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Industry Research: Find Articles on Industries

Locate Trade journal articles on industries

Trade journals, which are industry-specific periodicals, are a good source for industry trends, news, and issues that won't be found in general-audience publications or peer-reviewed journals.

To find practical articles about a specific industry, you can limit your searches in the following databases:

To search within the Trade Journals in ABI/INFORM Complete or the Trade Publications in Business Source Complete, follow the steps below:

  1. Enter keywords that describe an industry in the search boxes on the Advanced Search page.
  2. Scroll down and look for a Source Type or Publication Type menu.
  3. Select Trade Journal or Trade Publication.

    ABI/INFORM Complete, check Trade Journals under Source Type.


    Business Source Complete, check Trade Publication under Publication Type.

  4. Click Search.