Hedge Fund Research, Inc. (HFR) is a global leader in the alternative investment industry, specializing in the indexation and analysis of hedge funds. Established in 1992, HFR produces the HFRI, HFRX and HFRU Indices, the industry’s most widely used benchmarks … Read more
The CRSP/Compustat Merged database (CCM) provides CRSP and Compustat subscribers with a convenient way to link CRSP market and corporate action data with Compustat fundamental data by allowing CRSP users to search by Permno, Permco, and or GVKEY identifiers. Special … Read more
Sponsored by Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni, with support from both UBP and MAC Career Services, we are pleased to offer this free resource to all UNC Kenan-Flagler students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our subscription delivers full digital … Read more
UNC Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff now have full, year-round access to The New York Times, including smartphone, tablet, and browser access, thanks to a sponsorship from the University Library. For app downloads, visit NYTimes.com/mobile. Access does not include e-reader … Read more
Refinitiv Workspace is a resource for information on publicly traded US and international companies. Available information typically includes summary financial data with links to company filings, key ratios actual and forward estimates, stock pricing data, key corporate events, officers and … Read more
Data Planet Statistical Datasets provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The over 12.6 billion datasets in Data Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple … Read more
Preqin is a database of information on private equity venture capital, and real estate deals, funds, investors and fund managers that allows users to analyze data across the entire investment lifecycle. Coverage begins in 1953 but is much more robust … Read more
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Governmental Accounting Research System™ (GARS) provides access to all U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for state and local governments. It includes material from the GASB’s Codification, Original Pronouncements, and Comprehensive Implementation Guide, as … Read more
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification® (Codification or ASC) is the single source of authoritative nongovernmental U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP). The Codification is effective for interim and annual periods ending after September 15, 2009. … Read more
In July 2019, data.census.gov became the primary way to access Census Bureau data, including upcoming releases from the 2018 American Community Survey, 2017 Economic Census, 2020 Census and more. As of July 1, 2019, all new data (and data previously … Read more
The ETF (Exchange Traded Funds) Global database contains a large set of data on Exchange Traded Funds including bid ask and close pricing, expenses, tracking indexes, assets under management, data and funds flows, historical daily holding and ownership data and … Read more
RepRisk is a source of information environmental social and governance “risk.” Risks can be one or more of 28 issues and or 57 topics. The risks are categorized as low, medium, high, very high, and extremely high. RepRisk covers about 95,000 … Read more
Access to the full-text of articles from about 800 journals and 4,500 dissertations covering topics including healthcare management, public healthadministration, hospitals, insurance, health economics, health law, health statistics, healthcare ethics, and more.
FDO Professional provides subscribers with access to timely, comprehensive information on grant makers and their grants. Included is a database of the entire universe of over 140,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant making public charities in the U.S.; a … Read more
An EBook that explains how to plan and develop a good proposal, what reviewers look for in applications, and changes at NIH and NSF.
Contains more than 40,000 funding opportunities in the Arts & Humanities, Health, Medical, Life, & Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences including Business from more than 10,000 sponsors worldwide. Users can access without registration from on campus or they can create a profile using a … Read more
A good online dictionary of real estate terms from NAOIP the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.
The Consumer Panel data, Retail Scanner data, and Ad Intel data sets are only available to tenured or tenure track faculty and PhD Students under their supervision at UNC-Chapel Hill. Please email David Ernsthausen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and requests … Read more
Free quarterly reports on economic activity especially on commercial property industry. Includes reports on city, national and international markets. Also contains commercial property listings.
Search listings of commercial property available for sale or lease. Available property includes; multifamily, retail, industrial, office, land, agricultural, hotel & motel, healthcare, senior housing, sports & entertainment and residential income properties.
Compare quick facts for up to 3 geographic areas, quick facts include data on: population by age, race, and gender, housing, education, health, economy, transprotation, income and poverty, and numbers of businesses.
Great source for finding information on typical duties, educational or work experience / requirements and, forecasted future need for various occupations.
Real time or near real time real residential real estate listings
Real time or near real time real residential real estate listings
Craftsman National Appraisal Estimator (formerly Building-Cost.net) A valuation software to produce estimates of home construction, renovation, and replacement cost estimates including materials, design, quality, size, shape, heating, cooling, and geographic area. This is NOT a free resource.
Home sale predictions and information for the home building industry and vital economic statistics for the home building industry.
Provides a series of reports covering residential replacement cost estimates, risk analysis and other property valuation information. Some information is free some you yave to pay for.
The American Housing Survey is among the most comprehensive surveys of the U.S. Housing conditions and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Data available includes: National and metropolitan data … Read more
A collection of downloadable real estate financial models, along with information on careers, education, and networking in “commercial real estate.”
