Reference Library Service

Mergent puts over one million pages of fully documented information at your fingertips through Manuals on Microfiche. It’s the largest financial and industrial history ever assembled for public, business and academic libraries. Efficiently packaged to fit in one-half of a file drawer, it’s economically priced as well. Available in complete set, single volume and combination packages, Manuals on Microfiche is the most economical way to build a complete historical business reference collection.

Includes every manual published since 1909:
  • Industrial Manual since 1920
  • OTC Industrial Manual since 1970
  • OTC Unlisted Manual since 1986
  • Bank & Finance Manual since 1928
  • Public Utility Manual since 1914
  • Transportation Manual since 1909
  • International Manual since 1981
  • Municipal & Government Manual since 1918
Company coverage includes:
  • History
  • Business
  • Properties
  • Subsidiaries
  • Officers
  • Directors
  • Long-term debt
  • Capital stock
  • Letter to shareholders
  • Notes to financial statements
  • Income statements
  • Balance sheets
  • Statements of cash flow
  • Footnotes
  • Auditors
  • General counsel
  • Exchange and symbol
  • Number of employees
  • Number of shareholders
  • Address, telephone and fax numbers
  • Shareholder relations contact
  • Stock price ranges
  • Dividends
  • Report of independent auditors
  • Transfer agents
  • Stock splits
  • Annual meeting date
Each 3 ½" x 5 ½" Manual Microfiche card contains:
  • Manual’s title, edition and pages covered
  • Color-coded identification of Manual covered.
  • Sequence number of card
  • 98 frames at reduction ratio of 24:1
  • First card of each volume includes full index
  • Hundreds of pages of Moody’s® and Mergent Manuals
Please note: Depth of coverage on any specific company and number of companies in any particular publication may vary.

Sold exclusively to public and academic libraries.

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