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A subject-specific encyclopedia (or encyclopedic set) is a single (or multi-volume) reference work that provides background information on a more specialized discipline.
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Full-text articles from multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Most subjects are covered.
Encyclopedia of American Business, revised ed. by
Call Number: REF HF3021 .E53 2011 v.1-2
Publication Date: 2011
Five general areas of business are covered: accounting, banking, finance, marketing, and management. This encyclopedia focuses on the terms, concepts, and associations that one is most likely to encounter in business.
Historical Encyclopedia of American Business by
Publication Date: 2009
Covers general business topics like outsourcing or labor strikes, broad legal topics like patent laws, specific companies and government organizations, and persons who have played exceptional roles in the history of Business, like Benjamin Franklin or Bill Gates.