Company Research for Job Seekers

This guide highlights library resources that job seekers can use to research companies or industries.

Library Research Guide

Researching a Company

Sources for background information on a company.

  • Company websites
    Great starting place. If company is public, be sure to look at investor relations page.
  • Company profiles
    Find background information on a company. Available in subscription-based library resources.
  • News
    The web is a great source of news. The library also provides access to fee-based publications such as the Wall Street Journal for free.

Company Profiles


Researching an Industry

Industry Reports