Business Databases

BusinessDecision Researchers and entrepreneurs are enabled to access comprehensive business-to-consumer market data. Detailed company profiles, product and brand information combined with investment reports, rankings and market share data allow users to better penetrate the consumer marketplace.(Available only in the State of MI.)
Business Insights: Global Find detailed information on company and industry news with this research tool integrating brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories and periodicals.Combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials. Using case studies, statistical data sources, news articles, academic journals, and topical reference materials organized by country, company, and industry, this resource is especially useful to business faculty and students, as wells as to Michigan businesses interested in expansion.
DemographicsNow: Business & People Researchers and entrepreneurs are provided with comprehensive business and demographic information valuable to assess business viability, create sales leads and marketing mailing lists, complete location analyses and business plans, analyze population trends, find potential sponsors and donors and much more.
Expanded Academic ASAP From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science, and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.
Gale Directory Library Provides access to Ward's Business Directory of Private and Public Companies in Canada and Mexico, and Business Rankings Annual. Ward’s profiles over 100,000 U.S. companies, listing the industries in which it operates, names of top executives, number of employees, the type of company it is, and financial performance. The eDirectory version of Ward's includes additional information, such as alternative mailing addresses, an expanded list of executives, and historical financial information.
General Business File Find millions of articles on business and finance for analyzing company performance, industry events, and the latest in management, economics, and politics.
Legal Forms Library Copies of actual forms and documents in Word format are provided to help users with their legal needs – whether for business, personal or litigation purposes. Continuously updated to reflect current state laws, Gale Legal Forms also includes a law digest, legal questions and answers and an attorney directory.
ReferenceUSA Get detailed information on over 15 million businesses including company size and sales information, stock information, and management biographies.
Small Business Resource Center Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and websites.
Wall Street Journal Online researchers have access to more than 100 years of The Journal’s accurate reporting, exclusive analysis, agenda-setting editorials, and controversial opinions. In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication.


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