Updates on Subscribed Resources
Do your students require the list of business databases available at UConn? Share this web address: guides.lib.uconn.edu/business/databases.
Mintel produces new reports on a monthly basis, and I wanted to highlight three which we’re responsible for, interested in, and participate in: What America Eats, Student Lifestyles - US, & Outdoor Vacation Activities - US.
PrivCo published a report on investments raised by minority-led companies, and female-founded and female-led organizations in 2020, comparing it with 2019. The conclusion: general funding increased, but total funding raised by these parties actually declined -- by 26%. Access the full 22-pp report.
The Bloomberg for Education team has created a monthly series of free webinars geared towards students. Each session features a specific Bloomberg functionality and ends with a practice assessment. Check out the April calendar and feel free to share it with your students. See also: all Bloomberg webinars.
Interested in Zillow’s Transaction and Assessment Dataset (ZTRAX) database, covering real estate in the U.S.? It is freely available, updated quarterly, with more than 400 million detailed public records across 2,750+ U.S. counties, more than 20 years of deed transfers, mortgages, foreclosures, auctions, property tax delinquencies, for both commercial and residential properties. UConn already has a ZTRAX contract, and you should reach out to Mark Reeves (OVPR) with your project proposal and necessary details.
If you missed the announcement last month: Thomson ONE Banker is sunsetting this year. In its place, we have Refinitiv’s Workspace for Students. It offers the same global market data, historical and current company financials and filings, earnings estimates, M&A activity, equity, bond, loan deals as Thomson ONE Banker, and more. Register for an individual account with your UConn email address. Please update your course syllabus.