Reuters 3000 Xtra

*** Library Workshop: Reuters 3000 Xtra ***

The Department of Finance and the Library will jointly offer open
workshops for Reuters 3000 Xtra, a premium database for integrated
financial information.

It covers:
– Stocks, warrants, options, futures and indices traded in worldwide
exchanges
– 500,000 bonds, 175 currencies and a vast range of economic indicators
– Company profiles with financial statements of the past 10 to 15 years
– 2 years of international business and financial news

The workshop will show you how to:
– Find and retrieve current & historical data on stocks, indices, exchange
rates, etc.
– Search for companies that meet certain criteria (e.g., PE ratio,
dividend yield)
– Compare stocks in the same or different sectors
– Plot and download the price line graph of one or more instruments

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Navigating the Web

*** Library Workshop: Navigating the Web ***

The Library is offering two different Web navigation workshops:

1. Evaluating and Citing Web Resources for Research

15 April (Tuesday) 12:00 – 1:00 pm
16 April (Wednesday) 1:00 – 2:00 pm

– Evaluation Criteria
– Distinguishing hoaxes from truth
– Citing Web resources in academic papers

2. Searching Web Resources Efficiently – Quality Directories and Powerful
Search Engines

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