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.

Monday, March 9, 2015


Reference hours for Winter B

Reference Walk-in Hours (Modular Offices)
M-Friday 10am-noon & 1pm-5pm

Reference Chat Available
M-Thursday 5pm-9pm
Saturday 5pm-9pm
Sunday 3pm-9pm

Tuesday, March 3, 2015


CareerBeam replaces Career Search

CareerBeam has replaced the Career Search interface. The new platform provides a place to manage your job search and career. Use their learning modules to explore career options, plan your career campaign, prepare your resume and prep for interviews so you can get the job. Store all of your plans and documents in your personal account. Use the Job Search feature to find both internships and full time jobs in the industry of your choice.

CareerBeam also provides access to a variety of research tools:
  • Company Search
  • People/Alumni Search
  • Salary Wizard
  • Riley Guide Articles
  • First Research Industry Reports
  • Database of Associations, Journals, Trade Shows, Newsletters and Websites for your industry
Access to CareerBeam is via UM authentication so you already have a personalized account. 

This resource is available to all users at the Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses.

Login to CareerBeam and get started mapping out your job search and career.