Maine Newsstand Index to and full text coverage of four Maine newspapers. Database includes comprehensive coverage of the Bangor Daily News (12/3/92-present) and the Portland Press Herald (10/30/95-present). Selected business coverage of the Central Maine Morning Sentinel (8/12/93-8/27/97) and Maine Times (2/4/95-present). Updated regularly.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) [Purpose & Content] The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Many library business databases are organized by NAICS code or provide search by NAICS code.
IBISWorld [Purpose & Content] IBISWorld serves the purpose of industry research. It includes 40-page industry reports for a wide range of industries. It supports the industry research for Industry profiles, industry performance, industry outlook, products & markets; supply chain, competitive landscape, operating conditions, statistics, etc. [Finding Report] Search or browse by NAICS code. For details, check out Business Database LibGuide and download handbook for IBISWorld.
Business Source Complete [Purpose & Content] MarketLine Industry profile contains market analysis (market volume; market value, segmentation, outlook); five forces analysis (buyer power, supplier power, new entrants, treat of substitutes and degree of rivalry) and leading companies. [Finding Report] After entering the database, conduct an advanced search in publication type [industry profile] and NAICS code; if it is not available, change the NAICS code to keyword search; you can also click Company Information on the top of the screen, and search the public/leading company in company name search box, if the company is available, check the related information column, if there is industry profile, click it. The last resort is to check the content list from the publisher:https://www.ebscohost.com/title-lists
Full Text Databases with Journal Articles and Various other Content Types
Business Source Complete (BSC)
Total Coverage: 5140+titles (3800+ full text) and 36800 company & industry reports;
Business-Related: 2960 full text titles (1560 Journals, 700 magazines, and 700 trade publications)