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Communication Management and Design
Associations & Organizations
Data & Statistics
Research: Companies & Nonprofits
Sample Search: Uber
Look at the Company Website: ex.
Look for a supporting trade association : ex.
Alliance of Automobile
Rideshare Driver Association
(to find associations, use the Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources
REF HF5353 .E52
, Business Insights, or just Google "ride share association")
Search for related organizations: ex.
Search Nexis Uni for news and then narrow the results by clicking on Company and Financial in the left menu:
Check government organizations on the state and local level for any proposed bills (ex. Congress.gov, FDsys) or regulations (Regulations.gov, FDsys).
Federal Trade Commission:
Sample Search: United Way of Tompkins County
Mine their websites for information; read the "About Us" tab and look for Resources or Publications. Often times organizations will post an Annual Report. ex.
United Way of Tompkins County
Also try the local
Chamber of Commerce
such as the
Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
Search local and regional news sources (ex.
). The Ithaca Journal's website has a paywall. To access fulltext, go to the Database tab of the library's website and and search
Nonprofits: Try and find their 990s (instead of 10Ks). Check websites that evaluate them such as:
ProPublica's Nonprofit Explorer.
Supplies form 990s.
Search for nonprofits by name, etc. Form 990's available. Some are free.
Search for nonprofits by name
National Charity Reports
Better Business Bureau Reports on major charitable organizations.
Set up a
on your person, business or nonprofit to monitor the media.
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