Recent title in the Consortium Library:
Publication Date: Nov. 2012
"Current globalization and borderless operations in manufacturing are creating a greater demand for international transportation and supply chain logistics. Maritime (shipping and ports) is one of the key components in this business pattern. It is now estimated that approximately 90% of global trading freight moves by ship. This book covers many topics including shipping lines, container tankers, dry bulk, and port-centric logistics. Written by a team of international authors, who provide a truly global perspective on this increasingly key area of logistics,Maritime Logisticsis a helpful, up-to-date resource for students of logistics and logistics professionals."
Find books & articles by searching across the library's collections.
Following are the major databases the Consortium Library offers for searching for articles and other content on logistics and supply chain management.
Additional databases with significant content on logistics and supply chain management.
- Anchorage Daily News (via NewsBank)
Full text of Alaska's major news daily, with coverage from 1986 to the present.
- LexisNexis News
Provides access to thousands of domestic and international newspapers, newswires, and other news sources.
- Wall Street Journal
Eastern Edition of the financial newspaper of record. Available via the ProQuest interface.
- Compendex on Engineering Village 2
Technical aspects of transportation, logistics, and supply chain management (e.g., RFID technology).
ENGnetBASE contains the full-text of over 1,300 engineering handbooks from CRC Press and Taylor and Francis. New titles are continually added and others updated. Check out the business and logistics content!
- IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Contains IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, IEEE conference proceedings, IET journals, IET conference proceedings, and IEEE published standards. The Library currently has a five-simultaneous-user subscription to this database.
- Social Sciences Citation Index (via Web of Science)
Major multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences, including business and related topics
- Dissertations and Theses Full Text
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses.
- Alaska Business Monthly
free web version of Alaska's premier business magazine.
- Alaska Journal of Commerce
free web version of Alaska's longest running weekly business magazine.
- Websites for News & Information in Logistics
Links to government statistics/regulations; special interest groups and industry associations; industry news; professional organizations; Alaska links; international organizations; reference sites; and employment opportunities in logistics/supply chain management.
From the publishers of the magazine Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies. Excellent news and resources on all aspects of Logistics.
Offers domestic and international resources for freight shipping and forwarding.
Trina Carter, MA, MLS
Consortium Library, Room 301C
907-786-1846 Trina@uaa.alaska.eduSend Email