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Springs Business Library is pleased to announce the addition of Dow Jones’ Factiva, which is now available with unrestricted access both on and off campus.
With over 35,000 information sources from 200 countries in 28 languages, Factiva is one of the top business resources and is used in almost 80% of Fortune Global 500 companies. Factiva covers information on industries, public and private companies, business and management topics, and historical and current news.
Factiva is also a valuable research tool for many other disciplines, including political science, media studies, technology, social sciences, journalism, and more. Factiva is a full-text, multimedia resource with images, charts, and audio/video content from 150+ sources.
Content available in Factiva includes:
- 3,500+ newspapers including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, The Globe, English version of Al-Jazeera, and much more
- 4,200+ journals and magazines such as The Economist, Forbes, ComputerWorld, Newsweek, and L’Express
- 25 million profiles of public and private companies
- 10,000 pictures added weekly from sources like Reuters, McClatchy-Tribune, and Fairfax Photos
- EUR-Lex Database provides direct access to European Union Law containing directives, treatises, legislation, and case law from the EU
- 700 continuously updated newswires featuring news from Dow Jones, Reuters, The Associated Press, PR Newswire, and more
Factiva will now be USC’s access point for The Wall Street Journal, allowing access to the reputable news source from 1979-present in full-text both on and off campus.
Pedro De Abreau, a junior in the Darla Moore School of Business, was recently featured in featured in Sabirul Islam’s book, “Young Entrepreneur World: How 25 Teen-Trepreneurs Succeeded and Left World Leaders Scratching Their Heads,” for his accomplishments in business and philanthropy. Read more about Pedro’s story and accomplishments in this Moore News article. Congratulations, Pedro!
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.