Previous 30 days of commercial, office, retail, medical industrial, “live/work” real estate listings for more than 50 major markets around the United States. There “submarkets” available for most of the “major” markets. Data available includes street address, descriptions of the … Read more
Data on adult U.S. consumers includes attitudes and behaviors, media use, and buying habits. Covers a wide variety of products, brands and services. Data includes consumer demographics (age, gender, income, etc.); consumer psychographics (behavior, attitudes); and buying and media habits. … Read more
Discover information on any topic from the UNC library collections using simple search technology powered by Summon. Use Articles+ to find: Scholarly journal articles News articles, material from non-scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers Ebook content, both whole Ebooks and chapters in Ebooks … Read more
What books are available in any of UNC-Chapel Hill’s many libraries.
Business research from more than 3,000 academic / peer-reviewed journals, 2,000 trade publications, and 400 popular press business magazines. Topics covered include leadership, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. In Addition non-journal material includes: industry and market research … Read more
Demographic profiles of North Carolina counties. Reports on the state of various industries in North Carolina, Comparison of North Carolina to the other states on basic demographic, infrastructure and business climate measures.
Includes more than 1,200 national and international sources of information on accounting, taxes and taxation, the financial services industry, banking trends, products, companies, issues and operations. Sources include academic / peer-reviewed journals, trade journals, industry reports, conference proceedings, and dissertations.
Ad Age Data Center offers profiles of top advertisers, agency and media family tree reports, advertising spending data, industry contacts, ad industry job market data and ranked lists of top media markets and media formats. Special Note: Selected sections of … Read more
An image database of more than 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of … Read more
Circulation statistics for newspapers and magazines in North America and some International locations. Offers Circulation Audit Reports, Publisher’s Statements and analysis tools in pdf format. Prior three years only. UNC does not subscribe to all online reports.
Detailed audit information on over 1,200 accounting firms and 15,000 publicly registered companies. Determine who is auditing whom and how much they are paying for what services. You may create targeted reports by auditor, fees, location, industry, client revenue, market … Read more
BCC Research provides global market research reports. Reports are typically very detailed and cover market intelligence, five-year forecasting, statistical and analytical data, key players, market share, industry structure and dynamics, and technology trends and shifts. These reports can be well over 100 pages … Read more
A collection of 26 guides of best business resources covering specific business related topics. Topics include accounting, advertising & marketing, electronic commerce, human resource management and more. Each guide provides an annotated “listing of significant sites that are themselves content … Read more
Provides detailed industry analysis and market research reports on more than 5,000 lines of business, as defined by NAICS codes, in national and local markets. Types of reports include: -Industry Financial Profiles: average 15 pages and include financial statement data … Read more
This database provides access to current (real time ) and historical (about 20 years) of financial, economic, and political news and information covering all sectors of the world’s economy. Special Note: Because of License Restrictions, Bloomberg access is limited to … Read more
BoardEx is an extensive collection of data on board of directors of publicly listed companies in all regions of the world. The companies included are divided into 4 regions (United Kingdom, Europe (excluding United Kingdom, North America (U.S and Canada), … Read more
Contains about 500 sample business plans organized by broad categories. You can also search for plans by keywords. There is also information and advice on writing your business plan, starting, funding, and growing your business.
This is a major statistics site! You can find all kinds of international, national, regional and industry economic and performance statistics including GDP, balance of payments, national income, personal income and outlays, trade in goods and services, foreign direct investment, and dozens … Read more
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Labor, compiles a massive amounts of information and statistics on employment, productivity, inflation, consumer spending, wages, earnings aspects of the U.S. economy.
This is a series of E-Books available through the UNC-CH online catalog. Each volume is a compilation of actual business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. There are 23 Volumes.
A series of Web pages maintained by Nancy Lovas the Entrepreneurship and Business Librarian at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Davis Library. There are guides for Accounting, Banking, Companies, Industry / Market Research, and more.
Business Source Premier provides Indexing, abstracting and the full-text of articles from more than 1,700 popular press and trade publications, and from more than 1,800 peer-reviewed business journals. Topics covered include leadership, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting and much more. Coverage varies depending … Read more
A great source Information about industries and corporations. Business news headlines are grouped by hour of the day. Business Wire is also good for finding the Full text of news and press releases from major U.S. corporations, including many Fortune … Read more
Directories of publishing opportunities in a wide range of academic areas including accounting, economics and finance, management, and marketing. Each journal entry includes submission guidelines, circulation data, review and contact information, and acceptance/rejection rates for selected journals.
A glossary of more than 8,000 finance terms. The definitions are clear and concise. There are more than 18,000 hyperlinks between words in definitions and corresponding glossary entries. There is no true search functionality for this site. Once the user … Read more
Articles spanning Canadian agriculture, business and economics, education, government and politics, health sciences, history, literature, medical sciences, social sciences, and more. Includes content form scholarly journals, trade publications, popular press magazines, transcripts from radio and television programs, and more.
Information to help Canadians start, manage, and grow their businesses.
More than 500 current and historical Canadian newspapers from Canada’s leading publishers. Most include full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features. Coverage varies but many include the complete available electronic back file for the newspaper.
