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Business: EBSCO Business Source

EBSCO Business Source

 Business Source Company Profiles
This EBSCOhost database provides full-text MarketLine (aka Datamonitor) profiles for companies in various industries all over the world.

Business Source Complete
The world's definitive scholarly, full-text business database. The new Company View component provides detailed company information for more than 1.1 million of the world's largest public and private companies. Find Case Studies, Industry Profiles, SWOT Analyses, Country Reports and Market Research Reports.

Using Business Source Company Profiles

 Business Source Company Profiles can be searched using the "Search Everything" feature in EBSCO, but accessing the database directly gives you fast access to company profiles from MarketLine and Medtrack.

Search tips

Note that your results may be different depending on whether your select an alphabetically search or a search matching any words.

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Using Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete can be searched using the can be searched using the "Search Everything" feature in EBSCO but entering the database directly gives you special business-specific search limiters that are only accessible when entering the database from its own link, including fields for classification codes, ticker symbols, and more.</p>

Industry Classification Codes

<p>SIC codes (Standard Industrial Classification codes) and NAICS Codes (North American Industry Classification System codes) are used to classify companies by the kind of business they generally conduct. For example, the SIC Code for Apple is 7372 and its NAICS Code is 511210. By searching for these codes, you can view listings of Apple's likely competitors or a list showing the general players in the Computer software industry.

You can find SIC codes listed on the SEC's website here, and you can find NAICS codes on the US Census website and The Bureau of Labor Statistics here. You can also copy the codes from profiles of known companies within the industry you want to search.

Some Limiters of note on the Business Source Complete Advanced Search

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