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IBISWorld (Database Instruction)

IBISWorld provides business information and market research on thousands of industries worldwide. IBISWorld provides industry risk ratings, analysis, and comprehensive market research from around the globe.



An orange download icon appears next to report titles on most information pages. This icon will download the full report -- this can be over 30 pages, depending on the industry -- and gives the user options to choose format for download.

IBISWorld offers a variety of downloadable formats, whether you are looking to download a report, a specific chart or graph, a section of text or a data table. Download reports as a PDF, Word, or Excel document.  

Indicates the location of the orange download icon next to the title of reports.





Users also have the option to only download sections of reports or the charts and graphs from reports. Look for the download iconindicating the option to download.indicates orange download icon as it appears next to charts and graphs within reports.

Downloadable Formats in My IBISWorld

This video outlines the process for downloading reports in the various formats available for exporting information from IBISWorld

How to Cite IBISWorld Reports

MLA (8th Edition) STYLE:

Last name, First name. Report Name: Report Number. IBISWorld, Month of report Year of report, URL.

APA (7th Edition) STYLE:

Author last name, first initials. (Year, Month). Report Name: Report Number. IBISWorld. Retrieved Month dd, yyyy, from URL


Author, Article name, Database name, Date published, Publication date, URL 

Berkley College Library, How do I cite an industry profile from the IBIS World database?

Important information for citation:

Author (when applicable) and date of the report are listed under the title at the top under Industry Reports, iExpert Summaries, and Environment Profiles. Report number can be found above title.

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