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Industry Profiles & Reports
Business Source Premier
Select Industry Profile
from drop down list under Publication Type
in the right hand column. Enter NAICS
code in designated box lower on the page, or industry name in main search box at top.
Click on First Research on the left in the middle of the page. Enter your UofL email address. On the next page, enter industry name, keyword, NAICS code or SIC Code.
Click on Search by Subject or Topic
drop down arrow at top. Select Market and Industry Reports
. On the next screen click on the Advanced Options
drop down arrow under the main search box. Check the box next to "Hoover's Industry Snapshots." Click on red Apply
box. On the results page, use filters on the left to narrow results to Industry Profiles or Industry Analyst Reports.
Click on Search by Subject or Topic
drop down arrow at top. Select Dossiers (Company, Executive, & Industry)
. On the next screen click on the Industry
tab at the top. Enter industry keyword or SIC
For additional information see LexisNexis® Academic Research Guides, Common Business Assignments
Click Browse under ABI/INFORM Collection title at top. Select First Research or Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports under Industry and Market Research heading. Select industry from list. Use "Narrow results" options in column at right, or "Search Within" box at the bottom of the page to filter results.
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Click "Industry Surveys" tab at the top. Select an industry from the drop-down box and then click "Search." Select a report from the results table.
For earlier years, click on the drop-down arrow at the top of the "Date/Time" column to expand the date range.
Click to view sample report.
|Latest volumes also available in hard copy in Reference Book Stacks on second floor of Ekstrom Library. Previous and next scheduled survey dates are on front page of each industry survey.
Call number: HC 106.6.S74
♦ Plunkett's Industry Almanacs
Market research, statistics, trends and leading company analyses for select industries.
Ekstrom Library, Reference Stacks (2nd Floor)
Plunkett's e-Commerce and Internet Business Almanac 2016
Call Number: HF5548.325.U6 P58
Publication Date: 2016-04-20
Plunkett's Energy Industry Almanac 2017
Call Number: HD9502.U52 P58
Publication Date: 2016-11-30
Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2017
Call Number: RA410.53.P58
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Almanac 2017
Call Number: HD9696.C63 U5287
Publication Date: 2017-03-03
Plunkett's Retail Industry Almanac 2017
Call Number: HF5429.3.P58
Publication Date: 2016-12-08
Plunkett's Telecommunications Industry Almanac 2016
Call Number: HE7621.P58
Publication Date: 2015-10-01
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is used by the U.S. government to classify business establishments when collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. economy. This six-digit coding system was developed in conjunction with Canada and Mexico in 1997 to replace an earlier four-digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC), but both systems are still in use today.
These government websites can help you identify the correct NAICS and SIC codes for a particular industry and the codes, in turn, can be used to help locate industry data in a variety of resources.
♦ Trade Associations
Trade association websites frequently contain or provide links to reports, data, and other information relevant to specific industries. Names of key trade associations can usually be found in industry and company profiles. These sites provide links to some of the many trade associations in the U.S.
♦ National Trade and Professional Associations of the United States
Detailed contact and background information on more than 7500 trade associations, professional societies, and technical organizations.
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