Capital IQ allows users to search for and screen for information on companies including in-depth financial information on publicly traded companies, information on investment firms, biographical information on corporate professionals, and transactions in both the public and private capital markets … Read more
CB Insights is a database that provides information and independent analysis of private companies in a wide range of industries. The information is collected from a wide range of print and electronic sources and is supplemented by interviews and independent … Read more
Federal, State and some International Tax information The Federal service includes the Standrd Federal Tax Reporter; the Federal Estate/Gift Tax Reporter; the Federal Excise Tax Reporter; the current Internal Revenue Code; cases and rulings as well as IRS publications. The … Read more
There are links here to many newspapers, magazines and broadcast media web pages covering general and business news. There are also links to financial markets, company and industry research, statistics, government and legal web sites. CEOExpress is clearly laid out … Read more
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas … Read more
Annual and quarterly of data for hundreds of data items, ratios and concepts. Authoritative financial and market data covering publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries, representing over 90% of the world’s market capitalization, including coverage of over 96% of … Read more
Data includes more than 20 years of annual and 84 quarters of financial data on more than 10,000 companies that are currently in business. The database also includes 20 years of annual financial data for 8,500 companies that are bankrupt, … Read more
S&P Capital IQ’s Compustat Snapshot, researchers get a clear picture of preliminary and final data for annual, quarterly and year-to-date periods, minimizing lag assumptions and look-ahead bias. The database creates a historical investment environment by showing the information that was … Read more
The University’s subscription includes research reports, executive summaries on key business topics, surveys, and case studies of the world’s most influential companies. Coverage is back to the late 1990’s or early 2000 for the most part. However the UNC-Chapel Hill … Read more
This web site is great for finding information on U.S. Congressional legislative activity. You can find information on and the full-text of bills, committee meetings, roll call votes, and many other activities and issues that the U.S. Congress debates and act … Read more
Congressional budget office has a variety of economic and budgetary forecasts, projections, and historical data for the US economy and the Federal budget.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1984 to identify, enable and promote high growth, high impact entrepreneurial companies and to accelerate the entrepreneurial culture of the Research Triangle and North Carolina. CED is … Read more
Country Commercial Guides (CCG’s) are prepared annually by U.S. embassies with the assistance of several U.S. government agencies, and they use economic, political and market analysis to give an in-depth look at the commercial environment in various countries. There’s a … Read more
An annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. The series is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas; analyzing economic changes over time; and as a benchmark for statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses. … Read more
CRSP Indices there are almost 1000 time series in this data set, covering both levels and returns for various markets and portfolio types. The database provides stock indices, beta- and cap-based portfolios, Treasury bond and risk-free rates of return on … Read more
A wealth of longitudinal price, return, volume, and other information for stocks on the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdq markets. Also available is return, volume, other and information on the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdq Market Indices. CRSP is intended solely for … Read more
The CRSP Mutual Fund Database is designed to facilitate research on the historical performance of open-ended mutual funds by using survivor-bias-free data. The CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free US Mutual Fund Database includes a history of each mutual fund’s name, investment style, fee … Read more
The CRSP Monthly and CRSP Daily US Treasury Databases were developed by the Center for Research in Security Prices at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago. The files include complete historical descriptive information and market data including prices, … Read more
Eikon is a new name and interface for the former Datastream product. Eikon provides daily pricing, volume, and performance information on over 37,000 equities from 57 countries, 12,000 market stock and bond indices, 87,000 macroeconomic series from the International Financial … Read more
WRDS describes DealScan.””the world’s pre-eminent source for extensive and reliable information on the global commercial loan market”. The DealScan database contains comprehensive historical information on loan pricing and contracts details, terms, and conditions. From the August 2021 update, DealScan revamped … Read more
Doing Business is an annual report from the World Bank that provides rankings, evaluations, and measures of business regulations and laws and their enforcement for small and medium sized domestic business across more than 190 economies and selected cities at … Read more
Indexes and abstracts articles from more than 400 journals, essays in collective volumes, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, book reviews, and several working paper archives covering the world’s economic literature. There is some full-text available for articles found with this database. … Read more
The EDPNC is focused on recruiting new businesses to North Carolina and supporting existing businesses in NorthCarolina through a variety of programs. These programs include: site identification and selection for expansion and/or relocation, incentive programs, export assistance, start-up assistance and more.
From the Securities & Exchange Commission. This site provides access to the full-text of 10-K, Proxies and other reports publicly traded companies are required to file with the SEC.
