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business news, scholarly and industry / trade publication articles.
advertising spend by market and media type. (Students) - Library use only. (Fuqua Faculty) - request access.
DMD America’s Analy$ource® allows users to track and analyze pharmaceutical pricing and deal information. Individual accounts are available for Fuqua faculty, and Fuqua students currently taking classes that may require this data for coursework. Other Duke users may request custom data retrieval via an online request form.
BCC Market Research
BCC's market research reports explore major economic, scientific, and technological developments in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology organizations. Duke's subscribed report categories are: Biotechnology, Energy & Resources, Environment, Healthcare, Information Technology, and Pharmaceuticals.
Bloomberg Professional
Comprehensive financial and news information system. Non-Fuqua Duke students and faculty can access Bloomberg at Perkins-Bostock Library.
Business Monitor Online
international research report archive of BMI research on 175 countries expanding at over 7,600 economic/political country reports and 2,120 industry sector reports each year.
Business Source Complete
full text access to articles on management, finance, economics, industry, accounting, and international business from popular business magazines, scholarly journals, and trade publications.
CCH Capital Changes
--> SEE IntelliConnect
Capital IQ
comprehensive fundamental and quantitative company research and analysis. Personal accounts are available to Fuqua students, faculty, and staff only; however Duke users may access Capital IQ by requesting a walk-in password with a valid student ID at the Circulation Desk. Show Capital IQ Walk-in Workstations.
CDA 13F Filings & Mutual Fund Holdings
These data sets are now listed as Thomson Reuters data. Select the "T" tab to link to these data sets.
Compustat (North America) via WRDS
provides the annual and quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items on most publicly held North American companies.
Compustat Global via WRDS
provides financial data covering publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries, representing over 90% of the world's market capitalization.
Conference Board, The (Business & Economics Portfolio)
full text source of management and economic research. Contains reports and data related to business, economics and markets.
CRSP Mutual Funds via WRDS
provides historical and current mutual fund NAVs, profiles, monthly asset data, and data on "dead" funds.
CRSP + Compustat Merged File via WRDS
time series data for security prices, returns, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq. The Merged file includes detailed income statement and balance sheet data from Compustat.
D&B Key Business Ratios
Contains industry aggregated balance sheet and income statement information along with ratios searchable by SIC codes and industry name. Some company ratios are also available.
DataStream Advance
Time series data covering equity prices, bonds, market indices, futures and options, and interest and exchange rate data.
DealScan (WRDS-Reuters DealScan)
Provides users with access to Thomson Reuters LPC’s database of detailed terms and conditions on over 240,000 loan transactions. These transactions finance M&A activity, working capital needs and other general corporate purposes for loan participants world-wide. Dealscan sources include regulatory filings, bank submissions and journalist contributions. After connecting to WRDS, select Thomson-Reuters from the Subscribed Datasets dropdown to access DealScan.
EconLit with Full Text
an index to articles in economics, including economic history, economic theory, microeconomics, macroeconomics, finance, production, and more.
Economic time series data with a focus on historical data & economic forecasting. Provides Excel files for all series, with GIF and PDF options also available for some.
Full text and image access to the Economist Magazine via the web site.
eMarketer Total Access
eMarketer Total Access aggregates and analyzes e-business and high tech market research from over 1600 sources worldwide. Includes charts, tables, statistics & articles for download in PDF, PPT, and Excel format.
EMIS (Emerging Markets Information System)
formerly known as ISI EMerging Markets, EMIS provides company directory information, financial data, and news from the world's emerging markets. After connecting, click the orange Access Now button to view Duke's subscribed coverage areas.
ESG Manager on Campus - Corporate Social Responsibility
provides PDF reports on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of corporations, and industries.
Euromonitor GMID
--> SEE Passport
Experian-Simmons OneView
Provides in depth consumer research and consumer behavior data available from the Simmons National Consumer Survey including all product sectors, media, demographic, attitudes, & segmentation information. Also includes Simmons Local data on all product sectors, media, demographic, attitudes, and Hispanic information for 209 DMAs, including 24 core & 40 emerging Hispanic markets.
provides full text access to Dow Jones and Reuters Newswires, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, other Dow Jones publications, and extensive newspaper & journal coverage.
