Business Information <ul><li>Before revealing searching tactics let’s answer together the question……… </li></ul><ul><li>Wh...
Business Information <ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><li>Personal finance </li><...
Business Information <ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Current business news </li></ul><ul><li>Business...
Business Information <ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><li>Business and career development </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a job </li...
Business Information <ul><li>Personal finance </li></ul><ul><li>Individual portfolio management </li></ul><ul><li>Share ma...
Business Information <ul><li>Business services </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising and public relat...
Business Information <ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>General resources & directories </li></ul><ul><li>Aer...
Business Information <ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare and pharmaceuticals </li></ul><ul><li>Mari...
Business Information <ul><li>International business resources </li></ul><ul><li>The global economy: background and news </...
Business Information <ul><li>Business Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Business travel and weather </li></ul><ul><li>Communicat...
Business Information <ul><li>Searching tactics on the selection underlined below: </li></ul><ul><li>General business resou...
Business Information  <ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company information & profiles </li></ul></...
Business Information  <ul><li>Company provided : via announcement press release annual report </li></ul><ul><li>Q & D sear...
Business Information <ul><li>Aggregators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAROL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. carolworld .co...
Business Information <ul><li>Government mandated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASIC National Names Index; Identical Names checklis...
Business Information <ul><li>Analysts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Press, business, information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www...
Business Information <ul><li>What was the tactic ? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the percentage ? </li></ul><ul><li>25% 50% 2...
Business Information <ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>Retailing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invisible web </li></...
Business Information <ul><li>International business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Language culture and protocol </li></ul><u...
Business Information <ul><li>Reference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Prentice Hall directory of online business information. E...
Business Information <ul><li>Slides prepared by Pam Phelan  </li></ul><ul><li>Section 4 July 2004 PLS Training Module “Bus...
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3. Doing Business @ Your Library

  1. 2. Business Information <ul><li>Before revealing searching tactics let’s answer together the question……… </li></ul><ul><li>What is business information ? </li></ul>
  2. 3. Business Information <ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><li>Personal finance </li></ul><ul><li>Business services </li></ul><ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>International business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Business reference </li></ul>
  3. 4. Business Information <ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Current business news </li></ul><ul><li>Business periodicals and journals </li></ul><ul><li>In depth research databases </li></ul><ul><li>Company information and profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Market research and demographics </li></ul><ul><li>Economic indicators and exchange rates </li></ul><ul><li>Economic resources </li></ul><ul><li>Government resources </li></ul>
  4. 5. Business Information <ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><li>Business and career development </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a job </li></ul><ul><li>Small business and entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Home and family based business </li></ul><ul><li>Business schools </li></ul>
  5. 6. Business Information <ul><li>Personal finance </li></ul><ul><li>Individual portfolio management </li></ul><ul><li>Share market </li></ul><ul><li>Property </li></ul><ul><li>Superannuation </li></ul><ul><li>Taxation </li></ul>
  6. 7. Business Information <ul><li>Business services </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising and public relations </li></ul><ul><li>Banking finance and insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Business law & ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright and patent law </li></ul><ul><li>Management consulting and human resources </li></ul><ul><li>Consultants trainers speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Real estate services </li></ul><ul><li>E commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer affairs </li></ul>
  7. 8. Business Information <ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>General resources & directories </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Arts and entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Automobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Building and construction </li></ul><ul><li>Chemical industries </li></ul><ul><li>Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer durables </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics and components </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental technology </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion and apparel </li></ul><ul><li>Food and beverages </li></ul>
  8. 9. Business Information <ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare and pharmaceuticals </li></ul><ul><li>Marine industries </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources and energy </li></ul><ul><li>Production equipment & manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing and the media </li></ul><ul><li>Retailing </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Travel and hospitality </li></ul>
  9. 10. Business Information <ul><li>International business resources </li></ul><ul><li>The global economy: background and news </li></ul><ul><li>Trade: import & export </li></ul><ul><li>International business organizations and directories </li></ul><ul><li>Language culture and protocol </li></ul>
  10. 11. Business Information <ul><li>Business Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Business travel and weather </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul>
  11. 12. Business Information <ul><li>Searching tactics on the selection underlined below: </li></ul><ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Career </li></ul><ul><li>Personal finance </li></ul><ul><li>Business services </li></ul><ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>International business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Business reference </li></ul>
  12. 13. Business Information <ul><li>General business resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company information & profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Revealing the tactics now ! </li></ul>
  13. 14. Business Information <ul><li>Company provided : via announcement press release annual report </li></ul><ul><li>Q & D search engine: </li></ul><ul><li>www. google .com.au </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fortescue Metal Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anaconda </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Business Information <ul><li>Aggregators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CAROL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. carolworld .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kompass; Annual Report Gallery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invisible web - registration usually required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some free - some at cost </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Business Information <ul><li>Government mandated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASIC National Names Index; Identical Names checklist ……. http://www. asic . gov .au/ asic / asic _ srchlodg . nsf / byheadline /Home+Page? opendocument </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Australian Business Register http://www.abr.business. gov .au/(cp4ceci4ks0hmhammztd3o45)/main. aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Companies House </li></ul><ul><li>Edgar </li></ul><ul><li>World Federation of Stock Exchanges </li></ul>
  16. 17. Business Information <ul><li>Analysts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Press, business, information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.abc.net.au/insidebusiness/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BRW Business Review Weekly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ABIX et al in the ALB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forbes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gary Price </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscriptions - yours, ours or individual </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Business Information <ul><li>What was the tactic ? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the percentage ? </li></ul><ul><li>25% 50% 25% ? </li></ul><ul><li>10% 80% 10% ? </li></ul><ul><li>Cross reference - supply or refer ! </li></ul>
  18. 19. Business Information <ul><li>Resources by industry </li></ul><ul><li>Retailing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invisible web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IbisWorld http://www. ibisworld .com.au/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscription http://www. euromonitor .com/ mrm /default.asp </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Q & D ? could still give context </li></ul>
  19. 20. Business Information <ul><li>International business resources </li></ul><ul><li>Language culture and protocol </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscription </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Doing business in”…….. Local stock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invisible web http://www. austrade . gov .au/ australia /layout/0,,0_S2-1_CLNTXID0019-2_-3_-4_-5_-6_0-7_,00.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DFAT http://www. dfat . gov .au/geo/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Q & D may give context eg PricewaterhouseCoopers </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Business Information <ul><li>Reference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Prentice Hall directory of online business information. Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice Hall. 1997. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Business Information <ul><li>Slides prepared by Pam Phelan </li></ul><ul><li>Section 4 July 2004 PLS Training Module “Business Information Resources & Services of the State Reference Library” </li></ul><ul><li>In preparation for “Doing Busine$$ @ your Library” marketing campaign August 2004 </li></ul>

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