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Industry Research @ Pitt: Getting Started


Please email us to ask a question or schedule an in-depth consultation:

Dennis Smith, Business Librarian

Access Our Library Anywhere!

Access to full-text library resources from off-campus is easy! 

Search as you normally do, click on the link to full-text, log in with your Pitt email login and password, and you're good to go for your entire searching session! Access will work best if you stay in the same browser.

Key Resources

Find Trade Associations

Industry association websites often contain industry information. Some data may be available to members only, but it's worth checking.

Find Industry Codes

NAICS and SIC codes help classify and measure industry activity. Knowing the code for your industry will help you find reports, articles, and other information on that industry.

Remember: the assigning of industry codes is NOT centralized or standardized. Check multiple sources.