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Technology Transfer: Industry Research

Industry overviews

Starting Points

Business Source Complete

Excellent, easily searchable resource for industry information. Includes industry profiles and news, as well as market research reports covering a variety of industries.


Collections of market research reports covering 700+ US industries and 200+ Chinese industries, these reports provide an excellent overview of an industry's key players, the competetitive landscape  and the industry outlook.


A good resources for industry informaition on approximately 70 US industries. Reports cover the current environment, key financial ifnormation and more. 


Access to full-text market research reports for industries as well as sales and production figures and estimates for industries in more than 200 countries.

ABI/Inform Complete

ABI/Inform is an excellent resource for business focused academic research. Industry and company reports are also available through ABI/Inform, as well as a selection of trade publications.

Key Business Ratios

For general financial information about an industry, this Dun & Bradstreet product is a quick means to gather this information. The data may be viewed on screen or downloaded. Search by SIC, industry keyword or NAICS.

Business News

Contact information

Laura Carscaddon
Team Leader, Social Science, Business & Education
Georgia State University Library

Brenna Helmstutler
Team Leader, Health & Sciences
Georgia State University Library