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Monday, October 1, 2007 - 8:38pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

The Business & Company Resource Center offers one-stop shopping on a number of business topics including: company profiles,including corporate parent/sibling relationships; industry rankings; products and brands; company performance ratings; investment reports; industry statistics; current investment ratings; comprehensive financial overviews; pricing momentum and key ratio measures; financial ratios; coverage of major business events and trends from 1980 to the present; and industry newsletter news and analysis. It is available online through the Business Electronic Resources page or...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 2:19pm Categories: Database Trials

The Business Library has Bisk CPA Review Textbooks (36th Edition, 4-volume set) covering all four sections of the CPA Exam. Textbooks include the Financial Accounting & Reporting, Regulation, Auditing & Attestation, and Business Environment & Concepts sections.

Additionally, 2007 Becker CPA review books covering Financial, Audit, Business & Regulation are available on Business Library reserve. A set of Becker CPA review flashcards is also available.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 2:01pm Categories: Database Updates

Wharton Research Data Services is currently offline due to a system problem. Engineers from Sun are troubleshooting the issue, and WRDS will be back online as soon as the problem is resolved.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Friday, September 21, 2007 - 6:18pm Categories: Database Trials

From Plunkett Research, Ltd.: Due to site upgrades, Plunkett Research Online will be unavailable on Saturday, Sept. 22 from Noon to 5pm (Eastern).

Monday, September 17, 2007 - 5:09pm Categories: Database Trials

It's been 100 years since the Hershey Company first created its most memorable candy - the Hershey Kiss. This exhibit displays the development of the Hershey Kiss, highlighted with memorabilia and books celebrating its 100th anniversary. It also presents a collection of books on the history of the Hershey Company and its founder, Milton S. Hershey, many of which are available from the MSU Libraries. Also on display are several Hershey recipe books that are found in Special Collections. Several items were generously donated by the Hershey Company Library and the Hershey Community Archives,...

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Friday, September 7, 2007 - 8:39pm Categories: Database Trials

According to Euromonitor International, Global Market Information Database will be unavailable between 12pm and 2pm BST on Saturday 15 September 2007 due to general server maintenance.

Friday, September 7, 2007 - 3:57pm Categories: Library News

A new business web site http://www.businessdictionary.com/ was recently launched. It contains definitions for over 20,000 business terms and concepts. This online dictionary offers users the ability to search the dictionary database and browse under different business subject categories. Additional features such as "Term of the Day" and "Most Popular Terms" are available on its homepage.

Friday, September 7, 2007 - 3:41pm Categories: Database Updates

Mintel Reports just launched a new interface upgrade with additional features called "Mintel Oxygen". This new version of Mintel Reports provides new "What's Hot" trend analysis, expanded news service, and a "View Tables" feature that displays all tables with statistics from a report at once.

Chris Deford Monday, August 20, 2007 - 9:48pm Categories: Library News

The Gast Business Library announces its hours for break week through Labor Day:

Summer Break Week hours, August 18 - 26

Saturday & Sunday, August 18 - 19 CLOSED

Monday - Friday, August 20 - 24 8am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday, August 25 - 26 1- 6pm

First Week of Fall Semester through Labor Day, August 27 thru September 3

Monday - Thursday, August 27 - 30 8am - 11pm

Friday, August 31 8am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday, September 1 - 2 1 - 6pm

Monday, September 3 CLOSED


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Monday, August 20, 2007 - 1:28pm Categories: Database Updates

The U.S. Census Bureau just launched a new web site for the 2007 Economic Census http:/business.census.gov. The reorganized web site makes it easier for businesses to locate industry reports, ratios, and statistics from the 2002 Economic Census. The 2007 Economic Census questionnaires will be sent out later this year to 5 million businesses in the United States. Further information on the 2007 Economic Census is available at http://bhs.econ.census.gov/BHS/ECAD/index.html.


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