Monthly Archives: August 2012

CUL Digital Centers Internship

Exciting news!  Columbia Libraries will award 6 internship opportunities within our digital centers on emerging digital tools and research methodologies, collaborating with librarians and technologists in supporting and promoting digital scholarship.

We are seeking qualified Columbia graduate students; internships pay $20/hour.

Don’t delay! Application deadline is September 15, 2012!

MBA orientation: Resources for Parker Petroleum case study

cbs_center_financial_mWelcome MBA students!

See below for a list of useful databases that will aid you with the assignment for the case “Parker Petroleum in Jumandia”:

For competitors:

S&P Net Advantage
Thomson ONE
Orbis

For issues in the industry highlighted by corporate social responsibility analysts:
iRatings
by MSCI

Articles/reports:
ABI/Inform Global

Business Source Complete
Factiva

For more information consult the handout from the library orientation session.

New database: IBISWorld

IBISWorld provides industry research reports for all of the 723 industries in the United States as categorized by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). IBISWorld research reports contain trends, statistics and analysis on market size, market share of competitors, and industry growth rates.  Each report includes leading companies, products and markets, industry outlook, competitive landscape, industry life cycle, operating conditions, and key statistics. Performance analysis includes emerging industry trends as well as recent production performance and 5-year forecasts.

Fall 2012 Bloomberg introduction sessions

This session will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg.

Spaces are available for the following sessions:

All sessions will take place in the 1st Mezzanine reading room on the west side of Watson Library.

Reservations are required. Please register to reserve your spot.