Electronic Databases

Business and Company Resource Center

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Business and Company Resource Center is a comprehensive database providing extensive business and industry information. It includes over 1700 journals and periodicals, many of which are available in full text; 150,000 investment reports from Thompson Financial; 450,000 company profiles, rankings, industry surveys, brand names and associations. Students, business researchers and investors can all find information for their needs.


Business and Company Resource Center will automatically open to a page with multiple search options; select one option or combine and search several simultaneously. Enter a term in a window and click Search to begin the search process. A current search can be modified at any time by clicking Revise Search on the sidebar.


Company name or ticker symbol:
Use the buttons below the window to search for information on a specific company, an ultimate parent company, or a ticker symbol. Use the Browse link to view a list of company names.
Company name: Marshall Field
Ticker Symbol: TGT

Industry code/Description:
Use the buttons below the window to searching an SIC code or an NAICS code; use the Browse link to identify an exact code.
SIC code: 2700
NAICS Code: 421

Subjects in Article:
Enter a term or terms into the search box; place a checkmark in the box below the window to search for terms throughout the entire text of an article.
Subject: Biotechnology

Geographic Search:
Enter the name of a city or state into the appropriate window(s).
City: Washington
State/country: Puerto Rico

Personal Name:
Enter a personal name into the window.
Michael Milken

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The Business and Company Resrource Center is available through MINITEX or your local Minnesota public library or Minnesota school media center.

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This page was written by Mark Ranum in February, 2003.
This page was last updated on September 22, 2003.