Brewing Science and Operations

Welcome to the research guide for Whitworth University's Brewing Science & Operations Certificate offered by the School of Continuing Studies. Students may use this guide to get started with their research on all things brewing -- whether science, business, or history and culture.

Articles & Databases

Relevant NAICS/SIC Codes for this Industry:

The North American Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. You can look up additional codes at

  • 445310 Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing packaged alcoholic beverages, such as ale, beer, wine, and liquor.
  • 312120 Breweries: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in brewing beer, ale, lager, malt liquors, and nonalcoholic beer.
  • 722410 Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages): This industry comprises establishments known as bars, taverns, nightclubs, or drinking places primarily engaged in preparing and serving alcoholic beverages for immediate consumption. These establishments may also provide limited food services.

The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) is an industry classification system in which all Federal economic statistics are based on up to 1996. Use this site to do a keyword search to find an SIC code for an industry.

  • SIC 2082 Malt Beverages (except malt extract)
  • SIC 5181 Beer and Ale (beer and ale sold via retail method)

It is important to know these codes in order to retrieve statistical information produced by the Census as well as search certain databases, like IBISWorld or Passport, by these codes.

Books in the Library

Helpful Websites

    Citing Your Sources

The styles mainly used for Business and Economics are:

However, you should follow the instructions given by your professor, editor, or journal first. See the Citation Resources page for more detailed information on citation styles.

    How to Find Business Books

Browse the library shelves with these call numbers:

Economic theory, history, and conditions
Management; Specific industries & types of business
Finance & accounting

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