Business & Industry databases

stanford only = Stanford users only
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Forrester Research stanford only 

  • Global reports and industry forecasts. Academic stanford only

  • Global and US reports including demographics; consumer goods and behaviors; technology & media.

 OECD iLibrary stanford only

  • Global reports, including music sales.

 Lexis Nexis Academic stanford only

  • Search for news; legal cases; company information; consumer information.

 Pew Internet and American Life Project

  • “…produces reports exploring the impact of the internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life.”
  • Offers trend data, infographics; statistics.

 Statistical Abstract of the United States

  • Occupational employment and wage statistics (including the music field); consumer expenditures; government funding; arts activities/attendance.

  • Find current and archived sales charts; news and interviews.
  • Full text available (1942- ) from Google Books (also searchable through Billboard’s site)

IFPI : International Federation of the Phonographic Industry

  • Represents the recording industry worldwide; affiliated with the RIAA.
  • Offers global sales statistics and market reports.


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