Monthly Archives: September 2010

Finding market sizes on Passport GMID

To find the market size for a particular sector: 1. Hover the mouse over the red ‘Search’ button in the top left-hand corner of the screen and select ‘Menu Search’. 2. Type a keyword into the ‘Find Category’ box and click on ‘Go’. 3. Any industries matching your keyword will be highlighted in red. Tick… Read more

Generating a mail list for companies on FAME

Follow these steps to generate a mail list for companies in a particular geographic region: Under the Expert Search, click on the + to the left of Geographic location and then on Region/Postcode area/Post town. Locate the region you’re interested in by clicking on the + symbols in the hierarchical table or by entering the… Read more

Creating alerts on Business Source Complete

To set up a search alert: 1. Carry out a search as normal. 2.  Click on ‘Search History/Alerts’ in the top right of the screen and then on ‘Save Searches / Alerts’. 3.  Sign in to your personal account or click on ‘I’m a new user’ to register for one. 4.  Select ‘Alert’ in the… Read more

Where can I find company filings?

You can access company filings in full text on three of our databases: Bloomberg 1. Enter the name of the company in the command line. Bloomberg’s predictive text functionality will suggest a list of matching companies. Select the relevant one. 2. Type CF and then hit the <GO> key. 3. A list of the company’s… Read more

Creating a journal citation report on Web of Science

Journal citation reports determine a publication’s impact and influence by providing statistical citation data. To create a report: 1. From the Web of Science homepage, click on the ‘Journal Citation Reports’ link at the very top of the page. 2. Select the ‘Social Sciences Edition’ and specify the year you want to focus on. 3,… Read more