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What are the best databases for doing research on business?

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Which databases are best for doing research on business may depend on the specific topic or subject area you are studying. The following databases are some of our best resources for finding this information and would be a good place to start your research:

Business Source Elite

Provides indexing and abstracts for over 1,650 business journals, magazines, and newspapers. Full-text is included for over 1,000 business journals and regional business publications.

Business Source Company Profiles

This EBSCOhost database provides full-text Datamonitor profiles for companies in various industries all over the world.

Mergent Online

Information on both public and private companies. U.S. Company Data provides a fully searchable database of 15,000 U.S. public companies (active and inactive) listed on the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ exchanges. Each company report incorporates up-to-the-minute news items. The D&B 20 Million Plus Private Company Search allows you to specify a wide range of textual and financial criteria to search specifically in the 20 Million Plus Private Company Database.

LexisNexis Academic

Access to the full-text of major newspapers, magazines, wire services, federal and state statutes, court opinions, industry news, business financial information, SEC filings, and more. (If you are experiencing difficulties accessing LexisNexis Academic from an off-campus location, click here).

Mergent Archives

Mergent Archives is an online database featuring a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. The database contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries. Mergent Archives uses a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet your historical research needs.

Regional Business News

Provides full text coverage of 75 regional business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S.

For more databases and resources on business visit our LibGuides or Ask A Librarian for more help.

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