Business & Company Resource Center Sgass May14 09

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  • Business & Company Resource Center Sgass May14 09

    1. 1. Business & Company Resource Center Maryland Library Association May 14, 2009 Shana M. Gass Clipart ETC: http://etc.usf.edu/clipart
    2. 2. To Use Business & Company Resource Center … Get a  Pratt Library Card   <ul><li>Anyone who lives or owns property in Maryland is eligible for a free card! </li></ul><ul><li>Register in-person </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll get a PIN (for database & library account access) when you register   </li></ul>
    3. 3. Business & Company Resource Center straight ahead!
    4. 4. Business & Company Resource Center straight ahead!
    5. 5. Business & Company Resource Center
    6. 6. Select a company first to get customized info choices (tabs)
    7. 7. Brief Company info follows….
    8. 8. Company Articles in BCRC Notice how you can drill down by subject for articles about the company
    9. 9. BCRC: Company Histories Notice this was written in 2006. Histories are updated from time to time.
    10. 10. “ Awesome! But is there more about industries too?”
    11. 11. Market Share BCRC includes Market Share & other industry info Clipart ETC: http://etc.usf.edu/clipart
    12. 12. Market Share BCRC includes Market Share & other industry info Clipart ETC: http://etc.usf.edu/clipart
    13. 13. SIC & NAICS are systems of codes to identify lines of business (industries) Kind of vague, yes?
    14. 14. Advanced Search…for Better Industry Results in BCRC <ul><ul><li>Keyword search: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry Overviews (to find Overviews + Market Research) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rankings ( to find Business Rankings + Market Share) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associations </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Advanced Search
    16. 16. Industry Associations (AKA Trade Associations)… Search in BCRC
    17. 18. Association Info from BCRC
    18. 19. Industry Association web page – well worth sniffing around

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