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Business: Graduate: MBAC 6450

Overview of Resources

3/14/24 Library Instruction Recording by Ann Berens, MLIS 

Link to tutorial here!

Library Resources: Databases



Search Terms to try:
  • "Company Name" AND Marketline
  • "Company Name AND SWOT

Library Resources: Newspapers

Online Search 10-K Reports





Finding 10-K Reports:

  • Google: "Company Name" Investor Relations, scroll to SEC Filings 
  • Google: "Company Name"   Annual Report (often attractively formatted for shareholders)
  • Google: "Company Name" EDGAR (select the result)  NOTE: Table of Contents is hyperlinked to appropriate page!
  •>Filings>Company Filings Search

Once 10-K is identified, look at:

  1. Part II Item 7. Management's discussion and Analysis of Financial conditions and Results of Operations
  2. Part II Item 8: Financial Statements

Table of Contents in EDGAR and SEC filings are hyperlinked to appropriate page.

MarketWatch: Online source


MarketWatch is a subsidiary of  Dow Jones & Company that provides financial information, business news, analysis, and stock market data. Use it to see Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow, SEC Filings (10-K) as well as graphs of Stock market activity.

SWOT & PESTLE: Online source





SWOT & PESTLE is a leading strategy research portal covering detailed SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) and PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, and Environmental) analysis of leading industry sectors around the globe.
Some information is provided for free, complete reports are available for purchase.

Citation Resources

When using Library resources, citation are automatically available. We suggest you copy and paste citations for the materials you review on a separate document for future use in you Reference page. Note, you may have to re-align indentation per APA Guidelines. Citation generators are found in Library resources as follows:

  • Library Catalog: Open the resource and scroll down to the "Tool Box" section, click on citations.
  • EBSCO databases: Open the resource and under Tools on the right hand side, go to the Cite icon.
  • NewsBank Database: Along the top of the results page, click on the "C symbol 
  • Wall Street Journal (Proquest Database): On the right side of the article, click on the " symbol. 

  • Crains Chicago Business (EBSCO): See EBSCO database example above.
  • Cite D&B Key Ratios as a database, following APA guidelines- See APA tab above.
  • Cite 10-K Report as a website, when retrieved from a website (e.g. Company site or, following APA guidelines - See APA tab above.
  • Cite MarketWatch  and  SWOT & PESTLE as websites, following APA guidelines - See APA tab above.
  • See APA 7th ed. Library Guide for further help. Tab located above.