Start researching industry reports to get background information, find associated trade organizations, and find terms related to that industry. Make a list of terms that you will use to start searching articles indexes.
Newspapers offer current information about industries, companies, financial information, leaders, and of course many other subjects.
Books and eBooks will give you an overview of your topic, introduce you to key subject terms, and provide scholarly material if written by an authoritative source. Instead of reading a book from cover to cover, choose individual chapters relevant to your inquiry. eBooks can be accessed 24/7 electronically.