Capstone projects require many different types of resources dependent upon what the project actually is. Your project may require you to collect scholarly research, patents, industry information, government data, or some other type of resource.
Below, I have compiled a list of general resources that you may find helpful.
I have created individual sections individualized to each group.
A datasset is the raw data that has been collected by researchers and government institutions. There are countless different types of datasets from countless organizations. Helpful datasets pertaining to these projects may include demographic information, opinion and market surveys, soil and horticulture maps, and so much more.
Find Business and Market Information
You may find it necessary to understand a company or a market. For more in-depth information regarding this sort of research, take a look at the Company Research Library Guide.
Newspaper and Trade Publications
See also WSU News and Newspaper Research Guide.
Patents are protected rights which has been granted by a sovereign state (or sometimes as intergovernmental organization). Such rights are granted to an inventor and for a limited duration. Patents can often provide detailed information regarding an invention.