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Past Research Database Trainings

Bloomberg: Terminal Trainings & Speakers

The library frequently holds trainings to help DOC staff efficiently use the many resources available to them. 

 

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Bloomberg Intelligence Presents: Global Oil Markets

Zef Lokhandwalla, Energy Markets Specialist, Bloomberg

Zef Lokhandwalla will provide an in-depth presentation on the state of Global Oil Markets, discussing many of the circumstances impacting the oil markets. Our speaker will discuss:

Impact of Iranian sanctions on the oil markets US Shale supply vs OPEC oil supply Effect of increasing gasoline prices on consumption Future oil/gas capital spending and production forecasts Measuring global oil production capacity and demand.

Zef Lokhandwalla is an Energy Markets Specialist at Bloomberg, New York. Zef worked for 15+ years as a Portfolio Manager and Analyst of Energy securities, trading relative value across asset classes – Equities, Commodities, Debt and Credit. Prior to joining Bloomberg earlier this year, Zef worked at BlueCrest Capital Management, Hess Energy Trading Co (HETCO), Exxon and NASA Johnson Space Center.

  Bloomberg June 12, 2018

A Bloomberg Economist's Take on the Global Economic Outlook

Michael McDonough, Bloomberg Chief Economist

Bloomberg Chief Economist Michael McDonough will answer the questions most asked by Bloomberg clients, including: What's happening in the U.S. economy and markets? How worried should we be about China? Can Europe keep it up? Time permitting, he will also offer useful tips for Economists using the Bloomberg terminal.

  Bloomberg May 8, 2018

Tracking Global Commodity Flows

Mike Lawn, Power & Gas Market Specialist, Bloomberg

This Bloomberg Terminal training covered the following:

  • Locate the LNG boom markets and determine where LNG is originating
  • Track global LNG flows
  • Track booming NGL and crude exports from the Gulf
  • Use global customs data to look at commodity flows ranging from soybean sales to China, Russian gas sales to Germany
  Bloomberg April 19, 2018

Bloomberg Intelligence Presents: Telecommunications

John Butler, Senior Telecommunications Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence

John Butler is a Senior Telecommunications Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence who covers mobile handsets, telecom carriers, and networking companies. Our speaker discussed:

  • Organic growth in the wireless market has slowed, prompting carriers to seek growth in new services, adjacent markets
  • Slow-growth environment has sparked price war as carriers vie for share
  • 5G May Pose New Growth Opportunity, But Business Case Still Uncertain
  • AT&T, T-Mobile Seeking Growth in Content Distribution and Production
  • Sprint Lags Its Larger Rivals, as Lack of Scale Puts it Increasingly Behind
  • Consolidation a Logical Answer to Market Woes, But DoJ Appears Opposed
  • Media Consolidation: Sinclair-Tribune, AT&T-Time Warner
  Bloomberg April 11, 2018

Performing Company Research like a Wall Street Analyst

Russell Grant, Bloomberg

This Terminal training focused on how to conduct company research more efficiently, specifically, how to build a universe of companies and evaluate specific sectors.

  • Build lists of public and private companies
  • Create and refine criteria then export data to Excel
  • Analyze market correlation
  Bloomberg March 13, 2018

China's Growth, Policy and Financial Risks

Tom Orlik, Chief Asia Economist, Bloomberg

At the start of 2018, and in the wake of the Party Congress, China's economy remains in a sweet spot. Growth is steady. Leverage levels show signs of stabilizing. Reform has regained a little momentum. In this presentation, Tom Orlik discussed the drivers of the current positive trends, and the magnitude of the challenges still to be addressed on deleveraging and supply side reform, as well as how the risk of U.S. tariffs is seen from the Chinese side sectors. Tom was joined by Stephen Jonathan, an FX and Economics Market Specialist at Bloomberg. He provided an overview of key Bloomberg platforms, analytics and data focused on China, its financial markets and the yuan.

  Bloomberg February 15, 2018

Company Supply Chains

Russell Grant, Bloomberg

This Terminal training focused on company supply chains. Often times companies only have to report a small segment of their supply chain; this training explained how Commerce employees can see the rest, and how that supply chain impacts global activity.

