Monday, April 20, 2015


4th Annual Kresge Library Food Drive 2015

Kresge Library is proud to be hosting our 4th annual food drive for Washtenaw County food banks. Starting on Monday April 20th through Friday June 5th we will be collecting non perishable food items and unopened personal products for hungry families and people in need.

Please bring all of your donations to the Kresge Library Services Reference Desk in the modular offices next to Lorch Hall. For more information, see the food drive flyer.

Thursday, April 16, 2015


Mergent Archives - Expanded Content and Access

New content has been added to the Mergent Archives database. This database is a digital collection of historical Moody's, Hoover's, Dun & Bradstreet, and Mergent publications. Coverage dates range from 1909-present.

New content includes:
  • Municpal & Government Manual Collection
  • Hoover's Archives
  • Mergent Country Reports
  • Country Risk Reports
This database is available to all 3 UM Campuses plus Ross Alumni.

Access the Mergent Archives on the Kresge Library's A-Z Database Page.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


New Database - Mergent Intellect

A new source for company information, including private companies, Mergent Intellect provides U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, and industry profiles. Includes information from Hoover's and Dun & Bradstreet.

This database is available to all 3 UM Campuses plus Ross Alumni.

Access Mergent Intellect on the Kresge Library's A-Z Database Page

Monday, April 6, 2015


INFORMS Journals are Back Online

After a brief hiatus, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) journals are once again available online to the Ross Community. Titles in this collection include:
  • Decision Analysis
  • Information Systems Research
  • Informs Journal on Computing
  • Informs Transactions on Education
  • Interfaces
  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
  • Marketing Science
  • Mathematics of Operations Research
  • Operations Research
  • Or/Ms Today
  • Organization Science
  • Service Science
  • Strategy Science
  • Transportation Science
  • Tutorials in Operations Research
These journals can be accessed through the Library's Journal Locator.

Friday, April 3, 2015


Automotive News Data Center - Now with More Content!

New content has been added to the Automotive News Data Center*. In addition to the Market Data Book, Ross users can now access:

  • Analytics Engine
    • Build custom graphs to compare automotive data
  • Market Reports
    • Generate automotive data reports and download to Excel
  • Dealer Incentives
    • Customer and dealer incentives and rebate data by vehicle & ZIP
  • Supplements & Lists
    • North American production, sales and inventory data
    • European data
    • Dealer data
    • Customer incentives

The Automotive News Data Center is available on the Library's A-Z Database list.

*Looking for full text articles from Automotive News? Find them in the Journal Locator.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015


PrivCo Private Company Database Now Available!

Need private company information? Try PrivCo!

PrivCo contains business and financial research for over 700,000 non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private equity-owned, venture-backed and international unlisted companies. Search for venture capital fundings, private M&A deals, private equity deals, and general company information.

PrivCo is available to Ross Students on the Library's A-Z Database page.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015


IBISWorld Industry Risk Ratings Now Available

This collection of 700+ Risk Ratings Reports (which accompany each NAICS report) analyzes the opportunities and threats affecting an industry in the next 6-18 months.  In conjunction with the Risk Management Association, IBISWorld came up with a risk score for each industry, which determines the difficulty of operating in that industry.

A downloadable spreadsheet of the Risk Scores is available from the main IBISWorld page. Look for the 'US Risk Scores Listing' link.

These reports are available in IBISWorld on the Library's A-Z Database page.