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Industry Information: Getting Started

Print and electronic resources to locate industry information

Company Information

Company information is not the same as industry information, though company information research shares some resources with industry information.

Important Industry Information

The following steps should make researching industry information less complicated. Remember several important points:

  • Not all industries have the same amount of information available. Age of the industry, size, and rate of change all affect quantity of information.

  • Before beginning any research, think about what you need and what you want to find out, such as financials, graphics, text. Consider what resources might have information you need.

  • Keep track of where you are getting your information for citation purposes.

Getting Started

Tools to consult before starting your research:

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