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Industry Research: Electronics / Technology

Business guide to industry research

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.

Key USC Databases - Electronics & Technology

USC Industry Information Databases

Periodicals & Trade Publications

USC Books

USC Libraries

Search USC Libraries - Journals for periodicals, magazines or newspapers 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 ProQuest Ebook Central 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

Industry Associations

Statistics & Government Information

Market Research & Other Online Resources