An excellent resource for population, housing, economic and demographic data.
Ohio County Profiles
Contains statistics for Ohio and its eighty-eight counties.
The Economic Census profiles American business every 5 years, from the national to the local level. The latest economic census was taken in 2002, and the data is still being released. The Economic Census will allow you to research the number of businesses in a particular industry
by state, county, city, or metro area.
Full text access to 27 newspapers from Ohio.
Encylopedia of American Industries
An electronic business reference encyclopedia providing detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of broadly-defined industriesin every realm of American business.
Business Source Complete
Contains over 11,000 periodicals indexed and abstracted, with more than 10,000 full text, covering management, economics, finance, accounting and international business, among others.
The Business News and Industry News sections of Lexis offer fairly broad industry coverage.
Mergent Online contains global company information, annual reports, EDGAR filings, current news stories, and some industry reports.
The video below demonstrates how to use many of the resources listed above.