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SCM 372: Topic Research

Appropriate Sources

Practitioner journal examples

  • Supply Chain Management Review
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Business Horizons

Practitioner website examples

Academic journal examples

  • Journal of Business Logistics
  • Production and Operations Management Journal
  • Interfaces
  • California Management Review

Research Assistance

Business reference librarians are available to answer your questions and help you with your research:

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General Research

Finding Books

  • Use the Handbook of Global Supply Chain Management to find key search terms
  • Using those search terms, enter one at a time into the "Search Plus" search box on the Main Library's home page
  • Using the keys on the left hand side, narrow in on "Books/Ebooks" under, and narrow in on "Publication Date" to include only titles written after 2008

Finding Articles

  • First, go to the MSU Libraries Main Home Page, and under the Search Box, click on "Advanced Search"
  • Using Advanced Search, you can look for articles in specific publications. Enter your search term into the top All Fields Box
  • In the next box, enter the name of the publication you want to search, also changing the dropdown to "Publication Title". You can continue entering the names of different publications, making sure to select "OR" after each selection.
  • When you've entered your information, it should look something like this:
  • Hit Search and you can see your results. Narrow your options with the fields at the left, or use the back button to change your search.
  • If you're having trouble finding articles, consider expanding your search with more key terms, or expanding the number of journals you are searching.

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