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Featured Database: Mergent Online

March 21st, 2023

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 Mergent Online brought to you by Mergent.


Mergent Online includes financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical information on M&A activity, country information, product and brand names, historical ratings, U.S. executive biographies and compensation details, and historical daily stock pricing back to 1925.


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 Career Account.


Click Getting Started with Mergent Online to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • D&B Hoovers, aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information.
  • PrivCo, includes business and financial data on over 300,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations.

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