Company Information

Printed sources available in the Library


International Directory of Company Histories is at Reference 658.045/INT on the Fifth Floor.

Kompass United Kingdom, a directory of UK companies, products and services, is at Quick Reference 38/KOM on the Ground Floor.

Newspapers, including Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, Guardian, Independent and Times, have share prices and business news articles. Check the Library Catalogue for our newspaper holdings and locations.

Books about company reports and accounts are at 657.4 on the Fifth Floor.

Books about investment, stock markets and shares are at 332.6 on the Fourth Floor.


Online sources available through the Library


Amadeus contains financial, descriptive and ownership information for 250,000 companies in Europe.

Datamonitor company profiles give information for about 10,000 companies worldwide.

Global Market Information Database includes some information about companies.

Key Note reports include profiles of many UK companies.

Mintel Reports include company profiles.

Nexis provides access to UK and international newspapers, including Financial Times (London), and also some company profiles.

QIN contains information for 300,000 companies in mainland China.


Other web sites


You may need to register to use the free information on some of these sites.

CAROL
Company Annual Reports On-Line. For companies in Europe and the USA.

Companies House
Information on more than 2 million UK companies.

Company Data
A list of company information databases available by appointment to readers at the British Library in London.
(See also Registering for a Reader Pass.)

FT.com
Allows you to search for a company's share price.

Hemscott
Information for all companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Kellysearch
A worldwide directory of companies, products and services.

Kompass
Information on 2 million companies in 70 countries.

Researcha
Information on all UK companies and directors, and on 32 million European companies.

SCoRe
A national catalogue of printed company annual reports held in selected UK libraries.

Stock markets of the world
An index of international stock market web sites.

UK Industry Directory
Home pages of UK based companies with products or services supporting UK industry.

Yahoo Business Directories
Links to various directories of businesses, services and products.

Yell
Directory of UK businesses and services.

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