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Last Updated: Feb 19, 2015     Views: 111

The following are very helpful resources for obtaining quick, concise information on companies of all sizes in a wide variety of industries.

LexisNexis Academic Universe(coverage dates vary)

Up to the minute full-text access to news, business, medical, educational and legal sources. The sources include international, national, and regional newspapers; magazines; trade journals; newsletters; wire service reports; and transcripts of television and radio news programs. Depending upon the type of searching option chosen, one can search for specific company information, industry information, general news or news about people.


Factiva (Coverage dates vary)
(1) Full text of articles from business, economics, and news publications and news-wires, including the Economist and the Wall Street Journal using the search feature

(2) Find US and international company overviews using the Companies/Markets feature;
(3) Read the latest news from top business sources "at-a-glance" with the News Pages feature.

Hoover's (Coverage current)
Hoover's Online provides company, industry, and market intelligence on 15,000 public and private companies worldwide. The information can be used for sales, marketing, business development, and recruiting. Provides financials, histories, biographies, lists of top competitors, links to articles, and more.

Provides access to free downloadable industry, career and company guides. In addition, Vault provides access to insider company research, industry research and career advice. Access to the Vault site is limited to current Emory University undergraduate students

Provides access to free downloadable company, industry and career guides. In addition, provides access to articles about companies, industries and career related topics. Access to the WetFeet site is limited to current Emory University undergraduate students.


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