|In this guide:|
|Company Financials & Filings||Finding Articles|
|Company Rankings||Selected Web Sites|
ReferenceUSA lists 14 million U.S. businesses. Information includes: business name, executive title, business type, sales volume, employee size, year established and more.
Eugene/Springfield business listings.
- Oregon Directory.com
Lists Oregon businesses by categories.
- Oregon Business
A premier magazine for business and community leaders across the state of Oregon. Covers statewide business trends, issues and challenges, as well as practical advice to business leaders.
- Oregon Business Directory
DOCS REF HF5065 .O7 O67 [On Business Table]
- Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
DOCS REF HG4538 .A1 D5 [On Business Table]
- Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States
DOCS REF HG4057.A155 [On Business Table]
- World Business Directory
DOCS REF HF54 .U5 W667 [On Business Table]
The following resources include information on company facts, description & history, subsidiaries, financials, ratios, market research, competitors, company's industry, and more.
IBISWorld covers thousands of industries in the United States economy at the 5-digit NAICS code level. Reports include market characteristics, segmentation, industry conditions, industry performance, key competitors, key success factors, and outlook. IBISWorld also has extensive coverage of industries in the Asia/Pacific region with reports covering China, Australia and Indonesia.
- Encyclopedia of Company Histories at Answers.com
Information on the development of top companies from around the world including timelines, lists of principal subsidiaries and competitors, and bibliographies for further reading.
- International Directory of Company Histories
DOCS REF HD2721 .I63
Provides a valuable reference source on international big business. Each entry provides basic factual information on the history of the company and a survey of its recent performance and activities.
- Lexis-Nexis Academic
Provides comprehensive coverage of current news, business and company information, government and legal information, and more.
- Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage brings together a dozen financial and investment publications that provide information for corporate research and for industry, competitive, and investment analysis. Among the publications included are such familiar titles as S&P's Corporation Records, Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Stock Guide, Bond Guide, Dividend Record, Earnings Guide, Mutual Fund Reports, and the Outlook. Also included are S&P's Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives and the Security Dealers Directory.
COMPANY FINANCIALS & FILINGS
Databases listed in Company Profiles have information on company financials or links to company filings.
Provides company and filing: 10-K, 20-F, proxy statements, some annual reports, and other financial statements of public companies filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Offers users easy, basic access to SEC EDGAR filings.
- Business Rankings Annual
DOCS REF HG4050 .B88 [On Business Table]
- D&B Business Rankings
DOCS REF HG4057 .A237 [On Business Table]
- Financial Times 500
Includes Global 500, US 500, Europe 500, UK 500, and Japan 500.
- Forbes America's 200 Best Small Companies
Annual list highlighting the hottest growth prospects in American business.
- Forbes America's Largest Private Companies
List of the top private companies in the US, based on revenues.
- Forbes Lists
Lists of top companies, education, places, and people and more.
- Fortune Global 500
Fortune magazine's annual list of the top 500 global companies, ranked by revenues.
- Fortune 500
Fortune magazine's annual list of the top 500 U.S. companies, ranked by revenues
- Fortune 500 1995-2006
A database of every year of FORTUNE's list of America's largest corporations.
- Inc. 5000
List of fast growing private companies in America.
- IndustryWeek 1000
Reports on 1000 largest publicly held manufacturing companies based on revenue in the United States.
- Brankrutpcy Statistics
The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts compiles statistics on bankruptcy filings for each quarter ending December, March, June and September.
- Internet Bankruptcy Library (IBL)
The IBL includes six subject areas (News Archives, Periodicals, Books, Conferences, Bankruptcies Forum, Local Bankruptcy Rules) related to large-scale business restructurings. A fee-based site with some free information.
The PACER (Public Access to Court Electroic Records) Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. Registration required. There is a fee to access the web based PACER systems.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
Go to Business Enterprise. Click Tables for Business Enterprise Section to find the tables on bankruptcies.
To find journal, or magazine, or newspaper articles, search the following databases:
- Academic Search Premier
Offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,880 journals covering areas in social sciences, humanities, general science, and education. Provides full text for nearly 1,380 journals.
- Business Source Complete
Full text from nearly 930 journals covering business, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 1,570 journals.
Factiva offers full text of 8,000 international business and general publications including the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the present, financial profiles for companies worldwide and historical stock prices as well as current data and market indexes.
- JSTOR: Electronic Journal Archive
A fully searchable electronic database that contains the scanned images of over 100 major research journals in a variety of academic disciplines including business and economics, some of which began publication as early as the 1870s.
- Lexis-Nexis Academic
Comprehensive coverage of current news, business and company information, government and legal information.
SELECTED WEB SITES
- Business Wire
Provides access to company profiles, annual reports, and company news.
Access to the profile database for free (some) information on companies, industries and executives. Hoover's Company Records can be accessed via Lexis-Nexis Academic
- InsiderInfo Business -- Information on Real Estate, Employment, Financing, Accounting, Business Lawyer, and thousands of other business related products and service.
- Researching Companies Online -- A business research tutorial that provides step-by-step instruction for finding company and industry information on the Web.
- ThomasNet (formerly Thomas Register) -- ThomasNet is a directory containing over 72,000 product headings and 170,000 U.S. and Canadian manufacturers. It allows you to search by product, company or brand name. Provides you with basic contact information as well as links to websites and e-catalogs. Free registration required for some features.
- Websters Online -- A business directory/search engine. Provides company profiles and contact information. SIC/NAICS Codes and product information can also be found.