This guide was created to help strategic communications students conduct research for secondary data. Use the tabs on the left to navigate to specific sections of the guide. If you need in-depth assistance, please feel free to contact Jing for a consultation.
This guide provides lists of specialized databases where you will find statistics, background, trends and more.
Most offer more than one type of information. For example, company databases may also include industry information.
Remember to search for articles in trade and business journals. Use the journal article search databases for this.
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Trade & business magazines are great sources of information about products, brands, companies, ad campaigns, consumer behavior, spending trends, and more. Use these databases to find articles on your topic.