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Published on October 9, 2014

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Slides with links and videos - discover what financial resources are available to help you with researching your Final Year Project.

1. Business & Financial Information Resources for Banking & International Finance Students Samantha Halford Subject Librarian, Cass Undergraduates 020 7040 4151

2. Online: most databases are available for you use at home as well as on campus. However, some can only be accessed on particular computers in the libraries. • Find the link using the library catalogue: • To identify which database to use: Other username and passwords available on Moodle or from the Library service desk. How do I access databases?

3. What we’ll look at today: • CityLibrary Search and Literature search databases • Bloomberg • Thomson One • Datastream • Eikon • MorningStar Direct • WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) • Bureau Van Dijk: Bankscope, Fame, Orbis, Zephyr • Newspapers • PI Navigator • SDC Platinum 10 Minute Break around 12:00

4. Key Business Information Databases Only available on specific PCs: • Bloomberg • Datastream • Eikon • MorningStar Direct • Other very specialist databases at Bunhill Row: see Cass Library Services pages for details. Available online anywhere: • Fame • Orbis • Bankscope • Zephyr • PI Navigator (used to be called Perfect Filings) • WRDS Thomson One Slightly different: Thomson One is available on-campus, and Thomson One Banker can be used from off- campus using a separate username and password.

5. General Starting Point: CityLibrarySearch Use the search box on the Library website: look for subject words or company names. CityLibrarySearch will search across all our books, most articles and some reports. Use the facets on the left-hand side to narrow your search: ‘Full Text Online’ gives you just things you can read online.

6. Key General Databases Business Source Complete Use for articles, market research, company, industry and country profiles, case studies, trade magazines, peer reviewed research, Harvard Business Review, images. ProQuest New database: peer-reviewed articles, newspapers, data, reports, trade journals... All sorts of stuff, not just business-specific. Wide-ranging and useful. Science Direct Huge database focused on academic, peer-reviewed articles. Also contains actual science, but huge amount of business and management information as well. More journal databases are available - see

7. • Huge amount of current financial information • Professional financial tool used in firms • 8 terminals in Financial Resources Suite, 1 in UG Student Lounge, more at Bunhill Row • Sign up for your own account using the terminal • Take Bloomberg Certification: you can add it to your CV as well as learn how to use Bloomberg. Get started: Book a terminal: Bloomberg


9. On Campus – ThomsonOne (see Moodle for on campus link) Off campus – Thomson One Banker (see Moodle for password) ONLY WORKS IN INTERNET EXPLORER Thomson One • M&As with some criteria • Issuing equity • Broker reports • Ownership • Create peer groups for comparisons

10. Thomson One Mergers and Acquisitions info Finding Broker Reports

11. Thomson Reuters Datastream • Company accounts, stock prices, snapshots, time series • 2 computers in the Financial Resources Suite, 1 in the UG Student Lounge, more in the Thomson Reuters Room at Bunhill Row. • Get started: • Training: • Includes a Certification programme (use your Cass emai!l)

12. Finding Time Series Data

13. Company Accounts

14. Similar coverage to Bloomberg – professional finance tool for wide range of current and historical financial information Quite new: will eventually replace other TR products Thomson Reuters Eikon • Training: • Get started: • Video: About Eikon 4 (note: some tools are not available to academic users)

15. • Global investments information, particularly fund analysis and commentary • Best place to look for Mutual and Hedge Fund data • Also covers OEICs, unit trusts, investment trusts and ETFs • New resource for this year • Help, training and Certification available in the resource Morningstar Direct

16. • • Register for an account using ‘Masters Student’ then wait for us to verify you. • Plenty of help, training and support available, use the tabs at the top of the screen. Wharton Research Data Services: WRDS Lots of datasets within one platform, such as… AuditAnalytics, COMPUSTAT, CRSP, CUSIP, DMEF Academic Data, Factset, IBES, LSPD Option Metrics, and more.

17. Bureau Van Dijk Products Bankscope – international banks, including comparisons Zephyr – information on deals: Mergers & Acquisitions, IPOs, private equity and venture capital deals Fame – UK companies (public and private) Orbis – Worldwide company information

18. Newspapers Online Nexis – includes company and industry information as well as articles Factiva – international newspapers, trade magazines The Economist – full access to website, current online edition and archive, thanks to a generous donation from The Worshipful Company of International Bankers. subscription for all students – search CityLibrary Search for for sign up link for premium access.

19. PI Navigator • International Company Information from original documents • Annual Report and Accounts & Interims, Circulars (IPOs, M&A documents, etc.), RIS (regulatory & non-regulatory news), SEC Filings and Bond prospectuses • Use on or off-campus: needs separate username, password and cost code - see Moodle for details

20. Analyzing deal trends, identifying comparable deals, monitoring deal activity and generating league tables Includes… • M&A • Corporate Governance • Global New Issues • Venture Expert (Also on Thomson One) • Securities Trading • Corporate Restructurings • Global Public Finance Only available from 1 PC in Bunhill Row campus: book! Thomson Reuters SDC Platinum

21. Training Sessions • Workshops for BIF students over Weeks 3, 4 and 5, Fridays 13:30 to 14:30 • Bloomberg Training • And, coming soon, practical referencing sessions • Watch out for emails as usual to find out when new sessions are available Book sessions here:

22. Any Questions? Help In Person: Library desks on the 2nd and 5th Floor, and at Cass Contact Samantha: or 020 7040 4151 General enquiries email for Cass: Enquiries phone number: +44 (0) 207 040 8191 Help Online: Library Website: Subject Guides:

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