Introduction and Overview of Industry/Market Research Databases

Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage

Diagram outlining the steps to navigate Netadvantage

  1. On the Standard and Poor’s Advantage homepage, click the “Markets” tab at the top of the page
  2. Select an industry from the list
  3. Or check “Industry Surveys” for your preferred industry.

Passport GMID

Diagram outlining the steps to navigate Passport

  1. When accessing Passport Global Market Industry Databases (GMID), through the Laurier Library webpage, the first “Welcome to Passport” screen will ask you to accept the terms and conditions. Please click Accept at the bottom of the page.
  2. When you have navigated to the Passport homepage, click the “Industries” tab located at the top of the page, this will open a drop down menu of all the industries available on the website. Or use the Country Reports: Datagraphics in the middle of the homepage to search a country report. Search Statistics, Search Analysis and Search Dashboards are also useful for industry research.
  3. Choose industry, category, geography and click Go.


Diagram outlining the steps to navigate Marketline

  1. When accessing Marketline through the Laurier Library website, you will automatically navigate to the Marketline homepage. From here you can conduct an industry search using the search box, or you can browse from a list of Industries by using the menu that appears when hovering over “Industries.”