Library resources and databases for finding industry information
Last Updated: Aug 13, 2014
- Encyclopedia of American Industries
(Thomson Gale) Business reference encyclopedia providing detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. Enter an industry name into the search box.
- Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries
Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets.
- First Research (formerly Hoover's First Research)
First Research provides industry profiles. It profiles 900 Industry Segments, updated constantly with monthly statistics and indicators as well as quarterly trend updates.
- Industries at a Glance - Bureau of Labor Statistics
Over 100 industry pages are available. Data provided includes employment trends, hours, earnings and productivity.
- MarketLine Industry Profiles in Business Source Premier
Marketline Industry profiles present detailed information and statistics for hundreds of industries both domestic and foreign. Enter an industry into the first box (for example, beverage). In the second box, enter"industry profile" and add United States to the third box.
- Mergent Online
Mergent Online includes U.S. company data, archives, annual reports, fact sheets and North American Industry Reports. (For industry reports, click the blue tab labeled Report Search. In the Search by Industry box, select the industry in which you are interested, scroll to bottom of page and click search.)
- Mintel Oxygen (You must create an account-see below)
Mintel Oxygen provides detailed market research reports in the areas of Beauty & Personal Care, Drink, Food, Leisure & Entertainment, Lifestyles, and Retailing and Apparel. ***Users must create a personal account. To create a personal account, After clicking on the Mintel Oxygen link, click "I Agree"at the end of the license agreement and then click "create a personal profile" using your Bellarmine email address.
- Standard & Poor's Net Advantage
Detailed descriptions of companies, industries, and mutual funds. Company information includes a description of the company, stocks & bond issues, earnings estimates, dividend and split history and more.
The Industry Surveys cover industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics. Select the Industries tab to get a selection of the international industry surveys.