Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys Quarterly, July, 1977-
Location: REF HC 106.6 .S74 (Earlier editions in the stacks) This consists of basic analyses and current analyses for a number of industries. It is narrative in approach with a number of charts and graphs as well. This is a good source to use in order to gain a view of the nature, prospects, outlook, and major companies of an industry.
These can be accessed via the database Business Source Premier by typing industry profile in the top box and changing the box to the right to publication name and typing the industry name in the second box and changing the box to its right to subject. One may also limit by geographic term.
These can be accessed via the database ABI Inform by typing first research industry profiles in the top box and changing the box to the right to publication title and typing the industry name in the second box and changing the box to its right to subject. One may also limit by location.
A great starting place for business research, this database covers business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide. Includes articles from magazines, trade publications, and scholarly journals.
Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources. Biennial. Library retains latest only. Location: REF HF 5353.E52 This very useful reference work provides for each subject it covers (and many of those subject are industries) citations to sources of information such as periodicals, directories, and statistical compilations.