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  Do you know the NAICS or SIC codes for the industry you are researching?   Many business research sources and databases allow searching by these industry codes--a quick way to get industry related information.

  The NAICS and SIC numeric codes were initially assigned to business segments by the U.S. government when collecting statistical data about industries.    The NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes were adopted in 1997 to replace the older Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system (as originally developed in the 1930's) that is still used by some publishers.  NAICS industries are identified by a 6-digit code, in contrast to the 4-digit SIC code.

   Find NAICS and SIC codes for a specific industry using one of these resources: 


 

Associate Professor / Librarian for Haslam Business, Advertising, RTHM, Executive MBA programs

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P. Judy Li, PhD
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Judy's academic credentials (all from North America universities): PhD, MLIS, MBA (Entrep.), BA(Business Adm.).
Previously worked as a librarian at: research centers (county public library's Business/Law/Gov subject section, academic libraries' Business section, special libraries with companies in Telecommunication Industry and Finance Industry) - USA, Canada, HongKong (pre-1997 - British National Oversea)
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