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A to Z World Business

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Gauge the risks and rewards of potential investments by using this resource to locate detailed country data on business and trade, current economic climate, statistical rankings and taxation. Discover whether to kiss, bow or shake hands during key cross-cultural negotiations. Import or export with confidence after securing detailed trade-compliance information. Find data from the best international organizations: Ernst & Young, The World Bank, World Trade Organization and others. For remote access, enter your library card number in the Library Login Code box.


D&B Business Browser*

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

National and international coverage of companies and industries, including key executives, history, detailed financial information and news. Includes in-depth reports on market information. Great for research on large companies and their foreign patents and subsidiaries. *Formerly known as  OneSource Global Business Browser.


Mergent Intellect

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, and industry profiles.


Smithsonian Collection Online: Trade Catalogs & Merchandising

The evolution of business is inextricably linked with American and international history and identity. You can now explore this aspect of American and international life via catalogs, pamphlets, advertising materials, and ephemera on essential industries that emerged in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries — steam engines, railroads, motorized vehicles, agricultural/farm machinery, building and construction, mining, and more. The collection exposes technological advances over time, changes in fashion/design, architectural advances, societal changes, and business history. Trade Literature and the Merchandizing of Industry is comprised of items selected from the National Museum of American History, and contains about one million pages of primary source content.


Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage (S&P NetAdvantage)

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Online access to Standard & Poor’s stock, bond and mutual fund research and reports plus the investment newsletter The Outlook. Also includes access to in-depth S&P Industry Reports [no remote access], Corporation Records and directories of corporations, their executives and securities dealers in North America.


Statistical Abstract of the United States

This resource is only available from inside a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh location.

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is an annual one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic state of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. This database replaces the print edition of the Statistical Abstract which is no longer published as a government document.


USA Trade Online

This resource is available without a library card. 

A sister website to STAT-USA by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. USA Trade Online provides U.S. import and export data on over 18,000 commodities.