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RSM 322

Course guide for RSM 322, Fall 2015 (Professor Losell)

1. Business Source Premier
  • International coverage includes company reports, industry reports, news articles, SWOT analyses, etc.
2. ProQuest
  • Market research and reports, industry reports, news and trade publications. Advanced search recommended - narrow down search by full text only, date, source type, document type, location, etc.
3. Mergent
  • North American industry reports broken down by Canada and U.S. coverage, company information and financials for public companies.
4. EMIS (Emerging Market Information Service)
  • Includes China, India, and other countries that would no longer be considered emerging. Start by selecting country, then can search for industry information, statistics, company information, annual reports, financials, and more.
6. IBISWorld
  • Comprehensive industry reports. U of T access includes the growing Canadian collection, extensive U.S. collection, as well as global reports. 
Getting started with NAICS and SIC codes:

  • What are NAICS and SIC codes?   
  • NAICS (North American Industry Classification Standard) and SIC (Standard Industry Classification) are used to classify businesses by industry.  This classification allows for data to be collected by standardized industry codes. 
Citing Sources Research Guide

Additional sites mentioned:

Active mines and mineral plans in the US: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/mineplant/

CDC mining stats: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/statistics/allmining.html

EPA mining regulations: http://water.epa.gov/polwaste/npdes/Mining.cfm

Mineral Lands and regulations in general: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/30/chapter-2

Bureau of Land Management Mining Laws website: http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/info/regulations/mining_claims.html

US Small Business Administration Mining & Drilling Business Guides: https://www.sba.gov/content/mining-drilling

National Mining Association: http://www.nma.org/
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