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Introduction to Entrepreneurship

How to Cite Industry, Company & Market Research Reports in your Bibliography

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IBISWorld Industry Reports

IBISWorld. "Industry Description: Five-digit code." IBISWorld Industry Report, published date (accessed date).

Example:

IBISWorld. "Radio Broadcasting in the US: 51311." IBISWorld Industry Report, February 15, 2010 (accessed March 1, 2010).

When citing IBISWorld reports:

  • Use the industry description, 5-digit code, and published date that are shown in the IBISWorld database or printed on the cover of the downloaded pdf/Word document.

MarketResearch.com Reports

Author (last, first). Title of Report. Edition. City: Publisher, date. MarketResearch.com Academic (accessed date).

Examples:

Elder, Melissa. The World Market for Pediatric Drugs. 3rd ed. New York: Kalorama Information, January 2007. MarketResearch.com Academic (accessed March 10, 2010).

Oral Care Products in the U.S. Rockville, MD: Packaged Facts, February 2007. MarketResearch.com Academic (accessed March 25, 2010).

When citing MarketResearch.com reports:

  • Check the first few pages of the report for an author. If you don’t find one, just start with the title of the report, which is on the cover.
  • If there is an edition shown with the title, show it like this after the title: 3rd ed.
  • The publisher of the report is going to be either Packaged Facts (shown in example above), Kalorama (shown in example above), SBI (in Rockville, MD) or Simba Information (in Stamford, CT).
  • Most of the reports have only a month and year for date. If a day is also shown, use this format: February 15, 2007. Otherwise, include only the month and year, as shown above.

Hoover's

  • Company Records

Hoover's. "Complete Name of Company." Hoover's Company Records, publication date (accessed date).

Example:

Hoover's. "Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc." Hoover's Company Records, n.d. (accessed March 5, 2010).

  • Industry Overviews

Hoover's. "Title of Industry Overview." Hoover's Industry Overview, publication date (accessed date).

Example:

Hoover's. "Personal Care Products." Hoover's Industry Overview, n.d. (accessed March 5, 2010).

  • People Records

Hoover's. "Complete Name of Person." Hoover's People Records, publication date (accessed date).

Example:

Hoover's. "Lee A. Iacocca." Hoover's People Records, n.d. (accessed March 5, 2010).

When citing Hoover's records/overviews:

  • If you find a date when the record or overview was last updated, use that as the publication date and format it like this: December 30, 2009. If you cannot find any indication of when the information was published or last updated, use the abbrevation "n.d." ("no date"), as shown in the examples above.
MLA

IBISWorld Industry Reports -- used online:

IBISWorld. "Industry Description: Five-digit code." IBISWorld Industry Report, published date. Web. Date you last accessed the report.

Example:

IBISWorld. "Radio Broadcasting in the US: 51311." IBISWorld Industry Report, 15 February 2010. Web. 17 March 2010.

IBISWorld Industry Reports -- downloaded to pdf or Word:

IBISWorld. "Industry Description: Five-digit code." IBISWorld Industry Report, published date. Print.

Example:

IBISWorld. "Radio Broadcasting in the US: 51311." IBISWorld Industry Report, 15 February 2010. Print.

When citing IBISWorld reports:

  • Use the industry description, 5-digit code, and published date that are shown in the IBISWorld database or printed on the cover of the downloaded pdf/Word document.
  • Use this format for published dates and accessed dates: 17 March 2010.

MarketResearch.com Reports

Author (last, first). Title of Report. edition, if stated. City: Publisher, date. Print.

Examples:

Elder, Melissa. The World Market for Pediatric Drugs. 3rd ed. New York: Kalorama Information, January 2007. Print.

Oral Care Products in the U.S. Rockville, MD: Packaged Facts, February 2007. Print.

When citing MarketResearch.com reports:

  • Check the first few pages of the report for an author. If you don’t find one, just start with the title of the report, which is on the cover.
  • If there is an edition shown with the title, show it like this after the title: 2nd ed.
  • The publisher of the report is going to be either Packaged Facts (shown in example above), Kalorama (shown in example above), SBI (in Rockville, MD) or Simba Information (in Stamford, CT).
  • Most of the reports have only a month and year for date. If a day is also shown, use this format: 15 February 2007. Otherwise, include only the month and year, as shown above.

