Regional Cluster Project links


Below is a list of suggested links for the BA 340 Regional Business students.  This post will be edited as needed.

American Factfinder
An excellent resource for population, housing, economic and demographic data.

Ohio County Profiles
Contains statistics for Ohio and its eighty-eight counties.

Economic Census
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.

Ohio Newspapers
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.

Lexis Nexis
The Business News and Industry News sections of Lexis offer fairly broad industry coverage.

Mergent Online
Mergent Online contains global company information, annual reports, EDGAR filings, current news stories, and some industry reports.

Video Demonstration

The video below demonstrates how to use many of the resources listed above.