UMGC Library

Business Research: Company Information

Finding Company Information

You can find company overviews/profiles in the following databases:

Business Insights: Global

Login to Business Insights: Global.

Hover your mouse over the Companies link in the menu bar toward the top of the database’s home page and then select Company Histories from the resulting drop-down menu.

Use the search box on the left-hand side of the page to enter a company’s name.

Business Source Complete

Login to Business Source Complete.

Click on the More link from the blue menu bar toward the top left-hand corner of the database’s home page and then click on Company Profiles from the resulting drop-down menu.

You can then enter a company’s name in the search box or browse to find its MarketLine or Medtrack profile.

Basic company information (financial information, executives, etc.) can be found by clicking on the Company Information link from the blue menu bar toward the top left-hand corner of the database’s home page, but this information is much sparser than what’s available in the MarketLine or Medtrack profiles.

Hoovers

Login to Hoovers.

Enter a company’s name in the “Search for a Company” box at the top of the database’s home page.

The company information page provides a company summary. Additional company information is available from the menu links on the left-hand side of the company summary page.

Mergent Online

Login to Mergent Online.

Enter a company’s name in the “Company Search” box on the database’s home page.

The business summary page provides an overview of the company. Additional company information is available from the tabs and subtabs toward the top of the summary page.

Nexis Uni

Login to Nexis Uni.

Click on the Menu link in the upper left-hand corner of the database’s home page and then on Company Dossier.

Enter a company’s name in the “Company name” search box and click on its name on the results page.

The company snapshot page provides a company overview. Additional company information is available from the menu links on the left-hand side of the snapshot page.