Indexing and full text of more than 770 periodicals in the all of field of education. Covers all aspects of education including EDUCATION OF BUSINESS STUDENTS and EDUCATION AS A BUSINESS. About half of the periodicals are covered back to 1983 the … Read more
Contains indexing and full-text of articles and other content from more than 125 magazines and academic journals and from more than 135 books on entrepreneurial topics, Also includes Datamonitor case studies, and 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from … Read more
The Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Network (ERPN) is one of a number of specialized research networks within the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). It features abstracts and full-text papers from research covering the intersection of entrepreneurship with other subject areas … Read more
Created by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Entrepreneurship.org was formed as a free, online international resource designed to help build entrepreneurial economies. Entrepreneurship.org features a vast array of content and resources to assist entrepreneurs, business mentors, policy makers, academics and … Read more
This database is one of if not the most important index covering the field of education. ERIC covers all aspects of education including EDUCATION OF BUSINESS STUDENTS and EDUCATION AS A BUSINESS. Material in this database could be a journal … Read more
Free access to more than 90 million patent documents from over 90 patent-granting authorities worldwide, The collection contains information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today. (Source Davis Library web page)
Esri Business Analyst Online (BAO) is a Web-based solution that makes custom site evaluation and market analysis fast and easy. Utilizing extensive demographic, consumer spending, and business data, BAO provides detailed information and insights about consumers, their lifestyles and buying … Read more
Find information on some 3 Million companies in 35 European countries. Search by company name, industry, country, or region of country. Each entry includes addresses, phone numbers, maybe an email contact, maybe a map of the location. You must select … Read more
Formed by the merger of EU Market Access Database and the EUI Trade Helpdesk. provides information on market access and trade barriers as well as trade statistics between the countries of the European Union and the rest of the world. … Read more
Information on European Union tax and customs issues. Including personal and company taxation, Tariffs and excise taxes, VAT (Value Added Taxes), car taxes, and customs procedures and controls.
European Patent Office is a free patent searching service provided by the European Patent Organization. Coverage is all patent applications published in the past two years by EPO national offices. Full bibliographic details are displayed, with links to PDF page … Read more
In an Event Study the researcher is looking at what happens to a the pricing and returns of a particular stock or group of stocks around a specific date. This date may be when a specific event occurred such as … Read more
Articles, reports, and statistics on the state of entrepreneurship in the United States. This site is sponsored by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
A database for effective executive compensation analyses. Execucomp contains more than 100 up-to-date salary, bonus, and stock option data along with company identification items that can be used to match the top executives’ compensation data with company financial data found in the … Read more
An Excellent starting point for finding information from the United States government on importing and exporting products into or out of the United States.
Factiva provides tools for searching and monitoring general news and company, industry, and other business information. The sources include newspapers, academic journals, trade journals, popular press magazines, transcripts of radio and television broadcasts and newswires. Factiva includes full-text of The … Read more
Factset is a complete solution for real-time analytics, research, and market data. FactSet’s business is built on the creative use of technology and dedication to client service. Their tools enable UNC Kenan-flagler students to control and customize data and they … Read more
The official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents.
Do you want to know anything about the Federal Reserve? This web site is a good place to start. There is a brief history of the Fed, links to all the other Federal Reserve District Banks, links to current and historical financial … Read more
An extensive collection of links to international trade and importing and exporting resources that are availalbe on the Web. Some of the links are to free resources others are to subscription resources. AFTER FREE REGISTRATION You can search the collection … Read more
Content includes links to state tax agencies’ home pages, links to each state’s tax forms and electronic filing sites, general information on state tax structures, information about upcoming meetings and workshops, data on proposed federal tax changes that could affect … Read more
Complete online fully-searchable facsimile edition of the Financial Times offers the complete run of the London edition of the paper, from its first issue to the end of 2010. Every individual article, advertisement and market listing is included and shown … Read more
Candid was formed by the merger of the Foundation Center and GuideStar. The mission of Candid is to “Give you the information you need to do good.” From their web page the description of “What we do” reads “Every year, … Read more
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) is a not-for-profit academic research consortium that produes an annual assessment of the entrepreneurial activity, aspirations and attitudes of individuals across a wide range of countries. The data collected is ‘harmonized’ by a central team of experts, … Read more
More than just a new name, new data is included such as company, consumer, product, market and country specific “Insight” and analysis for consumer packaged goods. The former Product Launch Analytics database contains Information on new consumer packaged goods with … Read more
Web site from Michigan State University that is a portal site for all kinds of trade, export, and country information.
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional … Read more
GreenFILE provides access to materials on the human impact on the environment. Sources include scholarly, governmental, and general interest articles and books. It represents research from fields such as agriculture, education, law, health, and technology. Topics include climate change, green … Read more
A collection of guides prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
“This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times … Read more
See ProQuest Business Market Research Collection Information for more then 40,000 companies, including company overview, industry information, key company executives, and for publicly traded firms upto 3 years of historical financials.
