WRDS is now offering a number of online training sessions covering the following topics:
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Compustat: Executive Compensation
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IBES data in WRDS
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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.
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In September the MSU Map Library acquired Africa : corrected from observations of Mess. of ye Royal Societies at London and Paris published by Charles Price and John Senex in London in 1711.
Price and Senex were both prominent engravers and publishers of maps atlases and globes. This map extends Herman Moll's use of textual information, a clear break from the earlier practice of filling in blank spots with fanciful monsters and legends.
The beautiful vibrantly colored cartouche in the lower left corner features a woman wearing beads and earrings sitting with Africa's...Continue reading "Africa, 1711 by Price and Senex"...
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"...
Polunin (ed.). Aquatic Ecosystems: Trends and Global Prospects. 2008. Cambridge University Press. Call Number: QH541.5.W3 A679 2008
Crawley, M.J. Statistics: An Introduction Using R. 2005. Wiley, New York. Call Number: QA276.12 .C73 2005 c.2
Osborn and Smith (eds.). Molecular microbial ecology. 2005. Taylor & Francis. Call Number: QR74 .M635 2005 c.2
Woodward. Grassland Biomes. 2008. Greenwood Press. Call Number: QH541.5.P7 W66 2008
Snapp and Pound. Agricultural systems : agroecology and rural innovation for development. Elsevier/Academic Press, c2008 Call Number: S 494.5 .S95 S58 2008 c.2
Price. Speciation in Birds. Roberts and Company Publisher Call Number: QL 677.3 .P75 2007 c.2
Christian,Jacobsen and Minthorn (eds). The Associated Press Stylebook 2008. Associated Press, 2008 Call Number: PN 4783 .A83 2008
Curry. Dragonflies of Indiana. Indiana Academy of Science, c2001. Call Number: QL 520.2 .U6 C87 2001
Doyle and Drew (eds.) Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration. Island Press,...Continue reading "New Books"...