Indexes and Databases: U
Comprehensive current and historical coverage of stocks traded on exchanges in the United States. The database provides daily data for current US stocks back to 1970 and monthly data back to 1815. Enables you to combine the financial indicators from the United States and 200 other countries with the historical price data on over 20,000 individual current and delisted stocks.
Statistical database of research performance measures on universities, research institutes, government labs, and other institutions. Contains the number of Thomson Scientific-indexed papers from each institution and the number of times the papers were cited from 1981 to the current year. Now part of Web of Knowledge.
There are three types of reports included in this database: ULI Development Case Studies The short, summary versions of each case study may be viewed free. To view the complete case study with photos, site plans, project data, and a report on the development process requires an annual subscription. Award Winning Projects These are reports on ULI Award for Excellence winners and in many cases may be viewed free. Cool Projects These include a brief description and a link to the project’s web site and may be viewed free.
UN COMTRADE(United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database) has over 140 reporter countries providing annual international trade statistics data detailed by commodities and partner countries. UN COMTRADE is the largest depository of international trade data. It contains well over 1.1 billion data records. Commodities are classified according to SITC (Rev.1 from 1962, Rev.2 from 1976 and Rev.3 from 1988), the Harmonized System (HS) (from 1988 with revisions in 1996 and 2002) and Broad Economic Categories (BEC). Time series of data for reporter countries starts as far back as 1962 and goes up to the most recent completed year.
UNBISnet, the UN Bibliographic Information System, is the primary index to United Nations documentation published since 1979, or earlier for selected major documents, by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold Library and the Library of the UN Office at Geneva. It also includes the catalogue of the collections of the Dag Hammarskjold Library.
- Links to full text of resolutions adopted by the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council and the Security Council, going back to 1946
- the voting records for all resolutions which were adopted by the General Assembly beginning with its 1st session (1946-) and the Security Council beginning with its 1st year (1946-)
- citations to speeches made in the General Assembly beginning with its 38th session (1983-), the Security Council beginning with its 38th year (1983-), the Economic and Social Council beginning in 1983 and the Trusteeship Council beginning with its 15th special session (1982)
Contains over 98,000 bibliographic records of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) documents/publications in the Organization's fields of competence (education, science, culture, social and human sciences, communication, information and informatics), since 1946, as well as book/periodical acquisitions of its Library.
Available on the site: all multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations and those formerly deposited with the League of Nations - their latest status and a link to the full texts; bilateral and multilateral treaties registered with and published by the United Nations Secretariat in accordance with Article 102 up to a certain date - Detailed treaty references and full texts in all authentic languages; recently deposited multilateral treaties that have been deposited but not yet published - available for viewing and downloading in some or all of their authentic languages.
Full-text electronic versions of major Russian and many NIS periodicals on the same day they are published. The Universal database includes archives of back issues of newspapers and journals, some far back as 1996. It is a source for information on business, economics, domestic and foreign policy and important political events in Russia and the former Soviet Union.
The UDB can be searched in either Cyrillic or LC-transliterated Russian.
The online version of the print publications: Directory of American firms operating in foreign countries, and: Directory of foreign firms operating in the United States, Uniworld is the authoritative source of information on multinational firms operating around the world. U.S. companies listed have a substantial investment in overseas operations--wholly or partially owned subsidiary affiliate or branch [sic]. Non U.S. companies (foreign firms) listed have substantial investment within the United States.
Indexes publications relating to the history of urban forestry; urban forest legislation; the benefits of urban forests; selection and planting of trees; maintenance of the urban forest; planning and management; and urban forestry programs. Covers journal articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents. Database produced by the U of Minn Forestry Library.
Current and cumulative U.S. export and import data for over 9,000 export commodities and 17,000 import commodities. Provides trade statistics using the Harmonized System (HS) up to the 10-digit level and the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) commodity classification codes up to the 6-digit level. This database is limited to in library use only. Please ask for assistance at the Wilson Library or Magrath Library Reference Desks.