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WRDS Sustainalytics


Sustainalytics is now available on the WRDS platform.

Sustainalytics’ in-depth, timely ESG Data cover 4,500 companies and all major global indices. Sustainalytics’ research methodology focuses on material environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues across 42 global sectors. Incorporating over 70 core and industry-specific indicators, the company's research model assesses the sustainability policies, management systems and performance outcomes of 4,500 companies worldwide. Sustainalytics’ comprehensive assessment of a company’s ESG performance is structured within four dimensions, including preparedness, disclosure, quantitative performance and qualitative performance. 

Accounting Lab Fall Semester 2020

The Library Accounting lab services are offered virtually only due to Covid. No face-to-face appointments available.  For information about the accounting 200  online lab go to:



Remote Access for Capital IQ


Capital IQ  

You can now access Capital IQ remotely!

Go to

Create a username by clicking "New User" at the top right.

You must use a email address.

Sage Research Methods


Perfect for students interested in academic careers or for faculty who’d like a refresher, Sage Research Methods helps teach qualitative and quantitative research methods. Content includes:

  • Videos teaching the research process
  • Instruction manuals for statistical analysis (the QASS “Little Green Books”)
  • Case studies and sample research projects
  • Practice datasets
  • Research Project Planner

Exhibit: Early Mormon Finance

“Mixing Money and Religion: Early Mormon Currency and Financial Records,” an exhibit from the library’s Special Collections, includes specimens of rare currency:

  • Kirtland Safety Society banknotes
  • Nauvoo House stock certificates
  • “White Notes,” Utah currency from the 1840s
  • Hyrum Smith’s “Book of Records”
  • Tithing receipts for contributions to the Nauvoo Temple
  • Millard County’s United Order articles of incorporation

Open through April 2018, this exhibit is located in the Special Collections Reading Room (map). Come learn more about early Mormon economic history!

AtoZ World Business

AtoZ World Business is a companion to Global Road Warrior, which gives business and culture tips for the professional traveler.

 Access AtoZ at

​AtoZ World Business provides profiles of 100 countries, with information covering:

  • Business formation
  • Processes and documents for importing/exporting
  • Shipping options and payments
  • Trade and tariff profiles
  • Dictionary of international trade 

AICPA Premium A&A Research Collection

Premium A&A Research Collection on AICPA Online Professional Library includes the following: AICPA Professional Standards; AICPA Technical Questions and Answers Audit & Accounting Manual; PCAOB Standards & Related Rules; All current AICPA Audit and Accounting Guides; All current Audit Risk Alerts; All current Checklists and Illustrative Financial Statements; Trust Services Principles and Criteria; Audit Risk Assessment Tool; U.S. GAAP Financial Statements—Best Practices in Presentation and Disclosure.

It requires registration.  Once you are register, click PRODUCTS, then MY PURCHASES, then MY ONLINE PUBLICATIONS, then AICPA AUDIT & ACCOUNTING LITERATURE, then click + to access all our subscriptions.

The best content in this database is the AICPA Audit and Accounting Guides.  Click GUIDES.

New: PitchBook

New: MarketLine

From Aerospace and Automotive to Media, Mining and Textiles, MarketLine covers every company in every major industry in every major marketplace, worldwide. 

New: Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect is a highly flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent’s expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with DandB’s private company database, Mergent Intellect provides access to private and public US and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

New: Mergent Online

Mergent Online with Horizon offers a wealth of detail on US and International public companies including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Financial statements are presented in as-reported form and in native currencies.

New: Mergent Key Business Ratios (KBR)

Formerly known as D&B Key Business Ratios.

 Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from DandB’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.

New: Statista

Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics portals with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources on over 60,000 topics (media, business, finance, politics…) Data sources include market research reports, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. Statista includes tables, charts, infographics and studies. 

New: Mintel Trends


Announcing Mintel Trends!

What's cool, new, or quirky, and how will it impact the markets you care about?

Mintel’s researchers examine 80 trends affecting consumers today, swapping out old trends for new ones regularly.

Mintel Trends is a great way to spot innovations and opportunities. We're pleased to add it to the in-depth market research we already get through Mintel Reports.

Recent Reference Titles in Marketing


Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Strategies

Essays describing significant marketing campaigns of recent years, like Priceline's "Negotiator" (William Shatner) and Apple's "Moment of Silence" for Steve Jobs.


Gale Business Insights Handbook of Social Media Marketing

From making a case for social media to building a strategy, providing consistency, and measuring impact, this handbook provides practical advice and recommendations.


Gale Business Insights Handbook of Global Marketing

Introductory essays on identifying opportunities, building a brand, watching out for cultural differences, product distribution, global economic realities, etc. Accessible for the novice.


Dictionary of Advertising and Marketing Concepts

This slim but surprisingly engaging book is described by its author as being a "dictionary of cultural analyses and critiques of advertising". In other words, expect explanation and sometimes idiosyncratic commentary, rather than a basic dictionary.


The Fine Print

Most of these tools are licensed for the use of BYU students and employees for academic purposes only. Content or access must not be provided to any outside individuals or organizations, although BYU students can reference these tools in support of course requirements. Contact your librarian with questions.

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