Strategic Communications: Company information

Resources for students in the MS in Strategic Communications program


  • Bloomberg
    Online database providing current and historical financial quotes, business newswires, and descriptive information, research and statistics on over 52,000 companies worldwide. Printing and downloading are available. For search help see our Bloomberg Help Guide. There is also one Bloomberg terminal available in the Digital Social Science Center in Lehman Library.
  • CapitalIQ
    Current non-Business School affiliates can use Capital IQ at one of the seven designated terminals in Watson Library and on three terminals in Lehman Library.  Business School students and faculty must request individual accounts by emailing Access to this resource is restricted to CURRENT Columbia University affiliates.
  • Orbis
    Orbis integrates data from all of BvDEP's databases. Includes data for millions of public and private companies globally.
  • ReferenceUSA
    Directory information on U.S. and Canadian business, health care, and residential listings. Search by company name, geographic area, business type, SIC code, yellow page listing, revenue, location, number of employees or any combination of the above. In addition to address and phone number, each entry includes officer names and titles, corporate affiliation, business type and size of yellow page advertising. Toll-free and fax numbers are given for some companies.
  • Refinitiv workspace
    Provides access to financial data on public companies, as well as merger and acquisition information and market data. Users can search and screen across databases to identify companies that meet your specific investment criteria as well as conduct peer analysis.  
  • Mergent online:

U.S. company data: An Internet-accessible subscription service covering 10,000 public companies and their SEC filings; U.S. Annual Reports: Easy-to-access current and historical annual reports on 10,000 U.S. public companies, all in PDF image format that provides faster download and allows viewing the document; International company data: More companies from more countries than any other international database, with global searching across databases; International Annual Reports: Hard-to-get, timely annual reports on all companies in our International Company Data database, available in PDF image formats; Corporate Visibility: Expanded, in-depth, and detailed descriptions of public companies as they appear in the Mergent Manuals (fka Moody's Manuals), which were first published in 1918.