virtual/Augmented/extended Reality

The list of databases and websites below, offer information and research related to virtual reality ranging from statistics to market research and scholarly papers.  These will help you better understand developments in this fast moving category.

  Gartner  Limitations on Use
Market research across several sectors related to AR & VR

  Statista  Tutorial
Provides a portal to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources. Topics covered include industries, media, companies, product categories, and countries.

  WARC
Articles and best practices related to AR/VR in the marketing space.

  eMarketer
Articles and reports on AR/VR in marketing and ecommerce

  MarketResearch.com Academic  Limitations on Use
Extensive, but slightly dated, reports on AR/VR in healthcare and education.

  EMIS Intelligence (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Market research reports on AR/VR

  EDUCAUSE
Nonprofit organization that promotes the use of information technology in higher ed. Provides access to conferences, articles and reports.

  IEEE Xplore Digital Library (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
Scholarly research on VR & AR

  ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)
Presents a complete archive of all ACM publications including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters, and books.

  PsycINFO (ProQuest)  Tutorial
Covers scholarly literature on human computer interactions.

  Scopus (Elsevier)
Provides citations and abstracts to peer-reviewed journals, books, and conference proceedings in all major disciplines. Provides information on citing and cited references for each article.

  VR/AR Association
Industry association with events, news and reports related to virtual and augmented reality.

Country Business Conditions

The databases listed below all provide information about economic and busness conditons in different markets.

 

  Economist Intelligence Unit
Features a single unified platform delivering country and regional reports and comparable data for over 200 countries. Politics, economics, the business environment and sector and industries are explained and forecasts presented. The data tab delivers time series on national accounts, monetary, demographic, trade, employment, debt & spending indicators to name a few.

  Euromonitor (Passport)  Limitations on Use
Provides lifestyle statistics and reports, market data and analysis, and market forecasts for selected countries. Includes 6-year historic market size data for selected consumer products plus 5-year forecasts.

  Global Edge
Global business knowledge site providing access to authoritative data from Michigan State University.

  World Bank Doing Business
Data and reports on business regulation for regions, 189 nations and some subnational entities and cities.

Industry by Country

Use the databases listed below to find reports on the industries the client serves: mining, seaports, education and others.

  IBISWorld
Covers US industries only.

  D&B Hoovers
Offers public and private company and industry information including company profiles, market research reports from Marketline, Freedonia, Euromonitor, and RMA updated with recent news, executive profiles, and analyst reports.

  EMIS Intelligence (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Delivers company and industry information together with relevant news, research, and analytics for developing markets.

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to scholarly journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, and country- and industry-focused reports.

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides access to a wide range of academic business journals and trade magazines. Topics include management, marketing, finance, economics, and management information systems. Full text access may be embargoed for up to three years. Coverage goes back to 1965.

business news & marketing Databases

  Nexis Uni  Limitations on Use
Formerly known as LexisNexis Academic. Provides full text access to national and international newspaper and magazine articles and news transcripts, business, company, and industry information in the U.S. and abroad, and legal documents, including U.S. Federal and State court cases, and law reviews. Coverage varies.

  Financial Times  Limitations on Use  Access Instructions
Provides full access to the web edition which features the same content found in the print edition plus additional multimedia features, company tear sheets, interactive charting, a dictionary of financial terms, and recruitment tools. Digital access to the print edition is available via ABI/Inform and Nexis Uni.
Subscription courtesy of Villanova School of Business.

  WARC
Offers information on global advertising and marketing trends including case studies, articles, reports, opinion pieces, and expenditure data. Formerly known as World Advertising Research Center.

  eMarketer
Offers data and reports related to digital marketing. Topics include advertising spending, digital marketing, social media, media usage, e-commerce, email marketing, and device usage. Coverage is global.

  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to scholarly journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, and country- and industry-focused reports.

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides access to a wide range of academic business journals and trade magazines. Topics include management, marketing, finance, economics, and management information systems. Full text access may be embargoed for up to three years. Coverage goes back to 1965.

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