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Company Research Library Guide: Business Databases

BUSINESS DATABASES: COMPANY PROFILES

Business Source CompleteBUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE
Scholarly business database providing full text journals in all disciplines of business. Additional content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
>>Company Profiles: Under “More” on top tool bar, click on Company Profiles in dropdown menu. Type in name of company and Browse. Click on the MarketLine Report PDF icon to access report.


Mergent Online LogoMERGENT ONLINE
U.S. and international company information, including financial reports, company news and securities data.

>>Enter ticker symbol in Company Search box & select company from dropdown list.


Standard & Poor's NetAdvantageSTANDARD & POOR’S NETADVANTAGE
Business and investment information with access to S&P research products: Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives.
>>Click on Companies tab at top of page → Search for Company Profile by Company Name or Ticker Symbol; Use links on left side of profile to access detailed company and industry information.


LexisNexis Academic ButtonLEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Provides access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most in full text. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal & state court opinions, federal & state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.
>>Dropdown Company Info box (bottom right) → Enter Company Name OR Ticker Symbol → Go

BUSINESS DATABASES: FINDING COMPANY INFORMATION

Use the databases listed below to search for business articles and other types of business information. Many articles may be found full-text, while others may only be indexed. If you are unable to locate the full text of an article, check Maag Journal Finder to view print & electronic holdings for the journal. If MJF does not lead you to the full text, use the Request Forms to order the article electronically. InterLibrary Loan can locate most articles and will email you with a PDF attachment. This process takes approximately one week.

Click on the database titles below. When off campus, you will be required to authenticate with your last name and YSU ID# (“Y” number found on your YSU ID).

For complete list of available databases, see A-Z Research Databases.


Business Source CompleteBUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE
 Scholarly business database providing full text journals in all disciplines of business. Additional content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.

>>Company Profiles: Under “More” on top tool bar, click on Company Profiles in dropdown menu. Type in name of company and Browse. Click on the MarketLine Report PDF icon to access report.


Business Abstracts with Full TextBUSINESS ABSTRACTS WITH FULL TEXT
Business magazines and scholarly journals. Full text articles from more than 510 key publications dating back to 1995 and access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.


Entrepreneurial Studies SourceENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES SOURCE
Topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. Full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV. Subjects covered include business planning, communications, innovations, management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, risk taking, and more.


Academic Search CompleteACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
 Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.


EconLit ECONLIT
EconLit, the American Economic Association’s database, is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. Contains more than 785,000 records from 1969-present and covers virtually every area related to economics.


Import GeniusIMPORT GENIUS
Provides YSU students and faculty with the largest data set on the activities of companies involved in international trade. The company collects and organizes hundreds of millions of shipping manifests and customs records from government agencies and private companies around the world. Sign up for a free account using your YSU email.


LexisNexis Academic LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC
Provides access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference information from nearly 7,000 sources, most in full text. Covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal & state court opinions, federal & state statutes, federal regulations, and SEC filings. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily.

>>Company Profiles: Dropdown Company Info box (bottom right) → Enter Company Name OR Ticker Symbol → Go


MasterFILE PremierMASTERFILE PREMIER (Popular Magazines)
Full text for over 1,900 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. Also offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,510 periodicals. Contains full text for reference & travel books; biographies; primary source documents; an image college of photos, maps, and flags.


Mergent Online LogoMERGENT ONLINE
U.S. and international company information, including financial reports, company news and securities data.
>>Enter ticker symbol in Company Search box & select company from dropdown list.


Newspaper SourceNEWSPAPER SOURCE
Full text for 185 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. Contains selective full text for 392 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Full-text tv & radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.


Reference USAREFERENCE USA: U.S. BUSINESSES
U.S. Businesses; U.S. New Businesses; U.S. Standard White Pages; Canadian Businesses; U.S. Healthcare. U.S. Businesses Search: Company Name; Executives; Business Type; Geography; Phone; Business Size; Ownership; Financial Data; Special Selects.
>>Click on U.S. Businesses: Search → Create a Custom Search: Select Company Name under “Name” section and Ticker Symbol under “Special Selects” → Click on Create Search → Enter Company Name and Ticker Symbol in search boxes and click on Search Now → Click on company name to access company profile.


Standard & Poor's NetAdvantageSTANDARD & POOR’S NETADVANTAGE
Business and investment information with access to S&P research products, such as Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Corporation Records, The Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives.
>>Click on Companies tab at top of page → Search for Company Profile by Company Name or Ticker Symbol; Use links on left side of profile to access detailed company and industry information.


Value Line Research CenterVALUE LINE RESEARCH CENTER
In-depth financial information plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.