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Industry Research

Top resources for researching a particular industry.

Stay up to date on your industry

Tracking industry trends can be as easy as reading the news. The library provides many different resources to help you stay informed on industry trends. Browse article databases like ABI/Inform or Global Newsstream to see national reports by industry. Alternatively, seek out trade magazines for insider perspectives.

Best Bets for News:

For a full list of the news resources available, check out the News page on the Business Research Guide.


Having trouble finding what you're looking for? Search for trade associations related to your industry for insider knowledge and perspective.

Trends and Forecasts

One of the best ways to identify trends in your industry is to review an analytic report created by independent researchers. The library has a number of resources that provide in-depth industry reports that identify trends, and forecasts. Browse the list below to find what works best for you! 

Industry Reports:

Scholarly Research

Academics (like your professors) perform original research on industry trends. Search the resources below to find the best scholarly articles related to your industry


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