Key: Recommended Database
Capital IQ - Dates:
Gold standard for public and private company research, finance, etc. Access at *Designated Workstations Only*! See "more."
Includes tools for financial statement analysis at the company and industry level. Terminals with Capital IQ are available in the Simon School Career Research Center, located at 219 Gleason Hall, the Simon School IT Lab, located on the 4th floor of Schlegel Hall, and 1 workstation in the Business Library on the 2nd floor of Rush Rhees Library. More»
Frost & Sullivan - Dates: Varies
Includes technical reports and market analysis on emerging, high-tech and industrial markets in 50 countries.
Includes contains technical reports and market analysis on emerging high-tech and industrial markets in 50 countries.More»
IBISWorld - Dates: Current
Industry research reports; US & Global. Search by keyword or NAICS code. Market size, competitors, forecasts, valuation, & more.
MarketLine Advantage - Dates: Current
Includes industry, company, and country reports. Market size, segmentation, competition, forecasts.
Industries include aerospace and defense, agriculture and forestry, automotive, consumer services, chemicals, construction and real estate, consumer products, energy, utilities, waste management services, financial services, food, beverage, tobacco, machinery, leisure, media, metals and mining, paper and packaging, pharmeceuticals and healthcare, retail, technology, textiles, transportation. More»
Mintel Reports+Trends - Dates: Current
In-depth market research & trends reports. Consumer products focus: brands/products, lifestyles, some finance & tech. US & Europe
Trends module adds analysis of consumer trends & how they align with business applications.More»
Each user must create a personal account using a UR email address. Click to access Mintel's Student Guide.
OneSource Global Business Browser - Dates: Current; 10 yrs financials
20M+ companies, US/int’l; financials, SWOT analysis, analyst reports, news articles. Search by region, sector, business size, more
OneSource Global Business Browser is a comprehensive business database that can be used to research companies, executives, and industries. Information is available on more than 20 million companies, including financial data, SWOT analysis, analyst reports, and news articles. Users can query industry and company information by region, sector, business size and more. OneSource combines information from more than 60 data providers to build complete company and industry profiles into an easy to use interface. Financial data on multiple companies can be exported into a single spreadsheet for quick comparisons. More»
PrivCo - Dates: Current
Private company profiles and financial data (sales, revenue, etc.), venture capital funding deals and investors, M&A, more.
Yes – you CAN get financial data for private companies! Also very useful for creating lists of companies by geography, industry – with more granular detail than by NAICS or SIC, although those are available as well – rate of growth in revenue or employees, and whether or not the companies are PE/VC backed or not. Useful for career searches or entrepreneurial searches (who else makes this product? How many [x] are located within 50 miles of [place]? Etc.)More»
Each user must create a login with a UR email address.
Reference USA - Dates: Current
Comprehensive company/residential directory; build lists using 30 variables or Map Based Search. Includes consumer demographics.
Reference USA is a series of databases from Infogroup, the largest business and residential data compiler in the US. Data is updated on a monthly basis and telephone verified for accuracy, and geocoded. Users can build lists of companies using more than 30 selections such as geography, industry, and employee size. Users can pinpoint their geographical parameters using ReferenceUSA’s Map Based Search feature which allows radii and polygons to be formed, allowing for the study of very specific areas. Data breakdowns can also be viewed in exportable graphs, charts and heat maps. Plus, the U.S. Historical Businesses database provides 10 years of historical data. ReferenceUSA also maintains a database for US Consumers to allow the study of consumer demographics compiled at the individual level. The new US Jobs database is updated hourly with content on current job and internship postings.More»
ThomsonOne.com - Dates: 1996-current
Contains analyst reports from over 500 sources.
Access limited to 20 simultaneous users.More»
Product works exclusively with Internet Explorer, up to IE 9; IE 10 can be made compatible. See this brief tutorial for other important usage information.
ABI/INFORM Complete - Via ProQuest - Dates: Varies
Articles from academic business journals and business trade publications; country, industry reports, some market data.
Now includes 40M+ Experian Commercial Risk company reports. For alumni access, see link to Proquest Alumni Edition on the Alumni Library Gateway. More»
Business Source Premier - Via EBSCO - Dates: Varies
Contains articles, company and industry reports, marketing reports, and country reports. Includes Harvard Business Review.