Provides both summary and individual analyst forecasts of company earnings, cash flows, and other important financial items, as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations. In 2000, I/B/E/S was integrated with Thomson Financial / First Call. In 2012 First Call was discontinued. I/B/E/S … Read more
IBISWorld covers more than 700 U.S. industries, as defined by 5-digit NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes. Each 30-40 page report covers industry conditions and performance, key sensitivities and success factors, segmentation, size, trends, and outlook. UNC also has … Read more
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world’s largest archive of computer readable social science data. ICPSR provides Web access to data files and documentation for use with statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata. … Read more
A wonderful page of interesting tables and charts showing how Consumer Price Index (CPI) affects prices and nearly everything else that has money as a base. There are conversion factors to determine the value of dollars of the years 1774 … Read more
Data from Thomson Financial describing the sales and purchases of stock by corporate insiders. A database includes: Table One file contains all Table 1 non-derivative transaction and holdings information filed on Forms 3, 4, 5. Coverage January 1986 to Present. Table … Read more
Data from Thomson Financial. Stock holdings and transactions by more than 4,300 Institutional Money Managers and money management companies. The Institutional Holdings data source is the actual 13f form filed with the SEC on a quarterly basis by money managers/management … Read more
Securities Class Action Settlements covers 19 years and contains information on more than 5,900 cases. These files represent a one-time snapshot of the entire SCAS database (all fields and all cases including Federal, State, International and SEC Disgorgements) as of March … Read more
Historical corporate governance data S&P 1500 companies. The data can be looked at by companies, boards, and or individual directors for years 1997 – 2019. There is also data for Takeover defenses from 2000 to 2019. There are four different … Read more
Voting Analytics can help you monitor and analyze institutional voting policies, shareholder meeting results and voting patterns to discover trends and actionable insights. Data is available for 2003 to 2013 and is stored in a series of zip files. with 1 Zip … Read more
Tax information publications and forms from the United States Internal Revenue Service.
A guide information on Federal Tax aspects of a small business. Also a selected guide to other Internet sites and resources with information of interest to those starting or running a small businesses.
This site contains links to many different statistics related to corporate and individual taxation. Information is gathered form corporate and individual tax returns filed with the United States Internal Revenue Service. The most current data here is 2 to 3 years … Read more
Provides access to the data underlying the International Country Risk Guide (ICRG) publication. It includes MONTHLY averages of political risk and economic indicators; Coplin-O’Leary ratings and forecasts; and some general geographic and political information for 145 countries from 1984 to … Read more
International Debt Statistics presents external debt and financial flow data for the 120 economies that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System. The time series for 216 indicators run from 1970 to 2012, with contractual obligations data … Read more
Short to medium length (2 to 10 pages) narratives on the history of companies. Many of the histories include a bibliography of other places to look for information on the company discussed in the entry.
International Financial Statistics (IFS) is a great source international and country statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance for more than 200 countries. Data available includes: exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, … Read more
The ILO formulates international labour standards in the form of Conventions and Recommendations setting minimum standards of basic labour rights: freedom of association, the right to organize, collective bargaining, abolition of forced labour, equality of opportunity and treatment, and other … Read more
Labor statistics, surveys, standards, and legislation information from the International Labour Organization.
The U.S. Census Bureau has collected links to statistical sites for over 100 countries and international organizations. This is a good place to begin your search for statistics in other countries.
Lots of Importing and Exporting information. Click on “Products approach” or “Country approach” at the opening screen, and you’ll go to a page with a wealth of links to both ITC information and trade information on the Internet. Click on … Read more
OptionMetrics’s IvyDB is a comprehensive source of historical price and implied volatility data for the U.S. equity and index options markets. Ivy DB OptionMetrics contains historical prices of options and their associated underlying instruments, correctly calculated implied volatilities, and option … Read more
Information from the Japan Patent Office including how to apply as well as a searchable databases of granted patents.
Links to a series of “tutorials” on marketing topics.
Provides full-text access to general, regional and international news, company news and financial information, legal information, and other topics such as biographical information. It covers general, regional and international news, company news and financial information, legal information (including law reviews, … Read more
Access to more than 900 demographic and statistical data items from state and federal agencies. You can qet some data at state, county, municipal, township, tract, block group and block levels. Options included both customizable and pre-formatted reports. Data definitions … Read more
A free Web journal dedicated to “providing legal and library professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet research and technology-related issues, applications, resources and tools.”
The Mergent Fixed Income Securities Database (FISD) for academia is a comprehensive database of publicly-offered U.S. bonds. FISD contains issue details on over 140,000 corporate, corporate MTN (medium term note), supranational, U.S. Agency, and U.S. Treasury debt securities and includes … Read more
Mergent Historical Annual Reports contains company annual reports from the U.S., Canada, and other mostly European countries from around the world. Over 1 million annual reports are included, some dating back over 100 years. In some cases when a company … Read more
Provides a comprehensive history of corporate America for almost 100 years. It includes corporate histories, brief financial statements, lists of subsidiaries, descriptions of long-term debt, and stock offerings, officers and directors, etc. Specifically the database contains: Transportation Manual 1909-present | … Read more
The reports cover a variety of sectors including consumer goods, travel and tourism, financial industry, internet industry, retail, and food and drink. Reports discuss market drivers, market size and trends, market segmentation, supply structure, advertising and promotion, retail distribution, consumer … Read more
Morningstar Investing Center offers Information on more than 8,000 stocks and 12,000 mutual funds including 20 minute delayed pricing, summary financial statements, independent analysis and more. You can screen stocks, CDFs, ETFs, and mutual funds selected characteristics.
