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Career Resources: Finding Company and Industry Information

Career Resources

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Career Resources

Online Resources

Here are some online tools to help find information about the industry or company of your choosing.

Search the Web

Run a quick Google search on your research topic.

Library Databases

A number of databases available through Babson Library provide information on different types of industries and companies. In addition to the ones below, check out our alphabetical list of databases for one that is specific to your program, which can also provide information on job prospects in that field. Not sure which one to choose? Ask the Library!

LexisNexis is like the ultimate newspaper, providing news, business, legal, medical and reference information, including the full text of the New York Times (1980-present).


Wall Street Journal, including full-text and searchable access, from 1984-present.


Boston Globe, including full-text and searchable access.


Business Source Premier is the ultimate source for business information. It contains everything from scholarly articles to research reports, industry reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.


Business Insights: Essentials provides timely and topical business information and company/industry intelligence on thousands of companies worldwide.


SBRnet focuses on the business side of sports, including research reports and charts, trade publications, international reports, and industry trends.


General Business File serves as an index of business and trade journal articles on business, finance, mergers, trade, banking, and information for more than 150,000 companies.

Subject Guide

Kerri Vautour
(413) 748-3096

Schedule an appointment!

Want to sit down and talk to a librarian about your research? Schedule an appointment with Kerri.

If there's no time that fits into your schedule, email to see other options.

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