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IBH 1AB3 - Perspectives on Canadian Business

Resources for IBH 1AB3

Company Profiles, Financials & Analysis

  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyBusiness Source Premier - select Business Searching Interface option
    To access company profiles in Business Source Premier go to the  ADVANCED SEARCH screen, click on the COMPANY PROFILES link on the right and search by company name. Reports can include a company overview, top competitors and a SWOT analysis. 
  • open accessCanada's Top 100 Employers (current year online)
    A guide to Canada's best places to work. Briefly covers issues such as work atmosphere & communications, financial benefits & compensation, health & family friendly benefits, training & skills development, community involvement, and more.
    Location of Print: STORAGE HD 2809 .C35 (2001 to 2006)
  • McMaster Users OnlyDBRS Morningstar
    Includes rating reports for selected Canadian companies. Strengths and challenges are often included. Search by company name.
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyFactiva  
    Contains profiles and financials of companies around the world. Select the Companies/Markets link and then click on the Company option. Search by company name or ticker symbol. NOTE: Access is limited. Only 6 people at one time can use this database. If you receive an error message, please try again later. 
  • McMaster Users OnlyFitch Solutions Reports / Business Monitor International  
    The country and/or industry reports can include profiles and SWOT analyses on Canadian companies. 
  • open accessFP500: Canada's Largest Corporations
    Ranks the  top private & public companies in Canada based on revenue/assets. Also identifies leading companies in several industries including finance, insurance, multimedia, telecommunications and more. 
    Location of Print: MILLS Periodicals HG 179 .F472 (FP500 usually published in the June issue of Financial Post Magazine)
  • McMaster Users OnlyHoover's Company Records
    Includes reports on companies worldwide. Profiles typically include a company factsheet, overview, history, people, products & operations, subsidiaries & affiliates, competitors and financials. 
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyMergent Online   
    Online access to current and historical annual reports, broker reports, and financial data for Canadian, U.S. and international companies. Select the Industry analysis to view reports on various industries.
  • McMaster Users OnlyNexis Uni
    Contains reports on public and private companies worldwide. At the Nexis Uni home page, go to the Menu drop-down list (top left) and select Company Dossier.  In the Dossier search form, type in a company name or ticker symbol and click Search. Profiles include a snaphsot of the company (e.g., business description, company hierarchy, stock quotes & charts, top executives), news, financials, legal info and more. 
  • McMaster Users OnlyPassport  
    Includes profiles for some Canadian companies along with financial, market share and brand information.
  • Best Bet!open accessSEDAR   
    Official filings for publicly traded Canadian companies. Contains company annual reports dating back to 1997. Search by company name or industry group.
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyStatista
    Includes millions of statistics on  thousands of topics from a variety of sources. Includes company and industry related reports. Worldwide coverage.

Business Issues & Topics

  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyBusiness Source Premier - select Business Searching Interface option
    Full text for more than 1,200 scholarly business journals, magazines and other sources.
  • McMaster Users OnlyCanadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) Database, 1982 to the present
    Key articles from 500 Canadian business periodicals, magazines and newspapers
  • McMaster Users OnlyConference Board of Canada e-Library  
    Contains reports covering subject areas such as corporate finance, human resources management, corporate social responsibility, marketing, health & wellness and training & development. Primarily Canadian content. Search for your company and/or topic. 
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyCPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly), 1988 to the present
    Indexes articles from more than 1,500 magazines, journals and newspapers with significant Canadian content. 
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyFactiva, 1970s to the present, dates vary by publication 
    Contains over 2,000 full-text newspapers from 200 countries in 26 languages. Use the Sources section to limit your search to publications in Canada or another geographical location. NOTE: Access is limited. Only 6 people at one time can use this database. If you receive an error message, please try again later. 
  • open accessGoogle Scholar  
    Search for scholarly content on the web. Adjust the Google Scholar settings to automatically connect to the full-text provided by McMaster libraries. Watch this video to find out how.
  • McMaster Users OnlyLinkedIn Learning 
    Provides access to thousands of high-quality instructional videos on a broad range of topics including business, communication, management and online and social media marketing.
  • McMaster Users OnlyNexis Uni, 1970s to the present, dates vary by publication    
    Includes thousands of worldwide news sources including some Canadian titles (e.g., Hamilton Spectator, Globe & Mail, Toronto Star and National Post). To find news from the Nexis Uni home page ...
    • locate the Guided Search task pods
    • choose News in the What are you interested in? box
    • type your keywords or subject terms in the Search in all News for box
    • choose the news timeframe you want to search in from the Choose date range drop-down list
    • click Search
    • in the results list, use the options in the Narrow By column to filter your results by location, publication type, subject, industry, geography, timeline, etc.
  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyProQuest One Business
    Include thousands of full-text scholarly journals, dissertations, conference proceedings, working papers, newspapers, trade publications, reports and books.
  • McMaster Users OnlyScholarsPortal Journals, dates vary by publication
    Search millions of articles from over 20,000 full text journals covering many academic disciplines, including business.
  • open accessSustainable Development Goals (United Nations)
    The UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a "universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030."
  • McMaster Users OnlyWeb of Science, 1976 to the present
    Search for scholarly articles from thousands of journals in this multi-disciplinary database.
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