For more information on company research, see the Researching a Company Research Guide.
- ChubbyBrain-- WWW Attention, entrepreneurs! ChubbyBrain is a website with a database of start-ups and investors from around the world. Browse companies by category, do an advanced search, add companies, or write reviews!
- Idealist.org -- WWW Looking for nonprofit organizations? Idealist.org is a project of Action Without Borders and a great place to go to find nonprofit organizations from around the world.
- D&B Regional Business Directory -- PRINT
- Philadelphia Business Journal: Book of Business Lists 2012 -- PRINT To access the latest Book of Business Lists online, use our Business Journals Digital Portal (on-campus access only).
Job Bank Series books are available for library use in the Careers Collection for the following metropolitan areas:
- Dallas-Fort Worth
- Greater Philadelphia
- Los Angeles
- Metropolitan New York
- Metropolitan Washington DC
- New Jersey
- San Francisco Bay Area
- Business and Company Resource Center -- ELECTRONIC Use the "Company" search feature to find a basic overview of your company. Be sure to click on the tabs across the top of the screen for news articles about your company, company rankings, histories, investment reports, and products. Use the "Advanced Search" feature to find international companies.
- D&B Million Dollar Database -- ELECTRONIC Company directory with over one 15 million US public and private businesses. Company records include industry information, number of employees, annual sales, type of ownership, and biographies of principal executives. [flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOpyDf2l280]
- Encyclopedia of Associations -- ELECTRONIC Thought this was only good for finding professional associations? Think again! This great resource also allows you to search for organizations that have been granted nonprofit status by the IRS.
- Hoovers -- ELECTRONIC While you can search for companies like Million Dollar, Hoover's real strength is the information it provides on those companies including company overviews, news & press, lists of competitors, an extensive list of company contacts and more.
- Uniworld -- ELECTRONIC Use this electronic company directory to create lists of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countires and Foreign Firms Operating in the U.S. It's easy to use and searchable by country, industry and much more!
- Hollywood Creative Directories -- PRINT Take a look at the print versions of the Hollywood Creative Directory and the Hollywood Music Industry Directory. While a little dated, they can still be helpful in looking up names and numbers.
Content Editor: Brendan Johnson
Last Updated: 10/31/2012