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Archive for May, 2007

New Books: Organizational Leadership and Small Business

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

How to Run a Great Workshop: The Complete guide to Designing and Running BrCoverilliant Workshops and Meetings. Sims, Nikki H. HF 5718.22 .S564 2006

Organizing and Managing Your Research: A Practical Guide for Postgraduates. Phelps, Renata. H 61 .P5295x 2007

Steps To Small Business Start-Up: Everything You Need to Know to Turn Your Idea Into A Successful Business. Pinson, Linda. MEGI Ref. Desk: HD 62.5 .P565 2006

Founders At Work: Stories of Start-ups’ Early Days. Livingston, Jessica. HD 62.5 .L59 2007

New Books: Marketing and Economics

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

CoverAdvertising Sin and Sickness: The Politics of Alcohol and Tobacco Marketing. Pennock, Pamela. HF 6161 .L46 P46 2007

Internet Advertising: Theory and Research Ed. by Schumann, David. HF 6146 .I58 A38 2007Cover

Consumed: How markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole. Barber, Benjamin. HC 110 .C6 B324 2007

Oil on the Brain: Adventures From the Pump to the Pipeline. Margonelli, Lisa. HD 9560.5 .M3185 2007

United Nations Common Database

Monday, May 21st, 2007

unsd.jpgThe United Nations has made its Common Database freely available to the public.  It provides hundreds of time series data on economics, trade and demographics for the nations of the world, which can be downloaded to Excel.  The library subscribes to several similar databases, including Euromonitor’s GMID and the World Bank’s World Development Indicators.

Another UN database, Comtrade, is also freely availabe, however the free version does not allow downloading.  This database contains commodity trade statistics.  You might also try TradeStats Express for US trade statistics and International Trade by Commodity Statistics, which covers the OECD.

New Database: Accounting & Tax with Standards (ProQuest)

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Accounting and Tax with Standards (ProQuest) allows searching key accounting standards from FASB, GASB, and IASB along with top accounting literature. International in scope, this product has in-depth coverage of accounting policies, state and national tax legislation, corporate taxation, as well as related accounting topics such as auditing, compensation, pension plans, and financial management.
The database includes
full text access to 552 accounting and tax journals.