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Market Research and Industry Profiles
SIBL can help you research an industry or market - find data for your business. Databases are available on-site at SIBL, the Science, Industry and Business Library, during open hours, without reservations or time limits. When you visit, bring a USB flash drive to download-free.
Some business databases may also be accessed at home with a NYPL library card. (enter your barcode when prompted).
Resources for home (and in library access) :
Business Source Premier (Ebsco) - Search the word "Datamonitor" and enter a word to describe your industry. Limit to "Industry Profiles" if you don't wish to see company reports along with industries.
Gale Directory Library- Search business directories. Use Advanced Search method to limit to one specific directory.
Access at SIBL (In library only)
First Research -Top resource for industry profiles: provides industry overviews, trends, forecasts, call-prep questions, associations and more. ( SIBL only)
Plunkett's Research Online - Industry & market research trends, companies, associations, statistics. "Build a Report" in a few clicks! (SIBL only)
Standard & Poor's Industy Surveys (S&P NetAdvantage)- Click on Industries to select your industry. Download to PDF. ( SIBL only).
Emarketer - Market Research reports and data on Internet, social media, e-commerce, top industries, demographics and statistics. (SIBL only)
Business Monitor Online - Access market research quarterly industry forecasts for global markets (SIBL only)
IbisWorld - Industry Market Research, including specialized industry reports (SIBL only). - please limit to 2-3 downloads.
Emerging Markets (Internet Securities) - Market and company information for developing countries. (SIBL only)
Reference USA's One Source module. Use OneSource, click Industries, select and choose reports from "Market Research" column, includes RMA Industry Norms. (SIBL only for OneSource).
Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet)- Market research, statistics, articles for teams sports, individual sports. (SIBL only)
Simply Map - Find population data, spending data, consumer survey data. For use at SIBL only on a library computer.
SRDS - Standard Rate and Data Service- Find advertising rates of media and markets. Use at SIBL only. Ask staff to log you in on dedicated computer.