Finding
company, product and
market information
http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it-support
Introduction
• Middlesex University Library has resources that you can use to find information
about companies, products a...
In order to access these resources
log into MyUnihub
You can register for
password reset in case
you forget your MDX
login...
MyUniHub > My Study > My Library
Select
‘Databases’
from the list of
resources.
Business Source Complete
Accessing Business Source
Complete
You are now ready to start
searching for information on BSC
Business Source Complete (BSC)
can provide you with Industry
p...
Searching BSC for Industry profiles
Type the industry that
you want to research
into the search box e.g.
‘computer softwar...
Your search results are displayed
Read the report
online by clicking
on ‘PDF Full Text’.
You can refine your search
result...
Using BSC to find basic company information
Select ‘Company
information’ from
the top menu and
enter the name of
a company...
Using BSC to find company profiles
Choose
‘Company
profiles’ from the
drop-down menu
‘More’ then…..
….type in the name of
...
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...
Using BSC to find Datamonitor reports
Enter Datamonitor into the
search box plus the name of
the company you are
intereste...
Using BSC to find Country Reports
….select ‘Country report’
from the ‘Publication
type’ drop-down menu
and click on ‘Searc...
Country Reports continued….
Limit your search
as before, using
the options in the
left-hand column.
View the full-text
of ...
Keynote
Using Keynote to find UK market and
company information
Keynote provides reports on UK
companies and market sectors
Select...
Using Keynote
Enter your search
terms in the search
box e.g. ‘Microsoft’ or
‘Software’ and click
on the search icon.
Using Keynote continued….
Your search results
are displayed here.
Market reports are
listed at the top of the
screen. Scro...
Accessing market reports
Click on the red
headings to access
the information.
Click on PDF to
download the full
report.
Accessing company and people
information
Click on the red headings
to access the information.
Click on these tabs to find
...
Passport
Using Passport to find business information
Select Passport
from our list of
databases and
click on ‘Enter
Database here’....
Searching Passport Enter the industry
or market sector
that you are
interested in
(e.g.software)
and click the
search icon...
Searching Passport continued….
Click here to filter your
search results e.g. by
country or date
Searching Passport continued….
Download the
full report here.
Find related
information
including
statistics and
company
pr...
Need further help?
Contact your Librarian:
http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/
Make an appointment:
http://bit.ly/MakeAnAppointmen...
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Finding company and industry information (general)

  1. 1. Finding company, product and market information http://unihub.mdx.ac.uk/your-study/library-and-it-support
  2. 2. Introduction • Middlesex University Library has resources that you can use to find information about companies, products and market sectors: • Business Source Complete (BSC) • Keynote • Passport • Improve your chances at interviews by finding information on the company you are applying to or information about a particular market such as ‘software’ • In order to access these resources you need to be a Middlesex student, so do your research before you finish your studies • Alternatively City Business Library in London offers a range of resources which can help you prepare for job interviews including company and country information, and advice on getting jobs: http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/business/economic-research-and- information/city-business-library/resource-guides/Pages/Electronic- resources.aspx
  3. 3. In order to access these resources log into MyUnihub You can register for password reset in case you forget your MDX login details
  4. 4. MyUniHub > My Study > My Library Select ‘Databases’ from the list of resources.
  5. 5. Business Source Complete
  6. 6. Accessing Business Source Complete
  7. 7. You are now ready to start searching for information on BSC Business Source Complete (BSC) can provide you with Industry profiles, company reports and overviews of a market sectors in different countries
  8. 8. Searching BSC for Industry profiles Type the industry that you want to research into the search box e.g. ‘computer software’…. ….then select ‘Industry profile’ from the ‘Publication type’ drop- down menu and click on ‘Search’
  9. 9. Your search results are displayed Read the report online by clicking on ‘PDF Full Text’. 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. Find out more about the report by clicking on the title. Restart your search at any time by clicking on ‘New Search’.
  10. 10. Using BSC to find basic company information Select ‘Company information’ from the top menu and enter the name of a company Select ‘Company information’ from the top menu, enter the name of a company and click on ‘Search’. Your search results are displayed here. Click on a company to get more information. Your search results are displayed here. Click on a company to get more information.
  11. 11. Using BSC to find company profiles Choose ‘Company profiles’ from the drop-down menu ‘More’ then….. ….type in the name of the company you are interested in and select ‘Browse’.
  12. 12. 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…..
  13. 13. Using BSC to find Datamonitor reports Enter Datamonitor into the search box plus the name of the company you are interested in e.g. Datamonitor Apple and click on ‘Search’. Search BSC for company reports from Datamonitor who are a leading business information company that create unbiased and in depth analysis. Your search results are displayed and you can access the report by clicking on the PDF icon.
  14. 14. Using BSC to find Country Reports ….select ‘Country report’ from the ‘Publication type’ drop-down menu and click on ‘Search’. Type the name of the country you are interested in here then…..
  15. 15. 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.
  16. 16. Keynote
  17. 17. Using Keynote to find UK market and company information Keynote provides reports on UK 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.
  18. 18. Using Keynote Enter your search terms in the search box e.g. ‘Microsoft’ or ‘Software’ and click on the search icon.
  19. 19. Using Keynote continued…. Your search results are displayed here. Market reports are listed at the top of the screen. Scroll down the screen to find ‘company’ and ‘people’ information.
  20. 20. Accessing market reports Click on the red headings to access the information. Click on PDF to download the full report.
  21. 21. Accessing company and people information Click on the red headings to access the information. Click on these tabs to find additional information.
  22. 22. Passport
  23. 23. Using Passport to find business information Select Passport from our list of databases and click on ‘Enter Database here’. Passport provides International business intelligence on industries, countries and consumers including industry/country overviews, consumer trends and surveys
  24. 24. Searching Passport Enter the industry or market sector that you are interested in (e.g.software) and click the search icon to start your search. Your search results are listed here. Click on the headings to access the information.
  25. 25. Searching Passport continued…. Click here to filter your search results e.g. by country or date
  26. 26. Searching Passport continued…. Download the full report here. Find related information including statistics and company profiles.
  27. 27. Need further help? Contact your Librarian: http://libguides.mdx.ac.uk/ Make an appointment: http://bit.ly/MakeAnAppointmentLibrarians

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