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Beginner's Guide to Business Research

Baruch College Computing and Technology Center, Kognito Solutions, LLC, and Baruch's Stan Ross Department of Accountancy.

How to Do Corporate Research Online

Mattera, Philip. Director of Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First.

"The Corporate Research Project is a non-profit center that assists community, environmental and labor organizations in researching and analyzing companies and industries. The Project is designed to be a resource to aid activism. Consequently, our focus is on strategic research, i.e., identifying the information activists can use as leverage to get business to behave in a socially responsible manner."


Michigan Electronic Library logoBusiness Collection (Gale)


Provides information on companies, markets and industries, market trends, mergers and acquisitions, current management theory and company overviews. The database provides access to business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.


Michigan Electronic Library logoBusiness Insights: Global (Gale)


The Business & Company Resource Center provides business, company, and industry content in the following areas:

  • Periodical articles, news articles, and press releases
  • Detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on corporate hierarchical structures
  • Company financials and earning estimates
  • Investment reports
  • Corporate chronologies and company histories
  • Brands and product information
  • Industry and company rankings
  • Market Share data
  • Industry Overviews
  • HR Law Case Digests




The ReferenceUSA database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and 89 million U.S. residents.


Annual Reports

Edgar Database

United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Print Resources

D&B Million Dollar Directory: America's Leading Public & Private Companies

(Dun & Bradstreet, 2003)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HC 102 .D8

Corporate Statements: The Official Missions, Goals, Principles, and Philosophies of Over 900 Hundred Companies

Haschak, Paul G.. (McFarland, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HD 30.285 .H37 1998

Eighty Exemplary Ethic Statements

Murphy, Patrick E.. (University of Notre Dame Press, 1998)
McNichols Campus Library
HF 5387 .H37 1998

Mission Statement Book: 301 Corporate Mission Statements from Americas Top Companies

AbrahamsJeffrey ,. (Ten Speed Press, 1995)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HD 30.285 .A27 1995

Mission Statements: A Guide to the Corporate and Nonprofit Sectors

Graham, John W.. (Garland, 1994)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HD 30.28 .G697 1994

Say It & Live It: 50 Corporate Mission Statements that Hit the Mark

Jones, Patricia, and Larry Kahaner. (Doubleday, 1995)
McNichols Campus Library
HD 30.285 .J66 1995

S&P Capital IQ Industrial Survey

(Standard and Poor)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HG 4961 .S8

Value Line Investment Survey

(Value Line Pub.)
McNichols Campus Library
REF HG 4501 .V26


2007 Economic Census

United States Census Bureau.

Economic Census

United States Census Bureau.

BELL: The Business Ethics Links Library Resources for Research in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

Gene Hayworth, William M. White Business Library, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder.

Big Charts


Has historical stock quotes, information on ticker symbols.  Information includes company profiles, company financials, news, analyst estimates...

ALA Guide to Economics and Business Reference, pg41



CorpWatch counters corporate-led globalization through education, network-building and activism. We work to foster democratic control over corporations by building grassroots globalization a diverse movement for human rights and dignity, labor rights and environmental justice.

Current Industrial Reports

U.S. Census Bureau, Manufacturing and Construction Division.

Julia L. Eisenstein

Associate Librarian
Reference Services
McNichols Campus Library

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