Researching Companies

Internet Resources

Google – Search for companies and find the company website, stories in the news, and other Internet information.

Better Business Bureau – Business Reviews from the consumer perspective.  May have contact information.

Massachusetts Corporate Records – Search the Corporate Records Division of the State of Incorporation of the business.

Standard & Poors – Information for investors.

Wall Street Journal – News stories about corporations.

Association Websites – Search Google for associations that may be affiliated with your profession.

 

Library Resources

You must have a library card to access these resources from home.

Business Insights:  Essentials – Research and analyze companies and industries around the world.  Includes the names of corporate officers.

General Business File ASAP – Searches for journal articles about companies.

Business Economics & Theory – Academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.

Insurance & Liability Collection – Collection of journals that takes a broad view of the multi-million dollar  insurance industry, covering such topics as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues and more.

Small Business Collection –  Provides insights, tips, strategies and success stories for small businesses.  Hundreds of full text periodicals.

Vocation & Career Collection – Finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching and maintaining a career are covered in this collection, which provides current and applicable content for all vocational milestones.