Barnes Reports (Market reports)

Studies on the largest manufacturing, retail, wholesale and services industries and consumer buying trends in the United States and the world. You can browse several years of PDFs of the reports, but there isn’t a search feature. Reports from 2012, 2011, and 2010 are available.

You’ll find Barnes Reports from the alphabetical list and the Business category.

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New York Times, Dissertations & Theses, and other ProQuest/CSA Illumina databases downtime late Sat, early Sun

ProQuest® will be performing infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, May 5, 2012 starting at 10:00pm and ending by 10:00am on Sunday, May 6, 2012.

This means the following databases will be unavailable during this twelve hour period:
African American Biographical Database
American Film Institute Catalog
American Periodicals Series
ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fishers Abstracts
Biological Sciences
Dissertations & Theses
Dissertations & Theses @ USC
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts
New York Times Historical
New York Amsterdam News
Social Services Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

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Book Review Digest Plus

This is an index of reviews for both fiction and non-fiction books, with coverage back to 1983. It complements our subscription to Book Review Digest Retro, 1905 – 1982.

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Wilson’s Core Collections

Collection development tools used by all sorts of libraries are now available.

Children’s Core Collection
Graphic Novels Core Collection
Non-Book Materials Core Collection
Fiction Core Collection
Public Library Core Collection
Mid & Jr High Core Collection
Senior High Core Collection
Graphic Novels Core Collection
Book Review Digest Plus
Sears List of Subject Headings

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Access to Hoover’s expanded

Previously restricted to the Business Library, Hoover’s is now accessible to USC users anywhere–on campus and off.

Hoover’s offers approximately 14,000 company capsules (brief company descriptions and financials) for free, and approximately 4,000 company profiles (company histories, strategies, market positions, major events, and other information)plus industry information available via online subscription.

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Thomson Reuters Checkpoint

A research service combining tax documents into one database. Formerly known as RIA Checkpoint

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

The new interface improves navigation and organization as well as the display.

Gale Virtual Reference Library [GVRL] now offers a multi-page viewer and a page flipper feature. The interface is available in 34 languages and is embedded with ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology in 19 languages. GVRL content can be translated into 14 languages.

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Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

Provides business intelligence on industries, market data & forecasts, countries, and consumer lifestyles. Use Euromonitor International’s Passport GMID, to retrieve international market research data, including reports on specific products and industries.

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Science of Synthesis

Science of Synthesis is an electronic version of the reference work by the same name; it also provides access to Houben-Weyl (Methods of Organic Chemistry) which includes the electronic backfile references back to 1835.  Science of Synthesis covers both organic and organometallic synthetic methods. The methods are evaluated and include full experimental details. The content is full-text, structure, and reaction searchable.

Pop-up blockers must be disabled in order to use.

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New York Amsterdam News, 1922-1993

Digitized version of one of the U.S.’s leading Black newspapers.  Find articles, advertisements, obituaries, cartoons, etc. documenting first hand the major news and cultural topics of the 20th century from the African-American perspective.

This resource was acquired by University Libraries with generous contributions from the Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, USC-Columbia.

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