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Bankscope renamed as Orbis Bank Focus

The Bankscope database has been renamed as Orbis Bank Focus in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch, to align with the product’s name change.

Access to the resource is by university username and password.

Searching for the resource’s previous name in the Find Databases search box will also return the listing for Orbis Bank Focus.

Orbis Bank Focus

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ISIS (Insurance Companies Worldwide) renamed as Orbis Insurance Focus

The ISIS (Insurance Companies Worldwide) database has been renamed as Orbis Insurance Focus in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch, to align with the product’s name change.

Access to the resource is by university username and password.

Searching for the resource’s previous name in the Find Databases search box will also return the listing for Orbis Insurance Focus.

Orbis Insurance Focus

Find Databases: resource review (September 2016)

Find Databases - Library OneSearch
 
Following a detailed review by the Research Support and Learning and Teaching teams, a number of changes have been made to the list of resources made available through the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch (which will also be reflected, later today, in searches in the ‘All’ search tab of LOS). The changes are detailed below:

Updated

  • AEI (Australian Education Index)
  • arlis.net
  • Bankscope
  • British Library Sounds
  • Child Development and Adolescent Studies
  • Construction Information Service
  • CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) Online Publications
  • FAME
  • Family Law Online
  • Information Asset Register
  • Interior Internet
  • LACORS
  • Mintel
  • MyiLibrary
  • NBS Educator
  • NBS TV
  • Passport (formerly Passport GMID)
  • Planning portal
  • PoliticsHome
  • Westlaw

Withdrawn

  • Biosciences Image Bank
  • biz/ed
  • Epistemelinks
  • LexisPSL
  • Women’s Studies
  • WWW Virtual Library: Archnet

If you’d like any further information about the specific changes that have been made to any of the resources listed above, please get in touch.

New resource: Insurance Companies Worldwide

The ISIS (Insurance Companies Worldwide) database from Bureau Van Dijk is now available through the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch. On-campus access is direct; off-campus access is not currently available. The resource is described as follows:

ISIS has accounts (in both “as reported” and standardised formats), ratios, credit ratings, stock data and ownership for more than 12,000 insurance companies around the world. Credit ratings are from AM Best and Moody’s and M&A deals and rumours are also included. Original filing documents can be viewed, you can create graphs from the data and also receive information alerts.

Insurance Companies Worldwide

New resource: Bankscope

Access to the Bankscope financial database has been enabled in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch. Access to Bankscope is by university username and password. The resource is described as follows:

Bankscope is the most comprehensive, global database of banks’ financial statements, ratings and intelligence. It combines comprehensive financial statements, credit ratings, an analysis model, bank structures, news, AML documentation and banking research. It has information on 32,000 banks and is used by over 90% of the world’s top 1,000 banks. It also contains country risk and country finance reports, stock data for listed banks, directors and contacts, original filings/images including annual and interim reports and the Fitch Bank Credit Model for 11,000 banks.

Bankscope