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New Business e-Resources


Check out these 3 NEW e-Resources for Business Administration at UNB Libraries!

Passport GMID is an international market research database and analysis tool from Euromonitor. The database contains business intelligence and reports across key industries, companies, markets, and consumers in more than 200 categories for 80 countries. It also provides data on lifestyle, demographic and socio-economic country that spans 206 countries.

Hoover’s Online (D & B/Mergent) is a quality business database from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that offers reliable and comprehensive insight and analysis on more than 85 million companies, 100 million contacts, and 900 industry segments. Whether you are generating leads, researching companies and industries, or comparing competitive strategies, Hoover’s data provides some of the most up-to-date information available.

Mergent Online provides access to the most detailed financial data available for over 25,000 public U.S. and global companies. Results include: company details/history, executives, ownership, key financials, equity pricing, reports, filings, news, competitors, plus a customized Report Builder. Company financial reports for up to 15 years can be downloaded via Excel spreadsheet software. Mergent also offers real-time access to company filings submitted to the SEC (U.S.) and SEDAR (Canada). Additional attributes include a Global Private Company database for over 20 million private companies, reports (industry or equity), economic indicators, and country profiles.

For more information about these Business e-resources, please contact Leanne Wells, Business Librarian, (447-3075); for more resources relevant to studies in Business, please consult UNB Libraries’ Business Administration Guides.

For help with any of UNB Libraries’ resources, contact the HIL Research Help Desk in person, by telephone (453-3546), by email, or by Ask Us.

Films on Demand

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Films on Demand offers an extensive online educational video streaming library with:

  • Thousands of high quality educational videos viewable by faculty and students anytime, anywhere;
  • Thousands of fully annotated segments that can be integrated into lectures and presentations with ease;
  • Participating producers include Films for the Humanities & Sciences, BBC, PBS, TED, CBC Television, NFB, Cambridge Educational, The Open University, and many more.

Some highlights of the new service:

  • Playlist creation enabling the assembly of segments from various titles;
  • Unlimited 24/7 access on or off campus for faculty and students;
  • Hundreds of new titles added every year;
  • All programs include Canadian Public Performance rights;
  • Use keywords to search the FOD digital library by title or by segment;
  • Browse the FOD digital library by subject, special collections, related titles and subject tag “clouds”;
  • Closed captioning available on many titles.

Take advantage of the power of digital media in your classrooms, in your assignments, and in Desire2Learn (UNB) or Moodle (STU).

Access Films on Demand.

For more information or a demonstration, contact Marc Bragdon (458-7741).

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Google @ UNB Libraries

Google @ UNB LibrariesUse this series of video quick tips to become a more effective Google user. Learn how the internet-at-large compares to the internet-based resources available through the Library, how Google thinks and what it does with your search terms, how to control Google searching with limiting commands, and how to integrate Google Scholar into your research. See the 5-part series, Google@UNB Libraries, and get other help at our Video Quick Tips page.

CoolTools @ UNB Libraries

CoolTools @ UNB LibrariesCool Tools are sessions that encourage a greater familiarity with library resources and promote an understanding of the general research skills and strategies required when conducting academic research.

Each session helps students to develop their abilities to access different types of information effectively through a combination of demo instruction and hands-on practice.

To take a look at the Cool Tools sessions, or to register, please go to our Cool Tools webpage: