Welcome to Joyner
Library @ ECU
August 20, 2005
Joyner Library: Your Information
SFX links you to fulltext in a
Fulltext of the article from Highwire
Find It v. Citation Linker
Look for the Find It! icon on search results
lists when you find a citation to an article
you’re interested in, but the fulltext is not
available in the database you’re searching.
Use SFX Citation Linker when you want to
find out if a specific journal, magazine or
newspaper is available online. It is listed
on the library homepage.
SFX Citation Linker
Elite doesn’t have
the most recent
year of this
coverage ends in
2001. If we want
an article from
2005, we need to
Usually, the URL for an article will be a stable
URL. It might be ugly, but it is usually stable.
Copy and paste the URL in an email to group
members, classmates, etc.
To access off-campus, add the URL for the
proxy server t o the beginning of the URL:
When you are off-campus and you try to
connect to a database from the library
website or from Blackboard, you will be
asked to log on.
Use your PirateID and passphrase
Another Business Database:
Produced by Standard & Poor’s, Research
Insight is a powerful database used to find
financial data for publicly-held companies
in the U.S.
RI is a networked CD-ROM in Joyner
Library and the College of Business Lab
Some features are now available via a
web version. More info is on the
Electronic Resources page.
Balance, income, and cash flow
statements going back for up to 25 years
(reports show 6 years of data at a time)
Line of Business
Sector & industry reports
Annual Ratio Report for a
• Scroll down
to the desired
• Expand the
Annual Ratio Report for a
Type in the
Annual Ratio Report
This runs the
Report for the
Click on the
Runner on the
menu bar if
you need to
years, or if
you want to
run the same
The report can be printed or saved to a disk.
If saving the data, saving as an export file (.txt)
is usually the best option.
When the file is opened in Excel, a Text Import
Wizard will appear.
Choose the default selections on each screen,
as prompted by the Wizard.
After the data displays, change the column
margins in Excel as needed.
Look Beyond the Business List to:
Academic Search Elite
Proquest Research Library
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Social Science Citation Index
Are You Enrolled in the Online
Make sure you take advantage of the
special services offered to DE-only
students who live outside Pitt County:
Joyner Library books can be mailed to you,
Articles from journals we have in print here
can be scanned and sent to you as PDF files
For more info, see: Library Services /
Overcome it by:
Reading the How Do I’s (check out books, use SFX,
find articles, connect to databases from home, and
Reviewing this PPT and other Business guides. Go
to the library website and follow this path:
Instructional Services / Class Web Pages / Business
Check out Pirate Source (Subject Guides)
Ask a Librarian
Reference Desk Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Saturday: 1-7 p.m
Sunday: 1-10 p.m.
Telephone reference: (252) 328-6677
Please contact me if I can be of
Jan Lewis, Business Librarian & Head of
Reference, Joyner Library