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Finding Company Information: A Research Guide: Company Rankings

This guide describes locating company information using resources provided through the University Libraries.

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Print Resources

The following print materials are located in the University Library.  Items with a "Ref" prefix are located in the Reference Area on the Main floor.

Business Rankings Annual, compiled by Brooklyn Public Library, Business Library Staff. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. [Ref HG 4050 B88] This reference book is a compilation of the "top 10" taken from directories, trade publications, newspapers, statistical reports and more. The rankings are reproduced in the volume, grouped under standard subject headings for easy browsing.

Market Share Reporter: An Annual Compilation of Reported Market Share Data on Companies, Products, & Services. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. [Ref HF 5410 M35]

Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies. Detroit: Gale Research. [Ref HG 4057 A2 W365X] Besides providing company directory information, this resource includes rankings of U.S. companies by sales within four-digit SIC codes (V. 5) or 5- or 6-digit NAICS codes (V. 8).

Book of Lists. Albany, N.Y.: American City Business Journals. [Ready Reference HF 5068 A3 B65X] This is an annual publication of the Business Review. It ranks Capital District companies in various business categories. Ask at the Reference Desk.

Electronic Databases

Please note: databases having the Accessible to University at Albany users only icon  can only be accessed from off campus if you are a registered library borrower. You must have a SUNY card issued by the University at Albany AND currently be affiliated with the university as faculty, staff or student.

Internet Resources

The following resources have information about company rankings:

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