Beyond Lasseter

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A presentation given by Pam Phelan one of the State Library of Western Australia’s Business Subject Specialists to exploring some key information resources available at the State Library to assist you to know more about how to increase your income through investment and money management

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  • Beyond Lasseter

    1. 2. Lasseter’s Diary
    2. 3. Some Library titles for further reading <ul><li>The Legend of Lasseter’s Reef </li></ul><ul><li>Fool’s Gold </li></ul><ul><li>Hell’s Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Lasseter’s Last Ride – based on diary </li></ul><ul><li>Lasseter’s Reef Found at Last </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Dictionary of Biography – entry </li></ul><ul><li>Dream Millions </li></ul>
    3. 4. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>In the absence of the reef to make a million ! </li></ul><ul><li>Information resources : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>money management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>personal finance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>personal investment </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Disclaimer </li></ul><ul><li>Any mention of a person, product, service or agency is in no way a recommendation. It is offered for information only. If advice is required, contact a registered financial planner. </li></ul>
    5. 6. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Specialist resources include : </li></ul><ul><li>Reference books </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers – national & international </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines & databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>and indexes to them </li></ul></ul><ul><li>good supply of current industry handouts </li></ul>
    6. 7. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Reference Books </li></ul><ul><li>Personal finance </li></ul><ul><li>Money management </li></ul><ul><li>Securities </li></ul><ul><li>Investment stories </li></ul><ul><li>History of the market </li></ul><ul><li>Real estate </li></ul><ul><li>Superannuation </li></ul><ul><li>Jargon busters </li></ul><ul><li>Economic conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Search the catalogue: www.slwa.wa.gov.au </li></ul>
    7. 8. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Magazines including </li></ul><ul><li>BRW </li></ul><ul><li>Business Week </li></ul><ul><li>The Economist </li></ul><ul><li>Forbes </li></ul><ul><li>Futures </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Investor </li></ul><ul><li>Money Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Your Trading Edge </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Investor </li></ul><ul><li>The Public Ledger </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Property Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Property Investor </li></ul><ul><li>Property Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Super Review </li></ul><ul><li>Superfunds </li></ul>
    8. 9. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Databases – current –including: </li></ul><ul><li>Datanalysis </li></ul><ul><li>ABIX </li></ul><ul><li>ABI Inform Global </li></ul><ul><li>Business Source Premier </li></ul><ul><li>ANZ Reference Centre </li></ul><ul><li>CCH Online </li></ul><ul><li>ASX Listing rules (Annotated Listing Rules) </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Corporations & Securities Law Reporter </li></ul><ul><li>Australian corporate practice Manual </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Superannuation Law </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Accounts Preparation Manual </li></ul>
    9. 10. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Company Records – historical </li></ul><ul><li>Archives and microfiche </li></ul><ul><li>The Library accepts donations of WA company histories, records and memorabilia. </li></ul>
    10. 11. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Local - Print </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Financial Review </li></ul><ul><li>International - Print </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Wall St Journal, Barrons, Financial Times, Nikkei Weekly, Wall St Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic </li></ul><ul><li>Press Display, Newsbank </li></ul>
    11. 12. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Finding a Library resource: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search the online catalogue www.slwa.wa.gov.au </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone 9427 3111 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. Beyond Lasseter Using the State Library Website for Research Record of each item - and its location and loan status Subject guides www.slwa.wa.gov.au
    13. 14. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>Today’s handouts </li></ul><ul><li>ASA: “Equity” </li></ul><ul><li>ASIC: “Your Money”, “Getting Advice” </li></ul><ul><li>ASX: “Getting Started in Shares” </li></ul><ul><li>ATO: “Better Super” </li></ul><ul><li>Landgate: “Valuer General’s Rating & Taxing Values” </li></ul><ul><li>Landgate: “You now can get a land title online” </li></ul><ul><li>Treasury: “Understanding Money” </li></ul>
    14. 15. Beyond Lasseter <ul><li>presented by </li></ul><ul><li>Pam Phelan </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Specialist: Business Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>as part of the </li></ul><ul><li>National Treasures from Australia’s Great Libraries Exhibition Perth June 30 – August 26 2007 </li></ul>

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