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Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective from EBSCOhost

Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective provides a single resource for seven decades of articles on the most important events, issues and trends in the history of business and industry (including the complete file of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957), plus the most important historical sources in the applied science and technology field for the 20th Century. It provides cover-to-cover indexing for more than 2,000 periodicals that include more than 4.5 million articles. It is an excellent resource for tracking down important studies, exploring historical controversies, finding papers by innovators, researching the development of a particular technology, and more.

Subjects covered include

  • Accounting
  • Acoustics
  • Acquisitions & Mergers
  • Advertising
  • Aeronautics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Automatic Control
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Banking
  • Building & Construction
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication & Information Technology
  • Communications
  • Computers
  • Construction
  • Cosmetics Industry
  • Economics
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Energy Resources & Research
  • Engineering & Biomedical Materials
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Fire & Fire Prevention
  • Food & Food Industry
  • Geology
  • Government Regulations
  • Health Care
  • High Technology
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Relations
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Investments
  • Machine Learning
  • Machinery
  • Management
  • Marine Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Mass Media
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Meteorology
  • Mineralogy
  • Mining Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Oceanography
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Pulp Industries
  • Petroleum & Gas
  • Physics
  • Plastics
  • Public Utilities
  • Publishing
  • Purchasing
  • Real Estate
  • Retail Trade
  • Small Business
  • Solid State Technology
  • Space Science
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Textile Industry & Fabrics
  • Transportation
  • Transportation
  • Waste Management

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December 19, 2011


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