Best's Library Center

Ready to add this resource to your library, or need more information?

Contact Corporate Sales for pricing and details:

(908) 439-2200, ext. 5311

Best's Library Center Homepage

The Best's Library Center home page offers more resources and easier navigation.


Best's Library Center provides public and academic libraries with access to AM Best's premier analytical resource, Best's Insurance Reports, available in Property/Casualty, US & Canada; Life/Health, US & Canada; and Non-US editions.

Best's Insurance Reports features comprehensive, in-depth reports on thousands of insurers, reinsurers, and groups in the United States, Canada, and around the world. The Center is a cost-effective way to enhance your business resources, in a format that's ideal for a broad range of patrons:

  • Insurance policyholders and consumers researching an insurer
  • Business owners researching potential insurers
  • Small and independent investors considering investment opportunities in insurance companies
  • Students preparing for a career in insurance
  • Professors and academic researchers looking to enhance their curricula

With Best's Insurance Reports via Best's Library Center, you can:

  • Search for public and private insurers and reinsurers according to highly customizable criteria you select.
  • Check a company's financial strength rating in real time and find out why it was assigned or changed.
  • Access in-depth analytical reports on insurers and reinsurers, explaining what makes a company secure or vulnerable.
  • Analyze key financial data and other critical factors impacting the financial performance of insurance companies.

In addition to reports, Best's Library Center offers:   

  • Best's Corporate Changes and Retirements, an online database that chronicles important company changes going back to 1819
  • A Mergers & Acquisitions database with recent transactions involving insurers and reinsurers around the world
  • Original news reporting and industry research with Best's Review, AM Best's insurance news magazine
  • IP authentication for easy access by patrons and staff
  • The option to provide remote user access through your library's website (available to academic libraries only)