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Finding company and industry information (general) Finding company and industry information (general) Presentation Transcript

  • Finding company information http:// unihub.mdx.ac.uk / study / library
  • Introduction • Middlesex University Library has resources that you can use to find information about companies and market sectors: • Business Source Complete (BSC) • Global Market Information Database (GMID) • Keynote • Improve your chances at interviews by finding information on the company you are applying to • In order to access the full-text of articles and reports, you need to be a Middlesex student, so do your research before you finish your studies
  • In order to access these resources log into MyUnihub You can register for password reset in case you forget your login details
  • MyUniHub > My Study > My Library Select ‘Databases’ from the list of electronic resources. You can then choose the database you want to use.
  • Accessing Business Source Complete:
  • You are now ready to start searching for information Business Source Complete (BSC) can provide you with Industry profiles, company reports and overviews of a market sectors in different countries
  • Business Source Complete: Industry profiles Type the industry that you want to research into the search box…. ….then select ‘Industry profile’ from the ‘Publication type’ drop- down menu and click on ‘Search’
  • Your search results are displayed here You can refine your search results by using the options on the left hand side of the screen eg. date, country, subject, publication or company etc Read the report online by clicking on ‘PDF Full Text’ Find out more about the report by clicking on the title
  • Business Source Complete: Company profiles Choose ‘Company profiles’ from the drop-down menu ‘More’ Type in the name of the company you are interested in and select ‘Browse’
  • Click on the PDF icon to view the report and read online Click on the PDF icon to view the report and read online Company profiles continued…..
  • Business Source Complete: Country reports Select ‘Country report’ from the ‘Publication type’ drop-down menu In the search box, type in the name of the country that you are interested in and click on ‘Search’
  • Country Reports continued…. Limit your search as before, using the options in the left-hand column View the full-text of the report by clicking on the PDF icon
  • Using Keynote to find UK market information Keynote provides industry standard and market research reports on particular companies and market sectors Select ‘Keynote’ from our list of databases and click on ‘Enter Database here’ If you are asked to log into Keynote, use your ‘MyUniHub’ login
  • Keynote continued…. Enter the market sector into the search box and click on the arrows to start your search Click here to view the report
  • Keynote continued…. Use the table of contents to view specific sections of the report Click here to download a PDF version of the report Click here to attach the PDF to an email
  • Using GMID to find market information Select ‘GMID’ from our list of databases and click on ‘Enter Database here’ GMID provides International market information including industry/country overviews, consumer trends and surveys
  • GMID continued…. Enter the industry or market sector that you are interested in and click the search icon to start your search Limit your search results using the options here
  • GMID continued….. Click on the title to access the report Click on this icon to open a PDF version
  • Need further help? Contact your Librarian: http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/liaisonlibrarians Make an appointment: http://bit.ly/MakeAnAppointmentLibrarians