Company and Organization Research

A searchable database of certified B-corporations, sponsored by B-Lab. A B-corporation is a corporate form in the U.S. designed for for-profit organizations that choose to consider societal and environment impact in addition to profit in their decision-making processes. The purpose of a benefit corporation is to create general public benefit, defined as a material positive impact on society and the environment.
BASIC-National Futures Association
A searchable directory of links to individual and organizational futures traders sponsored by the National Futures Association. The directory contains U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) registration and association membership information, as well as futures-related regulatory and non-regulatory actions contributed by the association, the CFTC and the U.S. futures exchanges. The association is the self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry, including on-exchange traded futures, retail off-exchange foreign currency and OTC derivatives, also known as swaps.
Business Wire
A wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Business Wire is the global market leader in commercial press release distribution. Thousands of member companies and organizations depend on Business Wire to transmit their full-text news, regulatory filings, photos and other multimedia content to journalists, financial professionals, investor services, regulatory authorities and the general public worldwide. The database is searchable by company name.
Charity Navigator
A comprehensive directory of links to U.S. and international charities, organized by charitable causes. The directory is sponsored by the Charity Navigator, a leading evaluator of non-profit organizations.
The Cincinnati Business Courier
The Cincinnati Business Courier provides access to weekly editions of business journals and the annual Book of Lists for over 40 major U.S. regions and cities (Student ID and password required).
Company Directories by Country
A directory of links to company directories organized by country. The directory is sponsored by the GlobalEdge Program at Michigan State University. The links include Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
EDGAR System
Sponsored by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the EDGAR database provides free public access to corporate information, allowing you to quickly research a company’s financial information and operations by reviewing registration statements, prospectuses and periodic reports filed on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.
Federation of International Trade Associations
A comprehensive, searchable directory of links to national, regional and international trade resources, including more than 8,000 links to trade, import-export and commercial sites. The directory is annotated and indexed by the Federation of International Trade Associations, which represents a broad cross-section of international trade and business federations of manufacturers, trading companies, contractors, freight forwarders, custom house brokers, airlines, shipping companies, port authorities, banks, insurance brokers and underwriters, associations, and a wide range of service providers including telecommunications companies, law firms and consultants.
A searchable directory of links to over 30 million companies and organizations sponsored by, a leading business intelligence portal.
Going Global
A comprehensive, searchable directory of more than 400,000 country-specific company profiles in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, consumer goods, consulting services, finance and technology, sponsored by Going Global. Student ID and password may be required. 
A clearinghouse of information about not-for-profit organizations, including financial and annual reports.
A comprehensive directory of links to not-for-profit, non-governmental and other organizations committed to solving social and environmental problems. Nearly all of the organizational links contain Web site and contact information
Inc. 5000 List
A directory of links to the 5000 fastest growing private companies in the United States, as compiled by Inc. Magazine. The links include company profiles, Web sites and financial information.
A searchable database of company information, profiles and SEC filings provided by LexisNexis through the Miami University Libraries. Student ID and password may be required.
Library Business Resources
Links for researching employers in various academic and business journals, magazines and newspapers, sponsored by the Miami University Libraries.
The Marketline service, which is provided through the Miami University Libraries, consists of full-text research reports on 10,000 U.S. and international companies, as well as 2,000 industry reports and 50 in-depth country reports. In addition, the service will generate company-specific SWOT reports that are extremely valuable in evaluating a company or preparing for an interview with a company. Student ID and password may be required.
A searchable directory of links to thousands of companies. The links include profiles, news and job listings for each company.
A comprehensive, searchable research database sponsored by the Miami University Libraries that provides access to detailed business intelligence about companies, markets and executives in the U.S. and around the world. Student ID and password may be required.
A comprehensive, searchable directory of links to over 600,000 manufacturers, distributors, MRO providers and other service companies. The links include Web site and contact information for networking and internship and job search purposes.
Trade and Voluntary Associations Database
A searchable directory of links to associations, sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives, which represents more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members include leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world.
Vault’s Career Insider
Vault offers inside information about companies you may be considering. Click on "Find a Company" under the "Getting Started On Vault" section. Student ID and password required.