Chesnutt Library Blog

“Because it’s all about ‘U,’” the Chesnutt Library Blog is designed to promptly and efficiently provide timely news, inform of library events, books, databases and more for our students, staff and faculty. In our effort to enhance communication, the Chesnutt Library Blog will bring academic resources together in one place, with one click, with one purpose in mind - Educational Excellence - designed to enhance learning, guarantee access and promote scholarship.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Tutorial for the SEC's EDGAR database

Virtual Chase has a great tutorial teaching how to use both the basic and advanced features of the EDGAR database.

Source: University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Info on Writing Papers

As many of you frantically finish up writing your end of semester research papers, we'd like to point out our Style Manuals and Information on Writing Papers link. We've put together a list of print and electronic sources to help you with citations, formatting, and even grammar. Access this website by selecting Reference Shelf on our Library homepage, then scroll down to about the middle of the page.

Trial Databases

The following trial databases are available through December 31, 2007:

Trial Starts: November 30, 2007 Trial Ends: December 15, 2007
"Frost & Sullivan, founded in 1961, has 26 global offices with more than 1500 industry consultants, market research analysts, technology analysts and economists. [Their] mission is to research and analyze new market opportunities for corporate growth. They are the world leader in growth consulting and the integrated areas of technology research, market research, economic research, corporate best practices, training, customer research, competitive intelligence and corporate strategy."

Trial Starts: November 15, 2007 Trial Ends: December 15, 2007
Provider of industry sector analysis and research, industry trends and industry statistics. Competitive intelligence, market research, vertical industry marketing data, or industry trends analysis. Coverage includes vital industry sectors as health care, financial services, retailing, entertainment, energy and information technology.


The extended hours for Finals are as follows:

Monday - Thursday
December 3 - December 6
7:00am - 12:30am

December 7
7:00am - 10:00pm

December 8
8:00am - 10:00pm

December 9
2:00pm - 2:00am

Monday - Thursday
December 10 - December 13
7:00am - 2:00am

December 14
8:00am - 6:00pm

The library will be open till 2:00am Sunday - Thursday of next week. Good luck with Finals!