Getting Started with BCC Market Research

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Welcome to this tutorial on BCC Market Research!

This tutorial will show you:

  • How to access BCC Market Research
  • What kind of information is available
  • How to complete a basic search

To get started, from the Libraries A-Z List of Databases, select "BCC Market Research."

What kind of information is available?

BCC Market Research contains market research reports, industry reviews, newsletters and conferences for competitive business intelligence.

Database Interface

BCC Market Research defaults to the Library Home page where you’ll find a search box at the top of the page you can use to search reports by title or keyword.

On the left, you can navigate to different areas of the database and browse reports by categories included in our subscription.

Below the search box you’ll find quick access buttons to the blog, trending reports, live support chat, and podcasts.

Below the quick access buttons, you’ll find a list of just released and upcoming reports.

Further down the page, near the bottom, you can view a full list of available reports or view a complete list of Company Index.

Please note that some features may not be available with our academic subscription. 

Example Search

Type “vaccines” into the search box at the top of the page and click “Search.”

As you can see, the initial search has returned over 700 results. 

Refine Search

Using the filters on the left, further refine your search.

Select “most recent” and select only the pharmaceuticals category.

This limited the results to under 200.


Each result listed includes the title of the report, date published, the publisher, report code, and a brief description.

To open the details of a report, just click on the title.

Results Cont'd.

From the report details page, we can see the report length, table of contents, report highlights, scope and analyst information (when available), related materials, as well as lists of tables and figures included in this report.

If you’re looking for something specific within the report, you can use the search function at the top of the page to search for keywords within the selected report.

Download Options

In the upper right corner of the page, you’ll find download options.

If you’re only interested in downloading specific sections of the report, you can click on the Download PDF option and select the individual chapters you wish to download.

What have you learned?

Now you know how to access BCC Market Research, what kind of information is available, and how to complete a basic search.

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