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This Company Information guide provides links to databases and websites related to researching companies. Explore the tabs along the top of the page to find resources containing company profiles, directories for creating company lists, news and magazine articles, and more!
(GlobalData) Provides access to a comprehensive collection of business information on over 200 countries and 3500 industries. It contains in-depth information on over 30000 public and private companies, market data for consumer products, and news feeds. Search tip: Type the name of the company into the MarketLine search bar, and use the drop-down menu under 'All Research' to select 'Company Profiles'.
(Statista, Inc.) Statistical data and analysis of business, industry, product brands, market share, media, and social scientific topics, obtained from both private and public sector sources, and covering all regions of the world.
(LexisNexis) A large multi-tiered database of thousands of sources including newspapers, journals, wire services, newsletters, company reports and SEC filings, case law, government documents, transcripts of broadcasts, and selected reference works. Search tip: Under 'Guided Search', select 'Company Info' then enter a company name to search.
(ProQuest) Part of ProQuest Central. Canadian Newsstream provides access to more than 190 full-text Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. This full-text database includes electronic compilations from most newspapers, providing access to articles, columns, editorials, and special publications from each. Some compilations date from the late 70s.
The following tutorials can help you learn how to navigate business research sources.
The Industry & Market Research tutorial covers general industry and market research, highlighting how to navigate some of the top databases. Learn how to use databases like Mintel, Passport GMID, and IBISWorld, and how to find recent articles related to an industry.
Choosing the Right Database will help you in understanding what type of information can be found in the main business databases. Explore this graphic to learn which databases may have information on consumers and industries.
Learn Google research skills on the Google Research for Students tutorial, including searching within a website, searching for statistics, and more.
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