The Robertson Library  
Research ToolsResearch Tools
About the LibraryAbout the Library
Library ServicesLibrary Services/Policies
Contact UsContact Us
Whats NewWhat's New
Databases & Article Searching

RDS Business Reference Suite

Connect to RDS Business Suite


RDS Business Reference Suite contains three databases: Business & Industry, Business & Management Practices, and TableBase. These three databases form a reference collection featuring 1,400 leading worldwide business sources, plus tens of thousands of tables with strategic data. Professional, academic, and trade journals are all utilized to provide a global focus on facts, figures, and trends that affect business.

Business & Industry
Use B&I when you want to find company, industry, market and product information.

Business & Industry is a broad-based business information database that focuses on facts, figures, events and market information about companies, industries, products and markets.  It covers all industries and is international in scope.  B&I draws content from over 1000 trade and industry publications, regional, national and international newspapers, business dailies and newsletters.

Business & Management Practices
Use BaMP when you want content that emphasizes the practical side of business and management including case studies and "how-to" guidelines. Business & Management Practices content focuses on practical approaches to management processes and methods. It provides real-world know-how about business planning, decision making, how businesses adopt and implement new technologies and techniques, and plan for change or expansion.

BaMP offers highly-focused coverage from more than 300 professional and trade journals containing information relevant to the fields of:

  • management
  • planning
  • production
  • finance
  • marketing
  • information technology
  • human resources

Use TableBase for tabular information related to companies, industries, products, markets and demographics.

Tables are drawn from the more than 1,000 sources that go into the Business & Industry database and from statistical annuals, brokerage reports, trade association reports, and governmental reports.

The tables provide information such as:

  • market share
  • market size
  • capacity
  • production
  • imports
  • exports
  • sales
  • product and brand rankings
  • forecasts
  • healthcare statistics and
  • demographics




Help is available within the database.

^ Top

  © 2003-2009 The Robertson Library