This guide is designed to help you locate useful information for entrepreneurship and small businesses using the resources and collections available through the IUS Library as well as websites freely available online. Use the tabs above to navigate to each section.
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NAICS and SIC codes classify industries. Many resources that have industry information use these codes to classify and organize information. Knowing your industry's codes can help you find the information you need about your industry.
Find your NAICS Code
Search for your North American Industry Classification code by keyword or 2-6 digit code, from the US Census.
Find your SIC Code
Search for your Standard Industrial Classification code by keyword or 2-4 digit code, from OSHA.
Use , especially the section (Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor)
Use the (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor)
"For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse," the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: