Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Market Research

Overview

Market Research is the process of gathering data on a market. This includes information on the current and potential customers, as well as the competitive landscape of the market. Market research can be primary (you collect directly from customers) or secondary (published data from some other organizations research.) Secondary research will often NOT contain exactly the questions or data that you need to prove your market.

This guide focuses on secondary research tools and databases available at FSU. For primary search strategies and techniques please consult Sage Research Methods Online as this is a comprehensive resource for creating and managing primary research of all sorts.

The Florida State University Libraries
Library Hours | Maps and Directions | Employment | Giving to the Libraries | The FSULib Blog | Library Homepage

Florida State University Libraries | 116 Honors Way | Tallahassee, FL 32306 | (850) 644-2706