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RESEARCH COMPUTING NEWS 2008

Please check here regularly for updated news and information on research computing.


Recent announcements

January 23: SDC Platinum, Datastream, Economática and EMDB unavailable tomorrow 7-8AM
January 4: Mergent Web Reports and PolicyFile available through NU Libraries
January 4: Latest release of Sand Hill Index of Venture available

Announcements during previous years:


January 23: SDC Platinum, Datastream, Economática and EMDB unavailable tomorrow 7-8AM

The \\kis-rc Windows server, which hosts SDC Platinum, Datastream, Economática and EMDB will be unavailable tomorrow, January 24th, between 7:00 AM and 8:00 AM due to a needed reconfiguration of the data center.

January 4: NU Library subscribes to Mergent Web Report and PolicyFile

Dear faculty and doctoral students,

The following announcement comes from Carol Doyle from the Schaffner Library (downtown campus):

The Northwestern Library has added the following subscriptions to its holdings:

Mergent Web Reports

Find corporate information ranging back to the early 1900s with the Mergent Web Reports database. Corporate histories and in-depth financial statements are all searchable by company name, year and report type.

PolicyFile: Public Policy Research and Analysis

PolicyFile database offers the latest in domestic and foreign policy reports, papers and documents from think tanks, research institutions and agencies. It is updated weekly with records going back to 1995.

Carol Doyle
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Joseph Schaffner Library
Northwestern University
339 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
312-503-6618

We have added links to library records for these sources under the full text data sources. If you use the links above, keep in mind that authentication is by IP address; please make sure to have a VPN connection if accessing off campus.

January 4: Latest release of Sand Hill Index of Venture available

The commentary and data on the performance of the Sand Hill Index of Venture through June 2007 are available.

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