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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
1909 to the present, but varies by sector
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Mergent WebReports provides digital access to Corporate and Municipal Mergent (formerly Moody's) Manuals. The reports themselves are in pdf format.

Corporate manuals:
Transportation, 1909 - present
Public Utility, 1914 - 2007
Bank & Finance, 1920 - present
Industrial, 1920 - present
OTC Industrial, 1970 - present
International, 1981 - present
OTC Unlisted, 1986 - present

Municipal manuals:Issuers of municipal securities for the states, Puerto Rico, and Guam, from 1955 to the present

The WebReports are an excellent resource for researching corporate history, financial statements, and business activity. You may search by company name, region, country, document type or year of report. Dates of coverage vary by sector, the earliest beginning with 1909.

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Sheley, Christina
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Business

Library of Congress Subjects:

Corporations -- United States -- Databases.
Corporations -- Databases.
Industries -- United States -- Databases.