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This guide includes resources for researching specific companies.
International Directory of Company Histories
Covering thousands of companies worldwide, provides concise company profiles compiled from academic periodicals, books, magazines, annual reports and archives of the companies themselves.
Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective
Articles cover some of the most important events, issues and trends in the history of business and industry from 1913-1983
Provides in-depth coverage of business conditions, trends, corporate strategies and tactics, management techniques, marketing, and product development. Use subject terms like:
- corporate profiles
- corporate histories
- corporate objectives
- foreign investment
- market strategy
- strategic management
Business Source Complete
Scholarly journals and trade publications with a focus on business, as well as detailed company profiles from MarketLine. Search tips:
- Search for the company name using the CO Company Entity field to find articles primarily about that company
-Search for items related to a company's history by using the search string: history or business planning or business enterprises or strategic planning.
-To find MarketLine reports, choose More-->Company Profiles from the top-left menu
Archives and primary source documents