Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Standard Federal Tax Reporter available online

Standard Federal Tax Reporter is now available via the University's subscription to HeinOnline. The publication is listed under the 'U.S. Federal' database category on the welcome screen. 

Standard Federal Tax Reporter publication contains a comprehensive collection of federal income tax information, such as full text of all proposed, temporary and final federal income tax law regulations, as well as full text of federal administrative rulings and documents. Dates covered are 1917-1985.

HeinOnline is available through the Kresge Library's A-Z Database page

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Mergent Online Alumni Access Now Available

Mergent Online contains current and historical (past 15 years) firm descriptions, statistics, financial information, annual reports, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, long-term debt, bond ratings, capital stock and insider trading for US and foreign companies.

Access is available through the Kresge Library Alumni A-Z Database List (link -

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Trial of PolicyMap Online GIS Software - Through Nov. 30

The University Library is currently running a trial of PolicyMap, an online (no software installation needed) US national data and mapping tool and analytics platform with varied applications. Faculty, students and staff at the Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses can access the trial at:

The trial runs until November 30, 2017

Please send comments about this product to

PolicyMap is a US-National web-based Geographic Information System used to understand communities.  With easy-to-use menus, PolicyMap is a “GIS tool for non-GIS experts” for those who need to visualize large amounts of data quickly and easily, often down to the census tract or block group level.  It is used in the social sciences, urban studies and regional planning, real estate and housing analysis,  community and economic development, public administration and policy, public health, political science, education, environmental studies, business and finance, economics, statistics and geography, among other areas.
Included in the tool is access to PolicyMap’s extensive data collection, with 15,000+ indicators used to understand communities, organized into general categories including demographics, income and spending, housing, lending activity, quality of life, economy, education, health, federal guidelines, and other analysis. In addition, students and faculty can easily upload and incorporate their data into and leverage it against the thousands of indicators already available in PolicyMap.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Orbis Bank Focus Data Available in WRDS

The Orbis Bank Focus data set is available now through the WRDS interface. 

Orbis Bank Focus is a new database of banks worldwide. The information is sourced by Bureau van Dijk from a combination of annual reports, information providers and regulatory sources.

Orbis Bank Focus currently contains detailed information on 42,000 institutions with financials (30,000 US [Banks & Credit Unions] and 12,000 Non-US), including 5 years’ history for listed banks and 3 years’ for unlisted.

WRDS is available to current faculty, staff and students at the UM Ann Arbor Campus.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Services for Students from Kresge Library

With the beginning of Fall Term just around the corner, it is a good time to share an updated two-page guide that we have highlighting some of the services that we offer students at the Ross School of Business.  We have also made it easier to find services for students on our newly designed website.  If you can't find what you are looking for, be sure to contact us with any information-related question you might have.  

Workshops from Michigan's Copyright Office

Wondering about copyright? Being asked to sign a publication contract?  Wonder if you can use a resource in your class or on your MOOC?  The University of Michigan Library's Copyright Office is a great resource for assistance.  The Copyright Office is hosting number of Copyright Workshops this Fall Term on a variety of topics.  Most of these workshops will take place at the Hatcher Library, just a football field length from Ross!  To see the list of upcoming workshops and to register, visit the Copyright Office's workshop page. You can also see handouts and powerpoint presentations from previous workshops at that same page.  

Monday, May 8, 2017

OneSource is Now D&B Hoovers

OneSource, the company information database, has a new name. Now known as D&B Hoovers, this database still provides a wealth of company and industry information. D&B Hoovers can be access from the Library's A-Z Database page or in Search Tools.

Monday, April 3, 2017

6th Annual Kresge Library Services Food Drive

From Friday March 31st through Friday June 2, 2017 Kresge Library Services will be hosting our 6th annual food drive for Washtenaw County food banks.  Each year during our food drives,  we have collected over 50 boxes of food thanks to the generosity of the Ross Community.  Donations include: 

  • Non-perishable food products 
  •  Contained in factory-sealed containers
  • Currently not expired products
  • Not in glass containers (most food banks avoid these as they can break in transit)
  • Sealed, non used personal products (razors, tooth paste, diapers, shampoo, soap etc)

Please drop off donations on the Kresge Library Services suite (K4521) on the 4th floor of Kresge Hall, or at the front desk in the Winter Garden. 

Friday, January 6, 2017

New Database Available - Intelligize SEC Filings

Intelligize provides access to SEC filings and other corporate documents. Search, retrieve and analyze SEC filings, agreements, exhibits, Comment Letters, No-Action Letters, and regulatory materials using advanced analytics and comparison tools. Access statutes, rules, regulations and other materials pertinent to US capital markets. View deal-related documents and transactions including private and foreign offerings. Search through a centralized database of governance information.

Intelligize is available to current Ross students, faculty and staff. You must create an account using your @umich email address.

Access Intelligize on the Library's A-Z Database Page.