Join the Special Libraries Association Michigan Chapter on May 2 to learn about globalEDGE, a free international business website that offers a wealth of information, insights, and resources on global business activities.
globalEDGE has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and cited as a “Best of the Best Business Website” for International Business research by the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of the ALA. globalEDGE features include a Resource Desk with links to thousands of high-quality international business websites, a vast IB glossary, Export Tutorials FAQ, and sections on trade blocs, countries, states, and industries featuring insights on doing business in the world’s markets and industries. Additionally, globalEDGE hosts an international business blog, the Market Potential Index for Emerging Markets, a Database of International Business Statistics (DIBS), and numerous other tools and resources for the international business practitioner, researcher, or educator.
Sarah Singer, Assistant Director of MSU’s International Business Center, will show us why globalEDGE is widely used by faculty, students, librarians, and business people around the world and how you can incorporate it into your research repertoire.
For a sneak peak at this amazing resource, visit globaledge.msu.edu/ .
When: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: University of Michigan, Ross School of Business Room, R2310
The Ross School of Business is located at 701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109. Visitor parking is available via metered parking (change and credit card options) on the street or the City of Ann Arbor’s Forest Avenue parking structure, located three blocks east and one block north of the Ross School.
SLA Michigan Chapter Members – Free
Non-Members – $15
Registration and more info: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Michigan_SLA_May_2012
Light refreshments will be served.