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Operations & Supply Chain Management

The purpose of this research guide is to facilitate the efficient and effective use of library resources for the completion of student assignments and projects.

Library Resources for Company and Industry Research

Using Mergent

For reports on a specific company, search for the company using the database Mergent

1. To begin, enter your company's name in the search box.

2. On the results page, click through the various tabs to see various information provided in the report.

Using IBIS World

You may also need to research the industry your company is associated with, or you may know the industry, but not the companies associated with it. You can use the IBISWorld database to learn more.

  1. To begin, type your industry or a company in the search box and hit "enter" on your keyboard.

  1. On the results page, select the industry you wish to view.
  2. You can filter results by country or by report type, if you wish.


  1. On the full report page, find Industry Outlook information, Major Companies, Key Statistics, and much more using the menu on the left side of the report.
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