Finding Information on Private Companies Using Electronic Resources

Introduction

Overview

Goals/Purpose

Type of Information

What to Expect?

Free or Fee Guidelines

Search Strategies

More Sources Now Than Ever

Traditional Online

Dialog for Company Information

Dialog Tip

OneSearch Categories

OneSearch Categories - Cont.

DialogWeb Tips

DataStar

DataStar Company Directory Tips

Lexis-Nexis

Dow Jones

Public Records Databases

Public Records/Filings

Public Records/Filings

Bankruptcy Records

Useful Databases for Private Company Information

Internet/Web Searching

Metasites - MSU CIBER

Metasites - MIT Libraries

Metasites - Rexco's International Directories

Country-Specific Sites & Directories

Intelligent Agents - Copernic

Intelligent Agents - WebCompass

Corporate Information Metasite

Corporate Information Links

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Corporate Information Links - Cont

Internet Mailing Lists

IBL Search Using the Word “directory”

Specialty Databases Found in the Gale Directory of Databases

Specialty/Boutique Providers

Case Study XYZ Private Company

Case Study: 100 Private Medical Device Companies $50-75m in Sales

Watch Out For:

Traditional vs the Web?

Traditional vs the Web? - Cont

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