Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913-1983

Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective is an archive of citations covering the history of business and industry between 1913 and 1983. It contains millions of records offering a rich account of technological advances, business strategies, company profiles, iconic executives and scientists and more.

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At a Glance


Subject Area: Technology & Engineering
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Title List:
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Content Includes:

  • Citations to more than 4.5 million articles from more than 2,000 periodicals
  • Updated subject headings, ensuring that a search using either old or new search terms will return all the information on that subject
  • Original subject headings to offer insight into how the issues of the day were framed
  • Standardization of personal and corporate names, to ensure retrieval of all records about an individual or company from a single search

Subjects Include:

  • Accounting
  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Aeronautics
  • Atmospheric science
  • Automotive engineering
  • Chemicals and pharmaceuticals
  • Communication and information technology
  • Economics
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Energy resources and research
  • Environmental engineering
  • Financial services
  • Industrial engineering
  • International business
  • Marine technology
  • Marketing
  • Mining engineering
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Publishing
  • Real estate
  • Space science
  • Transportation