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Research Guides & Database Collections

Emory A to Z Databases : See databases by subject under the Business heading

Library of Congress: Guide to doing company research, with lists of books, subscription databases, and internet resources

Databases with libraries of business law and corporate information: 

  • VitalLaw (CCH) (Law Library subscription database): CCH publications on securities, corporate governance, corporation law, banking, and bankruptcy. The service includes reporters, laws and regulations, treatises, manuals, and newsletters.
  • Bloomberg Law (Law Library subscription database): Practice Centers including Corporate, Bankruptcy, Labor and Employment, and Securities. Find news, treatises, chart builders, EDGAR filings, SEC documents, and guidance documents and examples. The Business Intelligence Center has company reports, markets reports, newsletters, and financial and trading information including company debt and deal analytics.

Corporate Information & Financials

EDGAR: SEC filings and forms. Search companies, find SEC filings, quarterly, annual, and other reports.

Westlaw Business Law Center: Includes a searchable EDGAR database, SEC filings, annual reports, and SEC publications.

LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations: Who Owns Whom: (Business Library Reference HG4057 .A219); available online via Lexis. Profiles of public and private companies, corporate parents and ownership, financials, executives, and outside firms including law firms.

Hoovers Company Capsules & Profiles:  Company profiles and information, business descriptions, executive biographies. The ProQuest Business Market Research database also includes industry and market reports from Barnes Reports. 

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage : Directory of public and private companies, analysis of large major public companies including company profile, financials, stock reports, industry reports.

Bloomberg Law's  Business Intelligence Centehas a company report writer, company watchlist, and company screener.

PitchbookCompany profiles by deal type and industry, including private and foreign companies. Includes information on debt and lenders. Registration with Emory ID required. 

‚ÄčBCC Research Reports: Market research reports in technology and healthcare industries.

Annual Links to annual and 10-K reports, in pdf and html to download.

Annual reports and SEC filings are usually available on company websites. Check the Investor Relations section.

Business News

Bloomberg Law has Bloomberg Brief Newsletters by market sector, and Bloomberg legal news is by area of law including banking, capital markets, energy, and private equity. 

Factiva : Business information and news, financials, business publications, the Wall Street Journal, stock quotes and tracking, company snapshots of stock price activity, key executives and financials. Fields include subject, including Company and Industry.

Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage : Industry overviews and news. See the Outlook newsletter for business news.

Business Source Complete: Database of full-text business journals, both peer-reviewed academic journals and popular business journals

National Center for Business Journalism: News and reports on business by topic and industry

Financial TimesAvailable on Lexis. London-based newspaper on business and finance

The Wall Street Journal is available online in:


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