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Greetings from the library!

I'm happy to be your librarian for this course: If you'd like some one-on-one help finding company or industry information or any other information/dataclick here to book an appointment.

Feel free to email me directly with any questions about library resources and research:

Jenny Castel | 

 You can also chat or text with one of our on-duty librarians. We're here for you!

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If you are looking for information about specific companies, try searching in the databases listed below. 

Note: You will have limited access to financial data from companies that are not publicly traded.


 Business Insights Global (Gale)

  • Case studies, company profiles & industry research reports
  • Country economic reports, market research reports
  • SWOT analyses, and video interviews with business executives, and selective full-text articles

Business Source Complete 

  • To search: [Company must be publicly traded for expanded information]
    • Choose "Company Profile" from menu on the right of the landing page
    • Type the name of the company in the search box at the top of the page. 
  • Annual and up to date company profiles and narratives
    • SWOT analyses for specific companies where available 
    • Financial data, revenue, etc. 
    • Company organization and hierarchy
    • Company history, acquisitions, etc. 
  • JWU Library has limited access to Harvard Business Cases- click here to learn more.


Note: You can also find limited company data in Statista and IBISWorld (see "Industry Information" tab)

Need data about specific state, national, or global industries

Try the databases listed below for 

  • industry forecasts and outlooks

  • up to date and recent developments and performance

  • supply chain information

  • operating conditions, revenues, and ratios

  • more!


Business Source Complete 

  • Over 3600 national and global industry profiles
  • Can search by industry name, NAICS, and country


  • Statistics, market studies & reports for over 600 international industries, 37 countries, and 60,000 wide-ranging topics
  • Company and industry reports


  • Industry research for over 700 US industries
  • Research on hundreds of international industries
  • Watch the video below for a quick tutorial on how to navigate and access global industry data and reports


International Business Times (US Edition)

New York Times

PR Newswire


  • Not through the JWU library 
  • Register for a free account
  • Unlimited access to the website

The Economist

Wall Street Journal 


Where to go to find information for your environmental analysis:


Academic Search Complete

CQ Researcher

  • In-depth reports and analysis on hot topic issues in the news

Small Business Administration (

  • Resources for small business owners in the U.S.
  • Resources for U.S. small business owners to support successful exports