1. From the Library Home page: http://library.uta.edu
2. Select the Databases A - Z option, under the Research section, then click the letter R on the
3. Click ReferenceUSA to enter the database. (Off campus - use your NetID-username & password
to access the database)
4. Click on U.S. Businesses to access the search form.
5. Select the Advanced Search tab.
6. Click, Business Type, check mark the Keyword SIC/NAICS box, in the Keyword/SIC/NAICS box change the radio button to Search All NAICS.
7. Go to the Enter NAICS codes section (toward the bottom of the page), type in the NAICS code
for your industry. In this case the NAICS for" Snacks & Non Alcoholic Beverages" is (722515)
8. Click, Geography, check mark the geographic information of choice. In this example I
checked, Zip Code. Type in the Zip code or codes you are interested in viewing. I typed
the zip codes 76010, 76011 and 76013.
9. If you are interested in the number of employees for a particular business, click the
Business Size option. I wanted companies with 1 to 29 employees
10. Click the "View Results" button (upper right) -- for search results.
11. Results are in a summary presentation. To view detailed information select a company or
companies by checking the box to the left of the company name, then click the "Details" button.
12. Results can be downloaded into an excel spreadsheet. Use the Custom option for downloading.