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The RAND Corporation is a non-profit research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges.
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary resource featuring a diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources designed to support college research.
Business Source Complete (by EBSCOhost)
Full text for over 1,000 business publications, some titles date back to 1985.
Regional Business News (by EBSCOhost)
Full-text coverage for regional business publications, it incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
About Business Source Elite
In addition to business scholarship and trade information, the database is rich with other resources to support business research.
"Market Research" or "Marketing Research." What's the difference?
- "Market Research" is research exploring a very specific market (for example: food tourism)
- "Marketing Research" is broader (for example: Consumer related research, such as factors impacting consumer purchasing decisions)
Consider using these keyword phrases in Business Source Elite:
Market Research Industry Profile
Don't use just the word "Marketing," it is too broad, what type of marketing are you researching? for example: Green Marketing; Cost per click; etc
News & Sources: Researching Trends
Comprehensive news source about marketing on all platforms including digital and social media marketing.
e-Commerce Marketing News
From e-commerce Times, with recent articles related to e-marketing.
"MarketingCharts is your one-stop source for marketing data, graphics and analyses, serving the needs of today’s data-driven marketer."
"... opinionated & independent trend agency, scans the globe for the most promising consumer trends, insights & related hands-on business ideas." trendwatching.com's global network of spotters, has hundreds of members in 120+ countries worldwide."
World Future Society
"The World Future Society is a nonprofit, nonpartisan scientific and educational association... focused on how social and technological developments are shaping the future." Founded in 1966.