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Supply Chain Management: Find Sources

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

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Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) Subscription Databases

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Industry Codes

NAICS and SIC codes allow researchers and professionals alike to classify and measure industry activity. Knowing the code for an industry will help you find reports, articles, and other information on it. Many business and finance databases will allow users to enter industry codes as keywords. Even though they are standardized, resources may assign codes inconsistently. Additionally, companies often have multiple codes due to their various business segments. Be flexible but critical when using codes to search, and always check multiple sources. Note: Usually, there is not a perfect or obvious industry code.

Subject Specific Databases

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Some content on industry or trade association websites and professional directories may require membership, but many of these organizations provide free data and information as well as open access to digital versions of their publications.

Please help us build and improve this collection by emailing the owner of this guide the quality sites you find. Begin by Googling the industry or profession you are researching and a combination of the following keywords: trade association, industry association, professional association, professional organization, etc.

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Resources Provided by the College of Charleston School of Business

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