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The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online now available

The Pepperdine University Libraries have purchased the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online. This is a great resource if you are looking for authoritative, in-depth definitions for concepts such as “sovereign debt” or “arbitrage pricing theory.” The entries are detailed and written by  experts in the field of economics. For example, the entry on “principal Read More

Locating biotechnology candidates for acquisition

The database Mergent will help you locate a list of biotechnology companies. By ranking the companies by sales, you can locate some of the smaller firms which could be possible acquisitions. Login to the database Mergent Online. Click the link for Primary SIC Type 2836 into the box Click Search Go to the upper right Read More

Zara Datamonitor Reports

Search the database Business Source Premier to locate Datamonitor industry reports for Zara: Type zara into the search box at the top and change Select a Field to TX All Text with the pull-down menu Scroll down to Publication Type and select Industry Profile Click Search

Find Zara Global Market Shares

You can locate global market share for the company Zara in the Global Market Information Database: Type Zara into the search box at the top of the screen and click Go Go to the section for Statistics Use the pull-down for Filter by Geography to select World and click Go Click the link for Clothing Read More

Finding Wall Street Journal Articles

The database Factiva has the full-text of Wall Street Journal articles from 1979 to the present. If you wish to browse current articles, do the following: When you log into Factiva you are taken to the Newsstand Page that has headlines from newspapers and magazines The Wall Street Journal defaults to the front page headlines Read More