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Business Administration Research

Fant Library's guide to resources for research in business administration. Here you'll find access to books in print or online, databases for scholarly articles and hard data, ways to connect with the industry, and access to library help online or in pers

Useful Websites

 The following websites may be useful as you are conducting your research:

Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is a federal agency devoted to protecting the integrity of pensions, health plans, and other employee benefits for U.S. workers.

EDGAR, the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System, handles the automated processing of forms that publicly held companies are required to file with the SEC.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the key government collector of statistics on workers in the economy. Information includes statistics on employment and unemployment at all levels-national, regional, state, and local.

U.S. Bureau of Budget Planning (BP, formerly the Bureau of Resource Management) carries out the principal responsibilities of preparing and submitting the Department's budget requests, and more. This site provides information on policies ranging from corruption to environmental protections.

Human Rights Campaign-Corporate Equity Index is a review of corporate polices and practices impact the lives of LGBT employees. The site also provides information on LGBT nondiscrimination practices.

Employment Law Assistance for Workers and Small Business provides interactive tools, called advisors, that give information about federal employment laws for both employers and workers covering everything from disability nondiscrimination to veterans' preference policies.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)'s mission is to promote equal opportunity in employment. Here you can find information on workplace discrimination, worker and employee's civil rights, and more.

National Retail Federation is "the world’s largest retail trade association, representing retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries." Their site includes a resources section with information on retail trends, consumer research, retail technology, and more. 

Economy at a Glance provides site visitors with information on employment, consumer prices, and more - divided by location. Hosted by the Bureau of  Labor Statistics, the data here comes from seven different national surveys and is updated "7-9 times per month."