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Business: Industries Research Guide
Additional Industry Sources
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Note: Off-campus access to some online sources is restricted to current UCF students, faculty, and staff
Use these sources to find information about a particular industry. Someone contemplating purchase of a
fast-food franchise, for example, would need not only information about the financial well-being of the
franchisor, but also information about the fast-food and restaurant industry generally. Depth of coverage
for the sources below varies, but usually includes a review of the industry's past performance, a
description of the current situation, and future projections.
Business and Company Resource Center
Brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company
histories, chronologies, and periodicals.
Encyclopedia of American Industries
Reference HC 102 .E53
Vol. 1: Manufacturing Industries; Volume 2: Non-Manufacturing Industries. Provides an industry
overview, relevant trends, and statistical data for over 1,000 industries at the 4-digit SIC code
level, representing every 4-digit SIC code for the manufacturing, non-manufacturing, and service
Encyclopedia of Small Business
Reference HD 62.7 .H553
Contains broad overviews of key industries.
The "Industry Search" capability allows the user to obtains reports on a wide range of industry
sectors, such as Automotive, Insurance, and Telecommunications, and also to limit by
Plunkett's Industry Almanac series
Each volume covers a specific industry, with competitive intelligence, market research, market
and industry analysis, industry statistics, and industry trends. Includes industry terms glossaries,
charts, technology overviews, and directories of industry contacts and associations.
Reference Business Cornerstone HD 9710 .U6 P58
Biotech & Genetics --
Reference Business Cornerstone TP 248.17 .P59