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business information

Business Information

Trade Publications & Newspapers

Colette Holmes, holmec@rpi.edu

good source for recent information about
Good Source for Recent Information about …
  • Industries
  • Companies
  • People
  • Economic Conditions
useful as supplement to
Useful as Supplement to …
  • Industry surveys.
  • Company filings and reports.
  • Statistical data sources.
  • Biographical sources.
  • Business plans.
trade publications
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
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
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
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 from library databases
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
Library Web Pages to Bookmark
  • Trade Publications
  • Newspapers
  • Search Tips