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 I am so happy to be your librarian for this class. I can help you with market research, demographic data, information about advertising and direct marketing, or any other kind of information. Click here to book an appointment or email me directly.

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(Standard Rates and Services)

- Marketing and advertising database

Claritas Zip Code Look-up

Using SRDS for Segmentation Data 

Step by Step Directions 

Reading and Understanding a Target Segment Measure Report from SRDS/Claritas 360

Step by Step Directions


Brand Catalyst

  • "Predictive consumer segmentation and brand strategy tool": find out info about how likely a consumer is to purchase a brand, or engage in a behavior
  • Helps to define brand identity
  • If you are familiar with MRI+, Brand Catalyst is the "new" MRI+.

Please view the following tutorial to learn how to navigate Brand Catalyst (accessed through Simmons Insights)



  • Use this directory to find public and private U.S. and international companies who spend at least $200,000 annually on advertising
  • Find profiles of ad agencies and brand names
  • NOTE: Internet Explorer will not work with the site

Watch this video below for a walk through of Winmo. 



  • industry research for over 700 US industries

  • research on hundreds of international industries

  • Watch the video below for a quick tutorial on how to navigate and access global industry data and reports

 Find company information such as financials, SWOT analyses, profiles, and more...

Academic Search Complete

  • Use Academic Search to search for articles on almost any topic, from marketing to business, company profiles, and the social impacts of advertising.
  • Click Full Text on the left so you can read articles online.



The JWU library has two style guides: 

MLA Style Guide

APA Style Guide

However, if you need more in depth guidance on formatting go to the Purdue OWL

Need to talk to someone and seek guidance in real time?

  • If you are an online student, you can go to the online writing center for information about how to contact a writing coach. 
  • If you are a PVD campus student you can schedule an appointment with the writing coach through uSucceed.