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Online Business Reference Sources
Annual reports for many public companies. Search for a company alphabetically, by company name, by ticker symbol, by sector, or by industry.
Business Cycle Indicators
The Conference Board publishes leading, coincident, and lagging indexes designed to signal peaks and troughs in the business cycle for ten countries around the world.
Conference Board Research Collection
A searchable collection of full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and US and global economics. Proprietary, non-biased research includes studies of F500 companies on business trends, leadership decisions, performance excellence, corporate governance, HR, productivity, CRM, and more.
First Research Industry Profiles
Provides industry profiles covering over 1,000 industry segments, containing critical analysis, statistics, and forecasts.
Offers a structured, systematic and comprehensive approach to identifying and measuring the drivers of economic performance of more than 140 economies.
International Directory of Company Histories
Contains detailed information on more than 11,000 influential and emerging companies worldwide including: comprehensive background and history of a company, merger and acquisition activity over time, impact of particular sales and marketing campaigns, and the effectiveness of executive leadership.
International Financial Statistics Online
A standard source of international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance.
Formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic. Full-text database of news, business, legal and government information. News resources include international and national newspapers, magazines, trade journals, and broadcast media transcripts.
Provides private company data on over 85 million privately held companies globally.
Mergent Online is an integration of various databases containing company information and documents. Moody's Industrial Manual and the EDGAR filings are included in this database along with Company Data Direct, both US and international.
Mergent Archives is an online database that allows you to access a vast archive of corporate and industry related documents.
A reference directory that contains detailed information on nearly 12 million U.S. businesses.
Standard and Poor's Net Advantage
Industry Surveys provides in-depth financial and business analysis of 52 major U.S. industries, including information about recent developments with forecasts of industry conditions and emerging trends.
Statista: The Statistics Portal
Tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information
Thomas Register is a comprehensive online resource for finding companies and products manufactured in North America. Users can search by product, company, or brand name through more than 72,000 product headings and more than 170,000 company listings.
World Development Indicators
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank database for development data from officially-recognized international sources for more than 180 countries. Other databases provide information on external debt and financial flow data, governance issues, education, health, gender, and more.