Business Library News
William C. Gast Business Library News & Events
WRDS is now offering a number of online training sessions covering the following topics:
Using WRDS Effectively Navigating Compustat Xpressfeed Navigating CRSP Compustat: Executive Compensation How to Use SAS with WRDS IBES data in WRDS
For course descriptions and to register, see: http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/elearning/calendar.html.
Looking for analyst or investment reports? Try searching LexisNexis and Business and Company Resource Center which contain investment reports for thousands of companies.
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Note: As of November 2008, the Investext Plus database ceased to exist through the Libraries’ vendor. Unfortunately, much of its demise was perpetuated by the fact that most of the major reputable brokers pulled their reports from the database, and so what was left was rather disappointing content. We are working very hard to...Continue reading "Investment Reports Available in LexisNexis and Business and Company Resource Center"...
Business Library journals that are 10 years old or older can now be checked out for 3 days.
See Circulation & Lending Policies for more information.
The Harvard Business Review (v. 1-present) is now available online through Business Source Complete.
Business Source Complete also offers full-text access to other core business and labor journals including Academy of Management, Journal of Consumer Research, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Logistics, and many more.
Connect directly to the Harvard Business Review.
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Mintel's new Transportation Series offers market research in various aspects of the automobile market including green cars, automobile aftermarket, and car buyer demograhics. Many more reports are coming in 2009 including those on the used car market, transportation and fuel costs, and auto financing.
Mintel's Multicultural America Series offers insight and analysis on behaviors, attitudes, lifestyles, and trends specific to Hispanic, Asian and Black Americans.
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The U.S. Census Bureau announces the release of the Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS), a data series that allows users to track annual changes in employment for growing and shrinking businesses at the establishment level.
The BDS monitors this activity, tracking annual job creation and destruction at the establishment level using elements not found in similar databases, such as firm age and size. Tracking by firm age, for example, allows users to distinguish between new establishments of new firms and new establishments of mature firms. These statistics are crucial to...Continue reading "Census Bureau Announces a New Product for Tracking Business Activity"...
From the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, an interactive map with bank card and mortgage delinquency rates by county.
Double-sided printing is now the default setting for the black and white e-token printers in the Business Library. The color e-token printer will still default to single-sided printing.
To print single-sided, in most cases, you can go to the "File" menu, select "Print", then in the pull down menu that allows you to select a printing option select "Single Sided E-Token". If you are printing from Adobe or another PDF reader click on the print button in the reader and then select "Single Sided E-Token."
To ensure seamless access to MSU resource subscriptions through Google Scholar, please do the followingGo to Google Scholar - http://scholar.google.com/. Click on "Scholar Preferences" to the right of the search box. In the Library Links field search for Michigan State University. Select Michigan State University - MSU Access. Do your search in Google Scholar. Click on the link for "MSU Access" that will appear to the right of the title of the resource. You will then be prompted for your MSU NetID and password to access that resource. Please Note - if you click on the title and not... Continue reading "Setting Your Google Scholar Preferences"...