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Master of Accounting (MAcc): MAcc Career Resources
Library Research Guide presented during MAcc Orientation.
Vault's award-winning career guides include interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies. Vault is limited to Current Ross Students and Ross Alumni only. Guides are FREE to download. An iMpact login is required.
If this is your first time accessing Vault Campus, you will be prompted to create an account before you can view Vault Campus content. Currently we recommend that you DO NOT USE your @umich.edu address, instead use another email address. This is due to reported problems with receiving Vault emails at those addresses.
Links to requested guides will be sent to you at your registered email address. The link is good for two downloads in a 48 hour period, after which time you will need to request the guide again. Vault guides are in PDF format.
Please reference the Vault Guides below.
Top Career and Job Search Resources at Kresge Library
Career Guides & Advice - including interviewing and networking tips.
Company Profiles – rankings and reviews on industry reputation, career advancement, quality of life, salary & benefits, interview process and more.
Vault Guides – over 100 titles of award-winning career guides, including interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies.
If this is your first time accessing Firsthand, you will be prompted to create an account before you can view Firsthand content.
If you previously had an account with Vault through the Kresge Library subscription, you will need to reset your password to access the database.
White- and yellow-pages directory listings for all US residences and businesses, supplemented with government information from the Bureau of the Census and other agencies. Additionally, Data Axle offers consumer lifestyle information that can be refined by zip code as well as information about the number of people moving into a particular neighborhood, city or state.
Use policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of ReferenceUSA."
Historic company records were created annually from Infogroup's U.S. Business Database; a snapshot of the data is saved each December. Contains company name, mailing address, SIC and NAICS codes, employee size, sales volume, latitude/longitude, and many more variables about each company. Data is available from 1997-2017 in downloadable flat files. Access requires UM login. Access the Historical Datafiles via University Library
Private and public U.S and international company data, industry news, facts and figures, hierarchy/corporate family tree data, executive contact information, and industry profiles. Additionally, Mergent Intellect allows users to build lists of companies based on location, industry, size, etc.
D&B Hoovers has public and private company profiles for US and global companies. Profiles include company descriptions and history, financials and ratios, hierarchy/corporate family tree data, SWOT analysis, news, competitors, SIC industry codes, NAICS industry codes, SEC filings, and annual reports. The “Build a List” function allows users to create a company list based on numerous parameters
and filters. Industry content includes constituents and analysis that include RMA Industry Norms, MarketLine Industry Profiles, and Fredonia Focus reports.
Technical notes: Company lists downloads are limited to 100 records. If you encounter a login screen, all seats are in use. Try connecting using the “UM users” link or at a later time.
Technical note:If you encounter a login screen, all seats are in use. Try connecting at a later time. Subscription includes 25 seats which are shared across all 3 UM campuses.
Orbis contains information about European, US, Canadian, South and Central American, Japanese, Chinese, and African companies, as well as banks and insurance companies. Financials, peer comparison, corporate ownership and deals are included.
Users are required to enter 'University of Michigan' in the 'Enter your organization's name' box to authenticate and use the database.
Technical Notes: Use of scripts or automated methods to download data from Orbis is strictly prohibited. If you require access to a larger dataset, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.