Combines authoritative Morningstar data with powerful analytical tools. Gives you data on more than 10,000 mutual funds. With more historical data, an archive of our analyst reviews and commentaries, fund manager profiles, and much more, you’ll be able to confidently … Read more
Use the pull down menu to select a state or territory and get a link to the Secretary of State Office for that state or territory that is responsible for corporate registrations in that state or territory. The offices may … Read more
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. NBER research is conducted by more than 500 university professors around the country, the leading scholars … Read more
Links to all kinds of information about doing business in or with the state of North Carolina. Including: applications, permits, licenses, laws, taxes, and all manner of laws, rules, and regulations.
New York Times, in the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database, offers full-text and full-image articles covering 1851 to December 31, 2019. You can search the current issues of the New York Times through several databases including Proquest Central, New York Times … Read more
The site provides links to the FREE web sites of hundreds of U.S. and non-U.S. newspapers, U.S. radio stations, and U.S. television stations. This resource is particularly good for finding articles or news stories on smaller perhaps privately owned companies … Read more
Newspaper Source Plus provides selected full text for nearly 860 national (U.S.), regional( U.S.), and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc. In addition, there is full text … Read more
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) provides common industry definitions for Canada, Mexico, and the United States. And allows for better comparison of economic and financial statistics and ensures that such statistics keep pace with the changing economy. NAICS … Read more
The North Carolina Department of Commerce provides a wealth of information and services including: business license information, NC statistics, site selection, international trade assistance, and more.
This database was discontinued by the publisher as of December 2014, and was replaced by theTAQ Millisecond database. However data is still available for January 1993 to December 2014. This database contains intraday transactions data in two databases, Consolidated Quote … Read more
This database contains intraday transactions data in two databases, Consolidated Quote database for intraday quotes (time (to the millisecond), price and number of shares for each offer to buy or sell) and Consolidated Trade database for intraday trades (time (to … Read more
Lots of information about foreign exchange including a converter. The converter lets you convert between any two of the worlds currencies. For example you can determine how many Yen, Pounds, or Krone you can get for your Dollar, Peso, or … Read more
This is a marvelous site that lets you search for the definitions of words in more than 1060 different dictionaries. You can search all of the dictionaries at once or search them individually.
OptionMetrics’s IvyDB is a comprehensive source of historical price and implied volatility data for the U.S. equity and index options markets. Ivy DB OptionMetrics contains historical prices of options and their associated underlying instruments, correctly calculated implied volatilities, and option … Read more
ORBIS has information on more than 321 million publicly traded and privately held companies from almost 200 countries around the world. The company count breakdown by region: North America 68 million — Western Europe 79 million — Eastern Europe 42 … Read more
Osiris contains information on more than 110,000 listed (publicly traded) companies, banks and insurance companies from 190 countries around the world. In addition to the income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement and ratios. Osiris provides, ownership, subsidiaries, earnings estimates … Read more
More than just definitions. The OED is the world’s leading authority on the history and development of the English language. The OED allows users to find words that have come into English via a particular language. Search for quotation using … Read more
See ProQuest Business Market Research Collection Reports analyzing economic and political developments in more than 110 individual countries, regions and worldwide.
A great source for analysis and statistics on industries, markets, and countries from Euromonitor contains historical data starting in 1995 and 5 years of forecasts of market size (units and value) data for 330 consumer products in many countries. Euromonitor … Read more
A good place to find upto three years of press releases and other news released by companies who are members of the PR Newswire organization. PR Newswire serves more than 50% of public companies in the United States, including over … Read more
See GlobalData Information on new consumer packaged goods with more than one million new skus for new foods, beverages, health & beauty aids, household, pet and tobacco products from around the world. More than 20 searchable data fields per report … Read more
Detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions from trade journals and scholarly journals on throughout Asia, Austraila and Europe.
Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover’s Company Profiles: profiles of more than 40,000 global companies. Information typically includes location, officers, competitors and for publicly traded companies financial information. OxResearch: research on economic … Read more
A general reference database allows users to search more than 35 of the “Proquest family of databases.” Subjects covered incude Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the … Read more
This is the place to go if you are looking for information on Dissertations written and accepted at an accredited U.S. institution since 1861. Free previews (in PDF format) of the first 24 pages of all dissertations and theses in … Read more
Information for entrepreneurs and researchers that includes business start-up plans, video clips, journal articles, business cases, and more.
This database covers about 6300 journals and other publications covering subjects ranging from business and political science to literature and psychology. Accessible to readers and researchers at every level.
