Willamette High School Business Class

WILLAMETTE HIGH SCHOOL BUSINESS CLASS



Company Web Sites

Company / Industry Research

Business Insights: Global provides company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies. It includes periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; and HR law case digests.

Business Source Complete provides full-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business. Other resources include financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.

IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of Industry Market Research Reports, which contain trends, statistics, and analysis on market size, market share of competitors, and industry growth rates. Performance analysis includes emerging industry trends as well as recent production performance and 5 year forecasts. Each comprehensive study also examines details such as: the barriers to entry, operating cost structure (industry averages), technology & systems, and domestic & international markets. Tables and statistics include: Industry revenue, exports, imports, wages, and number of companies in the industry. UO subscription includes: US Industry Reports, Business Environment, Specialized Industry Reports, and China Industry Reports (China Site).

International Directory of Company Histories provides detailed information on more than 11,000 influential and emerging companies worldwide. Coverage includes comprehensive background and history of a company; merger and acquisition history; impact of sales and marketing campaigns; effectiveness of executive leadership; expansions and strategies; labor/management actions; stock exchanges, ticker symbols, and industries; and principal subsidiaries, divisions, operating units and competitors.

Market Share Reporter (MSR) is a compilation of market share statistics from periodical literature. MSR entries fall into 4 broad "Market Share Type" categories: Corporate, Institutional, Brand, and Product. Consumer and industrial products, and company and brand level market share are also included.

Mergent Online is a database of corporate information covering over 22,000 US and foreign public companies. Information available for each company includes the following:

  1. A complete corporate history including acquisitions and changes in ownership structure
  2. Lists of subsidiaries, property holdings, and key personnel
  3. Major Prducts (SIC or NAICS)
  4. Up to 25 years of annual and quarterly financial data, including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and financial ratios
  5. Up to 10 years of scanned, full-image, annual reports, along with full coverage of SEC filings
  6. Extensive information about the corporation's current long term debt
  7. Links to recent news reports
  8. Reports on insider and institutional owners

Company Rankings

  • Business Rankings Annual

DOCS REF HG 4050 .B88 [On Business Table]

  • D&B Business Rankings

DOCS REF G 4057 .A237 [On Business Table]

Corporate Watch

A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an effective voice for taxpayers and consumers in an era when special interests dominate public discourse, government and politics.

Offers news on human rights abuses abroad, public policy, and environmental news-plus on-site reporting of protests.

Listings of web sites that include information on watchdog organizations that monitor companies.

News of safety, health and corporate conduct.

HalliburtonWatch.org is a project of Essential Information, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, and the Center for Corporate Policy, a nonprofit, non-partisan organization working to stop corporate threats to democracy.

A campaign challenging Walmart to help rebuild our economy and strengthen working families.

Responsible Shopper reports on global research and campaign information regarding the impact of major corporations on human rights, social justice, environmental sustainability and more.

Finding Books & Articles

To find books on your companies, search the library's Online Catalog. Perform a subject or keyword search.

To find journal, or magazine, or newspaper articles, search the following databases:

Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database with a large collection of peer-reviewed full-text journals.  This database offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: business, social sciences, humanities, science, education,  language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

Business Source Complete provides  ull-text business journals and hundreds of scholarly, peer-reviewed journals covering all aspects of business. Other resources include financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and more.

Lexis-Nexis Academic provides full text access to news, business and company information, and legal and medical information.

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Kaiping Zhang (kzhang@uoregon.edu)
Business/Economics Librarian
Created by kzhang on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Nov 12, 2014