Featured Database: PrivCo

PrivCoAre you looking for private company information? The library has a private company database, PrivCo!

PrivCo provides business and financial data on major, private corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. It also provides data on private company investors, venture capital funding, and merger and acquisition deals.

-Lee Adams

 

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Featured Books : Pharmaceutical Industry

P1010760With titles like Supply Chain Management in the Drug Industry, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Competitive Intelligence for the Regulatory Affairs Professional,  Pharmaceutical Lifecycle Management and Business Development for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical  Industry students should be well-served when researching the drug industry.  And if you want more intriguing titles like Blockbuster Drugs, $800 Million Pill, Profits Before People?, Phake  or Our Daily Meds  you should come down to the University Library to see all 25 titles on display, near the Reference Desk. You can borrow anything you like.

To review all of our book acquisitions (both ebook and print) over the last 12 months, don’t forget to click on http://www.librarything.com/catalog/ggulibrary

—Larry Burg

June 2014

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New DVD: Money for Nothing : Inside the Federal Reserve

moneyfornothingThe Library is please to announce that it has just acquired this new DVD. You can check this DVD out of the library for a week at a time.

Here’s a description from the film’s website:

Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve is an independent, non partisan documentary film that examines America’s central bank in a critical, yet balanced way.

Narrated by the acclaimed actor Liev Schreiber, and featuring interviews with Paul Volcker, Janet Yellen, Jeremy Grantham and many of the world’s best financial minds, Money For Nothing is the first film ever to take viewers inside the world’s most powerful financial institution.

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University Library was 1st Free Public Library in SF!

Do you know……

“What ultimately became the Golden Gate University Library began as San Francisco’s first free public library during the Gold Rush era.”

The San Francisco Public Library opened in 1879, 17 years after the YMCA’s library.

From, A Voyage of Discovery, by Otto W. and Velia Butz, Page 475.

Want to know more? A Voyage of Discovery, is available for check out: Call # LD 2001 .G52 M55 2008 v.3

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Featured Database: Statista

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  If you need a chart or graph for your presentation, Statista is the place to go!  It has a wealth of statistics and is easy to search! It provides bar charts, graphs,tables, as well as market reports.  You can download the data as jpegs, pdfs, or export to Excel for inclusion in your presentations.  Take a look today!

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-Lee Adams

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Upcoming Workshops at the Library

Study-On-The-Go Workshop!

  • When: Saturday, April 12th 1:00pm -1:30pm
  • Where: 536 Mission Street, San Francisco, University Library reference desk
  • Title: Study-On-The-Go Workshop!
  • Details: Useful Apps & Sites to Fit Your Busy Schedule. Highlights include, the GGU library’s mobile site, e-book and database apps, handy organization apps, and the Refworks citation mobile site. Please bring your mobile devise. Students and faculty are welcome!

Citation Workshop

  • When: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:00pm-6:30pm
  • Where: 536 Mission Street, San Francisco, Room 4208
  • Title: Citation Workshop
  • Details: We’ll cover the importance of properly citing your work, how to read and construct citations and where to find helpful resources to help you cite correctly.

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Featured Database: Films on Demand

Films on Demand logoFilms on Demand is a streaming video database on all topics of business.  Just login with your GGU credentials and start viewing!

Here is the top 10 list of the most watched videos at GGU in the last month:

  1. ICT Project Management
  2. Project Management Success Factor
  3. Managing a Design Project
  4. Materials Handling
  5. TEDTalks: Auret van Heerden—Making Global Labor Fair
  6. Global Car: Who Really Builds the American Automobile?
  7. Black Gold
  8. The Business Plan
  9. Economic Indicators
  10. Formulating a Business Plan

Faculty – you can embed videos or video segments in your cybercourses! Contact your cybercampus or library liaison for more information.

-Lee Adams

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