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Lavery Library Career Resources: Finding Company and Industry Information

Library resources that are useful for job or career research, all in one place

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Business Source Complete: Go to More tab —> Company Profiles —> Search by company name —> Datamonitor Report gives Company Overview, Key Facts, Business Description, History, Key Employees, Major Products and Services, SWOT Analylsis, Top Competitors, etc. 2) Type company name into Advanced Search —> choose Company Entity from pull down menu —> Click Search

S&P NetAdvantage: Click on the Industries tab in blue —> choose an industry from the Industry Surveys pull down menu (includes Current Environment, Industry Profile, Industry Trends, How the Industry Operates, Key Industry Ratios and Statistics, Industry References) —> some Sub-Industry Reviews also available 2) Search Companies tab in blue —> Search Resources like Company Profile by typing in Company name

Morningstar Investment Research Center: Under the Industries icon —> Click on the Industries link  —> Click the industry name —> Click on a company name —> Click on Analyst Research in the menu on the left 2) Type Company Name in the text box, upper left —> Click Get Report

Mintel Oxygen: First create and then sign into your profile. 1) Search for information in the Search text box in the upper right corner; 2) For company information, Advanced Search —> Company name as Exact phrase   —> Search type, Company —> Submit

Business Insights: Global: (Formerly known as Business & Company Resource Center) 1) Search by company name —> Choose the company —> find links to SWOT analysis, articles, rankings information, industry information, including entries in International Directory of Company Histories; 2) Click on Industry Search to find industry information by SIC or NAICS code, then choose either Overviews or Market Research from Datamonitor Industry Market Research; 3) Search by company name —> Choose the company —> Financials tab --> Select type of financials and click on radio tab to Compare to major competitors

ABI/Inform Global:  Search for company name (choose Company/Org from the drop down menu) or topic in the text box —> Narrow results by Source Type to Newspaper articles, articles in Trade Publications, etc.

Mergent Online: Enter the Company Name or Ticker Symbol in the Identifier search area —> Click on the Company Name for detailed information: Financials, Annual Reports, Industry information, News, Research, etc. Also, click on the Government Filings tab and then enter company name to find specific types of filings. Search by Company name or ticker --> Click on Competitors tab to compare company financials with key competitors.