Newman Library, Graduate Services

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Archive for September, 2007

CUNY+ (library’s catalog): Guided Search

Posted by lrath on September 25, 2007

Next time you are searching in the library’s catalog, click on “Guided Search” in the yellow toolbar.

Besides having better control with keyword searching, you can also limit your search by selecting one of 20 languages, a record type (such as book, map, media and more), publication year(s), location in the library, and new books only.


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3 New Subject Guides

Posted by lrath on September 25, 2007

The Newman Library website added three new subject guides:

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NYPL Annual Faculty and Graduate Student Reception/Orientation

Posted by lrath on September 13, 2007

An announcement from the New York Public Library: The Research Libraries of the New York Public Library invite you to our annual Faculty and Graduate Student Reception/Orientation

WHO: The Research Libraries of the New York Public Library, including The Humanities and Social Sciences Library, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The Science Industry and Business Library

WHEN: Tuesday, September 18 from 7pm – 9pm

WHERE: The Celeste Bartos Forum at The Humanities and Social Sciences
Library, Fifth Avenue & 42nd Street (enter at 42nd Street), New York, NY (travel directions)

WHAT: Wine, hors d’oeuvres, and the opportunity to meet other faculty and graduate students in your area of study, as well as The Research Libraries’ curators and subject specialists. You’ll discover the many scholarly opportunities and services available to you in one of the world’s largest research libraries.

RSVP: If you’d like to come, please email or call (212) 930-0585 and give us your name, your area of study, and your institution.

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Edgar’s Online I-Metrix

Posted by lrath on September 6, 2007

Edgar’s Online I-Metrix is a Newman Library database providing full text access to SEC filings, ownership data, earnings estimates and company people. Locate specific filings by type, IPO, or topic. Analytics provide financial statement data in eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) which tags each line item of data for export to Excel. Use XBRL for interactive model building and comparative analysis across companies, industries or trading exchange. Requires download of I-Metrix Excel Add-In and Excel Templates. Need another reason to use it? The search capabilities are more robust and easier to use than the SEC website ( when searching SEC filings.

Edgar’s Online I-Metrix

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