Industry and Trade Collection

The Industry & Trade Collection includes over 500 trade directories and buying guides. These references provide information for more than 300 domestic industries and services.

 Subjects include:

  • Manufacturing - with manufacturing directories for all 50 states; useful for locating manufacturer product sources.
  • Services/Transportation/Utilities - with directories for advertising, consultants, and other services.
  • Retail - with directories for chain stores, groceries, shopping centers, etc.
  • Secondary Market/Wholesale - with wholesaler directories, recycling market directories, and more.
  • Building Trades - with resources for estimating building costs and locating building materials, equipment, and specifications.