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, June 26, 2008

Mergent Online - Trial Modules

Chesnutt Library has database trials available through Mergent Online. The Mergent Global Private Company Database is available through July 25, 2008. Provided by insight from Dun & Bradstreet, this module contains

  • Up to 4 years of key financial information on over 400,000 Global Private Companies
  • Integrated screening and searching for Public and Private Companies
  • Full company reports in printable .PDF file format
  • Ability to view competitors on both Private and Public companies

To access it, go to Database Finder and type in Mergent. Check the "include private companies" box to include them in your search.

In addtion to the Global Private Companies Database, we have summer trials for the following MergentOnline modules:

Mergent Equity Research Reports
Industry Reports (North America)
Industry Reports (Asia Pacific)
Industry Reports (Europe)
Industry Reports (Latin America)

These trial modules run through August 31, 2008. If you have any questions or comments be sure to contact the Reference Department 672-1233.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Firefox 3

For those of you using Firefox as your preferred browser, you’ll be happy to know that Firefox 3 was made available on Tuesday, June 17, 2008. The Associated Press reported that it was downloaded more than 8 million times within 24 hours of its release! The latest update promises to be more secure, easier to use and more personal.