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Thursday, December 21, 2006 - 7:10pm Categories: Database Trials

The powerpoint presentation file of "Gartner: Technology Insight and Beyond" on December 20th from 2006 Seminars for Faculty on Instructional Technology is now available here.

Friday, December 1, 2006 - 3:48pm Categories: Database Updates

The MSU Libraries now have access to Hoover's Online Pro Plus database.

Hoover's Online Pro Plus offers comprehensive intelligence coverage on over 17 million companies with over 19 million decision makers. You can utilize Hoover's Plus data mining tools to create custom company reports, build targeted company and contact lists within your global region(s), and download information on 43,000 top organizations worldwide.

Thursday, October 26, 2006 - 9:32pm Categories: Library News

The Gast Business Library announces additional space dedicated to group study. Six cubicles located on the south side of the library (Rooms 14 – 19), previously used by patrons on a first come, first served basis, will now require a reservation. To reserve a cubicle, use the online room reservation link found at www.lib.msu.edu/business

Thursday, October 26, 2006 - 9:25pm Categories: Library News

MSU students, faculty and staff can now access the Gartner Portal by visiting www.gartnerportal.ais.msu.edu and logging in with their MSUnet ID and password. The MSU library will offer a LCTTP class -- "Gartner: Information Technology (IT) Research and Beyond" on Nov. 3 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM in room 22 of the Gast Business Library.

Background information on the Gartner Portal:

"One of the greatest challenges IT educators, students and professionals face is getting the right market information at the right time to make critical decisions. For many years, Administrative...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006 - 4:54pm Categories: Library News

The MSU Libraries now have access to the the American Accounting Association journals online.

Accounting and the Public Interest

Accounting Horizons

Accounting Review

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory

Behavioral Research in Accounting

Issues in Accounting Education

Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting

Journal of Information Systems

Journal of International Accounting Research

Journal of Legal Tax Research

Journal of Management Accounting...

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Tuesday, September 19, 2006 - 5:56pm Categories: Database Updates

WRDS is pleased to announce the addition of CISDM Hedge Fund/CTA Database.

This dataset is being offered by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and their Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM) at no charge to all WRDS subscribers for a one year period. Following the one year period, CISDM will give an option of subscribing to the data either through WRDS or directly.

The CISDM database provides information on over 3700 active Hedge Funds and over 660 active CTAs and CPOs. In addition, the database covers 3800 inactives. For each fund in the...

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Monday, September 11, 2006 - 7:54pm Categories: Database Trials

You are invited to attend a free training session for the Euromonitor Packaging database in Room 100 Packaging from 11:30 - 1:00 PM on Friday, Sept.15.

The packaging database from Euromonitor is a great resource for finding statistics regarding packaging use around the world. Christopher Ohlhoff from Euromonitor will present.

The library has an extended trial of the Packaging database through December 9, 2006. To have access to the database during the trial period, faculty and students will need to contact Nancy Lucas for more information at 432-4180.

Monday, August 28, 2006 - 7:20pm Categories: Database Trials

Due to an unexpected file system problem, the WRDS server is currently unavailable. WRDS is working to resolve the problem and they will send a follow-up message before the end of the day.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tuesday, August 8, 2006 - 3:09pm Categories: Database Updates, Library News

MSU libraries recently acquired JSTOR's Business II collection.

Business II

(to be completed by the end of 2008)

The Business II Collection will feature at least fifty titles, twenty-five of which will be drawn from Arts & Sciences IV and the Arts & Sciences Complement. We are especially pleased to broaden the number of core international business titles in this collection. Business II also includes a number of journals that explore the intersections between economics and law, policy, and psychology.

Title List- Detailed List - Delimited List...

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Monday, August 7, 2006 - 2:45pm Categories: Library News

The WRDS system will be unavailable on Wednesday, August 9, from 5am-7am (EDT) due to network equipment upgrades.

Please visit our web site (http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu) for more information.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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