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Industry Research @ Pitt

This guide provides an overview of how to conduct detailed industry researchers, primarily utilizing information in the University Library System's resources.

Industry Associations and Organizations

Trade association websites often contain industry news & information, although home page of the Automotive News, a magazine from an industry association.some data may be available to members only. Look for news, research, resources, library, data, or other tabs on the association's website.

These are often great sources of information, so don't overlook them!

How to find relevant industry associations and organizations

1. Do an advanced Google Search, structured like the following: industry description + association

Example: fiber optics + association

Example: automobile + association

Tip: Adding the command to a Google search will limit all the results to those with domains ending in .org.

Accompanying image from the front page of Automotive News.