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Exploring the State Library’s electronic business resources …let our wide reach extend your grasp…
A note on using this presentation… All links were working as of 12 July 2004 It is recommended you shut your browser after viewing each link, as the back button doesn’t always return you to the correct part of the presentation Click to begin!
What you need to know before you start… Electronic resources are delivered via the internet or on CD-ROM Subscriptions - can only be used in the Alexander Library building Most are self-service for the public, a few are only for staff use Printing is available at 20c per page, some databases allow emailing of search results, no downloading available for disc/usb storage devices Ensure that University students are aware of their university’s resources!
How do I access them? Online resources are accessed by clicking Explore electronic resources in the Alexander library building home page (images on next two slides)
How do I access them… cont. CD-ROM resources are available on request from the reference desk A list of resources (with descriptions) is available on our external website.list of resources (with descriptions)
Electronic resources can help you find… Statistical / Market research information Company information Published articles, either full text or citation and abstract Note that articles may also contain statistics and other information useful for market research and company research
Statistics / Market Research ABSABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) eLEP (electronic Library Extention Programme) – full text of ABS publications since 1998. eLEP CLIB 2001 (Census at your Library) CD- ROM CLIB 2001 CDATA 2001 Quickbuild (detailed census data) CD-ROM CDATA 2001
Statistics / Market research cont… Market Research Monitor over 1,000 reports providing up to date market data and detailed company profiles including market shares and brand information Image on next slide….
Statistics / Market research cont… World Consumer Lifestyles statistics on key lifestyle indicators across more than 70 countries Image on next slide…
Statistics / Market research cont… Metal Bulletin Prices & Data Metal Bulletin Prices & Data (CD-ROM) Mining Annual Review Mining Annual Review (CD-ROM)
Company information Business Who’s Who of Australia Business Who’s Who of Australia (also available in print) Directory of Australian private and public companies Image on next slide…
Company information…cont Datanalysis Information on all companies listed on (and delisted from) the Australian stock exchange Image on next slide…
Company information…cont Jobsons Online information on over 1400 Australian and New Zealand listed companies (from Jobson’s Mining Year Book and Jobson’s Year Book of Public Companies) Image on next slide…
Journal articles – full text and citation/abstract ABIXABIX – Australian Business Intelligence Image on next slide…
Journal articles – full text and citation/abstract… EBSCOHOST databases Business source premier Full text from the world’s top management journals, Datamonitor company profiles, EIU country reports Econlit Abstracts and indexes the world’s economics literature since 1969 (American Economics Association) Image on next slide…
Journal articles – full text and citation/abstract… InformitInformit databases Business & Management group including… AATD Australian Accounting and Taxation AIMMAT AIM Management and training EDGE M anagement, Environmental, Packaging and Building IREL Australian industrial relations MEDGE Management and environment info.
Journal articles – full text and citation/abstract… Proquest’s ABI/Inform Full text from the world’s top management journals
Databases accessed by the library staff… National Bibliographic Database National Bibliographic Database (Kinetica) location for loans, bibliographic verification Pay per use databases – used at discretion of library staff Factiva Dialog
How do I find out about full text online? Refer to Fulltext Sources OnlineFulltext Sources Online Which database has a particular journal? What time period does it cover?
Need more help! Call the business reference desk (08) 9427 3222
Thankyou! Slides Prepared by Frances Hammond Reference Librarian Business & Management State Library of Western Australia Revised 12 July 2004