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Business and Money Resources
Research and analyze companies and industries around the world. Featuring extensive reference content from Gale's core business collection, easy-to-use company fundamentals and investment research reports, industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories and more.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
DemographicsNow introduces novice and expert users of demographic data to a new and powerful way to view and act upon consumer and market insights, using instant interactive maps, detailed summary and comparison reports, and fast access to U.S. Census data sorted by geographies and demographic characteristics
A research tool that includes the latest intelligence on grant makers and their grants for non-profit organizations.
Detailed descriptions of more than 6,200 foundations that fund students, artists, researchers and other individuals. Compiled by the Foundation Center.
The Gale Directory Library hosts a variety of directory products that particular libraries can choose from. Use it to search, sort and export information from both current directory editions as well as prior editions that are maintained as searchable backfiles. Multiple directories can be cross-searched or users can mine individual directories for the particular kinds of data they contain, such as financial information for companies, circulation figures for publications and much more.
Online access to The D&B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios and Hoover's Handbooks.
The D&B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios are made possible through over one million financial statements in the D&B Financial Information Base. This file consists of U.S. corporations, partnerships and proprietorships both public and privately owned, in all size ranges, and includes over 800 different lines of business as defined by the U.S. Standard industrial Classification (SIC) code numbers.
Hoover's Handbooks is a four-title series of handbooks that covers, literally, the world of business. The series includes Hoover’s Handbook of American Business, Hoover’s Handbook of Private Companies, and Hoover’s Handbook of Emerging Companies. This series brings you information on the biggest, fastest-growing, and most influential enterprises in the world
Mergent Intellect offers detailed directory listings of private and public U.S and international companies (including executives, financial information & news); First Research industry reports; and D&B Key Business Ratios. Information on individuals includes population demographics from Claritas and Nielsen Prizm, as well as consumer lifestyle data.
Mergent InvestorEdge provides a powerful business research tool, access to the documents and financial information you need for each individual company – incorporating the latest research technology for comprehensive investment research. Look up all corporate documents including annual, industry and equity reports as well as general contact information for each domestic and international company in our database
Mergent Online provides business and financial information for U.S. and international companies. 30 years of historical stock prices are available. SEC filings (real-time and archived to 1993) are included for the 10,000+ NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchange companies.
Financials for 15 years are "as reported" and can be downloaded to spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel. Also included: select private company reports; Equity Reports with analysis and advice; country background reports; and economic statistical series (domestic and international).
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an easy to navigate database that was designed especially to help you reach your investment goals. It’s the one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary.
Information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, physicians and dentists, compiled from telephone directories, company annual reports, federal, state, and municipal government data, trade magazines, newsletters and major newspapers, legal filings and other sources. Search by company name, executive name, city, SIC codes, major industries.
NetAdvantage is a comprehensive, professional source of proprietary investment analysis and company data. The site includes tools to better understand the dynamics of investing and financial market trends. Standard & Poor's is the world’s foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluations and investment research.
This database offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics. In addition, it provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.
When starting a new business, entrepreneurs need all the help they can get. Small Business Resource Center covers all major areas of starting and operating a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes. An easy-to-use "How To" menu tackles the most-frequently asked new business questions, including "How to start a small business."