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HOW TO FIND INFORMATION ON COMPANIES: A Pathfinder


Profiles, addresses, and financial information concerning a specific company can be found in print publications and on the Internet. This pathfinder was designed to assist the researcher locate materials in the Combined Arms Research Library and on the Internet. This is not a comprehensive list, but is intended to be a starting point from which the researcher can begin their research according to their specific needs.


DIRECTORIES: These publications will provide company names, addresses, telephone numbers, and their products or services. Some titles will also include a company profile which is a more in-depth description of a particular company.

  • The Almanac of American Employers
  • Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
  • Dunn & Bradstreet Career Guide
  • Hoover's Handbook of Emerging Companies
  • Kansas Business Directory
  • Sorkins' Directory of Business & Government: Company Profiles
  • Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directories & Executives

FINANCIAL INFORMATION: Information on a company's current stock performance and an evaluation of the company as an investment can be found in the following publications.

  • Standard & Poor's Stock Reports
  • Value Line Investment Survey

INDEXES and ABSTRACTS: Periodicals are a good source of information on companies and corporations. Access to articles in business related journals, magazines, and newspapers can be found in our Business Databases.


PERIODICALS: CARL subscribes to, or has full-text access to, a number of business related journals, magazines, and newspapers

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Barrons
  • Business Week
  • Forbes
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Kansas City Business Journal
  • Fortune
  • Wall Street Journal

INTERNET: The Internet has become a valuable source of information on companies and corporations.


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