Academic Web Links - Useful for Library Research

    General Business

  • SIC Code (Standard Industrial Classification) Search. In this Department of Labor database, you can easily find Standard Industrial Classification codes, commonly know as SIC codes. You search the database by keywords, or by the four-digit SIC code.

  • North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS system is a cooperative effort between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The system allows for comparisons of business statistics and related activities across all of North America. This web site will allow students to lookup the NAICS code and know its SIC equivalent.

    Management Specific

  • The Sunday ads for employees from six major newspapers are searchable by discipline, keyword, and date.

  • CareerWEB. A comprehensive of list of prospective employers can be browsed by subject, location, and employer.

  • Electronic Yellow Pages for Business. Addresses, fax numbers, phone numbers, key personnel, gross sales, approximate number of employees, and a host of other information is available from the Web sites listed below. Collectively, the Web sites listed below are an "electronic yellow pages" for business researchers. Experienced researchers will consult more than one of these Web sites to verify relevant information. These sites do not provide annual report like information.

  • GEOGRAPHIC (ALSO GEOGRAPHICAL) INFORMATION SCIENCE (GIS) Sites. This is the web address for the CSU GIS Specialty Center that focuses on the methods and the technologies for GIS based research including business related applications.