The SEC has released IDEA, a more user friendly search portal. IDEA stands for Interactive Data Electronic Applications and will eventually replace the EDGAR database. IDEA offers faster retrieval of public company and mutual fund information. In addition, some information can be imported into spreadsheets for analysis.
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From the UI Libraries Federal Documents Coordinator and Reference Librarian:
If you would like to see the text of the H.R. 3997 (“Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008″) soon to be voted upon, go to GPOAccess http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ and click on the “Featured Item” in the upper right corner. It is the Congressional Report that includes the text of the bill with a brief explanatory introduction regarding the $700 billion for the Secretary of the Treasury to buy mortgages and other assets of troubled financial institutions.
We now have access to the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics online at
The UI Libraries have purchased a subscription to IBISWorld. This online database offers access to over 700 US industry market research reports. The report topics range from car washes to management consultants. IBISWorld also includes US public company profiles. All of the reports can be downloaded in pdf or MS Word format.
Please note: Our subscription only includes access to the US industry market research reports and the US company profiles.