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Featured Database: Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

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.


Featured Database: Frost & Sullivan

October 4th, 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 Frost & Sullivan brought to you by the global research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.

Focus

Frost & Sullivan’s business intelligence portfolio provides practical industry insights and analysis with real-world statistics and research results. Industries covered include communications and IT, transportation, consumer products, healthcare, environment and energy, aerospace and defense, electronics and semiconductors, chemicals, materials, and food.

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 Frost & Sullivan to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Passport provides business intelligence on countries, consumers, and industries with access to statistics, market reports, company profiles and information sources.
  • MRS Simmons Insights provides information on demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences reported by a sample of 25,000 U.S. consumers.

 

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: Weiss Financial Ratings

August 31st, 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 Weiss Financial Ratings brought to you by Weiss Group, LLC.

Focus

Provides information about stocks, mutual funds exchange traded funds, banks, credit unions, and insurance companies; consumer guides to various insurance products, annuities, health savings accounts, medicare, and elder care; as well as financial literacy information on checking accounts, managing debt, making a budget, buying a car, renting an apartment, student loans, starting a 401 (k), understanding health insurance plans, planning for the future, and investing.

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 Weiss Financial Ratings to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:


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: Checkpoint Edge

March 22nd, 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 Checkpoint Edge brought to you by Thomson Reuters.

Focus

RIA Checkpoint provides primary tax documents and secondary analysis for federal, state, and local taxation, estate planning, pensions and benefits, international taxation, and payroll taxation.

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 Checkpoint Edge to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • ABI/INFORM Global, includes articles on business conditions, trends, management techniques, and more on areas such as advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, taxation, computers, as well as information on 60,000+ companies.
  • Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, portal for entrepreneurs containing business plans, entrepreneurial articles, small business forms and related 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. 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

February 15th, 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 SAGE Business Cases, brought to you by SAGE.

Focus

The SAGE Business Cases database includes over 4,000 cases on entrepreneurship, accounting, healthcare management, leadership, and social enterprise from over 100 countries.

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 see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • ABI Inform Collection, features full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key newspapers, and country- and industry- focused reports and data.
  • Business Source Complete, provides access to peer-reviewed journals and periodicals.

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: MRI Simmons Insights

November 30th, 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 MRI Simmons Insights, brought to you by MRI Simmons.

Focus

MRI Simmons Insights, formerly known as Mediamark Internet Reporter, provides information on demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences reported by a sample of over 25,000 United States consumers.

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 MRI Simmons Insights to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Mintel, includes market research reports for Europe, the UK, and the US, that discuss market drivers, market size & trends, market segmentation, supply structure, advertising and promotion, retail distribution, consumer characteristics, and market forecasts.
  • SimplyAnalytics, contains demographic, housing, employment, consumer spending (CEX), D&B business points-of-interest files, and marketing data from Mediamark Research (MRI).

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: SimplyAnalytics

October 5th, 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 SimplyAnalytics, brought to you by SimplyAnalytics, Inc.

Focus

SimplyAnalytics contains extensive data including demographic, housing, employment, consumer spending (CEX), D&B business points-of-interest, and marketing data from Mediamark Research (MRI).

Why Should I Know About This Database?

SimplyAnalytics enables users to quickly create thematic maps and reports using thousands of U.S. demographic, business, and marketing variables. Users have access to SimmonsLOCAL consumer behavior data with information on over 8,000 brands and 450 unique categories. Additionally, the EASI Life Stage Clusters classification system is available. Data is available at the State, Congressional District, County, City, ZIP Code, Census Tract and Block Group level as well as custom trade area and the entire United States.

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 SimplyAnalytics to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Frost and Sullivan, provides the latest technology, company, econometric, demographic, and industry information.
  • MRI Simmons Insights, formerly Mediamark Internet Reporter, provides information on demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences.

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: PrivCo

September 14th, 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 PrivCo.

Focus

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.

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. PrivCo does require users to register a new account before use.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with PrivCo to see the basics of using PrivCo.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Business Source Complete, contains major company profiles and SWOT reports.
  • Mergent Online, includes financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical information on M&A activity, country information and 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: Gale Directory Library

August 10th, 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 Gale Directory Library, brought to you by Cengage.

Focus

Gale Directory Library includes information from a variety of premier directories that can be used to locate over 450,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields, including IRS data on U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations.

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.

Why Should I Know About This?

Gale Directory Library can be used to monitor association trends; identify related associations; networking and making professional contracts; marketing to associations, their members and markets.

Tutorial

Click Getting Started with Gale Directory Library to see the basics of using Gale Directory Library.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • ABI/Inform Global, includes articles on business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, company news and industry-specific topics world-wide.
  • Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA), offers several searchable database modules containing detailed information on more than 16 million U.S. businesses and employers; 89 million U.S. residents; 1.2 U.S. healthcare professionals; 2.1 million Canadian businesses; and 11 million Canadian residents.

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: Investext

July 13th, 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 Investext, within the Mergent database, brought to you by the London Stock Exchange.

Focus

Investext provides a comprehensive overview of a company and includes key fundamentals, the latest transactions, the latest five deals, research reports, news and significant developments, and the top five shareholders.

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 Investext to see the basics of using the Investext 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, and more.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center, offers up-to-date information on 20,000 stocks and mutual funds and allows screening using a variety of criteria.

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.