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Library Databases

Search for news, analyst reports, industry data, executive profiles, SEC filings, and more using the following databases, available at no cost to Stanford alumni.

The library databases offered through Stanford GSB Alumni Association are not to be used in commercial endeavors. The purpose in offering the databases is for personal enrichment and advancement. Database usage is monitored daily.

ABI/Inform (Proquest)

ABI/Inform, published by ProQuest, covers market trends, business conditions, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics from worldwide journals, most in full text.

Avention (formerly OneSource)

Avention offers detailed information on public and private companies. It includes analyst reports, executive biographies, SEC filings, and more.

BMI Research

BMI Research provides up-to-date coverage of country markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, plus reports on industry sectors.

EBSCO Business Source Alumni Edition

EBSCO Business Source contains full-text articles and abstracts from top business publications, including peer-reviewed journals. It covers virtually all subject areas related to business


ReferenceUSA’s database of businesses and consumer households in the United States and Canada is useful for company profiling and market research.


TableBase provides statistical data on companies, industries, products, and demographics in a ready-to-use, tabular format. Its content is international in scope.