Faculty & Staff Resources

Saunders College Policy Manual

Access the online Saunders College Policy Manual to view Saunders College of Business policies. Note that policies are password protected where anyone with a valid University account can access.

Technical Resources

For technical assistance, instructions and contact information please visit the Saunders Technical Support Wiki pages.

RIT Directory Updates

Information in Saunders Inside 2.0 and in Sedona are pulled to help populate faculty and staff directories. To access these systems, please visit the Saunders Technical Support Wiki pages.

Directory photos must be taken by RIT Marketing. Sign up for an available time slot to get your profile picture taken by visiting the Portraits Signup Google Doc.

Communications Resources

Please consider utilizing the following resources, as needed:

When communicating with media please reach out to our RIT Communications liaison Vienna Carvalho at vnccom@rit.edu to share your experience and get assistance with media relations

Database Resources

For help with databases please contact Jennifer Freer, Business Librarian.

Sponsorship Requests

To propose a sponsorship, please fill out the Sponsorship Request Form. 

Library Databases Containing Company & Industry Information

ABI INFORM-VIA PRO-QUEST Search here for current company and industry news. Includes access to New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Use Advanced Search for effective searching. Online help guides are available here for ABI.
Business & Company Resource Center Industry Overviews, market share, news, investment reports.
Hoovers In-depth information on 15,000 small, medium and large public and private companies worldwide. Use Hoovers to find a company’s id, whether it is public or private, the history, industry, competitors, NAICS code,10-K's from the SEC.

Use Mergent to find company ratios, income statements, balance sheets etc. in downloadable Excel format.


Industry Surveys source for selected large industries.

Saunders Databases Containing Company, Industry, Stock Market Information and Analytical Tools

CRSP CRSP provides monthly, quarterly, or annual updates of end-of-day and month-end prices on all listed NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ common stocks with basic market indices. 
Compustat Research Insight/Global database

Compustat Research Insight provides balance sheets, income statements and other company-based financial items for existing and historical firms. The data set includes annual/quarterly/monthly business, industry segments, price, dividends, and earnings information.

Compustat Global database provides current and historical company information and indexes.  It has extensive historical currency translation capabilities for historically translating balance sheet data, income statements and cash flow statements and stock prices.  It also includes S&P international quality ranking and financial services company data items on insurance companies and banks.

AUDIT ANALYTIC Audit Analytics provides detailed research on over 20,000 public companies and more than 1,500 accounting firms. Access to Audit Analytics data is available via an online user subscription, enterprise data-feed subscription, daily e-mail notifications and custom research reports. Below are examples of several of the key features that are available with an on-line user subscription, auditor information, SOX disclosures, compliance disclosures, litigation and corporate governance.
SAS From traditional statistical analysis of variance and predictive modeling to exact methods and statistical visualization techniques, SAS/STAT software is designed for both specialized and enterprise-wide analytical needs. SAS/STAT software provides a complete, comprehensive set of tools that can meet the data analysis needs of the entire organization.
WRDS Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is an Internet based business data research service from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Developed in 1993 to support faculty research at Wharton. At the Saunders College of Business WRDS currently provides access to CRSP and Saunders College has a plan to access Research Insight, Global Insight, and Audit Analytics through WRDS in the near future. Through the common interface to a variety of databases WRDS simplifies the extraction and increases research productivity. As a result there is no need to spend countless hours programming and decoding tapes or writing Fortran access programs. The information is easily retrievable over the Internet anytime, anywhere via point-and-click web query pages, SAS/PC Connect, or a secure shell (SSH) login session, whichever method best suits researcher’s needs.