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Researching Innovations & Innovators

Researching innovators and innovations in a particular industry often relies partly on a mix of industry, company, and historical research. Who were the major contributors in an industry? What are the major companies operating in the industry? 

Books, articles, conference proceedings, trade publications and more can offer key insights to technological developments and innovations that transform a business or industry.

Use resources provided by the Bentley Library described on the Finding Books, Articles, & More page of this research guide to search our collections.

Try searches using search terms related to:

Specific Industries (i.e. Automobile Industry)   Technological Innovations
Specific Companies AND History

Reference Works

Web Resources

Examples of Books by or about Innovators & Entrepreneurs