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Are you a student required to create a new product and find its potential market, test it, and make sure it meets safety standards?
Resources that can show you how to get a corner of the market, understand the competition, and locate demographic information.
Mintel Reports - UK based. consumer products. great with food and beverage products and lifestyle trends. market share, company profiles, demographics (women and kids too), industries
IBISWorld - market research. niche items, such as goat farming. some market share, few company profiles. includes demographics and industry information
MarketResearch.com Academic - aggregator of others' reports. 12 month embargos on reports. some market share and demographics, has company reports and industry information
First Research Industry Profiles on Hoover's Online - industry profiles. Touch on agribusiness.
RefWorks will save you hours--literally!--of time. This citation management software can store all your articles and reformat them to meet the requirements of just about any journal. Furthermore, there are special applications like "write 'n cite" that allow you create footnotes and citations as you write your paper! As you perform your research in the library catalog, databases and other online resources, use RefWorks. Just remember to proofread your works cited (or bibliography or references) page in case a citation wasn't formed properly in a database.