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1 Researching Industries in O’Kelly Library and on the Internet Selected Print Sources Selected Print Sources Selected O’Kelly Library Online Databases Selected O’Kelly Library Online Databases Selected Internet Sites Selected Internet Sites

2 Industry Information includes: The industry’s performance The industry’s performance A description of the current situation A description of the current situation Outlook Outlook

3 Selected Print Sources of Industry Information in O’Kelly Library Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios Business Statistics of the United States Business Statistics of the United States Forbes Magazine Forbes Magazine Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios Industry Research Using the Economic Census Industry Research Using the Economic Census Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys Statistical Abstract of the United States Statistical Abstract of the United States U.S. Industry & Trade Outlook U.S. Industry & Trade Outlook (Credit: Quoted descriptions of print sources: Vileta, Jim. Key Business Reference Books in the UMD Library. 3 March Accessed 19 April 2006.) ) (Credit: Quoted descriptions of print sources: Vileta, Jim. Key Business Reference Books in the UMD Library. 3 March Accessed 19 April 2006.) )

4 Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios "Contains financial ratios derived from federal tax returns. Ratios for each of about 200 industries are arranged according to company asset and size." "Contains financial ratios derived from federal tax returns. Ratios for each of about 200 industries are arranged according to company asset and size." Ref HF 5681.R25A Ref HF 5681.R25A

5 Business Statistics of the United States Business Statistics of the United States bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/ guest/cgi-bin/bookse... bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/ guest/cgi-bin/bookse...bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/ guest/cgi-bin/bookse...bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/ guest/cgi-bin/bookse... Business Statistics of the United States: Patterns of Economic Change (Reserves-Temp HC 101 B ) includes Part A: The U.S. Economy, Part B: Industry Profiles, Part C: Historical Data and Part D: State and Regional Data

6 Forbes Magazine “Annual Report on American Industry,” first January issue each year. In periodicals. Current issues available at the circulation desk. “Annual Report on American Industry,” first January issue each year. In periodicals. Current issues available at the circulation desk.

7 Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios "Covers over 800 kinds of businesses, arranged by Standard Industrial Classification number." "Covers over 800 kinds of businesses, arranged by Standard Industrial Classification number." (Ref HF 5681.R25 I /2005) (Ref HF 5681.R25 I /2005)

8 Industry Research Using the Economic Census “Industry Research Using the Economic Census explains Census concepts, methods, terminology, and data sources in an understandable manner, and assists Census users in locating needed Census data. Designed as a working handbook, it does not duplicate the data from the census, but introduces users to the features, uses, and formats of the data.” (Stacks HC 101 B ) “Industry Research Using the Economic Census explains Census concepts, methods, terminology, and data sources in an understandable manner, and assists Census users in locating needed Census data. Designed as a working handbook, it does not duplicate the data from the census, but introduces users to the features, uses, and formats of the data.” (Stacks HC 101 B )

9 Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys Detailed, individual surveys of 52 major industry groups. These surveys are published weekly and supplemented monthly with Monthly Investment Review (industry group investment analysis) and Trends Projections (economic analysis). Available at the reference desk. Detailed, individual surveys of 52 major industry groups. These surveys are published weekly and supplemented monthly with Monthly Investment Review (industry group investment analysis) and Trends Projections (economic analysis). Available at the reference desk. ( keybusiness/keyrefbooks.html

10 Statistical Abstract of the United States Statistical Abstract (HA 202 U5 2006) “is the standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.” Includes statistics on corporations and individual industries. Also online at

11 U.S. Industry & Trade Outlook td/industry/otea/outlook/ Reserves-Temp HC U

12 U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook includes: U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook includes: Detailed discussions of E-commerce vis-a-vis specific industries, plus an all-new article on electronic commerce and its effects on U.S. industry in general. Detailed discussions of E-commerce vis-a-vis specific industries, plus an all-new article on electronic commerce and its effects on U.S. industry in general. A new macro forecast for U.S. industries, highlighting trends and top performers. A new macro forecast for U.S. industries, highlighting trends and top performers. Historical data on shipments, imports, exports, and employment Historical data on shipments, imports, exports, and employment Discussions of industry trends, technology, and international competition Discussions of industry trends, technology, and international competition One-, two-, and five-year forecasts One-, two-, and five-year forecasts Recent trade patterns and major country markets Recent trade patterns and major country markets Graphs highlighting domestic and international trends Graphs highlighting domestic and international trends Reference lists for further research Reference lists for further research From: td/industry/otea/outlook/ From: td/industry/otea/outlook/www.ita.doc.gov/ td/industry/otea/outlook/www.ita.doc.gov/ td/industry/otea/outlook/

