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Finding Industry Information
This guide provides you with tips and resources to find industry information. Finding up to date and highly specific market and industry information can be extremely difficult. This information isn't widely available and is often privately gathered by individual companies or publishers. It is often proprietary and can't be inter library loaned. To find specialized market reports use the Market Reports tab in the Find More box below. **Please note, that most if this information isn't freely available, but you can sometimes get free samples of the reports you find.
You can search this database by NAICS code or keyword to get detailed industry reports.
Business Source Premier
Provides full-text articles from nearly 2300 Business, Economics, Management, Finance, Marketing, and Accounting journals. You can search it by industry key word to find industry reports, trade journals, news, and more.
Global Edge: Industry
Browse a menu of topics to get industry reports, news, and statistics.
US Census Bureau: Industry Statistics Portal
Search by entering a desired NAICS code in the blue search box. You can also use the industry menu on the left to get industry statistics.
Statista: Industry Overview
Get reports and news on a wide range of industries.
Market reports are generally comprised of proprietary information gathered by professional researchers and not freely available on the web. The following links give information from leading industry researchers about topics and reports available. Most cost money and are not freely available, but some offer free overviews and report excerpts.
, Asian Studies
, Best Websites
, Dictionaries & Reference Tools
, Global Perspectives
, Open Access Resources
, Open Educational Resources
, Political Science