New and Trial Databases – August 2009

Posted by: | August 28, 2009 | Comments Off on New and Trial Databases – August 2009

New Databases

UBC Library now provides access to the MINT Global and ORBIS databases from Bureau van Dijk.

MINT Global (for student users)

MINT Global provides information on over 50,000 publicly-traded companies and 5 million private companies from around the world.

MINT GLOBAL gives access to a wide variety of high quality information covering companies, news, directors* and market research as well as providing access to original documentation and filings. It has simple screens to help you find relevant data. You can search for companies or news stories that match your specific criteria, and build reports and lists that contain your chosen content.

MINT Global is a simpler platform for ORBIS, designed for student users. Advanced users should see the ORBIS database.

Click here to access the MINT Global database.

ORBIS (for advanced users)

ORBIS provides information on over 50,000 publicly-traded companies and 5 million private companies from around the world. As well as descriptive information and company financials, ORBIS contains further detail such as news, market research, ratings and country reports, scanned reports, ownership, and brief M&A data.

ORBIS includes advanced search and analysis software so you can identify and evaluate companies around the world.

Click here to access the ORBIS database via the Library website.

Trial Databases

OSIRIS

UBC Library has trial access to the OSIRIS database (from Bureau van Dijk) until March 2010.  Please try out this database and provide us with your feedback.

OSIRIS is a comprehensive database of listed companies, banks and insurance companies around the world. Covering more than 190 countries OSIRIS contains information on over 57,000 companies. In addition to the income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement and ratios, other information includes news, ownership, subsidiaries, M&A activity and ratings.

Click here to access OSIRIS via the Library website and provide feedback to the Library.


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