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BIZ 240 and the Library<br /> A world of resources at your fingertips<br />Traci Welch Moritz<br />Public Services Librari...
Goals for the Day<br />Finding Industry Information<br />S&P Industry Survey (print)<br />S&P NetAdvantage<br />BizMiner<b...
SIC vs. NAICS<br />SIC = Standard Industrial Classification (1930’s)<br />Purpose – standardize description of businesses<...
SIC vs. NAICS<br />NAICS = N. American Industrial Classification system (1990’s), work began 1987<br />6- digit system – b...
DUNS<br />Data Universal Numbering System. Provided by Dun & Bradstreet, a DUNS number is used by the government to identi...
Tools for Describing the Industry<br />Global Marketing information Database - GMID<br />Standard & Poor’s Industry Survey...
Accessing Resources<br />Click on Databases<br />
Accessing Resources<br />Choose Business<br />
S&P industry Surveys<br /><ul><li>Gives overview of  U.S. economy through 52 major divisions
Divisions include:
Current Environment
Industry Profile
List of major sources of info. for that industry
Info. on individual firms
STATS!!!</li></ul>In reference collection,  Call number is R 332.67 S785s<br />
S&P industry Surveys<br />“Index to companies” lists all reports in the two volumes + most recent issuance<br />Each issue...
S&P NetAdvantage<br />
S&P NetAdvantage<br />To locate an Industry Survey, choose the "Industries" tab from the top<br />
Use the drop down menu to select the industry you are researching, for example "Restaurants":<br />S&P NetAdvantage<br />
The Industry Survey appears in the next screenshot. Use the link that is circled to make the Survey appear in its own wind...
Use the links on the top left part of the screen to access different sections of the Industry Survey. The links on the top...
S&P Netadvantage<br />PDF is also an option.<br />
BizMiner<br />A statistical research database that includes both basic and highly granular trend analysis through in seven...
Startup Proprietor Profit and Loss Profiles
Local Market Vitality Profiles
Area Demographic Profiles
Industry Financial Profiles
US Market Research Profiles
Local (State and Metro Area) Market Research Profiles </li></li></ul><li>BizMiner<br />
GMID<br />Understand industry market performance trends and drivers<br /> Identify factors influencing the business enviro...
GMID<br />http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/bus/docs/GMIDTutorial.pdf<br />
Front page 04/18/2011<br />
Tools for Describing the Market<br />Global Marketing information Database – GMID<br />S&P Netadvantage<br />ValueLine<br ...
Value Line Investment Survey<br />Search by industry categories or by firms and then related firms.<br />
Value Line – Industry Lookup<br />
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  1. 1. BIZ 240 and the Library<br /> A world of resources at your fingertips<br />Traci Welch Moritz<br />Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor<br />Heterick Memorial Library<br />
  2. 2. Goals for the Day<br />Finding Industry Information<br />S&P Industry Survey (print)<br />S&P NetAdvantage<br />BizMiner<br />ValueLine<br />Hoovers<br />Morningstar<br />MergentOnLine<br />US census bureau<br />
  3. 3. SIC vs. NAICS<br />SIC = Standard Industrial Classification (1930’s)<br />Purpose – standardize description of businesses<br />4-digit system<br />Suitable for simpler, less interdependent business setting<br />Still used in some business sources <br />Two systems are not seamless<br />
  4. 4. SIC vs. NAICS<br />NAICS = N. American Industrial Classification system (1990’s), work began 1987<br />6- digit system – better suited to a more complex business environment<br />Accommodates needs of U.S., Mexican, Canadian firms<br />http://www.naics.com/info.htm<br />http://www.naics.com/search.htm<br />http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/<br />http://www.webstersonline.com/<br />
  5. 5. DUNS<br />Data Universal Numbering System. Provided by Dun & Bradstreet, a DUNS number is used by the government to identify contractors and their locations. A DUNS number is frequently required to register with the CCR (Central Contractor Register). <br />
  6. 6. Tools for Describing the Industry<br />Global Marketing information Database - GMID<br />Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys<br /> (in Reference Collection R 332.67 S785s)<br />Valueline<br />Morningstar<br />Hoover’s<br />
  7. 7. Accessing Resources<br />Click on Databases<br />
  8. 8. Accessing Resources<br />Choose Business<br />
  9. 9. S&P industry Surveys<br /><ul><li>Gives overview of U.S. economy through 52 major divisions
