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ITSCM 456: Global Supply Chain (Dr. Land): Finding Research

A guide to assist Dr. Anna Land's students, Spring 2021

If you need help finding any information or data to support your argument, please contact me using the box on the right!

Article Databases

Search for articles that relate to your issue. You will probably find most useful, in order of preference: 

  • Trade Journals -- are similar to popular magazines, but targeted to people working in that specific industry.
    E.g., Modern Grocer, Beverage World.
  • Current Newspapers or Magazines -- most current, breaking information, press releases, earnings reports from companies, etc.
    E.g., Milwaukee Business Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur.
  • Scholarly Journals -- usually provide academic, peer-reviewed, independently quality-tested research.
    E.g., Journal of Supply Chain Management.

All of these types of articles can be found using either of the databases below. Use the Source Type filters on the left side of your results screen to limit your results. 

Current News

U.S. Trade and Demographic Statistics

International Trade and Demographic Statistics

Reference & Instruction Librarian

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Naomi Schemm
Andersen Library, room 2105A
Online office hours, JOIN MY WEBEX LINK ABOVE:
Mondays, 1:00-2:30 / Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00


Using Statista

Using UN Comtrade

Finding Country Data with the World Bank

Using the IMF's Direction of Trade Statistics