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IBISWorld Industry Intelligence
Database trial - ends Mar. 8, 2013
UMBC now has trial access to IBISWorld Industry Intelligence.
IBISWorld produces and publishes over 700 US Industry Reports at the 5-digit level of the NAICS code – all delivered via their website. IBISWorld research reports contain trends, statistics and analysis on market size, market share of competitors and industry growth rates. Major market segments are identified and also those forces affecting supply and demand within the industry. Performance analysis includes emerging industry trends as well as recent production performance.
Alternatively, you can access individual products by visiting separate URL’s broken out by database as listed below:
700+ Industry Research Reports - 35-50 pages: Industry reports are written at the 5-digit NAICS level - an unparalleled degree of detail. The reports are updated frequently. Each report provides insight into current and future industry performance, changing trends, operating conditions and supply chain conditions.
700+ iExpert Summary Reports – 4 pages: iExpert reports provide a quick overview of the industry, with key statistics and facts, major market segments, revenue and forecasts. They additionally include the major threat and opportunity of each industry and external impacts and internal management issues to help with further discussion.
300+ Business Environment Reports – 4-6 pages: Data and analysis on over 300 economic and demographic statistics, categorized in seven “environments” that surround the economy. These include global and domestic influences on US businesses such as interest rates, commodity prices, demographics, and consumer trends.
This is the same industry research tool utilized by commercial banks, investment banks and private equity firms, IT companies, colleges and universities, government agencies, manufacturing companies, advertising and marketing agencies, management consulting, accounting, law, and engineering firms.
For off-campus access, please login via VPN first (http://vpn.umbc.edu) and follow the link to the UMBC Library Homepage. Then follow the link under "News & Events" on the Library's homepage to return to this post and click on the "Visit Website" button to access the database. For more info on remote access, see http://aok.lib.umbc.edu/services/remoteaccess.php .