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Lippincott Library CD-ROMs

These databases are available in Lippincott Library only. Because of vendor restrictions or other limitations, they are not networked and consequently must be used on-site in the library. Please ask for help at the Reference Desk.

These databases are for members of the Penn Community only.

Some CDs are pre-loaded on computers at Station 8C in Lippincott Library. You need to request others at the Reference Desk. For those that are available at the reference desk, you will either need to load the data onto your own laptop, or make an appointment to have us load the data onto a local machine.

For additional information please contact Cynthia Cronin-Kardon, Lippincott Library Reference Librarian.


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Best's Insurance Reports. Pre-loaded at Station 8C.
U.S. and Canada Life Health and Property Casualty

BizComps. Pre-loaded at Station 8C.
Sales data on over 5,000 small business transactions from across the U.S. The database is searchable by SIC code, word search, sale size, price, date and geographical area.

COMPACT dSEC. Pre-loaded at Station 8C.
Abstracts of SEC filings from over 12,000 publicly traded companies. Access by company name or over 200 textual and financial variables. Updated monthly. (Historical backfiles to September 1988-ask at Reference Desk.)

County Business Patterns Ask at Reference Desk.
CD Rom holdings: 1986-2001/2002. Also available online County Business Patterns.
U.S. and State data by S.I.C. codes. Substantial economic data by industry

Economic Censuses (CD Rom holdings: 1987, 1992, 1997). Ask at Reference Desk.
Also available online Economic Censuses.

Pennsylvania County Industry Trends.Ask at Reference Desk. Annual.

Sourcebook America (Zip Code and County Demographics) (CACI). Preloaded at Station 8C. Includes demographics for Zip Codes and Counties, offering more than 150 characteristics.

UNIDO Industrial Statistics. Ask at Reference Desk
Global industrial statistics compiled by the United Nations.

Value Line. Ask at Reference Desk.
Designed for investors, it is possible to analyze of over 1700 companies. This electronic version allows for sorting, screening, graphing and reporting on individual and groups of stocks. Access to the Web version is also available from this machine.

Worldscope Global. Pre-loaded at Station 8C.
International version of Compact dSEC, this database offers financial information on nearly 9,000 international corporations in 25 countries and 24 industries.

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