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Business & Legal Databases


Business Source Premier - Provides comprehensive coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, etc. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses, with indexing, abstracts and full text back to 1965. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Gale Legal Forms - Provides legal documents for people to use that are vetted annualy by SC contract lawyers for a variety of purposes such as real estate, adoption, and power of attorney.


Mergent Intellect - A collection of databases powered by Hoover. It includes: profiles of over 90 million US and global private companies including subsidiaries and holdings, over 900 industry segments via First Research, job search solutions with over 20 million US employers and a veteran's job search database, residential and local business database with over 30 million businesses and 200 million residents, and profiles of over 90 million executives with industry sectors, corporate affiliations, contact information and biographies. (Note: If you are prompted for a username and password, click refresh to reload the page.) If you would like to learn more about using this service, check out their calendar.


Mergent InvestorEdge - This comprehensive investment research tool includes over 4,000 equity research reports with buy, hold and sell recommendations, updated weekly, providing expert analysis from Ford Equity Research - ranked #1 by Kiplinger's Personal Finance in a 2006 study of independent equity research providers Access to reports on both the individual company and industry levels. (Note: If you are prompted for a username and password, click refresh to reload the page.) If you would like to learn more about using this service, check out their calendar of upcoming webinars as well as their quick tips sheets.


Mergent Online - Coverage of 15,000+ U.S. public companies and 20,000+ international companies, including many that have merged or gone out of business since 1995. Contains EDGAR filings and other valuable information. (Note: If you are prompted for a username and password, click refresh to reload the page.) If you would like to learn more about using this service, check out their calendar of upcoming webinars as well as their quick tips sheets.


ReferenceUSA - Provides basic information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers in the U.S and Canada. Includes map-based and radius search features and historical business data dating back to 2003. Learn how to use the U.S. Business Database or for more information you can view their tutorials, webinars, and video assistance.


Regional Business News - Provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Small Business Reference Center - Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Includes full-text of many popular Nolo Press titles. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.