Business Database Trials: Datamonitor 360, IBIS World, Passport Industrial, Mergent Horizon

January 20, 2011 at 5:06 pm Leave a comment

Cook Library is running trials of several business databases that contain company and industry information.

Faculty, students, and staff are welcome to try them! Please send feedback to Shana Gass.

Off-campus use of most of these databases requires a special username and password. Contact the Reference Desk (410-704-2462) or Shana Gass.


Trial Dates: until Jan 26

  • International coverage
  • Industry reports, featuring Five Forces Analysis
  • Company profiles, many with SWOTS
  • Global Top 10 Companies lists
  • Country profiles with PESTLE analysis
  • Downloadable market and country statistics


Trial ends Jan. 26

  • Breaks down economies of China, Germany, France, U.K .& U.S. by industry, including industry-level buyers and suppliers
  • Industry forecasts; rankings of industry attractiveness/sensitivity to business cycles
  • Producer price indices; statistics facilitating value chain analysis; analytical reports

PowerPoint tutorial (view full-screen)


Trial ends Jan. 31

  • 700+ U.S. industry profiles at the NAICS-code level, complete with competitive positioning and supply chain information.
  • Global, China, U.K., & Australia industry profiles
  • Risk analysis & business environment reports
  • Company profiles

Product Overview


Trial ends Jan. 26

  • Track U.S. company interaction: identify competitors, customers, suppliers, and partners
  • Identify companies by product (sub-NAICS-level)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions modeling
  • Biotech/pharmaceuticals FDA approval information

Quick Guide

How might these databases help in your classes, teaching, and/or research?

Please send any feedback to Shana Gass.

Entry filed under: database, e-resource.

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