Factiva - Via Factiva - Dates: Varies by publication
Contains articles on business, news, and companies worldwide, current and historical financial quotes, and company profiles.
Improve your search experience in Factiva with the tips in this handout: FactivaSearchTips.pdf
Ad $ Summary - Dates: 2007--
Annual report telling how much companies spent on advertising by media channel; also by brand and media channel. PDF of book.
American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries - Dates: Current
Contains American companies that have substantial overseas operations. Search by country, industry codes, or industry size.
Associations Unlimited - Dates: Current
Directory information on nonprofit organizations in all fields.
Includes international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit organizations and IRS data on U.S. nonprofit organizations.More»
Business Expert Press - Dates: Current
E-textbooks emphasizing real-world examples and applications. 200+ titles covering the gamut of business topics.
Instruction sheet for downloading Business Expert Press ebooks to your desktop or mobile device.
Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports - Via ProQuest - Dates: Varies
Includes regional SWOT analysis, market trends, and forecasts for global emerging markets.
Business Plans Handbook - Via Gale Group - Dates: Varies
Includes templates for business plans for start-up companies in a wide range of U.S. industries
Capital Changes Reporter - Via CCH Internet Research Network - Dates: Current
Records stock changes for all U.S. public companies.
Choose "Capital Changes" under All Content after connecting.
CB Insights - Dates: Current
Private company and investor database: deals, financing, M&As. Search by funding round or amount, location, name, industry, etc.
Each user must create a login with a UR email address.
County Business Patterns - Dates: 1998 - Current
Data on US businesses: number of establishments, employees, and payroll; from entire US to ZIP code level, by NAICS or SIC.
Data is annual; some series back to 1993 available online. NAICS and SIC are industry codes. Produced by the US Census Bureau.More»
Directory of Venture Capital and Private Equity Firms - Dates: Current
Over 3000 VC/PE firms; global coverage; search by geography and keyword to quickly identify appropriate funders/employers.
This database provides contact and investment information on 2,300 venture capital and private equity firms including: firm name and address ; phone and fax numbers ; managing partners with their degrees, directorships, and professional background ; satellite offices ; e-mail and web site addresses ; mission statements ; average and minimum investments ; investment criteria/stage preferences ; industry preferences ; portfolio companies ; geographic preferences ; and fund sizes.More»
EconLit - Via EBSCO - Dates: 1969-
EconLit identifies articles, books, working papers and more, covering all aspects of economics. Some full text and links to more.
A tutorial on using EconLit in the EBSCO interface is available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tT6UEfZaQlkMore»
Entrepreneurship - Via ProQuest - Dates: Current
Contains market reports, articles, business plans, business cases, and sample templates and forms needed by entrepreneurs.
Click the Browse option to access these specific topics: Business Cases; Business Plan Samples; Business Start-Up; Company Profiles; Funding Sources; Guides, Templates and Tools; Legal Issues; Management and Leadership; Marketing and Sales; Operations Management; Profit and Financial Management; Product Development and Management; Special Topics; and Tips and Advice video clips. (whew)More»
Discover all the ways this database can help you at: http://proquest.libguides.com/proquestentrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Essential Topics - Dates: Current
Readings, reports, & predefined search macros for the most important topics in entrepreneurship: start-up, funding, legal etc.
List of topics: Business Cases; Business Plan Samples; Business Start-Up; Company Profiles; Funding Sources; Guides, Templates and Tools; Legal Issues; Management and Leadership; Marketing and Sales; Operations Management; Profit and Financial Management; Product Development and Management; Special Topics; and Tips and Advice video clips. (whew)More»
FASAB - Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board - Dates: Varies
Includes all accounting statements and standards from FASAB.
FASB - Financial Accounting Standards Board - Dates: Varies
Includes summaries of accounting standards from FASB. Students get complete access from accounting faculty.
Includes summaries of accounting standards from FASB. Students get complete access from accounting faculty. Complete access not sold to libraries.More»
FirstResearch - Via ProQuest - Dates: Varies
Includes industry reports for consumer products, technology, and most U.S. industries.
Foreign Firms Operating in the United States - Dates: Current
Contains non-U.S. firms that have substantial U.S. operations. Search by country, industry codes, or industry size.
