Best Finance Scholarship Databases

  EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)

  Google Scholar

  Web of Science (Clarivate)

  Scopus (Elsevier)

 Supplementary News & Scholarship Databases

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

  Accounting, Tax and Banking Collection (ProQuest)

  Bloomberg Professional Terminal

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

  Financial Times

  JSTOR

  Nexis Uni

  Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition (ProQuest)

  Evaluating Journals and Articles

 Citations

 Firm Fundamentals

  D&B Global Business Browser
Offers public and private company profiles of U.S. & foreign companies

  EMIS Intelligence (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Company profiles and performance in emerging markets

  GuideStar Pro
IRS 990\'s for nonprofits

  Mergent Online
Provides 15 years of detailed financial statements for international and U.S. companies. LIMITED TO 4 SIMULTANEOUS USERS.

  Morningstar Investment Research Center
Full company profiles for public companies.

  NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Company financials for public companies

  Value Line Investment Survey
Provides information for investors on individual stocks and companies. Offers forecasting and historical information, as well as detailed financials, charts, and reports. Includes sorting, filtering (screening), graphing, and reporting functions.

  Mergent/Moody's Manuals (Mergent Archives)
Historical archive of Mergent Manuals

  WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)
Offers a data research platform for business datasets including AuditAnalytics, COMPUSTAT, CRSP, CBOE, Option Metrics, Risk Metrics, TAQ, TRACE, and Thomson Reuters 13f. Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Access and registration approved by James Jablonski of the Finance Lab.

 Analysts Reports

Bloomberg Professional Terminal
The Applied Finance Lab has multiple stations and the library has a single station only accessible during library service hours.

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Search from the research tab

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Analyst reports archived.

Value Line Investment Survey
Provides information for investors on individual stocks and companies. Offers forecasting and historical information, as well as detailed financials, charts, and reports. Includes sorting, filtering (screening), graphing, and reporting functions.

 Industry Reports

IBISWorld
Provides access to U.S. and global industry market research reports.

Statista
Portal for statistics and reports on countries, industries and product categories.

D&B Global Business Browser
Offers industry market research reports from Marketline, Freedonia, Euromonitor and RMA updated with recent news, executive profiles and analyst reports.

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Industry surveys organized by GICS

 ETFs & Mutual Funds

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Contains information on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Provides independent analysis, industry information, stock charts, portfolio building tools, and web-based educational tutorials.

Investment Company Institute (ICI)
"The Investment Company Institute (ICI) is the national association of U.S. investment companies."

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Search by ETF or mutual fund ticker or screen for investment advisory firms

 Venture Capital & Private Equity

Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms (Grey House Publishing)
Presents an international directory of venture capital and private equity firms. Profiles include information about each firm's mission, industry and geographic preferences, portfolio companies, and more; also includes background information about each firm's executives.

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Screen by investment advisory firms

 Corporate Governance

Conference Board Business & Economics Portfolio
Includes economic indicator data sets and global macroeconomic time series for economists as well as reports, interviews and studies on leadership, compensation, organizational development, operations, globalization, diversity, sustainability, innovation and more for management and HRD professionals. Coverage varies.

BoardEx
The BoardEx database contains biographical information on most board members and senior executives around the world.

Mergent Online
Officer and director biographical information

NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's, Capital IQ)
Officer and board biographical information

WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)
COMPUSTAT data includes compensation and biographical dataAuthorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff. Access and registration approved by James Jablonski of the Finance Lab.

 Books

  Falvey Library Catalog
Search Falvey Memorial Library\'s collection. Many titles are available electronically.
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  WorldCat (FirstSearch)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. Items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.
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