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Archive for January, 2008

VITA Site now Open

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Location & Hours

The VITA site at BYU is now located in the Harold B. Lee Library MEGI area in room 1820 (the Accounting Lab). The site operates on a first-come first-served basis. Open to the general public February 4th – April 4th at the following times:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00 am-4:30pm
Tuesday and Thursday 12:00pm-4:30pm

Services Provided

Free Federal and State tax preparation services for returns with total income under $40,000. All returns are e-filed, which allows you to receive your refund in 2-3 weeks. For more information, please visit

Clinic: Scholarly Literature

Friday, January 25th, 2008


Download the handout: brc-scholarly-handout.pdf

New Bloomberg Terminal

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

We are pleased to announce that we have upgraded our MEGI Bloomberg terminal. As you can see, we have upgraded from one monitor to two for better organization and viewing capabilities, upgraded our keyboard to a new, sleek-looking Bloomberg Keyboard, and we even upgraded the computer to make the Bloomberg database run much faster and smoother than before. This terminal is also set up to download data to Excel. Feel free to come check it out.

BRC: Entrepreneurship

Thursday, January 17th, 2008


Business Research Clinic: Mint Global

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008


Download the handout: brcmint-handout.pdf

Mint Global

Monday, January 7th, 2008


The library is pleased to announce Mint Global, from Bureau van Dijk.  Mint offers information on 40 million companies worldwide, including annual statements, M&A news, competitive analysis, and ownership information.  The search interface is both easy to use and sophisticated.

Whether you want to compare a company’s financial performance to its peers, create and download a list of companies in a certain industry for a given country, or find out who owns whom, Mint Global is your first stop.

Note: This database does require you to enable pop-ups in your internet browser.