American FactFinder - US Census
Offers access to demographic, housing, and economic data.
Demographic, expenditure, and other consumer data available as customizable reports.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
Average annual expenditures by consumer characteristics (age, income, ethnicity, etc.)
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS has data on employment, unemployment, and consumer spending.
Repository for many types of government data
Global Market Information Database
International socioconomic data, including industry statistics, consumer behavior statistics, and country information.
Articles from the business press, trade publications, academic journals, and newspapers.
LexisNexis Academic Universe
A good source for current news as well as company information.
Consumer behavior articles. You can search by measures used in studies.
Business Source Elite
Articles from journals and magazines; market research reports, etc.
PsycINFO - search within "Test and measure." Adding "appended" to your search can return results with the actual instrument appended.
Here is a quick video tutorial on finding scales in PsycINFO
The library has handbooks of scales that are part of our reference collection:
Handbook of Marketing Scales
Marketing Scales Handbook