PsycARTICLES provides full-text articles from leading more than 100 psychological journals including journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA and the Canadian Psychological Association. Business researchers will find this database very useful for finding material on industrial psychology, … Read more
This database is probably the “premier” database covering the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. Business researchers will find this database very useful for finding material on industrial psychology, organizational behavior, and other human resources types of … Read more
RavenPack News Analytics is a database containing millions of analytical data points for articles on thousands of entities. These data points can be used to perform a wide variety of analysis on how entities are presented or covered by various … Read more
Special Note: vendor does not permit access from IP addresses outside the United States Data-Axle is a collection of databases that provide directory information on more than 64 million U.S. businesses, 160 million U.S. residents 1.2 million U.S. healthcare providers. … Read more
Indexing and full-text of more than 70 regional business publications including Arizona Business, Business North Carolina, Crain’s New York Business (and other Crain Communications editions), Des Moines Business Record, Enterprise Salt Lake City, Fort Worth Business Press, Orange County Business … Read more
RePEc together with IDEAS (Internet Documents in Economics Access Service), is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in more than 80 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics. The heart of the project is a decentralized database … Read more
Please note that RIA Checkpoint does not work with UNC-CH’s “EDUROAM” wireless network at this time please use one of the other available wireless networks. Searchable Full-Text of a variety of publications relating to United States federal, individual state, and international … Read more
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research offers two tools for searching opinion poll datasets: iPOLL, which allows searching at the question level, and Roper/Express/, which allows searching at the dataset level. The Center archives national opinion polls back to … Read more
Research methods toolset designed to help researchers develop research projects, understand or identify particular methods, conduct research and write up their findings; library of more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos including Sages Little Green Book … Read more
News and legislation relating to sales and use taxation in the United States. Click on the “resources” link on the right of the screen for a link to sales and use tax rates by state.
SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network) provides market research and industry news for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries, covering 40 different sports. It includes full-text articles, links to over 10,000 sports organizations, sport participation summaries for the American population, … Read more
Scopus is a citation and abstracting database that provides comprehensive coverage of the peer-reviewed journal and conference literature, with links to full-text where available through the library. It encompasses scientific, technical, medical, social science and arts and humanities disciplines. It … Read more
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Search Engine Watch provides tips and information about searching the web, analysis of the search engine industry and help to site owners trying to improve their ability to be found in search engines. (Source Vendor web site)
An alternative site for searching the United States’ SEC EDGAR filings The site requires you to register, but registration is free. This resource is produced by Fran Finnegan & Company.
Official site that provides access to most public securities documents and information filed by Canadian public companies and investment funds with the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in the SEDAR filing system. SEDAR is a rough equivalent to the SEC’s EDGAR … Read more
A web-based mapping application that enables users to quickly and easily create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business and marketing data. The data is from EASI Analytics, Mediamark Research Inc., and Simmons Study of Media Markets and … Read more
Search for working papers by keywords in the title or abstract or search by or limt by author. You may also browse by broad subject area. Many are papers can be downloaded for free but when the paper is not … Read more
This page allows the user to search the 1987 version of the SIC manual by keyword(s) for a 4 digit SIC and to access descriptive information for a known 4-digit SIC
Statista includes information on indusstries and products from more than 10,000 business and public information sources including trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources covering more than 600 industries. Statista includes more than 3,000 market studies; and 1,000 industry reports … Read more
The Statistical Abstract contains a collection of statistics of current and historical demographic, social, and economic conditions in the United States. There is some selected international data as well. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, … Read more
Librarians at Rutgers University Libraries created this very useful and comprihensive site. “This Webguide lists stock and commodity exchanges, including those dealing in futures, options, and derivatives, as well as sources for market and stock prices and reports.”
The Deal Pipeline is a transaction information service powered by senior financial journalists created to help organizations find new business, develop industry relationships and perform due diligence. The Deal Pipeline’s journalists write 150+ articles and data updates daily, making The … Read more
Order hardcopies of annual reports from participating companies for free from one central location for more than 5,000 public companies traded on the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, OTC and TSX exchanges. Reports are mailed free of charge to US addresses.
ThomasNet provides current sourcing information for more than 67,000 industrial and manufacturing products and services from more than 600,000 U. S. and Canadian companies. Information available typically includes company name address and contact numbers or email. From adhesives to hardware, … Read more
This database is good for finding articles published in more than 13,000 popular and academic journals covering many academic subject areas including business, economics, public policy, other social sciences, the humanities, and general sciences. There is some form of full … Read more
America’s Newspapers is and extensive collection of U.S. newspapers. It includes the complete electronic editions of more than 1,200 newspapers including more than 50 from cities in North Carolina. America’s News provides information on people, issues, and events in the local area or … Read more
An extensive listing of associations from the publishers of ThomasNet.com. The vast majority of associations in this list are for manufactureres and suppliers of industrial products.
