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Company Directories/Profiles - Canada

Name Description
Canadian Company Capabilities "A Canadian company database from Industry Canada with over 35,000 Canadian companies and 200,000 products and services. Forms part of the Strategis Web site."
Canadian Trade Index "Directory of approximately 30,000 Canadian manufacturing companies. Includes contact and product information. It is possible to search this database by company name, product description, trademark or by keyword."
Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada "Very useful resource for research on the history of businesses in Canada or U.S. Provides information about corporate archives including contact information, conditions of access, holidings, and a description. The directory may be browsed by company name, geographic region, or by archivist."

Company Directories/Profiles - International

Name Description
Corporate Information "Searchable directory of global corporate information. Features company profiles, and company financials. Additionally features useful links to a wide range of company and industry information provided elsewhere on the Internet."
Kompass "Searchable database of corporate information for almost 70 countries. Provides access to companies' contact information, financials, and product and services information including trade and brand names."
Mergent Online "Mergent's (formerly Moody's) online resource for global business and financial information (includes coverage of 2,400+ Canadian companies). Integrates recent annual reports, company profiles, real-time company news, and fifteen years of as-reported annual financial statements." [RR]

Company Directories/Profiles - U.S.

Name Description
Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada "Very useful resource for research on the history of businesses in Canada or U.S. Provides information about corporate archives including contact information, conditions of access, holidings, and a description. The directory may be browsed by company name, geographic region, or by archivist."
Hoover's Online

"All three TUG libraries have free access to Hoover's Company Capsules which provides coverage of 13,500+ (mainly U.S.) companies. The detailed Company Profiles require a subscription and are available to registered students and faculty at the University of Guelph only through ABI Inform.
(UG Users ONLY: In ABI Inform, use 'Browse Lists' to view all companies, or search for the company by name. Find the name in an article or abstract, then click on the circled blue 'I' icon next to it to open the Hoover's Online profile.)"

Thomas Register "Directory of approximately 155,000 companies (predominantly U.S). Provides company contact details as well as detailed product information."

Company Reports - Canada

Name Description
SEDAR "The System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval has been in existence since January 1, 1997 for the electronic filing of securities with the Canadian Securities Administrators. Includes public company filings (e.g. annual reports), and mutual fund groups' reports."

Company Reports - International

Name Description
CAROL: Company Annual Reports Online "Corporate annual reports for Asia, Europe, and U.S."
Mergent Online "Mergent's (formerly Moody's) online resource for global business and financial information (includes coverage of 2,400+ Canadian companies). Integrates recent annual reports, company profiles, real-time company news, and fifteen years of as-reported annual financial statements." [RR]

Company Reports - U.S

Name Description
EDGAR Database of Corporate Information "Produced by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the EDGAR Database contains the corporate filings, including 10-K annual reports, of U.S. public domestic companies. Companies were phased in to EDGAR filing over a three year period ending May 6, 1996."
Public Register's Annual Report Service "Includes over 2,000 online annual reports (primarily U.S.) Also gives users the option to request free hard copies of reports."

[RR]:
UW Restricted Resource