Thursday, August 28, 2014

Locate Company Information with LexisNexis®

Do you need to locate information on a specific company, such as financial data, key executives, or top competitors?  If so, use Hoover’s Company Records within the LexisNexis® database.  

Follow these steps in order to retrieve a wealth of company information.
  • First, you will need to enter our library web page at and select Databases from the left column.
  • Next, scroll down and select LexisNexis®.  You will need to login using your SLU username and password.
  • Once you are in the LexisNexis® Database, select “Advanced Options” under the red search box.
  • Then, under Content Type, deselect all but Company Profile.
  • Now, type “Hoover Company and Industry Reports” within the Source box, and then click “Apply”.
  • On the next screen, type the company name you want to search in the red search box, and the search to retrieve all of the results.
  • From there, you will see a list of items to explore; just click on the one that matches your specific need.
  • Also, if you want to narrow further, click on an item from the “Multiple Groups” section on the left.
If you have any additional questions on how to search company information, please contact the Reference Desk.

- Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Introducing Saint Leo University's new Distance Learning Librarian.

Hello Students, Faculty, Staff, and Viewers of the SLU library blog! My name is Theresa Whitehead and I am the new Distance Learning Librarian here at the Cannon Memorial Library. I assist the Distance Learning faculty and students with all of their scholarly information needs by developing and coordinating services for their programs.  

In addition, I will be the new co-editor of this blog. I will alert you to all of the new materials added to the collection, exciting events taking place in the library, as well as providing you with instructions on how to use our online resources. 

I look forward to assisting you with your research needs while you complete your studies here at Saint Leo University.

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

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