  • Bloomberg's unique supply chain data
  • Visualization of facilities
  • Relationship Maps
  Bloomberg February 6, 2018

Bloomberg Government (BGOV)

Kedran Dillard, Bloomberg

This Terminal training focused on Bloomberg Government (BGOV). BGOV provides Congressional news, data, insight and analysis. This session included a review of various tools and functions, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Daily newsletters
  • Markup coverage
  • Bill summaries
  • Hearing transcripts
  • Congressional directories
  • Proprietary news and analysis
  • CRS reports
  Bloomberg November 9, 2017

Energy

Nick Sadoti, Bloomberg

This Terminal training explored functions related to energy, industrial production data and analysis, and companies involved.

This session taught users how to:

  • Screen energy and industrial companies using terminal functions EQS, ICS, and RV
  • Understand company filings and reporting using terminal functions FA, WATC, DS, and XLTP
  • Conduct supply chain analysis using terminal functions SPLC, BGS, and WATC
  Bloomberg September 21, 2017

Sanctions Data & Analysis

Nick Sadoti, Bloomberg

This Terminal training explored how Bloomberg creates, leverages, and organizes open source content related to sanctions data and analysis. This training benefits DOC staff involved in the intelligence community and those focused on performing better risk detection, monitoring, and assessment.

This session explored:

  • CFIUS
  • SANCTIONS
  • TRADE
  • WMD
  • Chinese growth (real or not)
  • Global energy
  • Trending news
  • Agricultural analysis
  • Supply/vendor chain risk management
  Bloomberg July 12, 2017

Foreign Acquisitions of U.S. Companies

Rob Crampton & Nick Sadoti, Bloomberg

This Terminal training focused on foreign acquisitions of US Companies. Anyone who works in CFIUS or FOCI would find interest in these tools. p>

This session taught users how to:

  • How Bloomberg can be used to monitor foreign acquisitions of US companies.
  • Ways to see Merger & Acquisition analytics (breakdown by region/sector, etc).
  • Get notified about M&A rumors in the news and see specific information about companies that have been acquired.
  Bloomberg May 11, 2017

Dive into Research

Rob Crampton, Bloomberg

This session included a discussion of the research available on the Bloomberg terminal to help you gain deeper insight into an industry or topic.

This session taught users how to:

  • Access industry research and analysis on companies, including financials, third-party datasets, and key factors that are likely to impact the company.
  • Track policies and legislation in the government and see how they can impact companies and industries.
  • View expert research that merges data, analytics, tools and news to gain a clear picture of macroeconomic trends and developments that drive financial markets.
  • Use Bloomberg Intelligence Primers to quickly get the most essential information about industries, companies, commodities, topics and economies.
  Bloomberg February 8, 2017

Power, Gas, & Oil (BGOV)

Mike Lawn, Bloomberg

Market Specialist Mike Lawn provided a training on the data, analysis, and energy tools available on the Bloomberg Terminal.

The session taught attendees how to:

  • Leverage a new mapping product on Bloomberg to analyze data: worldwide factory locations, power plants and custom datasets.
  • Track shipping: LNG exports (liquefied natural gas) as an example of how to track shipping around the world.
  • Analyze Oil and LNG Trade Flows: use global customs data to keep track of shifts in supply and demand in the oil and LNG markets.
  • Set up alerts for energy news and research: stay abreast of these markets with personalized alerts to your inbox.
  Bloomberg November 16, 2016

Bloomberg Government (BGOV)

Nick Sadoti, Bloomberg

A discussion on the analysis, data, and tools available from Bloomberg Government on the Terminal. BGOV provides access to the Bloomberg Government website, which provides valuable data on U.S. government policy and spending, so you can track government activity.

The session included the following:

  • Tools for legislative and regulatory intelligence
  • Valuable data on U.S. government policy and spending to track government activity
  • How to interpret government legislation, regulation, spending, lobbying, and campaign finance through the lens of industries
  Bloomberg September 15, 2016

Sanctions Data & Analysis

Peter Maloney, Bloomberg

Attendees learned how Bloomberg creates, leverages and organizes open source content related to sanctions data and analysis. The training supported DOC staff involved in the intelligence community and those focused on performing better risk detection, monitoring, and assessment.

