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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Purchasing and Supply Management

This web page has been created for Business Administration 324.


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This is a comprehensive database of scholarly journals, magazines, trade publications, newspapers, books, reports, dissertations, and working papers. To get database helpclick here and then click on various links in the left-hand navigation column such as 'Basic Search' or 'Advanced Search: Database Specific.'

For example, to search for industry statistics and reports: Search for an industry name as a subject or enter/look up NAICS code; choose "statistics/data report" as "document type";  click search.

EBSCO Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete

(1984-current). Indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals back as far as 1886. In addition to the searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals, non-journal content includes financial data, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, and company profiles.

For information relevant to purchasing and supply management, try searches for keywords like "supply chains," "industrial procurement," "business logistics management," and "best practices".

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