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Company Research Databases

Looking for company information? This page contains the best databases for performing company research. You might also want to use Business Source Complete for articles about your company and other related topics.


Business Source Complete

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I often refer to Business Source Complete as the “Google of Business Information”. Regardless of your topic, Business Source Complete is bound to have something for you. It’s great for company and industry news, academic journals, trade publications, and much more.

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Datastream

Datastream, an advanced economic and finance tool

Datastream is an advanced research tool thatcontains worldwide financial and economic data. It inncludes both current and historical data on equities, economic series, foreign exchange, interest rates, fixed income instruments, and derivatives.

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Factiva

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Factiva is a very powerful database that can be used to find company, industry, and business news, as well as company profiles, stock prices, and more.

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Hoover’s Online

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An excellent source for comprehensive company profiles for public companies. Includes some private company information.

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LexisNexis Academic

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LexisNexis is a great source for company or industry news, company profiles, legal cases, financials, family trees, accounting publications, law journals, and more.

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Mergent Intellect

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An excellent source to find companies and competitors by user-defined search criteria, such as size, location, industry, sales, and more. Connect to:  Mergent Intellect  Access Info:  All Ohio University Campuses Use Mergent Intellect to create lists of companies by user-defined … Continued

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Mergent Online

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Mergent Online offer extensive company financials, filings, equity and industry reports, and much more. Information can be screened, selected, and downloaded.

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OneSource

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OneSource is an excellent database for company profiles, industry and market research reports, SWOT analyses, analyst reports, and more.

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Plunkett Research Online

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Plunkett Research Online offers annually updated industry overviews, one-page company profiles, associations, company contacts, and more. A good resource for general company and industry research.

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Research Insight (Compustat)

Research Insight is available on all PCs in Alden Library

Research Insight is an incredibly advanced application that  gives you access to over 300 predefined company and industry reports, enabling you to save time and add depth to your analysis. Format:  Desktop Application Database Access:  Available on all PCs in … Continued

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Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage

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Provides online access to a variety of company, industry, and country reports, including Standard and Poor’s Stock Reports, EDGAR filings, Standard and Poor’s Industry Surveys, and much more.

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Statista

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Statista is an excellent source of business, economic, political, social, and historical statistics. It is a great place to simply search for you topic to find loads of relevant and useful statistics.

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