Hoover's

  • Company Records

Hoover's. "Complete Name of Company." Hoover's Company Records, publication date. Web. Date of access.

Example:

Hoover's. "Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc." Hoover's Company Records, n.d. Web. 29 March 2010.

  • Industry Overviews

Hoover's. "Title of Industry Overview." Hoover's Industry Overview, publication date. Web. Date of access.

Example:

Hoover's. "Personal Care Products." Hoover's Industry Overview, n.d. Web. 15 March 2010.

  • People Records

Hoover's. "Complete Name of Person." Hoover's People Records, publication date. Web. Date of access.

Example:

Hoover's. "Lee A. Iacocca." Hoover's People Records, n.d. Web. 22 March 2010.

When citing Hoover's records/overviews:

  • If you find a date when the record or overview was last updated, use that as the publication date and format it like this: 30 December 2009. If you cannot find any indication of when the information was published or last updated, use the abbrevation "n.d." ("no date"), as shown in the examples above.
Turabian

IBISWorld Industry Reports -- used online:

IBISWorld. "Industry Description: Five-digit code." IBISWorld Industry Report, published date. http://www.ibisworld.com (accessed date).

Example:

IBISWorld. "Radio Broadcasting in the US: 51311." IBISWorld Industry Report, February 15, 2010. http://www.ibisworld.com (accessed March 1, 2010).

IBISWorld Industry Reports -- downloaded to pdf or Word:

IBISWorld. "Industry Description: five-digit code." IBISWorld Industry Report, published date.

Example:

IBISWorld. "Radio Broadcasting in the US: 51311." IBISWorld Industry Report, February 15, 2010.

When citing IBISWorld reports:

  • Use the industry description, 5-digit code, and published date that are shown in the IBISWorld database or printed on the cover of the downloaded pdf/Word document.

MarketResearch.com Reports

Author (last, first). Title of Report. Edition. City: Publisher, date.

Examples:

Elder, Melissa. The World Market for Pediatric Drugs. 3rd ed. New York: Kalorama Information, January 2007.

Oral Care Products in the U.S. Rockville, MD: Packaged Facts, February 2007.

When citing MarketResearch.com reports:

  • Check the first few pages of the report for an author. If you don’t find one, just start with the title of the report, which is on the cover.
  • If there is an edition shown with the title, show it like this after the title: 3rd ed.
  • The publisher of the report is going to be either Packaged Facts (shown in example above), Kalorama (shown in example above), SBI (in Rockville, MD) or Simba Information (in Stamford, CT).
  • Most of the reports have only a month and year for date. If a day is also shown, use this format: February 15, 2007. Otherwise, include only the month and year, as shown above.

Hoover's

  • Company Records

Hoover's. "Complete Name of Company." Hoover's Company Records, publication date. http://subscriber.hoovers.com (accessed date).

Example:

Hoover's. "Proctor & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc." Hoover's Company Records, n.d. http://subscriber.hoovers.com (accessed March 5, 2010).

  • Industry Overviews

Hoover's. "Title of Industry Overview." Hoover's Industry Overview, publication date. http://subscriber.hoovers.com (accessed date).

Example:

Hoover's. "Personal Care Products." Hoover's Industry Overview, n.d. http://subscriber.hoovers.com (accessed March 5, 2010).

  • People Records

Hoover's. "Complete Name of Person." Hoover's People Records, publication date. http://subscriber.hoovers.com (accessed date).

Example:

Hoover's. "Lee A. Iacocca." Hoover's People Records, n.d. http://subscriber.hoovers.com (accessed March 5, 2010).

When citing Hoover's records/overviews:

  • If you find a date when the record or overview was last updated, use that as the publication date and format it like this: December 30, 2009. If you cannot find any indication of when the information was published or last updated, use the abbrevation "n.d." ("no date"), as shown in the examples above.

Updated LGC 03-03-2010