Skip to Main Content

Management Subject Guide: Library Databases

Overview of Library Databases Section

This section is devoted to navigating our subscription database collection, and is divided into thematic sections.

These include:

  • Company Information
  • Industry Information
  • Analyst Reports

What is company information?

  • Stock prices
  • Financial information including annual reports, quarterly reports and associated presentations & transcripts
  • Company history & overview
  • Competitors
  • Company's vision & mission
  • Management team, board members
  • Products and/or services 

Additional guidance for company information:

  • Visit your company's website! This can be a great place to get recent news about your company, and find their mission statement.
  • If Mergent and Capital IQ don't have the most recent SEC filings for your public company, you can visit their investor relations websites to find them. 
  • For advice on how to strategically read a 10K, visit the link below. 

What is industry information?

  • Industry reports & overviews
  • Trends
  • Key Players
  • Current news
  • Ratios & comparables

What can an analyst report tell you?

  • Recent financials and their expected share price movements.
  • Current and future outlook for the state of the industry.