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Industry Research

When starting an industry research project, keep in mind the fact that equal amounts of information are not available for all industries. The amount of available information varies widely by industry, depending on the size, age, and rate of technological change within the industry.

Web Resources

ASAE and the Center

Industry Data Finder at Cole Library

Industry Guides - from Baker Library at Harvard Business School

Industry Information Resources

IndustryLink

Industries Web sites - from Lippincott Library at Wharton College of Business

ITA Industry Profiles (International Trade Administration)

McKinsey Quarterly

Industry Overviews

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Encyclopedia of American Industries
MAIN Ref Index Table HC102.E53

Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries
MAIN Reference HC102.E53

Industry Profiles

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Market Share Reporter
Ref Index Table HF5410 .M35

Mergent's Industry Review
MAIN Ref Index Table HG4963.M68

Standard & Poor's Netadvantage
An online source of comprehensive business and investment information for librarians, universities and other institutional professionals.

Value Line Investment Survey
Reserve HG4921.V29

Industry Ratios

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Alamanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
MAIN Ref Index Table HF5681.R25 T68

Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
MAIN Ref Index Table HF5681.R25 I525

RMA Annual Statement Studies
MAIN Ref Index Table HF5681.B2 R57

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