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Journal & News Articles


  • International Television & Video Almanac
    (Latest on Reference: Entertainment and Media) Find It @ Stanford
  • International Motion Picture Almanac
    (Latest on Reference: Entertainment and Media) Find It @ Stanford
  • Television & Cable Factbook
    (Latest on Reference: Entertainment and Media) Find It @ Stanford

Industry & Market Research

  • DFC Intelligence: Game Industry Research
  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage  Icon
    Includes industry survey: Broadcast & Cable.
  • First Research (via ABI/INFORM)  Icon  Icon
    Includes industry overview, recent developments, challenges, opportunities, call prep questions, etc.
  • MarketResearch.com Academic  Icon
    Reports by Packaged Facts (consumer goods), Kalorama Information (health science), Specialists in Business Information, Simba Information (media industry), Executive Summaries, and MarketLook Reports.
    Jump-Start Guide
  • Mintel  Icon  Icon
    For current Stanford community · Valid Stanford email address required for registration.
    Market research reports mainly for the US and European marketplace.
  • Datamonitor Reports (via Business Source Complete)  Icon
    For industry profiles, add "marketline" in your search keyword; For MarketWatch or company reports, add "datamonitor" to your search.
  • Thomson Investext (via Thomson ONE, IE browser only)  
    Analyst reports from investment banks. Includes EIU reports. Go to Company Views > Research; or go to Screening & Analysis > Research.
    20 simultaneous users
    Technical issues? Click on the blue circle i (next to the database name) for more information.
  • OneSource North America Business Browser
    Includes Datamonitor reports , Euromonitor reports , BMI Industry Reports , Emerging Markets Direct reports , Freedonia reports , RMA Industry Norms
    Quick Guide

Company Research

  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage  Icon
    S&P stock and bond guides and reports, mutual funds, dividend records, industry surveys, The Outlook, etc.
  • Avention  Icon  Icon
    Corporate overviews, financials, analyst reports, etc. Previously known as OneSource.
    200 simultaneous users
    Quick Guide
  • Capital IQ  Icon
    Current GSB faculty, students, and staff: use SUNet ID (First time users need to request an account. Usual turnaround is one week.) From 6/30 to 8/31, current MBA/PhD student access only available via a shared account in Traders Pit.
    Others: Access to the database in Traders Pit of the Business Library
    — Excel Plugin is only available for current Stanford Community at RAIL Lab, 3F Bass Center
    Provides financial information on companies, private equity, etc.
  • Orbis  Icon
    (Alternative search interface: Mint Global)
    Profiles public and private companies worldwide.
  • Thomson ONE (IE Browser only)  
    Company financials, earning estimates, market data and stock quotes, PE firms, etc. Spreadsheet Link (Excel Add-in) available on designated computers in Traders Pit of the Business Library.
    20 simultaneous users
    Spreadsheet Link User Guide
    Technical issues? Click on the blue circle i (next to the database name) for more information.

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