Kresge Library News: February 2007 Archives

February 22, 2007

World Bank e-Library

World Bank e-Library

Ross Students, Faculty and Staff:
Alternative On-Campus URL:

World Bank e-Library provides a searchable and browsable collection of over 4,000 World Bank documents including over 1,600 World Bank publications, over 2,400 Policy Research Working Papers, and the journal, the World Bank Economic Review. You can also browse the e-Library by the following geographic regions: Africa, East Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and Middle East - North Africa (and then by subject under each category).

NOTE: This is a great resource for people looking at non-profits and NGOs in the developing world.

February 07, 2007

New Reports Available via IBISWorld

New Reports Available via IBISWorld

The Kresge Library now has access to a full suite of reports from IBISWorld. In addition to the Industry Market Research Reports, we now have access to the Company Research Reports & the Business Environment Database Reports. These are all integrated via the database to make it easy to move back and forth between different reports. We will soon be getting access to archival reports as well (news coming soon).

This is the full description of the database: IBISWorld is a leading provider of strategic Business Information with research reports on industries, companies and economic conditions. The Industry Market Research Reports cover a wide-range of U.S. industries and are updated every four months ensuring that the latest industry data will always be available. The IBISWorld industry data enables detailed analysis of key growth trends, the competitive environment, and key issues facing each industry. You can browse by industry or search the reports by keyword. Company Research Reports cover over 8000 leading publicly traded companies and include information on key personnel and financials. Business Environment Database Reports provide information on “key drivers and influencing factors� that contribute to changes in industry.

Link to IBISWorld (Business School link).

Alternative link for on-campus access to IBISWorld

February 06, 2007

New Expanded Data Available from Amadeus

New Expanded Data Available from Amadeus

The Kresge Library now has access to the full database of public and private companies in 38 European Countries in Amadeus. This means that when you use Amadeus, you will be searching over 9 million company records (up from the 1.5 million in our previous package).

Here is the description of the resource: A comprehensive, pan-European database containing financial information (including ratios, activities and ownership) on approaching 9 million public and private companies in 38 European countries. It combines data from over 30 specialist regional information providers (IPs). Amadeus features standardised annual accounts (for up to 10 years), consolidated and unconsolidated, financial ratios, activities and ownership for approximately 9 million companies throughout Europe, including Eastern Europe.

Access Amadeus here.