Access book titles, e-books, journal titles.
Clink on the links below to access sources from the Finance Information Research Guide:
“Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players.”
Source: Gale Cengage Learning
This edition is a collection of chronologies for over 1,800 of the most significant corporations operating in the
Each report has a general overview, analysts’ opinion, brief history which includes fast facts and key dates important to the company’s story, information about strategy, influences, products, corporate citizenship, global presence, and a bibliography.
Check the company's web site for its history. Often, the company's annual report will include a brief history--usually accompanied by the company's mission statement.
Two library databases with company histories are:
FIS Mergent Online: To get a list of important events in a company's history, do a company search and then select the History link under the Company Details tab.
EBSCO Business Source Elite: Select the Company Profiles link at the top of the page, enter a company name, select the appropriate Datamonitor link and then the Hisory link on the left side of the screen under the table of contents.