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 visit the Business, Science & Technology Center on the fourth floor 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.
  • 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.
  • Glassdoor Glassdoor
    Glassdoor has millions of company reviews — all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers like you. You need to create an account and anonymously contribute a post of your own to view content.