For this class, you will be creating a business plan.
Business plans, formal or informal, often include a review of the field, industry or business you want to go into in order for you, as the business creator, to know what the market looks like for your business in a specific geographic area.
You will be using library resources and internet resources to discover market information for your business plan. This may include:
Associations are great resources for current industry information, including sales, jobs, news and statistics. Almost every industry has an association, organization, society, institute, etc. You can find these kinds of Websites by searching Google using your industry along with one of those keywords.
Example: "video games" association
You can also use Gale Directory Library to search for an organization in the electronic version of Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.