Answered By: Lippincott Library
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2022     Views: 6905

Look at the resources detailed in the library's Industry Studies Research Guide.

Standard & Poor's industry surveys are available from Standard & Poors NetAdvantage.

Use IBISWorld Industry Reports.

Business Source Complete

  • Search by keyword for the industry you want (ie semiconductors).
  • When you've pulled up your result list, narrow the Publication Type to Industry Profiles

Use Refinitiv Workspace to find industry reports from First Research.

  • Click on Research and select Advanced Research
  • Select Report Type and choose Industry.
  • Next, click on the magnifying glass icon next to Contributor and search for First Research.
  • Select First Research, then click Done to include it as a selected item, then hit the OK button.
  • Change the Date Range.
  • Click Search.

Note: This database only works in Internet Explorer.  (workarounds available)

Go to Passport GMID.

  • Scroll over Industries in the top toolbar to select from a list of available industries. 

Use Mergent Online for Mergent industry reports.

  • Click on the Report Search tab.

Use Statista for access to charts, graphs, and other statistics on a variety of industries. 

Use Bloomberg (see access details).

  • Type BI and hit the green <GO> key for Bloomberg Industries.

Also, take a look at Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries (call number HD2324.E528) -- a print source at the Lippincott Reference Desk. 

For research suggestions for U.S. micro-industries take a look at Lippincott's Datapoints blog post Coding Games.