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Researching Companies & Industries

Build lists of companies by location (for example, San Francisco) and type of business (hotels, hospitals, real estate firms, etc.) using our subscription directories, such as Reference USA.

For more in-depth assistance, please go to the 4th floor, Business Science and Technology Center, of the Main Library.

Select Business Databases (library card & PIN/password required).

More SFPL Business eResources

Online Resources

  • UC Berkeley Career Center - Researching Employers UC Berkeley Career Center - Researching Employers
    A comprehensive guide on researching companies of interest.
  • Glassdoor Glassdoor
    Glassdoor gives you an inside look at jobs, salaries, company reviews, & interview questions.
  • LinkedIn LinkedIn
    Look up company pages, their employees, groups and more on LinkedIn when doing company research. You need a LinkedIn account to research thoroughly.