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Featured Database: IBISWorld

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.


Featured Database: Sage Business Cases

October 31st, 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 newly acquired resource, Sage Business Cases, brought to you by Sage Publications.

Focus

Sage Business Cases, 2022 and 2023 editions, provide access to cases covering topics such as accounting, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general business management, human resource management, information and knowledge management, international business and management, leadership, marketing, operations management, organization studies, research methods for business and management, and strategic management.

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 Business Cases to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • (New!) Sage Skills: Business, provides access to multimedia content in data analytics, entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational communication, and professionalism that helps students develop high-demand skills needed to transition from campus to the workplace.
  • Business Source Complete, indexes and abstracts articles in business and management, marketing, MIS, accounting, finance, international business, and related disciplines.

 


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 Skills: Business

October 17th, 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 newly acquired resource, Sage Skills: Business, brought to you by Sage Publications.

Focus

Sage Skills: Business provides easy access to a range of multimedia content in the areas of data analytics, entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational communication, and professionalism that helps students develop high-demand skills needed to transition from campus to the workplace.

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.

Tutorials

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

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • (New!) Sage Business Cases, 2022 and 2023 edition of Sage Business Cases covering topics such as accounting, business ethics & corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, finance, and much more.

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: Plunkett Research

August 29th, 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 Plunkett Research, brought to you by Plunkett Research, Ltd.

Focus

Plunkett Research offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, and company lists. Detailed industry reports and company profiles are also available.

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 Plunkett Research to watch the basics of using this database or check out our interactive tutorial to try it out yourself!

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • BCC Market Research contains marketing research reports, industry reviews, newsletters, and conferences for competitive business intelligence.
  • IBISWorld Industry Reports includes granular level industry-specific titles on over 700 US industries in the US economy.

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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 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: Morningstar Investment Research Center

July 13th, 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 Morningstar Investment Research Center, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc.

Focus

Morningstar Investment Research Center offers up-to-date information on 20,000 stocks and mutual funds, including Morningstar Ratings, allows screening using a variety of criteria, and includes Morningstar Analyst Reports on 1,000 stocks and 2,000 mutual funds.

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.

Note: This database has a five concurrent user limit. Please log off when you are finished.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Morningstar Investment Research Center to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Mergent Online includes financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical information on M&A activity, country information, product and brand names, historical ratings, and historical daily stock pricing back to 1925.
  • S&P Capital IQ is an in-depth financial/valuation data resource, including information on equities, credit ratings, transactions, and more.

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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 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: Insider Intelligence

June 8th, 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 Insider Intelligence, brought to you by Axel Springer SE.

Focus

Insider Intelligence includes daily research articles, analyst reports, and a database of e-business and online marketing statistics, aggregated and analyzed from over 2,800 sources. Topics include market research and trend analysis on Internet, e-business, online marketing, media, and emerging technologies.

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 Insider Intelligence to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Mintel includes market research reports that cover a variety of sectors including consumer goods, travel and tourism, internet industry, retail, and more.
  • Passport provides business intelligence on countries, consumers, and industries and offers integrated access to statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources.

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: Passport

May 9th, 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 Passport, brought to you by Euromonitor International.

Focus

Passport provides business intelligence on countries, consumers, and industries and offers integrated access to statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources.

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 Passport to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • ProQuest Statistical Insight provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, state governments, private organizations, and major international governmental organizations.
  • SimplyAnalytics contains extensive data including demographic, housing, employment, consumer spending (CEX), D&B business points-of-interest file, and marketing data from Mediamark Research (MRI).

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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 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: Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

November 1st, 2022

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 Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) developed by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Focus

Wharton Research Data Services, also known as WRDS, is a data management and research tool that provides single-point access to over 350 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines, including finance, marketing, and economics.

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 Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Bizminer, contains detailed industry analysis through marketing plan research profiles, financial analysis profiles, local business summaries, and state market index profiles.
  • Mintel, includes market research reports covering consumer goods, travel and tourism, finance, retail, and food and drink.

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.