July 10th, 2014
Turchin Library is offering the following database trials in partnership with Howard-Tilton Memorial Library:
Data-Planet provides access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. Statistical Datasets has a module that also includes datasets for the International Monetary Fund and China Data Center. Data-Planet includes datasets on 16 major subject categories: Agriculture and Food; Banking, Finance, and Insurance; Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement; Education; Energy Resources and Industries; Government and Politics; Health and Vital Statistics; Housing and Construction; Industry, Business, and Commerce; International Relations and Trade; Labor and Employment; Military and Defense; Natural Resources and Environment; Population and Income; Prices, Consumption, and Cost of Living; Transportation and Traffic. The user guide provides information on the datasets and indicators that are available in Data-Planet.
PolicyMap is an online data and mapping tool that provides access to data about communities and markets across the US. Available data includes demographics, home sale statistics, health data, mortgage trends, school performance scores and labor data like unemployment, crime statistics and city crime rates. A complete list of data available can be found in the data directory.
These trials are active through July 31. Your feedback is critical to the evaluation of potential additions to our research resources. Please forward your thoughts to Betsy Clementson at email@example.com or 865-5311.
June 30th, 2014
Turchin Library will observe the following hours for the Independence Day holiday:
Thursday, July 3: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, July 4 – Independence Day: CLOSED
Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6: CLOSED
We will return to our normal summer schedule on Monday, July 7.
May 22nd, 2014
Turchin Library will be closed on Monday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day. Our regular summer hours are as follows:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Closed
Enjoy the long weekend!
May 6th, 2014
Turchin Library hours for the summer session:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
We will begin our summer schedule on Monday, May 12.
April 11th, 2014
Turchin Library has added the following resources. Each is accessible from on or off-campus.
IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of detailed industry research reports. Industry reports include industry analysis, outlook, products and markets, market segments, supply chain, major players, competitive landscape, operating conditions, key statistics, and more. This subscription includes reports for the United States and China, as well as global industry reports. Specialized industry reports are also included along with US business environment data profiles. Reports are typically 35-40 pages in length.
PrivCo provides business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. The database also includes information on private investors, private equity deals, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital firms.
The Business Plans Handbook, 2014 edition, contains actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
The Encyclopedia of Associations provides information and contact details for national and international professional, trade, and industry associations. Associations keep track of industry data for their members and may have valuable information on an industry that would not be found in standard business sources. Indexes include name of organization, key word, and geographic area.
February 28th, 2014
Turchin Business Library will be closed March 1-8. We will reopen for our regular hours on March 9. Happy spring break, everyone!
February 4th, 2014
Turchin Library is trialing two databases during the month of February:
IBISWorld is a comprehensive collection of detailed industry research reports. Industry reports include industry analysis, outlook, products and markets, market segments, supply chain, major players, competitive landscape, operating conditions, key statistics, and more. This trial includes reports for the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and China, as well as global industry reports. Specialized industry reports are also included.
PrivCo provides business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.
Click here to view the library’s current subscription databases for company and industry research.
Please contact Betsy Clementson at firstname.lastname@example.org with your feedback about these databases.
January 28th, 2014
The Research Center at Turchin Business Library will be closed on Wednesday, January 29, due to ongoing winter weather conditions. Please visit http://emergency.tulane.edu/ for more information on the University’s status.
January 27th, 2014
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the Research Center at Turchin Library will be closed on Tuesday, January 28. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library will operate on a reduced schedule. Please visit http://emergency.tulane.edu/ for updated information on the University’s operating schedule.
October 10th, 2013
Click here for links to a few databases and resources that provide the same great information (and more) you’re used to finding on federal government websites that have been shuttered due to the government shutdown.