Tuesday, November 27, 2007

New web resource: Global Business News

Time and CNN have launched a useful resource for international business news:
It includes an interactive "Country Navigator": click on a country on the map and get the most recent business news from that country.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Find Best Buys, Product Reviews and Gift Ideas in Consumer Reports magazine

Still have holiday shopping left to do? Want to buy something for a loved one, but not sure which brand or options to select? Want to find out which MP3 players, computers, blenders, or even cars are rated best buys? Through the Empire State College library you can search Consumer Reports magazine articles and buying guides. Just about any popular product you can think of has been reviewed by the Consumer Reports independent experts using easy to read charts and rating system.

To access, use the FReD database and search for the periodical by title (access FReD using the link on the left side of the library home page, under the "Find Articles" section). You will need your MyESC login and permanent password to access this resource.