KNES280: Introduction to the Sports Industry
News and market research for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries.
Articles from newspapers, trade publications, magazines, and scholarly journals on all aspects of business, including those relevant to the sport industry.
To access industry-focused reports, limit the Source Type to Industry Profiles or Market Research Reports.
News & scholarly articles on all aspects of sports, including sports industry information. For more specific industry, sub-industry, and segment information, try an Advanced Search adding the word 'industry' to a second search box. Then limit the Search Types (in the left frame of the results page) to Reports. There may be full text links to Datamonitor reports or a link to a preview in Google books.
A good place to find information about a company: description, brief history, leadership, markets, brands, competitors, and financials.
- Search for your company by name or ticker symbol (use pulldown menu next to the search box)
- Check the box next to Hoover's in the Select Source(s): area of the search screen
- Look for In-depth Records in the results list.
This Cook Library guide gives a few examples for writing in-text citations using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition.
This Cook Library guide gives a few examples for constructing a References list for electronic sources using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition.
This Cook Library guide gives a few examples for constructing a Reference list of print resources using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th Edition.
Based on Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age, Fifth Edition, by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister. The site is maintained by Bedford/St. Martin's Press and provides information on finding and documenting sources in different disciplines and in the major (APA, MLA, Chicago, & CSE) format styles.
Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL) has a lot of great online guides for every stage of the writing process. There is useful information for different types of papers, including research papers, business letters, and resumes. This is also a useful resource for examples of how to put together citations and bibliographies, including APA info.
Includes tutorials, FAQs, and other resources to help you improve your writing, master APA Style, and learn the conventions of scholarly publishing.
From the website
Access statistical information, collected & compiled every five years, by industry or geographical region on US business.
The U.S. current system of industrial codes, developed for U.S., Canadian, and Mexican industries.
Full NAICS code = 5-6 digits
Search by keyword or drill down through the full NAICS table.
A good alternative for determining an appropriate NAICS code is consult an industry profile, such as Hoover's in LexisNexis, or Mergent Online.
The SIC system of classification for U.S. industries dates back to the 1930s. For government use, it was superseded by NAICS. However, many business sources are still arranged by SIC code!
A full SIC code is 4 digits.
Statistics on employment and unemployment, pay and benefits, productivity, workplace injuries, and more.
Links to industry news and trade associations.
Search high quality resources on the web using the Library's Custom Search Engine.
Key sources and strategies for industry research. Article and book search tips.
Provides links to recommended sources of information in marketing, including key target market resources.
A comprehensive reference work bringing both sports management and sports marketing all together in one place.
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