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This guide is designed as a starting point for those looking to do research on industries. Since this guide is intended as only a starting point, every industry cannot be addressed individually but the sources and strategies included here should provide a good start.
Beginning Your Research
Academic Search PremierThis link opens in a new windowA multi-disciplinary database with full text in many topics including the social sciences, humanities, general science, education and most areas of academic study.
Films on Demand: Business & EconomicsThis link opens in a new windowFilms on Demand provides access to streaming videos in the Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Health and Science.
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryThis link opens in a new windowCore collection of online reference books in the following subject areas-health, history, government & law, science, education and business.
ProQuestThis link opens in a new windowSearch a comprehensive file of periodicals for a broad range of subject areas including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
SIRS Issues ResearcherThis link opens in a new windowA general reference database containing full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.
US NewsstreamThis link opens in a new windowThe most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring top newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sitest--includes Argus Leader.
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