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Access Business

This web-based resource brings together current and archived content from the complete, full-text electronic editions of approximately 200 business and law journals, local and regional business news weeklies and other news sources across North America—most of which are not available in any other database. Researchers can use this information to study an organizations’ performance through annual or quarterly financial results, compare forecasts and strategy versus execution, uncover trends and identify emerging market opportunities.

Covers: Daily Record (Baltimore), Crain’s New York Business (NYC), Dolan’s Virginia Business Observer (Norfolk)

(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Business Insights : Essentials

Business Insights : Essentials provides business and industry content in the following areas: Periodical articles, news articles, and press releases. Detailed information for domestic and international companies and associations, including information on:

Replaces Gale Business Resources
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Business Newsbank

An archive of business related articles from across the country. This unique resource contains the full text of business related articles selected from local-level newspapers such as the Harford Business Ledger and  the Star-Democrat (Easton). This is an incredible resource for small business information and regional news. Baltimore area newspapers include: The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Daily Record, and Warfields Business Record.
ceased updating June 2009
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier. Full text searching of journals, business related newspapers and journals. All business disciplines are covered, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Mergent Online

MergentOnline offers information on 11,000 U.S. public companies and 17,000 non-U.S. public companies. Included are detailed company histories, business descriptions and financial statements.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Mergent WebReports

WebReports contains more than 180,000 documents covering over 100 countries and industries using an easy to navigate and reliable system.
Use Moody’s Digital Corporate Manuals and Digital Municipal & Government Manuals to research
 
• Corporate history
• Business descriptions
• In-depth financial statements

The collection is all searchable by company name, year or manual type. The information ranges back to 1900.

(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Morningstar Investment Research Center

This reliable financial research tool is now available online. The database offers analysis on 1700 stocks, 2000 mutual funds and 300 exchange traded funds (ETFs). Designed as a tool for investors, it is also an excellent place to get brief information on many major companies.

 

Only one user at a time can access this resource.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor’s)

NetAdvantage Features: 

Access to the Industry surveys section  permitted only at Pratt Library locations.  Remote access is not available.

(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

ReferenceUSA : Business Database

ReferenceUSA: Business Database is a directory database of over 11 million U.S. businesses. Search by company name, type, size or location of a busines or a combination. Parent/subsidiary information is also available.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

ReferenceUSA : Health Care Database

Health Care Database, a ReferenceUSA product, is a directory database of 650,000 U.S. physicians and dentists.  Search by name, location, primary specialty or combinations.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

ReferenceUSA : Residential

ReferenceUSA: Residential Database is a database of over 11 million U.S. residents. Search by name, address, phone number or a combination.
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)

Regional Business News

Regional Business News provides full text articles from nearly 100 regional U.S. and International business publications. Includes titles from Crain Communications, Business Philadelphia, Daily Record (Baltimore Edition), New York Observer and Washington Times).
(Accessible in all Pratt Library Locations, or from home with your library card)
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