The ABI/INFORM (ProQuest) has been enhanced recently with several hundred new international and domestic (U.S.) industry and market reports from Business Monitor International and First Research.
Business Monitor International reports cover more than 30 industries, with separate reports for dozens of countries, such as 104 page document called, "China Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report - Q3 2009." First Research reports cover about 140 domestic industries such as bars, theatres & cinemas, and pharmaceuticals.
These Industry and Market Research Reports can be viewed by clicking the Browse tab after logging on to ABI/INFORM Complete. They also can be accessed by doing a Basic or Advanced search for an industry such as movie theaters, and then clicking the Reference/Report tab on the results screen.
Industry Snapshots contain 2007 Economic Census data for numerous industries as released by the Census Bureau during 2009. Also includes 2002 Economic Census data for comparison. Includes data such as dollar value of shipments and payroll.
Panther Prowler will be down for a short period of time on Friday morning, October 30th between 6 am and 7 am in order to perform upgrades. Databases can still be searched directly by starting at the Databases A-Z list and clicking on the name of the database during this time.
LexisNexis online products will be unavailable to users from October 31, 8:00 p.m. through November 01, 2009, 4:00 a.m. Central Time. Products affected include LexisNexis Academic, Congressional, and Statistical.
Individual students and faculty can request extensive assistance with a research project by scheduling a research consultation with a librarian. A research consultation normally lasts about an hour. The librarian and researcher will discuss resources and strategies oriented toward a specific topic.
Amjad Albu- UNI senior in Management Information Systems was the winner of the T-shirt prize from the Rod Library Favorite Student Giveaway drawing during Family Weekend. Congratulations Amjad and good luck with your academic career!
There is a new public Fax service for sending US and International Fax located at the end of the Interlibrary Loan counter. Patrons can send a US fax for $1.50 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. International fax can be sent for $4.95 for 1st page and $3.45 for each additional page. A credit or debit card is required for use. Instructions for use are located on the Fax machine, however, if you have any additional questions contact the Access Services Staff.
Would you rather not stay up until 4 a.m. finishing your next research paper? The Assignment Calculator is a new tool that can help you plan your work and stay on schedule. At the Assignment Calculator home page, enter the due date and then click the /Calculate Assignment Schedule! / button. You will get a list of 12 steps to complete between the date an assignment is received and when it is due. Each step includes a “due date,” help documents, and links to UNI resources and services such as the Rod Library and the Writing Center.