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Business Resources

This guide presents business and related resources at the James E. Shepard Memorial Library at North Carolina Central University. Keep in mind that some of the greatest resources are people and the Shepard Library staff are available to assist you.

Case Study Research

The resources below will assist you in finding research for your case studies. Please contact Danielle Colbert-Lewis at | 919-530-7546, the School of Business library liaison and Head of Research and Instructional Services at the James E. Shepard Memorial Library if you have any questions about the information presented. 

Introduction to James E. Shepard Memorial Library Resources

To find Industry Reports: IBIS World

IBIS World includes:

  • 700+ US Industry (NAICS) reports
  • 650+ US Specialized Reports
  • 1300+ iExpert Reports (5-6 page summary reports of full report)
  • 200+ Business Environment Profiles

To search IBIS and find reports see the video below.


Finding Articles Using Business Source Complete

Finding Research using ABI/INFORM

How to find Company Profiles & Reports