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Company Information: National

Research Guide for Company Information resources

National Directories

National:

D&B Million Dollar Database -  More than 30 million companies worldwide

Reference USA  -  40 million businesses

     also, New Businesses module - about 4 million companies

Mergent Intellect - more than 70 million US companies, plus more than 200 million global companies. Replaces D&B Million Dollar Database

LexisNexis Directory of Corporate Affiliations (within Nexis Uni) - select "Menu", then "Company Dossier"

PrivCo - 400,000 private companies in the US - has many M&A and private equity deals

ThomasNet  (formerly, Thomas Register)

Brands and Their Companies - via Gale Directory Library database

Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies - 100,000 companies - via Gale Directory Library database

 

Print editions of older directories -- offsite, Library Services Center

LexisNexis Directory of Corporate Affiliations - from 1967 to 2016 - offsite, Library Services Center -  HG4057.A219 [note: slight title changes during these years]

Pratt's Guide to Private Equity Sources  - offsite, Library Services Center  - REFERENCE  HG64.P73 -- 2003 to 2015 [previous title, Pratt's Guide to Venture Capital Sources --  REFERENCE HG65.G83 -- 1996-2002]

Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives - offsite, Library Services Center  - REFERENCE  HG4057.A4  - 1963-2011 [slight title change]   (Geographical Index volumes are call number: REFERENCE HG4057.A41)

Thomas Register (on microfilm, 1905-2006) - offsite, Library Services Center - TS199.T45

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Brands and Their Companies - offsite, Library Services Center -  T223.V4 A2225x -  from 1990 to 2011

Companies and Their Brands  - offsite, Library Services Center - REFERENCE  T223.V4 A253 - 1990 to 2011

Corporate Yellow Book - 2016 ed. only -- offsite, Library Services Center - REFERENCE  HG4057.A15646

D&B Business Rankings  - offsite, Library Services Center - REFERENCE  HG4057.A237 - 1982 to 2017

D&B Consultants Directory  - offsite, Library Services Center - REFERENCE  HD69.C6 D86x - 1986 to 2017 [2017 is "Core Reference"]

D&B Industrial Guide - offsite, Library Services Center - REFERENCE  TS203.D8 - 2015-2017 [2017 is "Core Reference"]