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Company Information: Databases

Research Guide for Company Information resources

A-Z List

All business-related databases.

Click on "i" icon for more info.


Major business databases are listed in the boxes below; in loose priority order within category (click on "i" for info.).

Company Information - Databases

Databases for co. profiles and co. financials are listed first, followed by periodical databases.

Companies - Lists/Directories - Databases

Key Business Databases

In alphabetical order:

Industry Profiles & Statistics - Databases

Also search for articles in newspapers and periodicals for overviews and statistics.

Georgia/Atlanta Business

Listed here are key sources for statistics, company lists, and news.

International Business - Databases

The top 3 sources are Viewswire, IMF e-library, and Passport GMID.  Other databases are listed in alphabetical order.

News Sources

Statistical Information

For even more resources by subject, see my Research Guide for Statistical Information.

Key Related Databases

Listed in alphabetical order.


Database News

Database Changes:

    Feb. 2020 - digital versions of Bloomberg Businessweek; Forbes; Fortune - added to Flipster database

    fall 2019 - Nexis Uni subscription restored (in July, cancelled  by state consortia - replaced by Westlaw Campus)

    June 2019  - Mintel Academic - NEW - marketing research reports for consumer products.

    June 2019 - BCC Research - NEW - in-depth industry profiles on selected industries.

    June 2019 -  NEW -  add-on module, Scarborough Local Insights -- to SimplyAnalytics [select "dataset"]

   Feb. 2019 - Mergent Intellect - NEW - worldwide co. directory; plus some consumer and demographic data.

           Note: has DUNS # ; will replace D&B Million Dollar database

   Oct. 2018 - Business Source Complete upgraded to Business Source Ultimate [provided by state consortia, GALILEO]

   fall 2018 - PrivCo - NEW - info. on about 900,000 private companies - valuation, M&A, deals, investors, and more

   fall 2017 -- US Newsstream - new name of ProQuest Newsstand. Also has link to subset: US Major Dailies.

       international coverage is now in : Global Newsstream

 summer 2017  -- PressReader - NEW - 2-year pilot -- popular periodicals and newspapers. Includes: Fast Company ; Inc. ; Bloomberg BusinessWeek plus major newspapers, U.S. and foreign - including the AJC -- just as they appear in print - with all graphics and ads. From endowment and grant funds

   summer 2017 - SimplyMap - to have a refreshed interface; and, new name: SimplyAnalytics

   summer 2017 - LexisNexis Academic - will have a significantly new interface; and, new name: Nexis Uni

   summer 2016 - IBISWorld - NEW - industry reports

   summer 2016 - SimplyMap - NEW - create maps using thousand of demographic and marketing variables.

   spring 2016 - Business Insights: Global cancelled

   summer 2015: Business Collection replaces Business Insights: Global

   summer 2014: Local Market Audience Analyst (formerly Lifestyles Market Analyst) CANCELLED, due to browser compatibility problems.

   summer 2013: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets is new name of ProQuest Statistical Datasets (new vendor prompted the name change).

   summer 2013: SciTech Connect  - consolidates the contents of DOE Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database.

   Sept. 2012 - Business & Company Resource Center ceased; replaced by Business Insights: Global.

    summer 2012: Page One Economics is new name of Liber8, from the St. Louis Fed. Same info. (highlighting selected economic indicators); in a newsletter format.

   summer 2013:  Scopus - citation database, includes 21,000 journal titles and 5.5 million conference papers.

   summer 2013: Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference - beta release; small subset of company's Statistical Datasets noted above.

   Sept. 2012 - Gartner - IT forecasts and market analysis. Funded by OIT.

   March 2012 - Passport GMID - premier database from Euromonitor for data and analysis on companies, countries, comsumers, and industries worldwide - 8 million statistics.

   March 2012 - OECD iLibrary - statistics for the 34 member countries plus 6 more countries (BRIC ; South Africa; Indonesia), plus OECD Economic Surveys as well as books and publications.

   March 2012 - SBRNet - Sports Business Research Network

   Jan. 2012 - Social Explorer (for current and historical Census). Library has purchased one seat license. Please "sign out" after use.

   Jan. 2012 - Conference Board - Business and Economics Portfolio - Essential core data for key economic indicators (plus archive)

   Jan. 2012 - PROMT - classic source for business articles, with emphasis on marketing and technologies. From GALE.

   Jan. 2012 - Business Insights: Global all-in-one source for basic information. From GALE.

   Fall semester - Bloomberg - previously only available at 2 places on campus.  Now also available in the Library. For use by Tech students, faculty, and staff.

   spring 2012: American Factfinder

   fall 2011 :  ABI/Inform Complete ; Hoover's ; Morningstar Investment Research Center.