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Library Business Assistance: Websites

Annual Reports

Annual Reports

Annual Reports can be searched by company, stock exchange, and industry or sector. Users can also find links to Responsibility Reports as well as Investor Fact Sheets.

ARNOVA

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)

The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) is a diverse community of scholars, educators, and practice leaders that strengthens the field of nonprofit and philanthropic research in order to improve civil society and human life.

Data.gov

Data.gov

Data.gov is the United States government's open data website. It provides access to datasets published by agencies across the federal government. Data.gov is intended to provide access to government open data to the public, achieve agency missions, drive innovation, fuel economic activity, and uphold the ideals of an open and transparent government.

 

 

 

EDGAR

EDGAR

EDGAR, or Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval, is a government database. It allows you to search for real-time filings. This site works best if you have a specific company that you want to research.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Google Scholar can search for papers that have been published about business (and other topics). You can find business research leads and information. Search for keywords to see what articles have been published and what data sources they utilize. Not all sources will be available but you can see what resources are relevant. 

GuideStar

GuideStar

GuideStar can be used to search for nonprofit organizations by name, location, and subject categories such as arts, culture and humanities, education and research, or environment and animals. Some financial data are included as well as overviews of each organization, key personnel, and US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 990s, which contain information about top-paid executives and outside consultants for the organization among other information.

Iowa Source Link

Iowa Source Link

Helping Iowa business start and grow.

 

NCCS

National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS)

Designed as a portal for nonprofit practitioners, researchers, and policymakers to download and explore data, this is the home for all NCCS publications. Users can find much of the NCCS information listed as publications, including summary tables for public charities and private foundations by state, type, age, and size, as well as lists of the largest organizations by subsector.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has been the premier source of news, information, analysis, and opinion in the rapidly growing nonprofit world. Nearly 350,000 nonprofit professionals, foundation executives, board members, fundraisers, donors, and others working to advance the common good rely on it to stay informed, learn, and broaden their perspective.

Reuters Events: Sustainable Business

Reuter's Events: Sustainable Business

We provide business intelligence to more than 3,000 multinational companies every year. Our customers are also NGOs, think tanks, academia, governments and consultancies. We publish the leading responsible business magazine, website, and research reports. Our conferences are widely recognized as the best in the field bringing together CEOs, heads of business, ESG investors and public bodies to shape the future of responsible business. We're a part of Reuters Events and based in London. 

 

USA.gov

USA.gov

USA.gov helps you locate and understand government benefits, programs, and information. The mission of the USAGov program is to make it easier for people to find and understand the government services and information they need—anytime, anywhere, any way they want.

 

US Census Bureau

US Census Bureau

Statistical information on business, construction, foreign trade, education, data and maps, census and more!