Monday, September 30, 2013

New IBISWorld Database Provides Industry Analysis and Research

The Cheng Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of the U.S. Industry Reports and iExpert Industry Summaries products from IBISWorld, available now to all students and faculty.

A specialist in industry information, IBISWorld provides research and analysis of over 700 U.S. industries and almost 4,000 product segments. Its reports are written at the 5-digit level of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and they can be searched or browsed within the database according to NAICS code. The reports, updated regularly, provide detailed and comprehensive industry overviews, performance evaluations, an analysis of products and markets, the competitive landscape, an examination of major companies in each industry, operating conditions, and key statistics. The reports, which vary in length between approximately 30 and 50 pages, can be downloaded as complete PDF files, printed by individual section, or searched internally for key

The database also provides brief four-page summary reports for each industry covering key statistics, market share and external drivers, industry benchmarks including major markets and cost structure, an industry performance summary, and major industry issue and questions. The summary reports can also be downloaded and printed.

We invite questions and feedback about IBISWorld. If you need any assistance using the database, please contact Kathy Malanga (x 3189)  or Richard Kearney (x 2165).

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