The session included the following:

  • CFIUS
  • SANCTIONS
  • TRADE
  • WMD
  • Chinese growth (real or not)
  • Global Energy
  • Trending News
  • Agricultural analysis
  • Supply/Vendor Chain Risk Management
  Bloomberg July 12, 2016

Trade & Economic Data

Linnea Pittman, Bloomberg

Bloomberg’s trade & economic data and analytical tools were covered in this session, which focused on:

  • Tracking commodity imports/exports from shipping and US customs data
  • Cross-border flows products
  • Analytics such as economic surprise indicators, financial conditions monitors, and country risk tools
  • Corporate action tools to capture foreign direct investment and mergers/acquisitions
  • Economic indicators and forecasts (short term and long term)
  Bloomberg March 29, 2016

Bloomberg News 101

Ellen Braitman, Bloomberg

News Specialist and accomplished Financial Journalist Ellen Braitman discussed Bloomberg News. This session focused on:

  • Filtering news to specific topics of interest, such as trade, employment, central banks, infrastructure investments and the economy
  • Locating the company's balance sheet, income statement and other SEC documents
  • Finding news from local language sources and learning how to quickly translate those stories
  • Setting up alerts for specific country and regional economic reports or topics such as sovereign ratings changes
  • News sentiment, social media, and Bloomberg briefs
  Bloomberg March 23, 2016

Company Information 101

Robert Compton, Bloomberg

Attendees learned how to navigate the Bloomberg terminal for private and public company data. This session focused on:

  • Creating screened lists of public and private companies
  • Locating the company's balance sheet, income statement and other SEC documents
  • Finding all publicly available documents by keywords, form type, and industry
  • Company's supply chain and ownership tools
  • Third party and Bloomberg research on companies
  Bloomberg March 10, 2016

Getting Started with the Bloomberg Terminal

Matt Traum & Linnea Pittman, Bloomberg

Attendees learned the basics of navigating the Bloomberg terminal. This session focused on:

  • How to create your own login
  • Navigation tips/trick
  • Sample security analysis
  • API Excel Introduction
  • Commonly used tools
  • FAQS/Open Questions
  Bloomberg March 2 & 3, 2016

D&B

The library frequently holds trainings to help DOC staff efficiently use the many resources available to them. 

 

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Manage Risk with DNBi

Katie Anderson, Dun & Bradstreet

DNBi is a powerful, web-based credit risk management solution that offers Dun & Bradstreet’s world-class data and robust predictive analytics. DNBi’s intuitive, easy-to-use interface is delivered directly to your desktop for instant access to commercial credit intelligence, including payment history, financial information, and predictive scoring and analysis of more than 240 million companies worldwide – including small businesses.

With DNBi training you will gain confidence in navigating the DNBi solution, including monitoring changes, managing your personal dashboard, and understanding predicitive scores as well as company reports.

Webex Recording

DNBi September 11, 2018

Getting Started with D&B Hoovers

Katie Anderson, Dun & Bradstreet

D&B Hoovers provides public and private company profiles and research on both domestic and international companies. Users can search by company name, industry (keyword and NAICS or SIC codes), geographical region, employee and revenue size, and corporate family tree. Use industry insights to gain visibility into growing markets and understand trends and forecasts.

This training from D&B featured an overview of the site’s company and industry content, as well as navigating the platform. Limited IDs will be available, so training is recommended before receiving credentials.

Webex Recording

D&B Hoovers July 18, 2018

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

The library frequently holds trainings to help DOC staff efficiently use the many resources available to them. 

 

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EIU Data Deep Dive

Andrew Viteritti, Managing Editor, Commerce and Regulation, & Mike Schaeffer, Business Development Manager, Economist Intelligence Unit

Please join us for a deep dive into the EIU data available to Department of Commerce staff. Participants will explore two key sets of information Country Analysis and Data Services.

