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Archive for May, 2013

Hospital Research

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

All hospitals in Utah racked in a grand total of 11 billion dollars in revenue last year and Utah Valley Regional Hospital contributed 804 million to that total. This is an example of some of the statistics that the American Hospital Directory (AHD) can give you.  AHD provides comprehensive industry specific metrics provided on a hospital specific basis. If you are looking for information on hospitals, AHD has it!

The American Hospital Directory is available to all BYU students. The database only allows one simultaneous user so make sure you log out in the top right hand corner. To access the database, click the AHD image above.

In Sports News…

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

BYU has scored a touchdown in sports business research by gaining access to the powerful Sports Business Research Network (SBRnet) database!

SBRnet is now your premier source for any information related to Sports market research. SBRnet is jam packed with features. Some awesome features for you sports researchers include, participation rates, market segmentation for specific sports, TV viewership and more. BYU will continue to have access to SFIA’s Sports Research database until it is eliminated in September. Give SBRnet a “shot” at

Thomson Reuters VentureXpert: The New Kid on the Block

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Company and market research has reached a new level, VenturXpert is now available at BYU. VentureXpert provides comprehensive up-to-date information on markets, companies, mergers and acquisitions, recent private equity deals, and much more. Essentially, VentureExpert is designed to give an inside look into the biggest deals and acquisitions in the market.

Feel free to explore this powerful database for free by logging into the BYU library website at If you have any questions about VentureXpert, please stop by our office in room 1210 of the Harold B. Lee library anytime.

Be sure to remember that VentureXpert will only work on Internet Explorer. Also, VentureXpert only allows five users at time, so be sure to log out of the database  using  the little grey door with the red arrow sign on the top right hand side of the page when you’re finished with your research. Thank you and enjoy!