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.
The Library's subscription to the Biological Abstracts database on the Ovid/SilverPlatter platform expires on Saturday, October 31st. Access via a different vendor is being investigated at this time.
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.
ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 9 hours from 8:00PM CDT Saturday, October 31 to 4:00AM CST Sunday 1, November).
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!
The Duke University Libraries have created several Digital Collections of interest those studying advertising and many other subjects. One of the links on this page is for Advertising and Consumer Culture. It contains several collections of advertisements in various formats, some dating back to the 19th century. Two examples: Ad*Access - "presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S.