Answered By: Reference/Instruction Librarians Last Updated: Jul 07, 2016 Views: 8
IBISWorld database is a great resource for industry information! In this example, let's say that you are searching for information on the carbonated beverages industry.
1. Start by typing in your keywords into the main search box. If you're not sure what to type in (in the example, possibilities include carbonated beverages, soda, pop, etc.), you can try a term, or you can search for a major competitor in the industry. In this example, Coke:
2. Click on the search result that is the best match, or redo your search.
3. Browse the report via the tabs, save or print a copy using the PDF and Print icons, or get a summary using the iExpert icon.
Here's the basic format of a report in APA:
Stivaros, C. (2016, May). IBISWorld industry report 312111a: Soda production in the US. Retrieved from IBISWorld database.