Find company and industry information using
Database & Article Searching
The CSUS Library provides access to many great business
databases which you can use to find articles on your company and industry.
and Management Databases
Business Source Premier
Includes academic business journals, trade journals, industry overviews, company reports, and company SWOT analyses.
Check the boxes next to document types if looking for specific resources.
Great for academic, trade and and national business journals.
Use the Advanced Search screen for more search options.
Use the Companies/Markets tab to get a company profile,
latest news, financials and stock price chart.
Browse News Page to scan daily and weekly headlines from some of the most popular news sources.
Factiva also has full text for 10,000 publications which are international
in scope including newspapers (US national, US regional, and foreign),
trade publications, national business publications, business newsletters,
business news wires, and some academic journals.
Provides company information and news, foreign language newspapers,
legal research resources, and accounting professional literature.
Company financials including SEC filings available here.
Database provides financial information for publicly traded
U.S. and International companies.
Create and download individual company reports or company comparison
Data older than 15 years is available in Mergent Web Reports.
Value Line Research Center
Presents a concise analysis of a company's financial performance. Fundamental financials are also included.
Click on Plus Edition and search for your company by name or ticker symbol.
Useful print resources
Industry Financial Ratios
Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys
- Ref HG 4921 S65
Provides an overview of 52 major industries
and includes major competitors.
Handbook of Industry Profiles 2008 : Analysis and Trends for 300 Industries - Ref HD 2328 H363 2008
Encyclopedia of American Industries
- Ref HC 102 E53 - Has narrative
profiles of major industries. Each report describes industry organization
and structure, current conditions, industry leaders, and trends.
Encyclopedia of Products & Industries--Manufacturing - Ref HD 9720.5 E53 2008
- Individual products get in-depth analysis including key producers, supply chain, distribution channel, adjacent markets, trends, and target markets.
Ratio sourcebooks contain financial and operating ratios, and composite
balance sheet and income statements for specific industries, usually
arranged by SIC or NAICS numbers.
Dun and Bradstreet Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios.
Ref HF 5681 .R25 I525
RMA Annual Statement Studies. Ref HF 5681
Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios.
Ref HF 5681 .R25 T68
Factiva - Available under Companies/Markets tab.
Don't forget we have books!
EUREKA - CSUS
Library Catalog - http://eureka.lib.csus.edu/
Do an Advanced Keyword search to find books about your company and industry.
To find books on crisis management try a Subject search - crisis management
We also have videos and other media you can find by doing a keyword
Need more information?
and Industry Research Guide - http://library.csus.edu/guides/bradleya/bluefr.htm
General Library Information
Instructions - http://library.csus.edu/content2.asp?pageID=47
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APA Guides and Tools -
Sac State Library Writing guides http://db.lib.csus.edu/guides/
Includes APA and MLA style examples (scroll to the bottom of the page to "Writing Guides").
EndNote - Software available for free download to Sac State students. Helps you create bibliographies in pretty much any style (APA, MLA, etc.) Integrates well with Word 2007 for extra ease in bibliography creation. Other free site can also help - e.g.KnightCite, Noodlebib, etc.
APA tutorial - The most exciting video you'll watch online all year - This tutorial goes over the very basics of citing in APA style.