Country Analysis contains information on more than 200 countries with six key products: Access China, Country Commerce, Country Report, ViewsWire, Risk Briefing, and The Economist. Data Services provides access to EIU’s raw data with three key products: Access China via Data tool, Country Data, and Market Indicators & Forecasts. Register and learn more about EIU’s valuable economic, political and business expertise and their worldwide network of specialists who understand the local nuances of individual counties and industries.

  Economist Intelligence Unit July 11, 2018

EIU on the Global Economy: Populism, Protectionism and Potential

Simon Baptist, Global Chief Economist; Managing Director, EIU, Asia

Please join us for a presentation from the Economist Intelligence Unit on The Global Economy: Populism, Protectionism and Potential. Global Chief Economist Simon Baptist will discuss emerging economic opportunities, challenges, and risks. Baptist will also address:

Which economies are the ones to watch and the implications for global supply chains. What does Xi Jinping's declared 'new era' for China mean in practice? Will tensions on the Korean peninsula reach boiling point? Is a global trade war looming?

  Economist Intelligence Unit May 1, 2018

EIU Global Outlook

Mike Jakeman, Global Analyst, Economist Intelligence Unit

Please join the Commerce Research Library in welcoming the EIU's Mike Jakeman as he presents EIU's forecasts for the world economy. Global growth is finally accelerating and policymakers are beginning to look at normalizing monetary conditions. But could political, geopolitical or other risks derail the global recovery? Is China heading for a slowdown and could Brexit be Europe's undoing? Where are the world's economic bright spots? And just how worried should we be about North Korea? We give our recommendations on managing the opportunities and risks for firms doing business across borders.

  Economist Intelligence Unit October 25, 2017

EIU's Global Economic Forecast

Joseph Lake, Director of Global Forecasting, Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit's Joseph Lake shared the EIU's Global Economic Forecast for 2016 and beyond. Markets have been in turmoil in the beginning of 2016, but are these just financial wobbles or a reflection of underlying weakness? Is the US nearing a recession? Will China have a hard landing? Where are the world's economic bright spots? What are the big geopolitical and economic risks to consider? Mr. Lake addressed these questions, Brexit, and more.

  Economist Intelligence Unit June 28, 2016

Economist Intelligence Unit 101

Mike Schaeffer, EIU

EIU provides analysis on more than 200 countries and six key industries related to international business intelligence, global research, and market opportunities and risks. Attendees learned about EIU’s valuable economic, political and business expertise and their worldwide network of specialists who understand the local nuances of individual countries and industries.

Webex Recording

Economist Intelligence Unit October 29, 2015

HeinOnline

The library frequently holds trainings to help DOC staff efficiently use the many resources available to them. 

 

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HeinOnline Webinar: Explore the Wide-Ranging Collections

Lauren Mattiuzzo, HeinOnline

HeinOnline is a database that contains extensive archives of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. It’s coverage often goes back to the inception of law-related periodicals and government documents, such as the Federal Register and CFR, as well as providing entire databases dedicated to treaties, case law, international trade, and more.Learn about the breadth of content available, as well as tips and tricks to make your research more efficient.

Webex Recording

HeinOnline September 7, 2018

Leadership Connect

The library frequently holds trainings to help DOC staff efficiently use the many resources available to them. 

 

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Leadership Directories

Anne Marie Del Vecchio, Leadership Directories

This training from Leadership Directories Online featured how to:

  • Search for people and organizations in government, Congress, courts, media, law firms, and the corporate and nonprofit sectors by personal name, organization name, or keyword.
  • Build lists of full profile information on people and organizations, including contact-specific telephone and e-mail addresses, career histories, board affiliations, and other information, then export them to Excel.
  • Use specialized functions such as My Contacts, Build-a-List, My Leadership Toolbox, and many others.
  • Better understand the mobile app used for Congressional data.

