Category results for: Data

PolicyMap: A New Resource for Finding and Mapping U.S. Data

PolicyMap is an online data and mapping tool for demographic and socioeconomic analyses. It includes broad categories of data on:  Data is available at common U.S. geographies such as address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), as well as other geographies such as school districts, watersheds, hospital […]

IBISWorld Procurement Research Reports

Find It IBISWorld Procurement Research Reports provides valuable insight and analysis on almost 1,000 goods and services purchased by businesses every day. IBISWorld’s Procurement research was specifically designed to help purchasing, supply chain management and strategic sourcing students, faculty and researchers to identify price drivers and market characteristics that impact buying decisions. IBISWorld reports are designed […]

Uniworld Online: Global company information

Find It Did you know that the Uniworld database is useful for budding entrepreneurs and locating details on business competitors, career opportunities and foreign internships?  This database covers multinational companies with headquarters in over 200 countries and 20,000 industries. Uniworld is a basic and effective resource for locating company information.  The power of this database […]

GuideStar pro trial runs through September

VCU Libraries is offering a trial of the new GuideStar Pro Library Services. GuideStar’s current free program is being revamped and soon will not be available for free after the fall. In its place will be a new commercial version, GuideStar Library Services (Pro). This advanced level of data will allow VCU researchers the ability to access to […]

Mapping data and checking facts

Electronic mapping resources are fast becoming an important tool for researchers to visually communicate their scholarship. More and more VCU research projects require the visualization of data to supplement academic efforts in effective and powerful ways. For example, while you can explain the concept of food deserts, having a way to visually show the large geographic areas that […]

WRDS: Data Research Platform for Business

Find It WRDS is one of the leading data research platforms for business. It allows faculty and graduate students to access comprehensive data sources from a single interface. Datasets include: Historical stock prices from the Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) Company financials from Standard and Poor’s COMPUSTAT Corporate governance data from MSCI (formerly […]