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Most of the above are subscription databases available via UofL Libraries and, unless otherwise noted, are accessible from remote locations with ULink ID and password. For more information about remote access see Connect From Home.
Free Internet Source: Available to anyone with an Internet connection.
Industry Profiles & Reports
Use these resources to find profiles and data on U.S. industries. Some databases also include international reports, but you can filter the results for the U.S. as well as the most recent reviews.
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
Business Source Premier
Select "Industry Profile" from drop down list under "Publication Type" in the right hand column. You may also want to use the boxes above "Publication Type" to limit your search to recent years. Enter industry name, or the name of one of the industry's larger companies, in the search box at the top, or enter the NAICS
code in the designated box lower on the page.
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.
Click on drop down "Menu" in the top left corner next to the Nexis Uni logo. Select "Company Dossier." When the Dossier page opens, select the industry tab at the top. Enter industry name or SIC code.
Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage
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.
Plunkett's Computers, Hardware and Software Industry Almanac 2019 by
Publication Date: 2019-01-30
Plunkett's e-Commerce and Internet Business Industry Almanac 2019 by
Call Number: HF5548.325.U6 P58
Publication Date: 2019-02-14
Plunkett's Energy and Utilities Industry Almanac 2019 by
Call Number: HD9502.U52 P58 (Reference Book Stacks, 2nd Floor Ekstrom)
Publication Date: 2018-11-20
Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Almanac 2018 by
Call Number: HD9696.C63 U5287 (Reference Book Stacks, 2nd Floor Ekstrom)
Publication Date: 2018-02-09