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Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
Articles from important scholarly business journals dating back to 1886. Includes industry & market research , SWOT analyses, over 600 books and more than 1,200 journals in the areas of business, marketing, management, finance and economics.
To find news articles about companies: search by company name. You can do so by using the pulldown menu on the right side of the search boxes.
Once you've retrieved your results, you should limit your search to trade journals. Trade/industry journals are publications dedicating to covering a particular industry. Their articles are written by journalists specializing in industry research, and by insiders in that industry. As such, they're far more valuable than articles from the general press.
Nearly 9,000 business and general news sources, including U.S. and international newspapers, magazines, wire services, Web sites, photographs, and trade and industry publications. Also, company profiles and company-to-company/company-to-industry financial comparisons, stock price data, and stock charting.
To find articles about companies: search by company name. You can expand or narrow your search options by clicking "Options" on the far right side of the search box (red arrow), then clicking the Source menu to choose a source for articles.
"Major News and Business Sources" are for the most part major newspapers around the world with large business sections. The Factiva search function isn't very flexible, unfortunately. Still, with a little digging, you can find good information here.
Local and Regional Business News
If you're investigating small private companies like locally-based retailers in Merced, chances are very good that you won't find any information about them in the larger databases, which tend to concentrate on larger companies. In such cases, the local and regional business press can be invaluable.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Newsbank: Major Metro Newspapers
Access to 31 newspapers from larger cities in the US some with coverage extending back to the 80s. Searchable by keyword, date, headline, author/byline and more.
Newsbank: California Newspapers
Access to over 450 newspapers from California, some with coverage beginning in the 80s. Searchable by keyword, date, headline, author/byline and more.