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Market: Business Intelligence, Market Research and News

Essential Tools for Business and Market Research

Business Intelligence, Market Research and News
Capitalize on industry trends, develop effective market strategies and maximize your research investments. Providing up-to-date company and industry intelligence covering over 500,000 companies worldwide, as well as market share and sales figures, business directories and financials on 14 million U.S. and international companies, Dialog gives you access to the industry's most valuable collection of competitive intelligence and market research from key sources like ABI/Inform, Cengage Gale, D&B, Datamonitor Market Research, Harvard Business Review and ProQuest, among others.

Choose from the following tabs to locate the resources that will help you to make the most of Dialog's Business Intelligence, Market Research and News content.

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Live Web-Based Training Classes

Dialog invites you to experience training with our leading search and content specialists, straight from your desk, at a time convenient to you!

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Tutorials and Training Seminar Workbooks

Dialog training workbooks cover basic and advanced search techniques, as well as specific applications for researching intellectual property topics. Click on the workbook title to read a description and to find information about downloading the free course workbook.

Business Intelligence, Market Research & News


Dialog At-a-Glance are on-demand, recorded, mini-presentations intended to quickly highlight useful product tips, commands, or content. Topics coming soon for

  • Business Intelligence
  • Market Research
  • News

Web-based Online Courses are free, self-paced courses you can take online at your convenience. Designed for DialogWeb and Classic users, beginner to advanced, with versions designed for searchers in specific industries.

  • Intro to Searching DialogWeb for the Business Professional
  • Intro to Classic Dialog for the Business Professional
Dialog At A Glance

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Quick Reference

D&B Worldbase—International (Dialog File 518),
D&B Worldbase—Europe (Dialog File 521)

D&B Worldbase®—International (Dialog File 518) and D&B Worldbase®—Europe (Dialog File 521) are now available. Both databases have been enhanced with a Record Type field enabling precision retrieval of records of interest. The databases are updated with quarterly reloads and include nearly 95 million International companies, almost doubling our current coverage. See the D&B Company Worldbase Bluesheet for details.

How Do I...?

The How Do I...? Series supplies concise, step-by-step instructions on how to find the most-requested information on Dialog and includes

Database Selection


Quick Reference

Document Delivery

Dialog Database Catalog 2010

Dialog Database Catalog 2010

How Do I...? Series


Search Aids

Consult these handy Search Aids and User Guides to get the most out of searching individual files.

Business Intelligence & Market Research


>Sources Included in World News Connection (WNC)


ONTAP (Online Training and Practice) Files

Use the ONTAP (ONline Training And Practice) databases for Free Practice Searching on Dialog and hone your skills without incurring an online charge.

Dialog ONTAP Files
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—News   show / hide

Remember: ONTAP databases are only portions of the complete databases. They contain records from a brief time period and may or may not be current. They are intended for practice use only.

ONTAP Practice Exercises



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