Dana Class Guides:
RUL Resources and Services
Prof. Kwaku Ampadu
1. Current news
2. Environmental scanning
- Business Source Premier covers business and management topics including company histories, competitive intelligence, and product development. It contains citations, lengthy abstracts, and in most cases, the full-text of articles from 8,000 U.S. and international professional publications, academic journals, and trade magazines.
- The Business & Industry Database is an index to business trade periodicals which includes abstracts, extracts or full-text for all articles covered.
- Tablebase specializes exclusively in tabular data on companies, industries, products and demographics, including: company and brand rankings, imports and exports, industry and product forecasts, and market shares.
- Browse the
Conference Board Research Collection for full-text reports on management topics and strategic issues.
3. Industry analysis
- IBISWorld provides reports for all of the 723 industries in the United States as categorized by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). IBISWorld research reports contain trends, statistics and analysis on market size, market share of competitors, and industry growth rates.
- The MarketLine Business Information Centre includes over 2,800 original industry research reports.
- Business Insights provides more than 100 full-text strategic management and market analysis reports on selected industry sectors: Consumer Markets, Healthcare, Energy, Financial Services, and Technology.
- Refer to the Industry Research Guide for other print and online sources of information e.g. Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys (Dana Reference Desk) for detailed overviews.
4. Competitive landscape
5. Related research guides
1. Size and scope of the collections
2. Number and diversity of librarians
- 80 librarians, many with advanced degrees
- More than a dozen languages spoken and read
- Subject specializations ranging from African Studies to Women's Studies as reflected in our Research Guides e.g.:
3. Access points
2. Other services