13 Selected O’Kelly Library Online Databases with Articles, Reports and Statistics on Industries ABI/Inform Complete ABI/Inform Complete Business Source Premier Business Source Premier Hoover’s Company Records Hoover’s Company Records Lexis Nexis Lexis Nexis Mergent Online Mergent Online

14 Search the Online Databases Go here. Then click here.

15 On the next screen, click on electronic resources.

16 On the electronic resources screen, subject links are at the left.

17 Search Mergent Online Click on the Business link to bring up links to business databases.

18 Search Mergent Online U.S. Company Data on 10,000 U.S. public companies—SEC filings back to 1993, descriptions, financial statements, up-to-date news items. International Company Data—histories, descriptions, financial information for current 10 years. Industry Reports. Formerly Moody’s U.S. Company Data on 10,000 U.S. public companies—SEC filings back to 1993, descriptions, financial statements, up-to-date news items. International Company Data—histories, descriptions, financial information for current 10 years. Industry Reports. Formerly Moody’s

19 Scroll down to Mergent Online and click on the link.

20 Or type Mergent in the search box and submit the search to bring up a link to the database.

21 On the Mergent home page, click on enter mergent online.

22 Type in the search box the name of a company in the industry you are researching, and submit the search.

23 On the next screen, click on the link to the company.

24 To find information on the industry the company is in, on the next screen, click on the Industry Reports tab.

25 Click on the View link on the next screen to see the report.

26 At the left of the next screen, click on the link of your choice.

27 Section of a Sample Report on the Retail Industry

28 ABI/ INFORM Complete ABI/INFORM Complete Includes ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry Business, Economics: trade and industry periodicals and newsletters ABI/INFORM Complete Includes ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry Business, Economics: trade and industry periodicals and newsletters Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more. Search more than 750 business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus. Provides users with the latest industry news, product and competitive information, marketing trends, and a wide variety of other topics. Contains publications on every major industry, including finance, insurance, transportation, construction, and many more. Coverage: current | Coverage: current |

29 Access ABI/INFORM Complete. Click on the Business link on the electronic resources. Click on the link to ABI/INFORM Complete.

30 Search Hoover’s Company Records for Industry Information. Hoover's Company Records Business, Economics, Finance: reference Hoover's Company Records Business, Economics, Finance: reference Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more. Find up to date proprietary editorial content covering more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leading provider of corporate data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers, and more. Coverage: varies Coverage: varies

31 To access Hoover’s Company Records, click on the Business link on the electronic resources screen. Scroll down to the link.

32 Search Business Source Premier Includes articles on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses. Includes articles on marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full-text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

33 Access Business Source Premier by clicking on the Business link on the electronic resources screen, then the link to the database.

34 Search LexisNexis LexisNexis: Academic includes publications including news, financial, legal and medical information. General reference sources for quotations, surveys, polls, biographical and country information. Full text of Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789, Standard & Poor’s and Hoover’s. Full text varies by publication. LexisNexis: Academic includes publications including news, financial, legal and medical information. General reference sources for quotations, surveys, polls, biographical and country information. Full text of Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789, Standard & Poor’s and Hoover’s. Full text varies by publication.

35 Access LexisNexis Academic by clicking on the Business link on the electronic resources screen, then scroll to the link to the database.

36 Click on the Business link on the LexisNexis screen.

37 On the next screen, click on the Industry & Market link.

38 Submit your search on the next screen.

39 Selected Internet Sites for Industry Information Advertising Industry-Ad Age Dataplace. Advertising Industry-Ad Age Dataplace. Country Analysis Briefs. Country Analysis Briefs. Current Industrial Reports-US Census. Current Industrial Reports-US Census. ITA Basic Industries. ITA Basic Industries. Links from Fuld & Company Library. http.www.fuld.com/i3/index.html Links from Fuld & Company Library. http.www.fuld.com/i3/index.html

40 Internet Sites-continued Newspaper Industry-Newspaper Association of America. Newspaper Industry-Newspaper Association of America. Pharmaceutical Industry-PhRMS. Pharmaceutical Industry-PhRMS. Poison Enterprises Industry Home Pages. fg.htm Poison Enterprises Industry Home Pages. fg.htm fg.htm fg.htm ( Credit for Internet Sites Advertising Industry through Poison Enterprises: Moss, Rita. Strauss’s Handbook of Business Information. 2 nd ed. Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2004) ( Credit for Internet Sites Advertising Industry through Poison Enterprises: Moss, Rita. Strauss’s Handbook of Business Information. 2 nd ed. Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited, 2004)

41 The U.S. Census Bureau

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44 Other Census Sites Current Industry Reports (CIR) are U.S. government prepared reports on many industries and provide a great deal of current information. Current Industry Reports (CIR) are U.S. government prepared reports on many industries and provide a great deal of current information. ( from Market Research, Industry Research, Business Research at m) ( from Market Research, Industry Research, Business Research at m) m m


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