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LIBRARY GUIDE TO Business Research - Industry Information

US Industry Information

Library Resources

IBISWorld:
This database features industry reports for a long list of US Industries. It contains reports for the NAICS based industries as well as a wealth of custom industry reports. The reports are very in-depth and can be downloaded as pdfs. Additionally, the reports contain industry statistics that can be downloaded as excel files. This short video can get you started:

MarketLine:
Industry reports in this database cover many different countries. To find US industry reports do a keyword search and use the geography limits that appear on the right hand side of the results page. Here is a short tutorial video  to get you started

ABI/Inform:
This resource offers access to industry reports from First Research.  They are in-depth reports that include industry statistics.  Finding these industry reports in this database is tricky. Do a keyword search for the industry name, include "first research" as a publisher, and finally in the "document type" box check off "industry report". Then complete your search. Watch a short how-to video.

International Industry Information

Library Resources

MarketLine: For finding reports on specific industries in specific countries
This database is global in scope. Industry reports for many different industries from many different countries can be found within. Utilize the limits on the right hand side of the results screen to quickly pick a geography. Here is a short tutorial video 

IBISWorld: For finding reports on an industry from a global perspective
This database features industry reports for a long list of US Industries. It contains reports for the NAICS based industries as well as a wealth of custom industry reports. The reports are very in-depth and can be downloaded as pdfs. Additionally, the reports contain industry statistics that can be downloaded as excel files. This short video can get you started.

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