Kresge Library News: June 2010 Archives

June 21, 2010

New Mergent Interface

Mergent Online will be launching a new database interface on Thursday, July 1. Kresge Library accounts and subscriptions will not be affected by this transition.

A guide to Mergent, including sneak peeks of the new interface, is available online.

Don't forget that you can always get help from a Kresge librarian in person, by email, or through the chat box on our homepage.


June 18, 2010

Demographics Now

In light of other demographic/mapping products, such as SimplyMap, now available to the UM community, Kresge Library does not plan to renew Demographics Now when its current contract expires at the end of June.

If you haven’t yet used SimplyMap, it can be accessed via the Kresge Library A to Z list. Simply Map is much more powerful than Demographics Now, includes the possibility of adding Nielsen and other marketing data, and will be introducing a new, easier to use interface later this summer.

If you have any comments or questions about this cancellation, please contact Nathan Rupp by June 30 at nrupp@umich.edu or (734) 764-8424.


June 04, 2010

Study Room Closure

Due to window maintenance on the third floor of the Kresge Library building, all interview and group study rooms on the third floor are currently unavailable.

Construction is scheduled to begin the first week of June, and should be completed by the end of July. During this time, Kresge Library patrons are encouraged to use the second floor study rooms, quiet study areas on the fourth floor, or study areas in the Ross building. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


June 01, 2010

LexisNexis Academic has a new look!

LexisNexis Academic has a new look!

The new EasySearch screen allows users to quickly conduct a variety of targeted searches including news items, legal cases, and information about companies, countries, and public figures. A new combined search makes it possible to conduct a broad search across multiple subject areas.

A help guide is available online, but please feel free to contact us if you have any questions!