To conduct quality business research use the library databases and credible internet sources. Each provide information for analyzing companies or industries, finding trends, identifying competitors and more. These resources will not only support your current coursework, but give you experience with tools often used in the business world.
I am here to help! Databases focus on a certain types of information, such as industry information or financials. Others contain data or are aggregators of articles, and each have different interfaces. Feel free to ask for help in navigating these resources.