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September 21, 2007 - 11:17 am

One way is to look in Mergent Online. It includes the last 20 years or more of financial statements for publicly-held U.S. companies in Excel format, depending on the age of the company. Companies that are going through bankruptcy or have been acquired by other companies are not included. Mergent is listed on the Rod Library home page under Databases A-Z. It's also listed on the...

September 12, 2007 - 8:39 am

There are different ways to do this. Here are two: 1. Business journal databases like ABI/INFORM and Business Source Elite have a way to look for articles on a topic in specific journals. With Business Source Elite (access from Rod Library home page, Databases A-Z, or from Business Portal), enter the search like this on the form; the italicized words are what you would type: "journal of marketing" or...

May 24, 2007 - 1:38 pm

Rod Library recently added access to ProQuest’s Historic New York Times, a database which provides cover-to-cover access to full page and article images from 1851 – 2003. Thi...

April 19, 2007 - 1:46 pm

Let's say you want to find articles on cheating that appeared in the Journal of Business Ethics. There are different ways to do this; here's one approach: 1. find a database that indexes Journal of Business Ethics. Databases like ABI/INFORM and Business Source Elite index several thousand business journals and magazines. 2. Connect to ABI/INFORM. Click the Publications tab and enter Journal of Business Ethics in the...

April 09, 2007 - 2:59 pm

Answer: Business students are probably looking for the ProQuest database called ABI/INFORM Global. (Rod Library subscribes to other ProQuest databases that cover fields like criminal justice, art, and music.) When you connect to ABI/INFORM, you'll see that ProQuest is in large letters. 1. ABI/INFORM Global can be accessed from the Rod Library Business Portal at http:/...

February 06, 2007 - 10:47 am

Welcome! The purpose of the Rod Library BizBlog is to communicate with UNI College of Business Administration students, faculty, and others about library research tools, tips, and research news related to their major fields of study and research. I will periodically post entries about new resources or new features of resources that have been around a while. If I notice the same questions being asked regularly...