Freedonia Industry Reports - Via ProQuest - Dates: Varies
Includes reports for consumer products, manufacturing, health care and more. Includes forecasts. U.S. focus, some global.
Global Financial Data - Dates: Varies
Downloadable datasets of basic economic indicators (exchange & interest rates, commodity prices, CPI, PPI, etc.).
Provides long time series, and various interactive analysis tools. Global coverage is selective: can't guarantee that data will be available for every country. Note! UR does NOT subscribe to the US Stock or Global Stock Database sections.More»
Create a personal login for full functionality.
Hoovers Company Records - Via ProQuest - Dates: Varies
Company facts – financials, competitors, products and operations, key executives.
Import Genius - Dates: 2006-present
Provides data from shipping manifests and customs records for product shipments into US ports; some Latin American countries.
Each user must create a personal account using a UR email address; click on the database Name to set up an account. Additional information about this resource is available from their main public page, www.importgenius.com.
Industry Surveys - Via NetAdvantage - Dates: Varies
Includes reports for 52 global and U.S. industries. Focuses on mature industries with many public companies.
IntelliConnect was CCH Internet Research Network - Dates: Varies
Comprehensive source for U.S. accounting rules and corporate capital changes; includes full text of the GAAP Guide.
To get to the US Master GAAP Guide, once in the database, click on the Titles A-Z button, then "U." The title will appear, click on it and it will appear as a source on the left. Browse or search as desired.More»
JSTOR Business Collection - Dates: Varies by title from 1800 - 2000s
Historical articles in business, economics, accounting, finance, marketing and operations research.
Key Business Ratios (Dun & Bradstreet) - Dates: Rolling 3 years of data
Contains financial ratios for industries and services, arranged by NAICS and SIC industry codes.
LexisNexis Academic - Via LexisNexis - Dates: Varies
Full text articles from newspapers, magazines, selected journals, and reference books.
Search in five major content areas: news, business, legal research, medical and reference. News section includes newspapers and journals; business section has full text company and industry news, including accounting literature, and corporate financial information including 10Ks and annual reports. Legal section includes articles, case law, codes and regulations, international case law, patents, and directories of lawyers and law schools.More»
Morningstar Library Edition - Dates: Varies
Data for 20,000 mutual funds and stocks. Includes investment reports for funds and stocks. Allows the user to create portfolios.
Data for 20,000 mutual funds and stocks. Includes investment reports for funds and stocks. Allows the user to create portfolios. More»
NBER Working Papers - Dates: Novermber 1994 - current
Full text of National Bureau of Economic Research working papers.
NetAdvantage - Dates: Varies
Industry and company reports and data. Includes “Industry Surveys”.
Data includes company stocks, market stock indexes including S&P500, and equity and fixed income funds. More»
New York Stock Exchange Guide - Via CCH Internet Research Network - Dates: Current
Comprehensive information including listed securities, rules, admission guidelines...
board of directors, and other laws regulating the exchange.More»
Each user must create a personal login using a UR email address. Then click "Exchanges and SROs" under All Content, then NYSE.
New York Times - Via LexisNexis - Dates: 1980 - current
Full text articles published in the New York Times.
Includes international, national and New York regional news, in addition to business, science, medicine, arts, sports and lifestyle news.
Some issues for 1953, 1962-1963, 1965, 1978 were never published due to pressman's strikes. No Sunday issue was published until April 21, 1861.More»
Oxford Scholarship Online - Economics and Finance - Dates: Varies
Electronic versions of recent books from Oxford University Press, in all areas of economics.
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics - Dates: Varies
Revised and expanded edition of the 1998 print dictionary.
Plunkett Research - Dates: Current
Industry reports for a wide range of topics. Ex: advertising, consulting, investment banking, green tech, energy, logistics.
RAND - Dates: Varies
Reports, journals and books on national security, business, education, health, law and science from the nonprofit RAND Corp.
RAND publications can also be found in Voyager Catalog and PolicyFile. Rand Corporate provides PDF links when free ebooks are available. No special software is required to download ebooks.More»
RKMA Market Research eHandbooks - Dates: Current
Access to the complete collection of market research handbooks from RKMA; data goes to very granular levels.
RMA eStatement Studies - Dates: Currrent
Contains corporate financial ratios and other financial data aggregated by industry.