Webex Recording

Leadership Directories October 17, 2017

Leadership Directories

Anne Marie Del Vecchio, Leadership Directories

This training from Leadership Directories Online (commonly referred to as the "Yellow Books") featured:

  • How to search for people and organizations in government, Congress, courts, media, law firms, and the corporate and nonprofit sectors by personal name, organization name, or keyword.
  • How to explore by a variety of criteria: issues covered on the Hill, media beat, job function, lobbying specialty, or alma mater and search the Internet for recent news about people and information on other people with similar jobs or expertise.
  • How to use specialized functions that allow you to save searches, build contact lists of full profile information on people and organizations, and more.
  Leadership Directories October 12, 2016

LexisNexis

The library frequently holds trainings to help DOC staff efficiently use the many resources available to them. 

 

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LexisNexis: Unpublished ITA Revealed

Brenna Clanton, LexisNexis

Please join our LexisNexis representative, Brenna Clanton, for a training on how to search for unpublished ITA documents and a smattering of other Commerce documents in LexisNexis.

  • ITA Benefits of Trade Agreements by State
  • ITA Enforcement and Compliance Policy Bulletins.
  • ITA Exports Jobs and Foreign Investment State Data
  • ITA Machinery Industry Reports
  • ITA National Employment Outlook Data
  • ITA Office of Trade Policy Analysis Publications

Recording

LexisNexis June 26, 2018

Lexis: CourtLink 101 Docket Research

Brenna Clanton, LexisNexis

This program guides new users of CourtLink to most effectively search millions of dockets and documents. Participants of this webinar will:

  • Quickly and productively locate dockets from state and federal courts.
  • Harness the power of CourtLink advanced search via name, docket number, and other facets.
  • Expertly utilize the power of CourtLink’s alerts and tracking features to stay informed throughout the litigation pipeline.
  • Synthesize predictive behavior of litigants, counsel, and judges with strategic profiles.

Webex Recording

LexisNexis June 6, 2018

Simplified Company Searching in Dossier

Brenna Clanton, LexisNexis

This program will guide new users of CourtLink to most effectively search millions of dockets and documents. Participants of this webinar will:

  • Quickly and productively locate dockets from state and federal courts.
  • Harness the power of CourtLink advanced search via name, docket number, and other facets.
  • Expertly utilize the power of CourtLink’s alerts and tracking features to stay informed throughout the litigation pipeline.
  • Synthesize predictive behavior of litigants, counsel, and judges with strategic profiles.

Webex Recording

 Dossier User Guide

LexisNexis February 22, 2018

Lexis Advanced: Customized

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

A short session to help you customize Lexis Advance to more effectively meet your personal research needs.

  • Do you frequently recreate similar searches, such as hunting for bureau-specific notices in the Federal Register? Learn how to create a favorite so that "ITA Notices" are only a click away on the Lexis Advance homepage.
  • Having a hard time finding the right source? Personalize your homepage to have everything from the New York Times to the CFR at your fingertips.
  • Learn how folders and alerts can help you and your colleagues quickly share the latest research updates.

Webex Recording

Presentation Slides

LexisNexis November, 14, 2017

Lexis Due Diligence

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

Does your office conduct vetting or due diligence research? This training will help you learn how to vet more efficiently and thoroughly with Lexis Diligence.

This course covers how to:

  • Research companies and persons of interest in authoritative global content
  • Use negative news to mitigate the risks associated with unwelcome negative associations
  • Generate a customized due diligence profile on an entity
  • Create a comprehensive public record report on a company or person of interest

Webex Recording

Presentation Slides

LexisNexis September 26, 2017

Company Searching in Dossier and Nexis

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

Search across hundreds of company databases from Experian, Dunn & Bradstreet, Hoover’s, and more for information on public and private companies, both large and small in Dossier and Nexis. Also, search with exacting granularity across corporate filings sourced directly from EDGAR, and analyze corporate hierarchies and uncover subsidiaries using LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations. 

This course covers how to:

  • Find specific companies and access custom dossiers
  • Search for and create lists of companies based on a number of criteria
  • Perform basic securities research
  • Create alerts to stay on top of any updates in the news about a company

Webex Recording

LexisNexis May 31, 2017

Advanced News Searching on Nexis.com

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

Come learn how to find elusive individuals and companies within the news, and uncover leads to new information on Nexis.com. Nexis.com has more than 26,000 domestic and international news sources including an extensive archive of newspapers, magazines, journals, transcripts, wire services, blogs and videos. 

