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This guide is designed to help you begin researching specific company information. For more assistance, please Ask a Rosen Librarian.
A printable version of this guide is
Company Information PDF (42 KB)
It is often a good idea to begin your research in the following types of sources, which are designed to be consulted for overviews or for authoritative information. In many cases, they contain vital information that cannot be found anywhere else. A denotes a core resource.
|Almanac of American Employers||Rosen REF HF5382.75.U6 A45|
|Association Meeting & Event Planners||Rosen REF AS6.A8|
|Companies and Their Brands||Rosen REF T223.V4A253|
|Corporate Meeting & Event Planners||Rosen REF HD2743 .C62|
|Directory of Florida Industries||Rosen REF HC107.F6F635|
|Directory of Hotel & Lodging Companies||Rosen REF TX907.D5|
|Encyclopedia of Global Industries||Rosen REF HD2324.E53|
|International Directory of Company Histories||Rosen REF HD2721 .D36|
|Plunkett's Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Almanac||Rosen REF TX907.2 .P58|
|Plunkett's Entertainment & Media Industry Almanac||Rosen REF P88.8.P572|
|Plunkett's Food Industry Almanac||Rosen REF HD9003.P58|
Certain industry-specific topics may also be covered in sources listed on the Rosen Research Guides on the Meeting, Incentive, Convention, & Exposition (MICE) Industry, on the Food & Beverage Industry, or on the Lodging Industry. For more assistance in locating appropriate reference materials, please Ask a Rosen Librarian.
For more information about the location of books, consult the library catalog.
Through the UCF Library Catalog, you can locate books, journals, audiovisuals, government documents, and other types of materials. You can search the catalog by Keyword, Author, Title, Subject, and many other ways.
The following periodicals are available in print in the library and may contain helpful information about hospitality-related companies and industries. To find articles on a specific company or industry, you may need to use one of our databases. A denotes a scholarly (peer-reviewed) source.
|Business Week||Journal of Foodservice Business Research|
|Cruise Industry News||Lodging|
|Funworld||Orlando Business Journal|
|Harvard Business Review||Restaurant Business|
|Hotel & Motel Management||Restaurant Hospitality|
|Hotel Business||Wine Business Monthly|
To find articles about a specific company or industry, you may need to use one of UCF's many databases. (Note: if you are off campus, refer to the Off Campus Access page to find out how to access library databases using your UCF ID card.)
To find databases that are typically most useful for the study of hospitality, click on the Database Locator tab on our homepage, and then choose the subject Hospitality. Some useful databases for company information include:
For a more detailed overview of how to use our databases, see the Rosen Research Guide titled Finding Articles.
A company's website can be a good source of information on products, services, staff, and the general organizational structure of the company. From a companyís website you may find the organizationís current annual report, company history, and biographies of top management.
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A printable version of this guide is also available: Company Information PDF (42 KB)
Rosen Research Guides | Hospitality Research: Company Information
Last updated June 25, 2012 1:07:15 PM