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Private Company Research

Assistance for tracking down private company information in library, government & web resources.

About Associations

Associations are valuable resources for finding information about private companies and the industry in which a particular company operates.

An association is an organization formed around a specific interest or objective. They can be:

  • Trade Associations
  • Professional Associations
  • Licensing Boards

Use reference books and Industries databases such as IBIS or Plunkett Research Online to find associations of interest.

Reference Books (Hardcopy)