Find resources to help with career and employment research such as company research, industry research, salaries, job outlook at more. Consult specific subject guides (e.g. chemistry, marketing, nursing) for additional subject specific career resources.
Article Databases and Indexes
Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes
General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles
LexisNexis Academic is a full text databases of business, legal, and over 1,500 newspapers, magazines, and newsletters. It includes sources for accounting, environmental studies, health and medical care, government and politics, people, consumer information, and countries worldwide. Locate information about companies, including company profiles from Hoovers. Legal publications include federal and state statutes, codes, cases, agency rules & regulations, Shepards Citations service, patent search and other legal reference materials.
General Reference Sources
Includes company and industry information such as ownership,contact information, business descriptions, locations, history, competitors, employment statistics, sales, Fortune 500 rankings, product lines, SIC and NAICS industry codes, executives and other financial information.
MarketLine Reports are company profiles and industry reports found in the Business Source Premier database from EBSCO. Company profiles cover key facts, history, employees, major products, revenue analysis, SWOT analysis, top competitors, locations and subsidiaries. Industry reports include market size, market share, forecasts, segmentation, and leading companies.
Information and directory of nonprofit organizations in the United States. Search to find nonprofits by mission, location, income, keywords and other criteria. Includes IRS 990 forms which are tax returns showing operations and other financial information. Limited to three simultaneous users. A password for multiple record downloading is available only at a workstation in Wilson Reference. Please see a desk staff person for details and access.
The library subscribes to a collection of print "yellow books" published by Leadership Directories. Each directory include email contacts and is updated regularly.
- Corporate yellow book : who's who at the leading listed U.S. companies
- Financial yellow book
- News media yellow book
- Federal yellow book
- State yellow book
- Congressional yellow book
Handbooks and Manuals
Industry reports for the United States, China, and selected global topics. Each reports provide overviews, leading companies, sales information, and authoritative sources for researching hundreds of industries. Includes Business Environmental Profiles that summarize key drivers for industries in the U.S.
Overviews, rankings and comparative statistics for major industries that provides detailed information on public companies such as stock reports, bonds, stock valuation annual reports, and other detailed fianancial statistics. NetAdvantage also includes investment services such as the advisory newsletter Outlook and screening directories for stocks, bonds and mutual funds. There are also directories for private companies and the Register of Corporations, Directors, and Executives
U.S. Dept. of Labor created CareerOneStop in partnership with the states of Minnesota and New York. This powerful suite of national electronic tools includes - America's Job Bank for postings of jobs, America's Career InfoNet, or wage and employment trends, occupational requirements, and state-by-state labor markets and America's Service Locator to find nearby services for workers and employers.