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Introduction to research in Business.

Company & Industry Information

Information about companies and industries (such as reports, profiles, and market data) can be found in multiple databases. See the Online Resources tab for links to other credible websites for this information.


Use Advanced Search to look up companies and NAICS codes, or limit your search by document type.

Advanced search options in Business Market Research Collection (ProQuest database).

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

To find company information, select "Company Profiles" from the menu at the top of the page.

Menu at the top of the page in Business Source Premier database, with "Company Profiles" circled.

Using Advanced Search or the left column of the search results page, you can also limit your search by Source Type (such as Industry Profiles).

Source types available in Business Search Premier database.

Nexis Uni

To find company information, use the "Guided Search" option OR use Advanced Search for the "Company and Financial" options.

Guided search option in Nexis Uni database.  Advanced search options in Nexis Uni database.

Hoover's Academic

Search for companies or industries.

Search options in Hoover's Academic database.