyclopedia of Disaster Relief [Rutgers Restricted]
"This encyclopedia covers response to disasters around the world, from governments to NGOs, from charities to politics, from refugees to health, and from economics to international relations, covering issues in both historical and contemporary context. The volumes include information relevant to students of sociology, national security, economics, health sciences, political science, emergency preparedness, history, agriculture, and many other subjects."

Encyclopedia of Health Services Research [Rutgers Restricted]
Multidisciplinary coverage "including areas such as health administration, health economics, medicine, medical sociology, political science, public policy, and public health."

Encyclopedia of Human Geography [Rutgers Restricted]
This electronic version of the multidisciplinary print resource covers cartography/geographical information systems, economic geography, geographic theory and history, political geography, social/cultural geography, and urban geography.

Encyclopedia of Law and Economics
A survey of law & economics literature, with each entry containing two elements: a review of the literature written by an authority in the field, and a bibliography.

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society [Rutgers Restricted]
"Offers accessible descriptions of some of the key technical achievements of nanoscience along with its history and prospects. Rather than a technical primer, this encyclopedia instead focuses on the efforts of governments around the world to fund nanoscience research and to tap its potential for economic development as well as to assess how best to regulate a new technology for the environmental, occupational, and consumer health and safety issues related to the field."

Encyclopedia of Population [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides expanded, up-to-date coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Designed to encompass the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years, topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries; low fertility rates and problems of old-age support; the environmental impact of a dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and much more." An electronic version of the 2 volume print resource.

Encyclopedia of Urban Studies [Rutgers Restricted]
"Includes important work and traditions from each of the urban disciplines, including urban anthropology, urban economics, urban geography, urban history, urban politics, urban psychology, and urban sociology."

Encyclopedia of World Poverty [Rutgers Restricted]
"Entries contributing to this work explore poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects." Electronic version of the 3 volume print resource.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History [Rutgers Restricted]
"Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers' behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more." Electronic version of the 2 volume print resource.

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography [Rutgers Restricted]
"Provides an authoritative and comprehensive source of information on the discipline of human geography and its constituent, and related, subject areas."

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics [Rutgers Restricted]
An online version of the standard resource covering all aspects of economics and economic history. Includes the full text of the 8 volume print 2nd edition as well as an archive of the 1987 text.

SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences [Rutgers Restricted]
Combines and compares "terminology in nine separate social and behavioral science disciplines: communication, economics, education, geography, media studies, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology."

21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook [Rutgers Restricted]
Provides summaries of theory and models in key areas of micro and macroeconomics with introductions to relevant theory as well as empirical evidence. Also features chapters focused on cutting-edge topics."