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Starting a Business?

This guide serves as an introduction to library resources and services that support the field of entrepreneurship.

Business Database Comparison Chart

In the wide world of business research tools, locating financial data, stock information, company reports, industry analyses, and business news can be as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack. Evans Library's business database comparison chart will help you quickly identify the the best sources for various types of business and industry information.

Log in to these databases with your TRACKS UserID and password, or request guest access at the library's Service Desk.

Database Comparison Chart

Information Type Business Source Complete EmeraldeStatement Studies RMAHoover'sIBISWorld   LexisNexisMergent OnlineProQuest/ ABInformScopusStandard & Poor'sStatistical AbstractsValueLine
Scholarly Articles
Trade & Magazine Articles
Business News    

Company Information

Public Companies
Private Companies
International Companies
Company Profiles
Financial Data
Annual Report
10-K Report
Investment Analysis/Report
SWOT Analysis 
Company Ratios

Industry Information

Industry Reports/Profiles
Industry Analysis
Industry Ratios
Market Research
Country Reports
Statistical Data
Business Plans
Legal Research
Theses & Dissertations
Consumer Information