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Finding industry reports

  1. 1. 1La Trobe University Finding Industry Reports Use these slides to learn how to:  Identify an industry report  Find industry reports  Use the IBISWorld Database  Use the Passport Database  Use the Marketline Database  Find more information Photo: by Anon construction-industry CC BY 3.0 AU
  2. 2. 2La Trobe University Finding Industry Reports 1. From the Library homepage click on Databases 2. Select either ‘I’ for IBISWorld, ‘P’ for Passport or ‘M’ for Marketline. 3. Click on the database name and login with your University username and password An industry report is a comprehensive account of a particular industry and will contain a wide range of information, facts and statistics. Use the recommended databases IBISWorld, Passport (Euromonitor) or Marketline Advantage through the Library website to search for industry reports. Try numerous databases to see which has better information about your industry.
  3. 3. 3La Trobe University Search using the IBISWorld Database 1. Click on the option for Australia Industry Reports (ANZSIC) 2. Search for an industry or select one of the industry sector options 3. Select the industry 4. Browse the report online using the tabs above the heading 5. Print the whole report or download as a PDF
  4. 4. 4La Trobe University Browse using the Passport Database Using the browse function: 1. From the options at the top, go to INDUSTRIES 2. Select the industry 3. To narrow the information further, open the drop- down menu under the Analysis Finder and select an option.
  5. 5. 5La Trobe University Search using Passport (Euromonitor) Using the search function: 1. Using the search box in the top right corner, type in a keyword – do not press enter 2. Suggested industries will appear; select one and click the search icon 3. Narrow results to a particular country, if needed 4. From the results list, click on a heading to see the report Look through the results list as other useful information may also be available. 5. To see a geographical area, use Select Geography…, open the drop-down menu and select the country or region 6. Click Go
  6. 6. 6La Trobe University Search using the Marketline Advantage Database Using the search function: 1. Type the industry you are after into the search box, and change the drop down box from All Research to Industries. Click search. 2. Refine your search by Geography or further by Industry on the right hand side. 3. Click on the title you are after to view or download the report.
  7. 7. 7La Trobe University Need more information?  Online videos for this slide: • Finding Industry Reports using the IBISWorld Database • Finding Industry Reports using the Passport Database  Companies – see the online Library Guide on Company Information  Improving your search results – see the Business and Management Library Skills Module  Introduction to using databases – see the online Library Skills module  Referencing – see the Academic Referencing Tool for examples of how to reference your sources using the Harvard Referencing Style