This course covers:

  • Using Power Search on Nexis.com
  • Creating news alerts (stay on top of breaking news from New York Times!)
  • SmartIndexing and how to leverage it for better results
  • Finding sources by topic or location
  • Deep Dive into Terms & Connectors

Webex Recording

Presentation Slides

LexisNexis April 11, 2017

Essential News Searching on Lexis Advance

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

Lexis Advance houses one of the largest news databases in the world, with over 26,000 sources. Access both archival and current news articles from around the globe (with some, like the New York Times, updating every 15 minutes!). Learn how to leverage the powerful search tools on Lexis Advance to quickly hone your results to find the content most critical to your research.

This class covers setting up alerts, finding and favoriting specific news sources like the New York Times or the Washington Post, creating precision searches using terms and connectors or natural language, and segment searching to focus searching on specific portions of articles.

Webex Recording

Presentation Slides

LexisNexis March 9, 2017

Lexis Courtlink 101: Docket Research & Management

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

This program explores the best ways to most effectively search the millions of dockets and documents that previously fell outside the reach of traditional legal research.

**Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit was offered for this class when it was live. CLE credit will NOT be awarded for watching the Webex recording.**

Webex Recording

LexisNexis February 22, 2017

Lexis Advance: Transitioning from Lexis.com

Dan Weissman, LexisNexis

Lexis Advance will be replacing Lexis.com in May 2017. 

This session taught users how to:

  • Get started with basic Lexis Advance research.
  • Learn new search techniques to find relevant case law, annotated federal and state statutes, agency materials, exclusive Matthew Bender treatises, dockets, news and much more.
  • Search the latest legal, news and business developments—and quickly understand the implications.
  • Use Shepard’s to verify whether a case or statute is “good law” and to locate additional support for your legal argument.

Webex Recording

LexisNexis January 31, 2017

Doing Your Due Diligence: Lexis Diligence Training

Adam Dietz, LexisNexis

Does your office conduct vetting or due diligence research? Come learn how to vet more efficiently and thoroughly with Lexis Diligence. This session covered the Lexis Diligence database, which allows users to:

  • Create a comprehensive public record report on a company or person of interest
  • Demonstrate how to research companies and persons of interest in authoritative global content
  • Create alerts in secondary sources for the latest developments in Government Contract Law
  • Use negative news to mitigate the risks associated with unwelcome negative associations
  • Generate a customized due diligence profile on an entity

Webex Recording

LexisNexis April 7, 2016

Lexis Advance 101 Training

Adam Dietz, LexisNexis

Still using Lexis.com? Lexis Advance now gives you a new design and timesaving tools, making it easier to access relevant content, analyze it, and put your findings to work. With the simplified new design, you can easily find what you need - where you expect it to be.

Webex Recording

LexisNexis February 11, 2016

Vetting Research Training Series: The Lexis Diligence Database

Chris Vestal, LexisNexis

Does your office conduct vetting or due diligence research? Attendees learned how to vet more efficiently and thoroughly with Lexis Diligence. This session gave a comprehensive understanding of the Lexis Diligence database, allowing you to: Create a comprehensive public record report on a company or person of interest; Demonstrate how to research companies and persons of interest in authoritative global content; Create alerts in secondary sources for the latest developments in Government Contract Law; Use negative news to mitigate the risks associated with unwelcome negative associations; and Generating a customized due diligence profile on an entity.

Webex Recording

Lexis Diligence April 24, 2015

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 101

Nilar Andrea Chit Tun, OECD

Attendees learned how to navigate the online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The iLibrary features books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s international analysis and data. This training introduced the iLibrary platform, then focused on accessing the data. *Due to techinical issues the WebEx presentation starts on the third slide. If you would like to see the content on the first two slides please view the Presentation Slides above.