First Call Historical Database via WRDS
provides a history of First Call's Real Time Earnings Estimates with the following major data tables: Broker Estimate Detail, Consensus Estimates, Estimate Revision Activity, Reported Actuals and more.
Forrester Research
Contains market research reports and data for the online economy with a focus on the impact of IT developments on businesses and consumers.
Foundation Directory Online
The directory contains information about the largest public and private foundations in the U.S. and links to foundation web sites. This edition includes full text access from more than 250,000 IRS 990 forms, 80,000 detailed funder profiles, half a million recently awarded grants, RFPs, key staff affiliations, publications, news and job postings.
Frost & Sullivan
provides market research reports and data on a wide variety of industries and technologies. It has an especially strong focus on the health care, pharmaceutical, and medical device markets.
Gartner Intraweb
Full text analysis of issues focused on business, technology, industry, and markets. Duke subscribed material is located in the "research" tab in the top menu bar.
Global Insight
--> formerly IHS Global Insight. Now IHS Connect
Global New Issues (SDC)
Available only via SDC Platinum software in Ford Library. Covers new security issues worldwide. Show the SDC Platinum Workstations. word doc iconRead Before Using Global New Issues - the Global New issues module requires each user to make a small change in SDC Platinum's settings in order to successfully conduct a search.
A resource for information on international job searches, life and study abroad, international internships, and much more. Licensed for current Fuqua students only.
Guidestar - Nonprofit Financial Data
covers 1.8 million IRS-recognized U.S. nonprofit organizations. Enables users to find a charity, benchmark a nonprofit's performance, research a particular nonprofit sector, and more. Login and registration on the Guidestar site is not required for Duke user access.
Health Source Consumer
Includes searchable full text for over 150 consumer health journals, abstracts and indexing for nearly 175 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications, and more.
Health Source Academic
Provides more than 400 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
I/B/E/S via WRDS
The Institutional Brokers Estimates System provides consensus and detail forecasts from security analysts, including earnings per share, revenue, cash flow, long-term growth projections and stock recommendations.
Provides an extensive collection of industry market research and industry risk ratings on U.S. industries. Reports focus on industry performance, outlook, products & markets, competitive landscape, major companies, operating conditions, and key statistics. Duke's subscribed content includes: Core NAICS US Industry Market Research Reports, iExpert Summary Reports, and US Specialized Super Niche Industry Reports (Current & Future).
IHS Connect (formerly IHS Global Insight)
presents market and finance data arranged by country. includes a country's financial profile, current political, economic, legal, operations, tax, and security risks news, & long term (5 year) financial projections.
IMF e-Library
contains IMF Statistical Databases with International Financial Statistics (IFS), Government Finance Statistics (GFS), Balance of Payments (BOPS), and Direction of Trade (DOTS)
Note: Duke users must create a personal account on the site using their "" email address. Users are limited to 300 searches per day. Provides insights into the shipping activities of importers and exporters around the world; including access to shipping manifest databases of the shipping histories for global importers and exporters.

MORE INFO: More information on Import Genius can be found on its public web site; including a list of shipping terms.

Comprehensive legal, tax, accounting, and business research system. Content includes: (a) news and current awareness, (b) laws, regulations and other primary sources, (c) explanations, treatises & guidebooks, (d) practice tools, (e)corporate capital changes, and (f) indexes & tables.
IRRC Directors Data via WRDS
The IRRC's Directors Dataset details the structure and practices of boards of directors for around 1,500 of the largest companies publicly traded in the U.S.
ISI Emerging Markets
--> SEE EMIS (Emerging Markets Information System)
The Institute for the Study of Security Markets (ISSM) database contains tick-by-tick data covering the NYSE and AMEX between 1983 and 1992, and NASDAQ between 1987 and 1992.
