PrivCo is a private company research database that we now subscribe to. Use it for your research assignments or to keep up on the latest happenings in the private company sector. Examples of the latest headlines from PrivCo include Breaking Alert: Star Wars Episode 7 Film To Be Released In 2015 By Privately-Held LUCASFILM LTD. (Though Under Soon-To-Be New Owner DISNEY) and PrivCo Exclusive: LIVINGSOCIAL Now Valued At Just $325 Million Per Outside Auditors, Down A Stunning 94% From $5.7 Billion Valuation Just Last December
Springs Business Library is sponsoring a training session with Faina Rozental from OECD’s Washington Center on November 7th at 10 am. She will discuss OECD’s work, the iLibrary platform, and using the OECD.Stat statistical database. Email Emily Doyle if you are interested in attending.
The enhanced interface will contain several new features:
- A customizable home page
- Quick links at the top of each page
- Opinions, reports, podcasts, videocasts more prominently accessible
- A new Coming Soon tab.
The URL, searching and functionality will remain unchanged. Please don’t hesitate to contact a business librarian if you have any questions or need help with the new interface.
MAcc Students: Contact a Business Librarian if you need information on setting up an account to save your research in (Thomson Reuters) Checkpoint.
Check out the newest update: Country Research Guide for International Business
Springs Business Librarians are working on updates for the most commonly used research guides. Keep checking back for new and updated resources.
Frustrated by searching for private company information for your assignment or job research? Now USC students and faculty have access to PrivCo!
PrivCo is an extensive database for business and financial data on more than 57,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. PrivCo also provides information on more than 9,000 private investors, 20,000 private M&A deals, and 11,000 venture capital funding rounds.
Watch this update on the progress of the new building for the Moore School of Business. They even mention the new digital library!
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has added new videos to help students understand the complex issues they are focused on and how they are searching for a solution. All of their current videos can be found here on their website or on YouTube. To learn about the history of the IMF, watch their 8 minute video Out of the Ashes.
If you are looking for the POM-QM software for your class assignment, the software is installed on the PCs in Springs Business Library. Use the Start menu and “All Programs.” If you are having trouble finding it, ask someone at the Services Desk.