Times Digital Archive provides full-image coverage of the ‘world’s newspaper of record’ for a period of more than 200 years, 1785 to 2014, covering events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War, from early industrialization to the information age. … Read more
The major statistics site for statistics on the United States of America! The site contains all kinds of statistics covering a wide range of subjects, from population to the economy to health issues, it is all here. Use the Index … Read more
Describes Census Bureau “programs” that provide statistics about U.S. businesses and governments. In Census jargon “programs” are are major data collection and reporting operations. All active “programs” are included along with discontinued “programs” of continuing interest. Each “program” description includes … Read more
Along with the expected information on Border Security this site contains information on rules and regulations that apply to importing and exporting goods to and from the United States.
Lots of information on labor laws, regulations, and statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Tariff and trade data and statistics. Find the dollar or percentage rate of the tariff due on almost everything imported into the United States. Dollar value of imports of categories is available for U.S. to other countries and other countries … Read more
News and information from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Including patent application forms, rules, regulations, and procedures, and frequently asked questions about the patent and trademark process. There are easy to use searchable databases of patents, trademarks, and patent … Read more
Provides access to the full-text regulatory material, litigation of SEC enforcement actions, the EDGAR Database of company filings, and a history of the SEC.
U.S. Government agency that provides financial, technical, and management assistance to help Americans start and grow their businesses.
News and information from the United Kingdom’s Patent and Trademark Office. Including patent application forms, rules and procedures, and frequently asked questions about the patent and trademark process. You can also search for on Patents, tredemarks, and copyrights granted in … Read more
The Funding Information Portal has links to variety of databases that contain information about grant and funding opportunities is the best place to start your search for research funding.
UNdata provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface. Search or browse for data, create tables and download. Areas of coverage include agriculture, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population, … Read more
University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) provides access to thousands of e-books from more than a dozen university presses across the subject spectrum. Subjects of particular interst for business researchers might include Business and Management and Economics and Finance. UPSO allows … Read more
News content from more than 1600 national and international newspapers, newswires and selected news magazines.
USA Trade Online provides a wealth of data on United States exports and imports of over 18,000 commodities. The data can be displayed by current month and prior month, by cumulative year to date, current and prior year, and by … Read more
Value Line’s Historical Estimates & Projections product provides a variety of Value Line analysts’ estimates and 3-to-5-year projections for approximately 1,700 companies and industries–the same broad group covered by Value Line Investment Survey. Coverage is 1987 to 2011. Among the … Read more
Value Line Research Center offers all the content of Value Line’s investment services covering thousands of stocks, mutual funds, daily options and convertible issues. The Research Center comprises Value Line Investment Survey, Value Line Investment Survey Expanded Edition, Value Line … Read more
This portal site has a very large collection of categorized and briefly annotated links to web resources useful for financial management related questions, more than 1,000 PowerPoint slides, interactive quizzes, web-based exercises, and more. The web sites are grouped to … Read more
Search for and read articles that were printed in the Wall Street Journal after January 1, 1984. You can search for and read the full-text of older articles from the Wall Street Journal by using Factiva or Wall Street Journal … Read more
The Wall Street Journal is part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database, offers hundreds of thousands of pages of full-text and full-image articles in the newspaper from 1889-2010. You can search the current issues of the Wall Street through several … Read more
This publication of the World Bank contains more than 1400 indicators. The indicators cover a wide range of social, economic and demographic areas including major economic indicators, information on population, health, gender, poverty, natural resources, financial matters, environmental variables, and … Read more
An impressive page of links to print and electronic resources that are useful for answering tax, accounting, finance, and law related questions. Some resources are available in full-text on line for free, other resources are either not on line or … Read more
A global directory of manufacturers and distributors, classified by industrial products and services categories. Information includes company name address and contact numbers or email. Does not necessarily include every company producing a product or service from every country.
WIPO is an agency of the UN. The WIPO databases include international intellectual property laws, standards, and statistics, but also information on international patents, brand registrations, marks, appellations of origin, and more. ()source Davis Libary web page.)
More than 179 million records representing the holdings of several thousand libraries from around the world. The data base includes bibliographic records for books, dissertations, journals, audiovisual materials, sound recordings, maps, musical scores, newspapers and manuscripts. This database is most useful … Read more
WRDS is used to access several research oriented database including: Audit Analytics | Bureau van Dijk’s Osiris | BoardEx | COMPUSTAT Global | COMPUSTAT North America | COMPUSTAT Execucomp | COMPUSTAT Snapshot | CRSP Stocks | CRSP Indicies | CRSP … Read more
A collection of financial calculators including their Universal Currency Converter for converting more than 180 world currencies in to any other world currencies and a Credit Card Charges Calculator that it will give you an estimate of the “hidden” charges … Read more
A dictionary and thesaurus combination. Type in a word and get a definition, synonyms, and a list of usage examples. A nice feature of this site is that many words have a link to an audiofile where you can hear … Read more
Financial information on publicly traded companies. Including delayed stock price, financial statements, financial and performance ratios, analyst estimates and recomendations, and more.
Zephyr includes information on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, private equity, and venture capital deals and rumors. Zephyr has global coverage: European deals from as early as 1997, North American deals from 2000, and Other global areas deals form … Read more