Business Databases -- Directories
Guide to American Hospitals - 2nd ed. (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Provides a snapshot profile of each of the nation's hospitals, comparing them by 24
measures of quality in the treatment of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical procedures,
and pregnancy care.
of Associations (Gale Directory Library) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- National Organizations of the U.S.
provides detailed information about 23,000 nonprofit American organizations in
categories such as: cultural - fan clubs - educational - athletic and sports -
trade, business, and commercial - veterans, hereditary, and patriotic -
legal, governmental, public administration, and military - and many more.
provides contact information and descriptions for multinational and national groups
based throughout the world, as well as multinational associations headquartered in the U.S.
E-Commerce Sourcebook (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Practical information for entrepreneurs and researchers, organized into
three sections: how-to topics that serve as a guide through the workings of e-commerce,
providing answers to the major questions about the launching, development, growth, and
maintenance of an e-commerce enterprise; directory listings of companies, services,
associations, and government agencies related to e-commerce; and a listing of the top
250 e-commerce companies worldwide, including rankings by revenue and number of employees.
Corporate Affiliations (LexisNexis)
- Provides company profiles and in-depth details on directors, executives and their professional
interactions. Includes: all publicly traded US companies on the three major exchanges and significant
companies on the smaller exchanges; privately held US companies with over $1 million in revenues
or over 300 employees; and public and private international parents of US companies and international
companies with over $10 million in revenues or over 300 employees. Company information includes:
year founded, address, telephone, fax, email, website, business description, financials, stock exchanges,
NAICS classifications, SIC classifications, competitors, executives, directors, board relationships,
executive compensation, products & brands, outside service firms, recent mergers & acquisitions,
corporate hierarchy (family tree), and company news. Executive biographical information includes: photo,
year of birth, gender, education, associations, awards, board memberships, current & former positions,
and executive move alerts.
Law Directory (LexisNexis)
- Search for lawyers and firms by
name, agency, company, firm, city, county, state, country,
area of practice, or language.
Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS)
- SRDS provides valuable market information and advertising rates for more than
100,000 U.S. and international print, broadcast, and leading-edge digital and tablet media
properties to enable media planners, buyers, and brand marketers to identify where they
want to advertise and to find outlets that will reach their target audiences. Each entry contains:
editorial profile, publisher's positioning statement, representatives, commission, cash discount,
advertising rates, general requirements, closing dates, circulation, featured marketing opportunities,
and more. Subscription includes: Business Media Advertising Source -
Consumer Media Advertising Source - Direct Marketing List Source - Newspaper Advertising Source -
TV and Cable Source - Local Market Audience Analyst - Radio Advertising Source -
Out-of-Home Advertising Source - Interactive Advertising Source - Print Media Production Source -
International Media Guide: Business: The Americas -
International Media Guide: Business: Asia-Pacific/Middle East/Africa - International Media Guide: Business: Europe -
International Media Guide: Consumer Worldwide - International Media Guide: Newspapers Worldwide -
and SRDS Tablet Media Library.
Periodicals Directory (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
- Provides detailed, comprehensive, and authoritative information on
serials, consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly journals, monographic series,
newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, 'zines, and many other periodicals
around the world. It covers all subjects of regular and irregular publications that are circulated free
of charge or by paid subscription. Includes
publication information, whether the periodical is referreed, where it is indexed,
online availability or website, and more
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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