Enter a company name, pull down the menu in the "Select a Field" box and choose CO Company Entity. This will bring up news articles and history about the company. You can also find articles about the company over time.
Includes business descriptions, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, and financial information for public corporations. You can also create a competitor report to compare different companies across an industry.
This resource will provide you with an industry survey that shows change and predicted change across a whole industry (not just one company or product). Investment information on companies and industries. Provides company, industry and mutual funds, all with stock, bond and financial data.
Finding Company Problems and Positives
You'll find information about a company's problems (and often the good things) primarily in the news. The links below direct you to library databases that collect major world news publications.
Why use a library database for your research?
Save time by searching in one place instead of numerous websites across the web
Gain access to paywall sites like Wall Street Journal, New York Times, or Bloomberg Businessweek
Articles found in a library database often have a citation generator tool!
Large, multidisciplinary database with plenty of full-text journal articles. User-friendly and a good starting place for most topics.
Evaluating your sources
Copyright date/last update date
Up-to-date terminology and facts
Qualifications or credentials of the author, editor, contributors
Is the material primary or secondary?
Publisher’s quality/purpose? (Do they publish reputable material?)
What kind of information is the source intended to convey?
What topics are covered? For what period of time?
How detailed is the source?
How complete is it? Are there any noticeable omissions?
What is the source’s purpose? (What is the author trying to accomplish through the work?)
Does the content seem credible? (Well-written, well organized, logically presented)
To what extent does the argument rely on evidence and to what extent does it rely on opinion?
Is the evidence verifiable? (Sources clearly attributed at the end or in the text of the article)
Is the information presented in an objective manner? (All sides of an issue presented)
How does source fit in with other sources in the field? (Does it reference other reputable/authoritative sources? Does it build upon the contributions of others/current knowledge? Is it compatible with known information or explain why it is not compatible?)