Tag "FAME"

  • FAME database

    FAME (Financial Analysis Made Easy) contains financial information on millions of UK companies. It can be used to track down certain types of company working within a geographical area, for example, companies working with steel based in Wales. This can be useful if you need to identify companies to work with or approach for information. The database can give information useful for students preparing for job applications as it gives details of employee numbers, financial status, directors, related companies, etc.

    A guide is available in Blackboard.

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  • LIS Training Sessions for Staff

    Web of Science

     Tues. 9 March 12-1 pm

    PC Room 3 in the library

    This database indexes over 10,000 journals  in all disciplines.    The session will give practice in the use of Web of Science to find journal articles, book reviews and other material and will include an introduction to unique advanced features of Web of Science, such as cited reference searching.   Cited reference searching allows you to take a paper or book on your topic which is well known or useful and find out who have cited that paper in their own work – the likelihood is that they are working on the same or a related topic.

    FAME (Financial Analysis Made Easy)


    Thurs. 18 March 18 2-2.45 pm

    PC Room 3 in the library

    FAME is a database from Bureau van Dijk which allows the user access to financial & company information for companies in the UK & Ireland, large and small.

    Seven million companies are listed over the last 10 years, even companies which have ceased to exist.  The user can simply retrieve a company report for a single company or search for companies within specific parameters, for example  list  companies according to industry sector with over £X turnover in a particular geographical area.  Results can be exported to Excel.

     Future Training sessions

    Details of further sessions will appear on the Training Sessions for Staff web page.  To book a place at any of these please email i.glen@swan.ac.uk.

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