Digital Resources Toolkit

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UCSB students and recent Alumni have special access to powerful self-paced tools, beyond the ones available to the public, on-demand to support your career development. You may have heard about these resources from around campus or another section of the Career Services website, and now you are ready to know more.

Use this page as your main hub to learn how to use each tool and login to your UCSB subscription.

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Where Knowledge Is Power

Do you want to learn everything about an industry of employment? Whether you are researching career options, preparing for an upcoming interview, or writing a report on an aspect of business, IBISWorld is the tool to give you deep insights. 


IBISWorld - Where Knowledge Is Power


Why Use IBISWorld?

Find Information on Any Industry

Read 1,400+ industry reports featuring credible research used by modern day corporate America, covering 97% of the United States economy.

Get the Latest and Most Comprehensive Research

Trust that you get your facts right; industry research spans topics such as Industry Performance, Industry Outlook, Industry Structure, Products & Markets, and Competitive Landscape, and information is updated three times per year.

Learn the Questions Worth Asking

Look for the lightbulb icon for iExpert Summaries of key questions in industry, including Role Specific Questions, External Impacts Questions, and Internal Issues Questions.


How to Login

To access IBISWorld, click the button below and login with your UCSB NetID. Once you are in the platform, navigate to the Industry Research tab and begin investigating US Industry Reports (NACIS).

Login to IBISWorld


Learn More

Gain further knowledge about career options on our Career Exploration page. 

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