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FULL-TEXT BUSINESS DATABASES - DATAMONITOR, HOOVERS, BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIERE, ______________________________________________________________________________ Susan Hurst Sept. 2005 All business databases are located under Research by Subject on the Library’s Home Page ( ), under Business . Datamonitor Datamonitor consists of full-text research reports on 10,000 companies in the US and internationally, as well as 2,000 industry reports and 50 in-depth country reports . Datamonitor includes full-text reports for both public and private companies, as well as many international companies. Put your company’s name into the search box to locate a report. If a report is available on your company, it will usually be one of the top reports listed in the results list. Each 10-20 page company report includes business description, company history, major products and services, key biographies locations and subsidiaries, top competitors, and sometimes a SWOT analysis. To locate an industry report, either type in the name of the industry or click on the industry tab to see the available options. Many industry reports are available for a variety of countries. Global reports on an industry may also be available. If you are looking for an international industry, click on the Countries tab and then locate your country and click on it to see what industry reports are available for that country. Industry reports include information such as a market definition and overview, market value and segmentation, competitive landscape, information on the leading companies in the industry and market forecasts. Hoover’s King Library now subscribes to the Hoover’s database so you now have access to premium content. Hoover’s has basic contact information on more than 12 million US and non-US companies . There is also more detailed data provided for 40,000 US and international firms. You can search by Company Name, Ticker Symbol, Industry Keyword, Executive Name, or Company Keyword. 1
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Information for companies with detailed coverage includes a fact sheet, overview, company histories, key executives (including video clips), products/operations, subsidiaries/affiliates, industry information, competitors, news, financial data and ratios, and SEC filings.
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