  10. 10. Divisions include:
  11. 11. Current Environment
  12. 12. Industry Profile
  13. 13. List of major sources of info. for that industry
  14. 14. Info. on individual firms
  15. 15. STATS!!!</li></ul>In reference collection, Call number is R 332.67 S785s<br />
  16. 16. S&P industry Surveys<br />“Index to companies” lists all reports in the two volumes + most recent issuance<br />Each issue opens with “Monthly Investment Review”<br />Moves to “Industry Surveys” in that issue and is listed chronologically by most recent date<br />Index is on back page of each survey<br />
  17. 17. S&P NetAdvantage<br />
  18. 18. S&P NetAdvantage<br />To locate an Industry Survey, choose the "Industries" tab from the top<br />
  19. 19. Use the drop down menu to select the industry you are researching, for example "Restaurants":<br />S&P NetAdvantage<br />
  20. 20. The Industry Survey appears in the next screenshot. Use the link that is circled to make the Survey appear in its own window<br />S&P NetAdvantage<br />
  21. 21. Use the links on the top left part of the screen to access different sections of the Industry Survey. The links on the top right hand part of the screen will display a variety of financial information about the industry and show how the top companies in the industry are ranked financially<br />S&P NetAdvantage<br />
  22. 22. S&P Netadvantage<br />PDF is also an option.<br />
  23. 23. BizMiner<br />A statistical research database that includes both basic and highly granular trend analysis through in seven report series: <br /><ul><li>Sole Proprietor Profit and Loss Profiles
  24. 24. Startup Proprietor Profit and Loss Profiles
  25. 25. Local Market Vitality Profiles
  26. 26. Area Demographic Profiles
  27. 27. Industry Financial Profiles
  28. 28. US Market Research Profiles
  29. 29. Local (State and Metro Area) Market Research Profiles </li></li></ul><li>BizMiner<br />
  30. 30. GMID<br />Understand industry market performance trends and drivers<br /> Identify factors influencing the business environment<br /> Understand customers through effective profiling<br /> Anticipate opportunities by monitoring changing trends<br />115 million internationally comparable statistics on industries,<br />countries and consumers<br /> Forward looking analysis from global, regional, country and<br />company perspectives<br /> Insightful comment from expert analysts<br /> Updated daily with our latest research for 205 countries<br />
  31. 31. GMID<br />http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/bus/docs/GMIDTutorial.pdf<br />
  32. 32. Front page 04/18/2011<br />
  33. 33. Tools for Describing the Market<br />Global Marketing information Database – GMID<br />S&P Netadvantage<br />ValueLine<br />Morningstar<br />Mergent<br />Hoover’s<br />
  34. 34. Value Line Investment Survey<br />Search by industry categories or by firms and then related firms.<br />
  35. 35. Value Line – Industry Lookup<br />
  36. 36. Valueline – Industry Lookup<br />
  37. 37. Morningstar<br />
  38. 38. Mergent Online<br />Search options, basic search is the default<br />
  39. 39. Mergent Online – Advanced Search<br />Limiting features to focus search<br />
  40. 40. Mergent Online – Company Search<br />Click here to find and download information.<br />
  41. 41. Mergent Online - Reports<br />Choose items for report<br />
  42. 42. Mergent Online - Reports<br />Choose report format<br />
  43. 43. More Resources<br />Historical Statistics of the U.S. at:http://hsus.cambridge.org/HSUSWeb/HSUSEntryServlet<br />Statistical Abstract of the United States at: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/<br />World Data Analyst<br />Lexis Nexis Statistical<br />
  44. 44. Bureau of the Census<br />
  45. 45. Business Websites<br />http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/~hurstsj/Websites/bj.html -- Website of the business librarian at Miami University of Ohio about websites, other very valuable info provided<br />http://www.forbes.com/lists -- lists of company info on a variety of topics<br />http://finance.yahoo.com -- search engine <br />http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm -- SEC Edgar Site to search for filings, annual reports, 10-Ks and proxy statements<br />http://www.thomasnet.com -- Thomas Registry<br />
  46. 46. Questions<br />http://www.onu.edu/library/<br />Reference librarians on duty 8a-4p, 6-9p<br />Monday – Thursday, 8a-4p Friday <br />and 10a-3:30p Sundays,<br />One-on-one sessions available by appointment <br />Email t-moritz@onu.edu<br />Phone 2473 <br />Instant Messaging<br />Chat Reference<br />

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