November 15, 2010

Database trial: PI Navigator

The library has an extended trial to the company and financial database PI Navigator provided by Perfect Information. This database provides filings data for more than 14 million global companies. It includes annual reports, M&A data, IPO and bond prospectuses, and news announcements.

A database factsheet for PI Navigator showing some basic search tips can be downloaded from this blog post.

Current members of the University of Warwick can access PI Navigator from the Key Electronic Resources for Business page on the library website. The trial ends on 30/06/11.

Download: Database Factsheet: PI Navigator

November 11, 2010

Creating Table of Contents alerts with Zetoc

The following video tutorial shows you how to create Table of Contents alerts using Zetoc Alert.

Table of contents alerts can help you to keep up to date with new research in your field. After setting up an alert you will receive the table of contents for each new journal issue direct to your inbox. Zetoc provides access to the electronic table of contents for nearly 20,000 journals.

November 01, 2010

Access to the Financial Times online

Full text articles from the Financial Times can be accessed via:

  • ABI/Inform Global - browse editions of the Financial Times by searching for on the 'Publications' tab

  • Factiva - search for articles published in the Financial Times by adding the Financial Times as a Source

For both databases there is a 24 hour embargo on the latest edition.

The databases listed above can be accessed from the Key Electronic Resources for Business page on the library website.

October 18, 2010

New interface for Amadeus and Fame

The Bureau van Dijk databases Amadeus and Fame are updating to a new interface later this week.

From Monday 25th October links to both Amadeus and Fame will automatically direct you to the new interface. Many of the search functions remain the same but the look of the site will change. A database factsheet for Amadeus showing the new interface can be downloaded from this blog post.

If you have any searches or list formats saved on the old version of either database please contact Emma Cragg for help exporting them.

Download: Database Factsheet: Amadeus

October 11, 2010

Searching for articles in Factiva

The following short video shows you how to search for a specific article within the news database Factiva.

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This blog is written by Emma Cragg the Academic Support Librarian for Business, Management & Economics.

Information about the purpose and content of this blog can be found in the first post.

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