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IbisWorld - IBISWorld is one of the world's richest sources of unique and comprehensive business intelligence information. IBISWorld extensively covers over 900 industries, the major enterprises in those industries and the business conditions they face, providing you with valuable strategic and tactical business environment information.

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage. - This database provides access to S&P's industry, company, and stock reports.  These reports will provide in-depth information on your company and industry.

From the database search box on the main search page:

  • Select either industry, company or stock reports 
  •  Select either company name or ticker 
  •  Enter company name or ticker 

 Business Source Complete  contains articles, SWOT analyses, and industry reports.

To locate articles about your company or industry:

  • Enter the name of your company in the search box and select Company Name from the drop down menu. 
  •  In your results list, click the Trade Publications, Magazines and Newspaper radio buttons.  It will provide practical article related to your company and industry. 

      To locate an SWOT analysis for your company in BSC: 

  • Enter the name of your Company and select Company Name from the drop down menu 
  •  Check Company Report under the Document Type

            To locate an Industry Profile for your company in BSC:

  • Enter the name of your industry and select Subject from the drop down menu 
  •  Enter United States in the next search box  
  •  Check Industry Profile under the Publication Type

LexisNexis Academic - From LexisNexis Academic you can locate a company dossier which contains a business description, information about the executives and board of directors for the company, stock, bond and financial information, current news, legal and intellectual property information and more.

To create a company dossier:

  • Under Get Company Info, enter the company name or ticker symbol.

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