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Featured Database: D&B Hoovers

April 6th, 2021

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring D&B Hoovers, brought to you by Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.


D&B Hoovers is an aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.


Click Getting Started with D&B Hoovers to see the basics of using D&B Hoovers.

Why Should I Know About This?

D&B Hoovers includes a One Stop Report feature that allows users to create custom reports based on the information they need.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Reference Solutions, offers searchable database modules containing detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and employers.
  • UniWorld, up-to-date multinational business contact information with listings in over 200 countries.

Featured Database comes to you from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics. If you would like more information about this database, or if you would like a demonstration of it for a class, contact Also let us know if you know of a colleague who would benefit from this, or future Featured Databases.

Since usage statistics are an important barometer when databases are up for renewal, tell us your favorite database, and we will gladly promote it. Send an email to