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Featured Databases: PrivCo

April 23rd, 2024

Parrish Library’s Featured Databases series will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature PrivCo, brought to you by PrivCo Media, LLC.


PrivCo is a premier source for business and financial data on over 300,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.


The List of Business Databases is an alphabetical list of databases filtered to those most applicable to business, entrepreneurship, and hospitality and tourism management programs of study.


Click Getting Started with PrivCo to watch the basics of using this database.

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  • D&B Hoovers aggregates company profiles, business news, and industry reports.
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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

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