Monthly Archives: November 2009

Text a call number to your phone from CLIOBeta

CLIObeta now offers the ability to send a information about an item at the Libraries (author, title, location, call number) via text message to a cell phone, or if you prefer, via email to any mobile device.

  1. Conduct your search in CLIObeta, and select the item you want
  2. Click on “Send to phone” from the  menu on the right hand side

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3. Enter your cell phone number, email address, or UNI

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A text message will be sent to your cell phone, or you’ll get an email if you chose that option.

Video content added to Business Source Complete!

Business Source Complete now includes a business video collection with 55 videos from the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar Series, at no additional charge.

The series features video lectures from professors and experts at the Harvard Business School. All lectures are captured from executive education programs.

The videos contain a table of contents allowing the selection of a specific topic. Most lectures provide a transcript in PDF format.

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Key resources for research in private equity

  • Capital IQ
    Business school students and faculty can access Capital IQ both on and off campus:  Go to http://my.gsb.columbia.edu/, log in, and then choose the Capital IQ hyperlink on the next page. [you must have an account].  Non-business school affiliates may use Capital IQ in the Business and Economics library. Access is available on two terminals near the circulation desk
  • Galante’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Directory [CD -loaded on one terminal near the service desk; also available in print on the directories shelf, HG4961.V36]
  • Preqin global private equity review [HG4751.P74, reserves]
    An annual publication that provides an overview and detailed analysis of the global private equity industry, data and statistics on fundraising, performance, and deals data, etc., and reference guides for different aspects of the industry.

For more sources see the library’s guide on Alternative Investment.

User of SSRN and the iPhone?

Check out SSRN’s new app for the iPhone and iPod touch!

SSRN [Soroute-apps-20090909cial Science Research Network] provides access to the latest social science and humanities papers from scholars around the world.

For working papers from other providers search:

Buffett, MS 1951, and Gates to speak at Columbia Business School!

Learn more about Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway just in time for Warren Buffett’s and Bill Gates’ community forum at Columbia Business School!

buffett_2161Check out the resources below: