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Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 5:52pm Categories: Database Updates

SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data.

Connect to Simply Map.

Thursday, January 10, 2008 - 5:48pm Categories: Database Updates

Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands provides excellent insight into the business practices, culture, and protocol for over 100 countries. Especially useful for preparing to do business with another country or studying abroad.

Connect to Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 - 6:36pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

Accounting Research Manager (Audit Public) is a comprehensive database of accounting and auditing information. The Standards section provides access to the full text of all current authoritative accounting standards, auditing standards, and Securities and Exchange Commission regulations, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The Interpretations and Examples section covers interpretations of standards, checklists and samples for particular common problems, and guides to accounting and auditing, all written by CCH's editorial team of over 600 expert lawyers and accounting practitioners. Literature...

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Friday, January 4, 2008 - 1:40pm Categories: Database Trials

To locate Porter's Five Forces Analysis for specific industries connect to MarketLine, select the Find Information tab at the top, select a specific industry, download the full profile, and view the Datamonitor Industry Profile Report. The Table of Contents indicates where to find the Porter's Five Force Analysis.

Thursday, January 3, 2008 - 2:55pm Categories: Database Updates

Political Risk Yearbook includes all 100 of Political Risk Services' Country Reports. Published annually in January, every report in the "Yearbook" is updated each year to include the latest report for each country, as of December of the previous year. This set includes eight regional volumes, covering countries around the world.

Connect to Political Risk Yearbook.

Monday, December 10, 2007 - 7:08pm Categories: Database Trials

IBISWorld Industry Market Research Reports offer key statistics and analysis for over 700 U.S. industries, with coverage down to the seven-digit NAICS code. IBISWorld is available online through the Business Databases page or connect to IBISWorld now.

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).


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