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Recommended resources for company research

Multinational Company Directories

Free Library of Philadelphia

A Free Library of Philadelphia library card is available at no cost to anyone who lives, works, pays taxes, or goes to school in the City of Philadelphia. In addition, anyone who lives in the state of Pennsylvania can obtain a Free Library card without charge.

The Free Library of Philadelphia has additional resources for company research including:


ReferenceUSA (U.S. and Canadian companies)

ReferenceUSA OneSource (international companies)

[these are accessible in branches and online with a library card]

The Free Library's Parkway Central branch at 1901 Vine Street features a Business, Science & Industry Department with a Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC) and the Regional Foundation Center, which focuses on the nonprofit sector.

Citing business resources


This Drexel Library Guide covers various citation styles including APA:


EndNote is a citation management software developed by Thomson-Reuters and site licensed through Drexel University's IRT group. Learn more here:

Basic company information

Company Information within Literature Databases

Company financials

Analyst Reports: Company

Creating lists of companies

Business Librarian

Phebe Dickson
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