Ivy DB via WRDS
--> see OptionMetrics
KLD Research and Analytics via WRDS
Provides environmental, social, and governance performance ratings data on companies in the Domini 400 SocialSM Index (DS 400 Index), a socially screened, capitalization-weighted index of 400 common stocks. KLD is a companion product to MSCI's ESG Manager on Campus. Select KLD from the Current Subscriptions list on the WRDS site after connecting.
Leadership Library
Online versions of the Leadership directory yellow books: Congressional yellow book, Federal yellow book, State yellow book, Municipal yellow book, Federal regional yellow book, Judicial yellow book, Corporate yellow book and more.
Lexis/Nexis Academic
Provides full text access to a wide range of U.S. and international newspapers, radio and television transcripts. Covers general, business, and legal information sources.
MarketLine Advantage
Contains full text market research reports focusing on companies and broad industry sectors: consumer goods, energy, finance, healthcare, and technology. Market analysis and forecasting looks at major issues and threats for each sector with analytical commentary and data.
Medical information for health consumers including popular information from the National Institutes of Health and other sources on over 600 topics on medical conditions, diseases, and wellness.
Mergers & Acquisitions (SDC)
Includes detailed data on US Targets, Non-US Targets, & Joint Ventures/Alliances. SDC Platinum is locally installed client-server software and is available only on Library Database Room Workstations LIBDB08 & LIBDB09. Show the SDC Platinum Workstations.
Mintel Academic
Adds over 600 market research reports into European, UK-specific and US consumer markets every year. more details ...
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Provides detailed financial analysis and performance forecasts of stocks and mutual funds.
Provides worldwide company and industry profiles, financials and analysts reports, as well as business related articles, executive biographies, links to company home pages, and trade press articles.
OptionMetrics via WRDS
has historical price and implied volatility data for the US equity and index options markets. With more than six years of data, contains historical prices of options and their associated underlying instruments, correctly calculated implied volatilities, and option sensitivities.
Passport (fka Euromonitor GMID)
A source of demographic, economic, and marketing statistics and research reports for over 200 countries. Provides volume and value market size data for 330 consumer products across 49 countries.
PrivCo - Private Company Financial Intelligence
PrivCo provides detailed business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.

Tip: After connecting to the PrivCo site; do not use the blue "Login" button at the top right. If you see the text: "You are using PrivCo courtesy of your library at Duke University" displayed at the left under the PrivCo menu bar, you are already logged in to the site.
contains more than one million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology.
RECAP IQ from ThomsonReuters
Provides advice and analysis related to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical company markets. Areas covered include: alliance lists, contract analyses, deal snapshots, and coontracts. ThomsonReuters RECAP is only available in the Ford Library on Workstation LIBDB07 in our Data Resources Room.
Reference USA
Searchable database with detailed information, including addresses and phone numbers, on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, 102 million U.S. residents, 683,000 U.S. health care providers, and 95,000 Technology Companies and 280,000 Executives.
Reference USA Historical Business Data Filesnew resource
The ReferenceUSA historical business data collection provides detailed data on the characteristics of US businesses in operation from 1997 through 2013. Each yearly downloadable datafile has from 78 to 94 variables, including: business name, contact name, phone number, address, state and county FIPS codes, latitude and longitude coordinates, NAICS, SIC, franchise codes, # of employees, and sales volume. (view Complete Variable List) Each annual data file is several gigabytes in size; and will require access to SAS or STATA to manipulate and query the data.
RKMA Market Research Handbooks - Current Editions | Archive Editions
Market research handbooks downloadable in PDF format covering the following market sectors: Casinos, Gaming & Wagering, Consumer Behavior, Entertainment, Media & Advertising, Healthcare Business, International Consumers, Leisure, Restaurant, Food & Beverage, Retail Business, Sports, Travel & Tourism.
RiskMetrics Directors Data
Includes a range of variables related to individual board directors (e.g., name, age, tenure, gender, committee memberships, independence classification, primary employer and title, number of other public company boards serving on, shares owned, etc.).
