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Marketing

This guide features resources for marketing and advertising research.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Reference Books

AMA Handbook of Business Writing

Electronic Resource 2010
(American Management Association)

Business Management

Electronic Resource 2019

Efficiency management

Electronic Resource 2019

Encyclopedia of African American Business

Main Collection 2006

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (Volume 1)

Main Collection 2000

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (Volume 2)

Main Collection 2000

Europa World Year Book

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

International Directory of Company Histories

Electronic resource.
v.59 (2004) - v.143 (2013)

Marketing Study Guide

Electronic Resource 2018

Recommended Statistics Databases

The following databases provide access to statistics and other kinds of data.

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Select Online Reference Databases

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Company and Industry Research Resources

If you need to gather information about specific companies and industries, we recommend that you consult the Company and Industry Information Research Guide.