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| [*ABI/INFORM Global*|] | This database is one of the most comprehensive business databases on the market. It includes in-depth coverage for over 3,000 publications, with more than 2,000 available in full text and the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. |
| [*Business Source Premier*|] | Business magazines & journals; *company profiles*; industry reports, and *SWOT* analysis; A SWOT analysis describes a company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. For assistance finding SWOT reports watch this [tutorial.|] |
| [*CareerBeam*|] | CareerBeam is a comprehensive, 24/7, user-friendly program that helps you determine what you want in your career and offers the steps to achieve it. It is a self-paced process to help you clarify your career goals, develop a professional resume and cover letter, prepare for interviews, develop a network, and implement a strategic career search. CareerBeam helps you tap into the hidden market of jobs and internships by providing access to investigations of over 15 million companies and 20 million industries. It also allows you to identify over 2 million international companies in more than 70 countries. CareerBeam is constantly updating companies' information so you can have the most current knowledge available. \\
_How do I use CareerBeam?_
* Gives you up to ten assessments that are combined to produce a personalized career profile
* Provides you access to research 15 million organizations, 20 million industry contacts, in-depth industry profiles, detailed occupational intelligence, and companies in over 70 different countries.
* Has everything you need in one location. |
| [*Lexis Nexis Company Dossier*|] | [Tutorial for finding company profiles|] (Click for tutorial) |
| [*Marketline Business Information Center*|] | Good for both company profiles and industry profiles. \\
Watch this Flash tutorial showing searching for a [company profile|]. |
| [* Academic*|] | International full text database of *market research reports*. *Business services, consumer goods, food and beverages, life sciences, demographics, heavy industry and technology/media*. Allows for searching on Market research reports. Full text reports are usually between 100 - 300 pages, and would cost around an average of $3,000 for people not affiliated with Purdue. You can either browse by industry, or search for reports on specific topics. |
| [*Mintel*|] | International full text database of *consumer market research reports*. Strong coverage in consumer sciences, retailing and hospitality & tourism. |
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