|Industry Classification Codes|
North American Industry Classification System
Ref. HF1042.N6 1997
After the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada, Mexico and the United States developed a joint industry classification system. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) will replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC). Tables showing the correspondence between NAICS and SIC are included in the NAICS volume and on the Internet at: http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/naics.htm.
|Directories - National|
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Ref. T12.T6 (across from Ref. desk)
Divided into three sections: Products and Services containing product, trademark and brand name index, Company Profiles, and Catalog File. Internet access is free at: http://www.thomasregister.com/
Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies
Volumes contain alphabetic listing, geographic listing, ranking by sales within SIC listing and state ranking by sales.
CorpTech Directory of Technology Companies
Ref. HG4057 .A16
Lists U.S companies that manufacture or develop high technology products.
National Directory of Addresses and Telephone Numbers Ref. HF5035 .N37
|Directories - Regional|
Rhode Island Business Directory Ref. HF5065 .R5 A4 1995-96
New England Manufacturers Directory Ref. HF5041 .H373 1996
Rhode Island Directory of Manufacturers Ref. HD9727 .R56 D57 1993-94
|Company Profiles, Histories and Financial Information|
Hoover's Handbook of American Business
Ref. HG4057 .A2861
Profiles the 750 largest U.S public companies.
Hoover's Handbook of Private Companies
Ref. HG4057 .A28616
Profiles the 700 largest U.S. private companies. Hoover's handbooks are also available through LEXIS-NEXIS Academic Universe online database.
Moody's Manuals and News Reports
Use the latest edition of Moody's Complete Corporate Index Ref.HG4961.M66 to find the company name, and the manual, volume, and page.
|Bank and Finance||HG 4961 .M65||HG 4961 .M651|
|Industrial||HG 4961 .M71||HG 4961 .M723|
|International||HG 4009 .M66||HG 4009 .M661|
|OTC Industrial||HG 4965 .M665||HG 4965 .M66|
|Municipal and Government||HG 4931 .M58||HG 4931 .M581|
|Public Utilities||HG 4961 .M7245||HG 4961 .M72451|
|Transportation||HG 4971 .M74||HG 4971 .M741|
Value Line Investment Survey
Investment analysis, advice, and statistics for 1700 U.S. company stocks.
Moody's Handbook of Common Stocks
Each one-page summary contains price charts and concise financial statistics
|Industry ratios, ratings, financial statistics, or industry analyses|
U.S. Industrial Outlook
Ref. HC101 .U54
Industry reviews, analyses and forecasts.
Survey of Current Business Per. HC101.A13
Standard & Poor's The Outlook
Keeps private investors, securities dealers, investment counselors and many managers abreast of market developments and helps spot suitable securities investments.
RMA Annual Statement Studies
Ref. HF5681 B2 R58
Provides financial ratios for numerous industries. Library has: 1991- Present