Nonprofits Information

Here is a quick guide to finding information on nonprofit organizations: GuideStar is a database of nonprofit organizations which are identified as 501(c)(3) public charities. GuideStar requires registration, so set up a free login and password for access. Some portions of the site require payment, but you can retrieve the 990 form, which the organization […]

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CQ Homeland Security

CQ Homeland Security (access restricted to current Columbia affiliates) is “a web-based intelligence service that brings subscribers the most up-to-date and comprehensive homeland security information. A dedicated team of CQ reporters and editors provide daily news and analysis on the latest homeland security spending and policy issues. Subscribers also have access to a special homeland […]

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Ancestry Library Edition

Columbia University Libraries subscribe to Ancestry Library, the library edition of Ancestry.com (access restricted to current Columbia affiliates). Ancestry Library includes: digitized images of the United States Federal Census from 1790 forward; the American Genealogical Biographical Index; Passenger and Immigration Lists Index; United Kingdom and United States Directories1680-1830; court, land, and probate records; and many […]

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News21 Presentation – Company and Executive Research

Factiva and ThomsonONE Banker (access restricted to current Columbia affiliates) are two central sources for doing background research on public companies and on executives. For more business research resources, visit the Business & Economics Library website. Of particular importance on the site: the 24/7 Help feature is a searchable knowledgebase that guides you through databases […]

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Bloomberg Training Opportunities

Did you miss the Bloomberg training in Journalism? Fear not! The Business & Economics Librarians offer Bloomberg training throughout the year, and there are 2 trainings left for the fall semester – http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/business/training.html The trainings are free, but reservations are required. See the web site for details. Remember to check back periodically at the Library […]

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