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Featured Databases: Data Axle Reference Solutions

Featured Databases: Data Axle Reference Solutions

May 24th, 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 Data Axle Reference Solutions, brought to you by Data Axle, Inc.

Focus

Data Axle Reference Solutions provides basic directory data including 93 million US businesses, 379 million historical US businesses, and 261 million individual US consumers. It can be used to build lists like these examples: all coffee shops in Indianapolis, all semiconductor machinery manufacturers in California and Indiana, or consumers in West Lafayette interested in cooking / wine with a household income between $125,000-$200,000.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Data Axle Reference Solutions to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

  • Mintel contains market research reports and consumer data: primarily B2C (business-to-consumer) categories like food and drinks, travel, beauty and personal care, pets, household goods, and retail and apparel.
  • S&P Capital IQ includes information on equities, credit ratings, competitors, transactions, and more; can be used to generate lists of companies, markets, or executives.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Databases: Mintel

May 6th, 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 Mintel, brought to you by Mintel Group Ltd.

Focus

Mintel contains market research reports and consumer data: primarily B2C (business-to-consumer) categories like food and drinks, travel, beauty and personal care, pets, household goods, and retail and apparel.

Access

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.

Tutorial

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

Related Resources

  • Data Axle Reference Solutions provides basic directory data including 93 million US businesses, 379 million historical US businesses, and 261 million individual US consumers.
  • SimplyAnlytics allows for web-based mapping, analytics and data visualization of demographic variables, psychographic variables, and business locations.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Databases: Regional Business News

April 29th, 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 Regional Business News, brought to you by EBSCO Information Services.

Focus

Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications, incorporating seventy-five business news magazines, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas with the United States.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Regional Business News to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

  • ABI/INFORM Dateline contains local and regional business news coverage primarily sourced from city, state, and regional business publications. Note: This database can also be searched as part of the larger ABI/INFORM Collection.
  • Business Source Complete includes thousands of full-text academic journals and mainstream publications. Also include case studies, SWOT analyses, industry reports, and a selection of brief company profiles.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Databases: S&P Capital IQ

April 8th, 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 S&P Capital IQ, brought to you by S&P Global.

Focus

S&P Capital IQ is considered a top resource for company financial and valuations. It includes information on equities, credit ratings, competitors, transactions and more, and can generate lists of companies, markets, or executives.

Access

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.

Tutorials

Click Getting Started with S&P Capital IQ Company Research to learn how to use this database to find company information or click Getting Started with S&P Capital IQ Screening Tips for a closer look at how to set up targeted searches.

Related Resources
  • LSEG Workspace provides company, industry, and economic data and news from the London Stock Exchange Group including ESG, M&A, and robust charting.
  • Mergent Online includes company financial statements, ratios, and other quantitative data.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Databases: Sage Skills: Student Success

April 1st, 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 Sage Skills: Student Success, brought to you by Sage Publications.

Focus

Sage Skills: Student Success empowers students to learn the practical academic and personal skills needed to thrive in the higher education environment and beyond through ten comprehensive modules that are relevant across all courses and disciplines.

Access

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.

Modules include academic integrity and referencing, communications and interpersonal skills, critical thinking, data literacy, and diversity, bias, and impacting change, among others.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Sage Skills: Student Success to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources
  • Sage Skills: Business enables students to practice real-world business and professional skills in the areas of data analytics, entrepreneurship, leadership, and organizational communication.  

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Databases: MRI-Simmons Catalyst

March 26th, 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 MRI-Simmons Catalyst, brought to you by MRI-Simmons.

Focus

MRI-Simmons Catalyst contains demographic, lifestyle, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences reported by a sample of over 25,000 US consumers.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with MRI-Simmons Catalyst to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources
  • Sage Data contains standardized statistical datasets from more than 550 sources with over 2 billion data points including US and international government providers.
  • SimplyAnalytics provides web-based mapping, analytics and data visualization of demographic variables, psychographic variables, and business locations.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Databases: Morningstar Investing Center

March 5th, 2024

Parrish Library’s Featured Databases will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of Purdue Libraries’ subscription resources. This edition will feature Morningstar Investing Center, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc.

Focus

Morningstar Investing Center contains information on 20,000 stocks and mutual funds, allows screening using a variety of criteria, and provides access to Morningstar Ratings and analyst reports.

Please note that this database has a five concurrent user limit, so it is important to log off when you are finished using the database.

Access

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.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Morningstar Investing Center to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources
  • Investext contains analyst reports from investment banks, brokerage houses, and consulting firms. Contains both current and historical reports.
  • Weiss Financial Ratings provides information and ratings for stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, banks, credit unions, and insurance companies, consumer guides, and financial literacy information.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu.

Want to see a specific database promoted in an upcoming edition? Send an email to parrlib@purdue.edu and we will gladly promote it.


Featured Database: IBISWorld

January 16th, 2024

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 IBISWorld, brought to you by a company of the same name.

Focus

IBISWorld provides data-drive reports on over 700 U.S. industries, 200 Chinese industries, and 70 global industries. Each report is approximately 30-40 pages in length.

Access

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.

Tutorial

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

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • BizMiner contains detailed industry analysis for small and large businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • D&B Hoovers is an aggregate database of company, business news, and industry information.
  • Plunkett Research offers detailed industry reports, company profiles, and numerous statistics.

 


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 parrlib@purdue.edu. 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 parrlib@purdue.edu.


Featured Database: PitchBook

December 5th, 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 a new resource, PitchBook, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc.

Focus

PitchBook contains private market data – startups, private equity and venture capital investors, angel investors, limited partners like foundations and sovereign wealth funds, and associated deals and funding rounds.

Please note that PitchBook has a download limit of 10 downloads per day, per user and 25 downloads per month, per user. 

Access

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.

Tutorial

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

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Mergent Online provides access to company financial statements, ratios, and other qualitative data, SEC filings, analyst reports, a historical daily stock pricing back to 1925.
  • PrivCo includes business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.

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 parrlib@purdue.edu. 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 parrlib@purdue.edu.


Featured Database: Sage Video

November 14th, 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 Sage Video, brought to you by Sage Publications.

Focus

Sage Video includes in-depth interviews with experts from areas in Business & Management, Psychotherapy; Criminology & Criminal Justice; Education; Leadership; Media, Communication & Cultural Studies; Nursing; Politics & International Relations; Psychology; Social Work; and Sociology.

Access

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.

Tutorial

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

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Sage Business Cases contains content covering topics such as accounting, business ethics & corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, finance, and more.
  • Sage Skills: Business includes a range of multimedia content that allows students to practice real-world business and professional skills.

 


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 parrlib@purdue.edu. 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 parrlib@purdue.edu.