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Milner owns thousands of books on various industries. To search for books, go to Milner's catalog, and set the dropdown arrow in the first search field to "Subject." Next, try formulating a likely subject phrase for your industry (e.g. "computer industry, etc.). If that does not produce the desired results, search the following Library of Congress site for the official term for your industry. Here are some samples of books on industries from Milner's catalog:
The evolution of banking in the industrialized world since 1800.
NAICS and SIC codes are numerical codes assigned by the U.S. government to business establishments to identify the primary business of the establishment. The classification systems were developed to facilitate the collection, presentation, and analysis of data; and to promote uniformity and comparability in the presentation of statistical data collected by various agencies of the federal government, state agencies, and private organizations. SIC codes are four digit numbers and were used by the federal government until 1997; some private publishers still use them. NAICS codes are six digits long and have been used by federal agencies starting in 1997.
Comprehensive full text industry research reports providing analysis and data on key statistics like supply/demand chain, market characteristics, product and customer segments, cost structure, industry conditions, key drivers, major players and market share, recent performance, and 5-year revenue forecasts.
Full text database of corporate and industry reports including corporate manuals, municipal manuals, annual reports, equity reports, SEC filings, key business ratios, and first research industry reports.
Includes reports from the following sources Dun & Bradstreet Country Insight Reports, Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Directory, Hoovers Handbooks, Commodity Research Bureau Yearbook, Mergent patent archives, Mergent Bond Record, Dun & Bradstreet Who Owns Whom, and FTSE Russell Index Reports.
Comprehensive tool for finding business and investment information including stocks, bonds, funds, industry analysis, company profiles, corporation records, mutual fund reports, executive information, and industry surveys. Export data to Excel.
Premier full text database provides access to journals, magazines, newspapers, market research reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, ebooks and video. Use this database for company research, SWOT analysis, marketing plans, case studies and industry, economic and geopolitical information.
A combined resource of ABI/INFORM; Business Market Research Collection; Business Premium Collection; Entrepreneurship Database; J.P. Morgan Research; ProQuest Business eBook Collection. Good for marketing, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, and other aspects of business.
6th edition. Provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. Volume 1 covers manufacturing industries; Volume 2 addresses non-manufacturing and service industries.