Datamonitor Reports

How to find Datamonitor reports ?

Through the HEC Library’s databases, you can gain access to Datamonitor reports on specific companies.

Datamonitor reports (also known as Marketline reports) offer market intelligence and data analysis reports on over 6000 of the world’s leading corporations, so that strategic and operational decisions to be made informatively.

These reports contain information on companies, industries and countries with international coverage of the public and private domain. As well as:

  • SWOT analysis  (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats)
  • Market research
  • Country profiles
  • News, rumors and financial transactions
  • Lists of companies by industry as well as stock index
  • Analysis and comparison of macroeconomic, socio-economic and demographic data from different countries.
  • Historical and forecast data in a format available for export.

To access these reports, connect first to ‘Business Source Complete’ or ‘MarketLine’ via the Library website

Click on “Electronic Resources” -> “Databases A-Z” -> and Find “Business Source Complete

Enter the name of the company in the ‘search’ field – Take ‘Adidas‘ for example

In the ‘publication type’ drop down menu, select ‘SWOT analysis’

Launch your search

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From the results page,  select the Datamonitor report on your required company

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To access the full text, click ‘PDF Full text’ to initiate the download, and view the report as below

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A similar procedure is applicable via Marketline

Type the name of your company in the ‘Search’ bar (Let’s continue with the Adidas example) and select ‘Companies’ in the drop down menu to the right hand side.

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Select your required company from the list of results that appears

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Click ‘Download Full Report‘ to view the full report in PDF format

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For more assistance, do not hesitate to contact the Library 🙂

SSRN’s hidden resources

SSRN holds a few research tools you may not currently be aware of, but which may be of interest

– SSRN Top Downloads

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SSRN counts the number of times a paper has been downloaded, and ranks each paper within different categories.

These rankings include the Top Ten downloaded papers for all time and for papers distributed in a SSRN email journal in the previous 60 days for each category.

 – TOP 10 Papers for Management Research Network

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A similar ranking as SSRN’s top downloads, but specific to the  “Management Research Network” which HEC Paris is a part of.

This ranking can be viewed here.

 -Search the database from a JEL code

If you want to search for new papers on a specific topic using just the JEL code (Journal of Economic Literature code), use THIS page and click on the corresponding code.

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The results list displays the most recent deposits first. The search can be bookmarked, and rerun at a later date.

For more information, do not hesitate to contact the Library.

Changes to Google Scholar advanced search

Changes to Google Scholar advanced search

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To access Google Scholar’s advanced search feature, you now simply slick the drop down arrow at the end of the search bar, as shown.

This then provides options to further your search parameters

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From this menu, you can:

  • Search for exact words or phrases
  • Search by author
  • Search by publication date

You can also filter more precisely your search results. Results are normally filtered by relevance, not by date.

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You can use the toolbar to the LEFT of the page, to refine your results; by year, by date or in a specific time frame.
You can also create email alerts for new articles added relating to your search delivered periodically directly to your inbox.

To access full article texts,

  • Click a text title
  • Click a link labelled [PDF] to the right of the search result
  • Click a library link, e.g., “FindIt@Harvard”, to the right of the search result
  • Click “All versions” under the search result and check out the alternative sources
  • Click “Related articles” or “Cited by” under the search result to explore similar articles.

For more Google Scholar search hints, try this link http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/help.html