Kresge Library News: April 2006 Archives

April 21, 2006

UM Library Database List Available via Search Tools

The list of databases provided by University Libraries has been made available via Search Tools. The University Library's Networked Electronic Resources page, it will no longer be available after April 30th.

You can use the Search Tools Find Databases feature to find databases by category or search by name or keyword. These databases are provided in addition to those available from the Kresge Library's A-Z list. Most are available to all Ross constituents.

A link to the Search Tools Find Databases feature is located on the main page of the Kresge Library web site.

April 17, 2006

World Market Research Center is now Global Insight

World Market Research Center has had a face lift and a name change. The datbase is now know as Global Insight.

Global Insight is a great place to go for economic and financial analysis, forecasting and market intelligence for the Automotive, Energy, Healthcare & Pharamceutical, and Telecom industries. Special reports, same-day analysis, and country reports are available for each industry.

Global Insight also has a large selection of company reports for the Automotive industry. The company selection is international in focus. The reports include information on company structure, products, customer base, development strategy, and financial performance. Companies include automotive manufacturers as well as automotive suppliers.

Access Global Insight now

April 14, 2006

New Materials in the Library

Check out what is new in the Library's collection. The March New Acquisitions list is now available.

April 12, 2006

Kresge Web Site Survey

As a part of the redesign process of our web site, the Kresge Library is asking for your help. Please take a few minutes to fill out our Online Web Site Survey.

Complete the survey before midnight, April 23, 2006, and you are eligible to enter a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate from

Your responses will help us build a web site that better meets the research and information needs of the Ross community. Your feedback is essential to our continued success in providing excellent service.

April 06, 2006

Dividend Historical Issues Now Available

Historical issues of the Dividend Alumni Magazine are now available online. Starting with the first issue in Spring of 1969, each issue is avaiable in high quality PDF format for online viewing. This project was completed with in collaboration with the Communications Department.

The collection can be viewed on the Kresge Library web site at the Dividend Historical Issues page.

April 03, 2006

Go Blue Rendezvous - April 6 & 7

The 4th floor of the Kresge Library will be used for Go Blue Rendezvous and not for regular "quiet" use on:

Thursday, April 6th, from 4:30 p.m.-Midnight and

Friday, April 7th, from 7:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The actual event is taking place on Friday, April 7th, from 9:00 a.m. - Noon, however, the GBR team needs extra time to set-up and take-down for this event.

Please plan accordingly.