Business Information Trade Publications & Newspapers Colette Holmes, firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Source for Recent Information about … • Industries • Companies • People • Economic Conditions
Useful as Supplement to … • Industry surveys. • Company filings and reports. • Statistical data sources. • Biographical sources. • Business plans.
Trade Publications • Practitioner audience. • Colorful layouts. • Good for overview or introduction. • Great source for specific facts. • Offers up-to-date information. • Coverage not in-depth.
Newspapers • Financial and business sections. • News and feature articles about local or national topics. • National or local level publications - New York Times, Times Union, Business Review (Albany). • Some specialized - Wall Street Journal, Barron’s.
Some Examples • Trade – Beverage World; Sales & Marketing News; Cosmetics and Toiletries; Nation’s Restaurant News • News – Wall Street Journal; New York Times; Times Union; Business Review (Albany)
Newspaper Web Sites • Collections of newspapers arranged by geographic locations. • Offer search engines. • Access to articles for fee or free. • Examples – Crayon; NewsLink
You Can Maximize Results fromLibrary Databases • A fishing expedition. • Use “Advanced Search” mode when available. • Phrase and truncation searching. • Search tips sheet: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/library/html/images/mgmt/TradePub.doc
Library Web Pages to Bookmark • Trade Publications • Newspapers • Search Tips