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MUI 440 - Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry

This guide will help students research their business plans.

Reports & Briefings

Reports and briefings provide a "big-picture" analysis of a sector, product or service.

Help using & citing JMU Libraries databases

Search tip: Use industry codes

Check your industry associations to learn about issues or concerns

These groups might publish research about the state of the industry or toolkits to help your client succeed with marketing or recruiting. 

Industry associations also share legal briefs or recommended legislation addressing issues they are advocating for, such as increasing copyright protections or protecting artists from AI piracy.

Note: Some industry associations only make reports or in-depth resources available to dues-paying members.