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Business & Economics: Company/Industry Research

Research hints for MBE 316

Keep track of the information you find!

* Create a gmail folder for this class - use for the articles you find and send yourself by email
* Remember: one article may have information for mulitple sections of this assignment. Use a highlighter to identify specific info.
* News and information about the major companies in an industry apply to the industry as a whole.

Check out the MBE 316: Marketing Principles Guide

Encyclopedia of Economic & Business History (online) From the Economic History Association - Use for historic industry research & understanding events that influence the economy.

Finding company & industry information

There are many sources of information on companies and/or industries. Explore the tabs above for links to library and web resources, such as

  • Books to look for library books on your industry or company 
  • Find Articles to get company news
  • Industry Codes to find specific codes for an industry

Contact a librarian by email, phone or in person for additional assistance.


Industries & Companies

Use a keyword search in the catalog to find histories, profiles, etc. about an industry or company. (See examples below)