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Supply Chain Management Research: Find Background Info

Guidance and key resources for doing academic research in supply chain management.

Credo Reference


Credo is a library database containing digital versions of encyclopedias and other reference works. Think of it as an academic Wikipedia, only curated by librarians instead of the general public.

Finding Background Info in Books

Academic and research libraries typically use the Library of Congress classification system to organize their print materials, which means books on the same subject should be next to or near each other on the shelf. This information can be used to find books in person or via the Library Catalog.

Library of Congress call number ranges:

  • HD28-70 Management. Industrial management
  • HF5410-5417.5 Marketing. Distribution of products
  • HF5761-5780 Shipment of goods. Delivery of goods
  • TS155-194 Production management. Operations management

Library of Congress subject headings:

Other Resources for Background Info

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