Webex Recording

Presentation Slides

OECD December 1, 2015

ProQuest

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ProQuest: The ABI/INFORM Collection

Kristin Culp, & Beth Reiten, ProQuest

The ABI/INFORM Collection is comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The collection features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as The Economist and Sloan Management Review, country-and industry-focused reports, and major news sources like the Wall Street Journal. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided by ProQuest.

Recording

ProQuest June 05, 2018

ProQuest Congressional & Legislative Insight Training Webinar

Beth Reiten, ProQuest

In this session you will learn about new content available to DOC on ProQuest Congressional as well as ProQuest Legislative Insight. ProQuest Congressional is a digital platform that allows you to search large sets of historic and current U.S. government documents.

NEW collections available to you include:

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States (1929-2017) - the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States.
  • U.S. Serial Set (1789-2017) – a series of reports and documents published by Congress.
  • Congressional Hearings (1824-2017) – a collection of published and unpublished hearings held by Congress.
ProQuest November 29, 2017

Uniworld Online

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Uniworld Online Webinar

Liz Marchese, Uniworld

Attendees will learn about Uniworld Online, a searchable database that covers multinational public and private companies with headquarters in over 200 countries and 20,000 industries. With Uniworld Online, you’ll find contact information for headquarters and subsidiaries of multinational firms. Discover and search company information by geographic location, industry, revenue, and employee totals.

Webex Recording

Uniworld March 8, 2018

Uniworld Online Webinar

Liz Marchese, Uniworld

Attendees will learn about the new and expanded Uniworld Online database with over 180,000 new global records and an increased global presence. Since 1955, Uniworld Online has been known for their two directories: American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States. The new Uniworld Online has merged these directories into one searchable database that covers multinational companies with headquarters in over 200 countries and 20,000 industries. With Uniworld Online, you’ll find contact information for headquarters, subsidiaries, and branches of multinational firms with offices in another country. 

Use the search filters to refine your search to view, print or download:

  • New Keyword filters, customize your searches even further by choosing new data options to fine tune your results. For example, search only Parent and Division of Companies by clicking those selections to see the data for those fields only;
  • Geographic location [zip/postal code, Country, State/Province];
  • Industry [NAICS code search];
  • Public/Private; and
  • Revenue/Employees.

Webex Recording

Uniworld March 22, 2017

Westlaw

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Westlaw Training: Tips & Tricks

Sarah Hornbeck, Westlaw

Please join our Westlaw representative for an interactive training on helpful tips and tricks you can use while conducting research in the Westlaw database. Feel free to bring a laptop (although not required), and follow along during the 30-minute group session or stick around after for one-on-one sessions (library computers will be available).​

Recording

Westlaw May 03, 2018

Westlaw Customized Training

Sarah Hornbeck, Westlaw

A short session to help you customize Westlaw to more effectively meet your personal research needs.​

  • Do you frequently recreate similar searches, such as hunting for bureau-specific notices in the Federal Register? Learn how to create a favorite so that "ITA Notices" are only a click away on the WestlawNext homepage.
  • Having a hard time finding the right source? Personalize your homepage to have everything from the National Journal Daily to the CFR at your fingertips.
  • Learn how folders and alerts can help you and your colleagues quickly organize and share the latest research updates.

Webex Recording

Westlaw January 11, 2018

Westlaw Training: Regulations & New Electronic Content

Sarah Hornbeck, Westlaw

This training session covers:

  • Westlaw 101 / Welcome to Westlaw;
  • New and expanded content on Westlaw;
  • Regulatory research on Westlaw (including the Federal Register, USC, and more);
  • Setting up alerts on Westlaw.

Webex Recording

Westlaw May 10, 2017

WestlawNext Training

Matthew Amon, Thomson Reuters

Ease your transition to WestlawNext from Westlaw Classic before Classic disappears for good. After decades of service, the time has come for Westlaw Classic to retire. Attendees learned WestlawNext to ensure a smooth transition. They learned about features in WestlawNext that improve collaboration and efficiency by using cutting-edge search technology to deliver relevant, ranked results with one query.

Webex Recording

WestLaw April 14, 2015
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