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Industry Research: Electronics / Technology

Business guide to industry research

Key USC Databases - Electronics & Technology

Searching USC Databases

For general overviews and market research reports search on terms like:  TECHNOLOGY,  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, SOCIAL MEDIA, CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, SEMICONDUCTORS; add terms like MANAGEMENT, TRENDS, STATISTICS, INNOVATION to narrow search results. Use names of products, e.g. FACEBOOK, iPhone, etc., or names of specific companies.

USC Industry Information Databases

USC Books

USC Libraries

Search USC Libraries Catalog for periodicals by doing a "Word or Phrase" search using the following terms:

  • electronics periodicals
  • computers periodicals
  • semiconductors periodicals

Search USC Libraries Catalog for books using the following terms in the subject mode:
electronics industry; computer industry; telecommunications industry; telephone industry; semiconductor industry; company name (e.g.: Google)

Search eBrary or EBSCOhost for online books using the following terms: consumer electronics; electronics; semiconductors; computers; wireless; telephone; cell phone; telecommunications; video; and electronic gaming.

Industry Reports

Periodicals & Trade Publications

Statistics & Government Information

Market Research & Other Online Resources

Industry Associations