Business Databases

Demographic & Market Research


  • U.S. Consumer/Lifestyles: Searchers use the Consumer / Lifestyle data to understand the buying habits of groups of consumers. Drawn from a variety of sources the results are a blend of purchase preference information with household and census type data.
  • U.S. New Movers/Homeowners: Each year 15% of the country’s population moves to a new location. Each week Reference USA adds more than 300,000 New Movers/ Homeowners to this module. Search using key data elements including Residential Details, Mortgage Details, Confirmed Homeowner status and Move Distance.
  • U.S. Standard White Pages: With more than 150 million U.S. listings, this module gives you access to people all over the United States. Records are continuously updated against the USPS National Change of Address and Delivery Sequence File (DSF) to be the most current source for residential listings available. Records include maps and key demographic data. Company Research
  • U.S. Businesses: (access from home or library): Use this module to search for comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date information on more than 34.5 million U.S. businesses. Data is telephone verified and updated monthly. Use the more than three dozen search selections to create custom queries. Results link to individual profiles for each business containing essential information.
  • U.S. New Businesses: Updated on a weekly basis with information from a variety of sources, the U.S. New Business module is the ideal resource for anyone wanting to connect with businesses in their start up and early phases of development.
  • Dun & Bradstreet Business Browser:(in-library use only) Search more than 110 million businesses around the world by company name, company executives, industry, or news articles. Business data includes annual revenues, employee counts, corporate family structure, lines of business, analyst reports, SWOT reports, and stock data. 
  • U.S. HealthcareProfiling more than one million physicians and dentists, the U.S. HealthCare database gives researchers a unique look at a doctor’s practice. Essential information includes the doctor’s specialty, age, medical school attended, year of graduation and hospital affiliation.

Industry Research


  • Dun & Bradstreet Business Browser(in-library use only) Search more than 110 million businesses around the world by company name, company executives, industry, or news articles. Business data includes annual revenues, employee counts, corporate family structure, lines of business, analyst reports, SWOT reports, and stock data. 

International Company Research


  • Canadian Businesses: Phone-verified information for 1.5 million Canadian businesses.
  • Dun & Bradstreet Business Browser: (in-library use only) Search more than 110 million businesses around the world by company name, company executives, industry, or news articles. Business data includes annual revenues, employee counts, corporate family structure, lines of business, analyst reports, SWOT reports, and stock data.