Research Resources

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh holds a diverse collection of digital and physical resources available to the public. Some library research resources require a library card to access. If you are not currently a card holder, find out how to get a library card and access all we have to offer.

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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.

A.M. Best’s Library

This resource is only available from CLP – Downtown and Business.

Best’s Library Center provides online access to A.M. Best insurance company ratings and Best’s Insurance Reports. The database includes in-depth reports on thousands of U.S., Canadian and non-U.S. insurers, reinsurers and groups.

Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913 – 1983

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

This unique reference is the ideal single source for information on the most important events, issues and trends in the history of business and industry. Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective features the following: citations to more than 4.5 million articles from more than 2,000 periodicals; updated subject headings, ensuring that a search using either old or new search terms will return all the information on that subject; and original subject headings to offer insight into the way the issues of the day were framed.

AtoZdatabases

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

Search for information about businesses, jobs and people. AtoZdatabases is ideal for developing sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities and much more. Powerful search facets allow for very targeted results.

Bankers Almanac Global Banking Resource

This resource is only available from CLP – Downtown & Business.  Please contact CLP – Downtown & Business (412.281.7141) to request a search.

A comprehensive, global database of financial institutions, including contacts, correspondents, subsidiaries, affiliates, financial and payment information and much more.

Barron’s Digital Microfilm

This resource is available to CLP cardholders only.

View Barron’s in digital microfilm format from January 2008 to present.

Business Insights: Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials offers information, full-text articles, and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students.

Capital Changes (ADR/CCH/Global Capital Changes)

This resource is only available from CLP – Downtown & Business.
Please contact CLP – Downtown & Business (412.281.7141) to request a search.

Access the capital changes of corporations. CCH reports provides facts and figures needed to compute a security holder’s gain or loss from capital changes.

Conference Board

This resource is only available from CLP – Downtown & Business.  Please contact CLP – Downtown & Business (412.281.7141) to request a search.

Business insights from this global, independent business membership and research association, with reports covering current issues that include diversity & inclusion, communications & marketing, innovation & productivity, sustainability, corporate governance, and much more.

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.