Hopefully by exploring the company website, Googling and looking in the news, you have a sense of what the company's beliefs or activities regarding forced labor in their supply chain and a sense of where their might be forced labor in your supply chain. Now let's dig deeper into the forced labor using scholarly/peer-reviewed articles, books and government documents.
Remember! You may not find sources specifically about your product but instead you'll have to make connections between what you do know about your product, such as an ingredient or the location of manufacturing, and what you learn about how that ingredient is mined/grown, etc. or how labor practices work in that country.
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These discipline-specific library article databases let you do a more focused search. Most of the results will also come up in the main Library Search Box but may be buried because of the amount of results.
Features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals. Contains detailed author profiles for the 20,000 most-cited authors in the database.
Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.
Members of the public can read online up to three articles for free every two weeks from a large subset of JSTOR journals via the Register & Read program. This program allows remote access. Non-UT students, faculty and staff who need more articles can contact library staff for other access options.
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The PAIS Archive database comprises a retrospective conversion of the PAIS Annual Cumulated Bulletin, Volumes 1-62, published 1915-1976. At completion of this conversion, the PAIS Archive contains over 1.23 million records.
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You can find out how much money there is to be made from your product or in the industry which is especially helpful if you are using an economic lens in your paper.
Useful sources include information about the value of the market currently, growth trends in the market and consumer demand over time and growth trend in the amount of product being produced to meet that demand.
Statista includes data on more than 85,000 topics from 18,000 sources. About 20 percent of the total data in Statista comes from sources available free online, such as the World Bank and the U.S. Census, but the data also includes numerous exclusive sources which include industry, marketing, and trade groups. Much of the data is related to marketing, demographic, government and industry information, and is international in scope. Data can be downloaded in JPG, PowerPoint and Excel.
While historical and time series data are not a focus of Statista, the metadata about each table provides all the necessary information to go to the table’s source, where historical information may be available.
This database was formerly called Dow Jones Interactive.
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