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Online Reference Book
Gale's How Products are Made
Explains and details the manufacturing process of a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated electronic equipment and heavy machinery.
Fitch Connect (previously Business Monitor)
Business Monitor International is the best resource at USC for Commodities coverage, both in the US and internationally
*Select COMMODITIES in the left column and narrow to the relative commodity
*Country coverage may be limited by selecting a country at the top
Business Source Complete
Useful industry information and associated trade publications
TIP: Try using the *wildcard to expand your search (Ex. commodit*)
*Contains news resources and trade publications for the latest information on commodities, including full-text of Wall Street Journal
TIP: Go to Search-->Search Builder-->select Subject-->expand Commodity/Financial Market News until you find a specific commodity-->Adjust the date and press Search
*Can also search by industry
There is a Bloomberg terminal located in the library that can be used for commodities research.
[Note: This link is for the guide to help you use Bloomberg.]
These links should help you locate useful websites specifically for commodity information.
Resources by Commodity Type