Summary of Recommended Business Databases *

Business Database Company Profile Company History Financial Information NAICS/SIC Industry Code Industry Profile Companies within an Industry Industry Statistics Trade Association Publications Current News and Information
ABI/Inform Global X X
Business & Company Resource Center X X X X X X
Business Source Complete X X
IBISWorld X
LexisNexis Academic X X X X X
LexisNexis Statistical X
Mergent Online X X X
PAIS International X
Regional Business News X
S&P NetAdvantage X
Stat-USA X
Value Line X

* While many of these databases provide more information than is listed here, these are the databases we recommend for the different types of company and industry information you are looking for.