Other Research Resources
Annual Reports/SEC Filings
EDGAR Securities and Exchange Commission's corporate filings database. Provides news,
search functions, and definitions.
LexisNexis Offers some pre-1996 filings that are not available through EDGAR.
BIS Only Databases Databases only available through Business Information Services for current UIUC
faculty & students. Company information available from Corporate Text (1987-1995), Disclosure
Global Access, and Research Insight (20 years).
- BIS has historical corporate annual reports on microform. There are paper copies in the large
drawers just beyond the reference desk. However, the collection is not complete either in company
or in time period.
CAROL World Annual Reports of European companies.
Japan Financials Financial statement data from Tokyo Stock Exchange and major OTC Firms. Data is
delayed 18 months from the date of publication.
SEDAR Canadian securities database. Roughly equivalent to EDGAR, covering Canadian
public companies and mutual funds since January 1997. Document format varies, including PDF, MS
Word, and WordPerfect.
Associations, Societies, & Organizations
Unlimited - Contains information for international and U.S. national, regional, state, and
local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields.
Case Studies in Article Databases:
- ABI/INFORM: use "case studies" in SUBJECT with Keyword (e.g., market*)
- Business Source Premier: specify "Case Study" in Document Type
- Case Studies in Harvard Business Review
- HBR via Business Source Premier (Oct, 1922 to present in FT)
- HBS Cases - also via Business Source Premier - (April 1942 to present, abstract only, good for
identifying the particular issue you are interested in).
Business Plan Archive Free registration required to access publically available plans. Collection and
preservation of business plans and related planning documents from the Birth of the Dot Com Era so
that future generations will be able to learn from this remarkable episode in the history of
technology and entrepreneurship.
Harvard Business School
Cases Search only. Case studies available for personal ordering.
Data & Statistics
Dissertations and Theses
World of Learning International guide to the academic world. Search by countries, institutions,
Limited Access Databases
BIS Only Databases Resources available only through Business Information Services. Use is
restricted to current faculty, staff, and students.
- College of Business Databases
Market Research Reports
Faulkner Advisory for IT
Studies (FAITS) Identifies written reports about technology including information security, the
Internet, business intelligence/content management, wireless communications, and software and
hardware vendor profiles.
Frost & Sullivan Identifies global research reports on emerging high-technology and industrial
markets in 50 countries.
- MarketLine - Company & industry profiles, market research reports, and news covering a
wide range of industries around the world.
Working Papers at UIUC