RiskMetrics Governance Data
The IRRC Governance database (also known as IRRC Takeover Defense database) provides information on takeover defense and other corporate governance provisions for major US firms. It also includes state takeover laws.
S&P ExecuComp via WRDS
ExecuComp is part of the Compustat suite and contains corporate executive compensation data from 1992 - 2003.
S&P NetAdvantage
A comprehensive database of financial information, covering corporate research, competitive analysis, investment information, and industry analysis. see more ...
SDC Platinum
This locally installed software is a search portal providing access to data on Global New Issues, venture capital firms, VC deals, executives, mergers & acquisitions. SDC Platinum is available only on Library Database Room Workstations LIBDB08 & LIBDB09.
(WRDS) SEC Analytics Suite
Allows users to develop tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports based on your custom criteria. WRDS SEC Analytics Suite is useful for broad business usage from due diligence and forensic accounting to disclosure research and investment management.
SimplyMap is a web-based data mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data.
SRDS - Advertising Data
SRDS Media Solutions provides advertising media rates and advertiser data through its coverage of traditional media - such as magazines, newspapers, television, direct marketing and radio - as well as online sources.
STAT-USA Data via UCF Libraries
An online index to financial and economic data from the federal government and other entities about the U. S. domestic economy. Also indexes GLOBUS (Global Business Procurement Opportunities) and NTDB (National Trade Data Bank) GLOBUS is an international procurement marketplace for U.S. businesses.
Statistanew resource
Provides access to downloadable statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources on over 600 industries.
StreetEvents via Thomson ONE
Contains full text transcripts of analyst calls and meetings, earnings calls, presentations, and more events related to companies and industries.
The Trade and Quote (TAQ) database contains intraday transactions data (trades and quotes) for all securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and American Stock Exchange (AMEX), as well as Nasdaq National Market System (NMS) and SmallCap issues.
Thomson ONE
Important Technical Requirements - Contains more than 6 million source documents from various databases, including: Disclosure, Worldscope, MarkIntel market research, I/B/E/S, and more. Provides data for corporate research, competitive analysis, and investment information. Includes comprehensive financial data on U.S. and international public companies. Access limited to 20 simultaneous users.
Thomson Reuters Insider Filings via WRDS
Contains 5 datasets that provide long term data on company insider stock and derivative transactions, Form 144 filings, average return data, and an Amendment concordance.
Thomson Reuters Institutional (13f) Holdings via WRDS
contains over 36 million data observations on the common stock holdings and transactions of over 4,300 institutional money management (and mutual fund) companies.
Thomson Reuters Mutual Fund Holdings via WRDS
provides long term data on securities holdings by mutual funds.
Value Line Research Center
Provides access to the classic Value Line Investment Survey company reports as well as the full text of many other Value Line publications.
Vault Career Insider
Career Insider account will give you access to: Downloadable Career Guides, Employer profiles and rankings, All discussion boards, Industry blogs and news covering the latest trends and issues, Diversity, green programs and leadership development profiles, and Vault's job board, which matches employers and recruiters with top talent.
VentureXpert (SDC)
VentureXpert covers venture capital firms, VC deals, executives, and mergers & acquisitions. Includes all available industry resources and statistics except NVCA Free Reports. Show the SDC Platinum Workstations.
Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm
Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm contains full image PDFs of the complete Wall Street Journal newspaper, including advertisements, special sections, graphics, and stock quote pages. Daily issues available from January 2008 to current, minus 60 day publication delay.
Web of Science (SSCI and SCI)
Provides access to the Social Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and many more indices to journal literature across multiple subject areas. See more ...
WetFeet Insider Guides
Provide detailed "insider" profiles of careers and companies, as well as guides to case interview techniques across multiple business disciplines.
World Bank Data Catalog
Provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960.
Contains more than 40 million records describing items owned by libraries around the world. Each record contains library holdings.
WRDS - ist Time Users
Wharton Research Data Services is a data search portal that provides access to 30 different datasets covering company, industry, capital market, and economic data. Choose a data set after clicking the "WRDS" link above.

Updated on: 03/24/15