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Syracuse Abroad - Syracuse Madrid Resources: SPM

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Madrid Program.

SPM: Finding Background Company/Industry Information

For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:

  • Business Insights: Essentials
    Database to research all business and management topics. Includes directory listings for over 300,000 companies as well as company profiles, industry rating, product brands, company performance ratings, investment reports and ratings, industry statistics, financial overviews, financial ratios, etc.
  • Mergent Online
    Financial information of public company -- US Company Data Direct, which contains more than 10,000 U.S. companies (including EDGAR (SEC) filings) and International Company Data Direct, which contains more than 17,000 non-U.S. companies.
  • Hoover's Company Profiles
    Contains proprietary information about public and non-public companies and key executives.
  • IBISWorld
    Business reports in five categories: industry market research, industry risk ratings, company research, global industry research, and economic and demographic data.
  • Academic
    Market research reports covering the following industries and categories: business services, consumer goods, food and beverage, demographics, heavy industry, life sciences and technology and media. Sources for reports include Kalorama Information, Packaged Facts, Simba Information and Specialists in Business Information (SBI).
  • Plunkett Research Online
    Takes you directly to industry-specific research portals for the most important business sectors, from energy to e-commerce and retailing to financial services.

SPM: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    Covers sport, physical fitness, exercise, sports medicine, sports science, physical education, kinesiology, coaching, training, sport administration, officiating, sport law & legislation, college & university sport, disabled persons, facility design & management, intramural & school sport, doping, health, health education, biomechanics, movement science, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.
  • Sports Market Analytics
    Provides searchable news and market research from the National Sporting Goods Association and other industry sources on all aspects of sporting goods, sports equipment, participation, broadcasting and marketing.
  • ABI/INFORM Collection
    Includes abstracts and full-text from leading business, management, and news publications (such as The EconomistMIT Sloan Management Review, and the Wall Street Journal) as well as dissertations, working papers, and country-and industry-focused reports.
  • Business Source Elite
    Full-text coverage for nearly 1,100 business publications and economics journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed publications. Contains full text from the world's top management and marketing journals including the Harvard Business Review.
  • Factiva
    Provides worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich Web sites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, historical market data.

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