Business Rankings Annual: Lists of Companies, Products, Services, & Activities Compiled from a Variety of Published Sources, 2011 Edition

  • Series Name: Business Rankings Annual Series
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  • ISBN-10: 1414453930
  • ISBN-13: 9781414453934
  • DDC: 338.7
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  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Business Rankings Annual helps librarians answer reference questions related to rankings information. Working from a bibliographic file we have built up over the years, we have culled thousands of items from periodicals, newspapers, financial services, directories, statistical annuals and other printed material. The "top 10" from each of these rankings appears in this volume, grouped under standard subject headings for easy browsing.

Readers can quickly locate all rankings in which a given company, person or product appears by consulting the reference's comprehensive index. In addition, a complete listing of sources used to compile Business Rankings Annual is provided in the bibliography. Each edition includes a cumulative index, published separately.

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Business Rankings Annual Series

Business Rankings Annual helps librarians answer reference questions related to rankings information. Working from a bibliographic file we have built up over the years, we have culled thousands of items from periodicals, newspapers, financial services, directories, statistical annuals, and other printed material. The "top 10" lists from each of these rankings are grouped under standard subject headings for easy browsing. Readers can quickly locate all rankings in which a given company, person, or product appears by consulting the comprehensive index.

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Features and Benefits

  • Business Rankings Annual provides a unique look at the business world through thousands of business rankings culled from periodicals, newspapers, financial services, directories, statistical annuals and other sources.
  • The "top ten" of each of these rankings appear in each edition, covering a wide range of industries and the most vital, high-interest subject areas.
  • These rankings provide invaluable insight into competitive analysis, diversification planning, market research, economic and policy analysis, and much more.
  • Each annual edition of Business Rankings Annual features 5,000 rankings, approximately 75% of which are continuations from previous rankings, making identifying trends and performing historical analysis easy.
  • Multiple editions are available by standing order, ensuring access to the most up-to-date information as well as historical data.
  • Entries typically include: a descriptive title; criteria for the ranking; total number of items listed; remarks on other relevant data included in the source material; the “top ten” items included in each ranking; a complete citation; and more.
  • Real-world users might include: Economics students can easily research major trends in new industries.
  • Business professionals quickly get overviews of major business topics, including historical analysis.
  • Consultants and investors can instantly access detailed information on performance for specific industries, companies and brands.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414443064 | ISBN-13: 9781414443065

Reviews

"a must-have source for academic libraries supporting a business program and also for larger public libraries." --ARBA, August 2008

— ARBA

Table of Contents

Introduction.
User's Guide.
Outline of Contents.
SIC to NAICS Conversion Guide.
Bibliography.
Business Rankings.
Index.
SIC Index.