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Annual Reports at Academic Business Libraries

This database is a merged list of the corporate Annual Reports to Shareholders at the following universities: Columbia U., Cornell U., Harvard U., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Purdue U., Stanford U., U. of Alabama, U. of California-Berkeley, U. of Pennsylvania, U. of Western Ontario, Yale U., and the Science/Industry/Business Library of New York Public Library.

For research assistance or information about the compilation of this database, contact Judith M. Nixon, the compiler, at The article reporting the overlap analysis, "Annual Reports to Shareholders: Historical Collections in Libraries," published in College & Research Libraries, vol. 71 no. 6, 525-531, and is available at Link the original published article is

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Loan Policies by University:

Columbia University Annual Reports are available only for onsite use at the Columbia's Watson Library of Business & Economics. For information contact the library at or call 212-854-7804.
Harvard (University) Business School Historical Corporate Reports will not be loaned but are available for onsite use at Baker Library | Bloomberg Center. Staff can perform limited searches of hard copy and microfilm holdings, with more in depth research done for an hourly fee. Copy orders are limited to less than 50 pages, and this collection qualifies for Self Service Digital Camera use For more information, please see the Historical Corporate Reports page and contact the library at
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Annual Reports are not lended out to researchers outside of the MIT community.
Purdue University Purdue is willing to loan reports to researchers. We recommend that researchers have their local library contact our InterLibrary Loan Department. Companies and law firms may contact our ILL department directly. Please include company and dates in the request. A date range in the database indicates the years bound together and represents one volume.
Stanford University Graduate School of Business Annual Reports are available only for onsite use at the Business Library. They are stored offsite, so please make advance arrangements for retrieval by contacting the Library at or 650-725-2055
University of Alabama The University of Alabama does not loan annual reports. They are for onsite use only, although the staff will assist a remote researcher to hire a local student to make photocopies or scans. See for more information.
University of Pennsylvania Annual Reports are available only for onsite use at Penn's Lippincott Library. For information contact the library at or call 215-898-5333.
University of Western Ontario The University of Western Ontario does not lend Annual Reports. They do have the facilities to copy or scan the reports. There is a fee for this service. Contact if you have questions about their annual report collections.
Yale University Some annual reports may be available for use through interlibrary loan. Others may be used on site only. For information on using materials see
Last update: March 7, 2011
Prepared by: Purdue University Libraries