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LSEG Workspace

February 28, 2022

Provides information on publicly traded US and international companies; formerly known as Refinitiv Workspace. Typically includes summary financial data with links to company filings, key ratios actual and forward estimates, stock pricing data, key corporate events, officers and directors, analyst rating, and analyst reports.

Aftermarket Reports (fka Investext) no longer exists as an independent database but is a module of the LSEG Workspace database. Contains the full-text, including tables, charts and other graphics, of industry and company reports written by analysts from more than 700 of the world’s investment banks. Includes over 8 million company reports and more than 1.2 million industry reports dating back to 1982. Reports are generally added 1 to 2 weeks after initial publication.


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UNC-CH users only

Capital IQ (Kenan-Flagler only)

May 1, 2017

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 by a very wide range of company identification data, financial statement data, executive’s biographical characteristics, and deal or transaction specifics. 

Information can be exported to Excel.


The Capital IQ platform, in various forms, is deployed at over 1,800 investment banks, hedge/mutual funds, PE/VC firms, management consultancies, and Fortune 500 corporations. (Source Vendor Web site)


Special Note: Because of licensing restrictions:

Access to Capital IQ is restricted to current faculty, staff, and students of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Users MUST use their email address when requesting an account.

Users MUST access through UNC Kenan-Flagler  Research Tools & Library Resources web page. DO NOT bookmark the S&P Capital IQ login page

Users will be required to enter their UNC onyen from both on-campus and off-campus. Then users will be able to enter their Capital IQ user id and password.


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UNC Kenan-Flagler users only


May 1, 2017

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 analysis. There is a special focus on the financing, and mergers and acquisitions of these companies through private investors and venture capital and private equity firms. Students, faculty and staff can now register for an account and access CB Insights

Special Note: Students, faculty and staff must register and set up an account using a valid UNC Chapel Hill email address to access CB Insights.

Special Note: Each user is limited to 4,000 lines of downloading per year.

UNC-CH users with additional password


May 1, 2017

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 one of 26 languages before searching.

Open Access


May 1, 2017

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 Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and more than 10,000 other sources from more than 150 countries in more than 22 languages. Most publications are updated on the day of publication. But more than 400 of the 600+ newswires are updated continuously.

Special Notes:

Not all sources are available to Academic accounts. If you receive 0 results for any given Source search, it is likely that the source is not available to you.

UNC-Chapel Hill is allowed only FIVE (5) users at any time so PLEASE use the Logout button in the top right corner of the screen when you are finished.

The time out period for inactive viewing is 10 minutes.

UNC-CH users only

Nexis Uni

April 28, 2017

News and legal resources.

  • General, regional and international news, company news and financial information.
  • Legal information includes law reviews, case law and legal rulings).
  • formerly LexisNexis Academic.

See also ProQuest U.S. Newsstream for similar content in a simpler format. Includes: the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and thousands more national and international newspapers, wires and some TV / radio transcripts. Dates vary; most from the 1990s to present

For North Carolina news, see America’s News, which includes over 6,300 U.S. newspapers such as:

UNC-CH users only

Mergent Archives

April 28, 2017

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 | Public Utility Manual 1914-2007 | Industrial Manual 1920-present | Bank and Finance Manual 1928-present | OTC Industrial Manual 1970-present | International Manual 1981-present | OTC Unlisted Manual 1986-present | and Municipal and Government Manual 1955-present.

Additional resources in the archive include: corporate annual reports; industry reports; equity reports. Users can search within and across manuals, by company name, manual year or type. (Source Davis Library)

UNC-CH users only

ProQuest Business Market Research Collection

April 28, 2017

​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 and political conditions and developments from researchers at Oxford and other leading universities and Think Tanks.

UNC-CH users only

Data-Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

April 28, 2017

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.

The U.S. Business database offers a number of different search points, including company name, yellow page headings, NAICS and SIC codes, executive names, estimated sales volume, number of employees, stock exchange ticker symbols and  Fortune 1000 ranking. There is also geography based searching by state, city, metro area, zip codes, a radius centered on a address or latitude and longitude point, or within the boundaries drawn on a map by the user.

Similar search options are available for the U.S. healthcare providers and U.S. residential databases.

Search results are downloadable in limited, 200 records, quantities

UNC-CH users only


April 28, 2017

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, from machine parts to valves, you can identify the product you need from multiple suppliers. This is not an exhaustive listing of companies or products. Company listings typically include addresses and phone numbers and products available.

A print version of Thomas Register for the years 1924 to 2002 is available in the Library Service Center T12. T612. Use Carolina BLU request form

UNC-CH users only

World Industrial Reporter

April 28, 2017

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.

Open Access