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Specialist Database Help & Search Tips

This guide helps users search in Lynda.com, Mint Global, Westlaw AU, Westlaw, LexisNexis AU, Web of Science and Scopus.

Company Reports

On the Mint Global homepage add the company name to the Company name box and run the search OR

  • Click on Search Companies and add the company name to the Company Name box or use the Pick option.
  • Restrict the search to a country or region using the World Region/Country box.  Use the Pick box.
  • Add more limiters or click on Display results (at bottom of screen)
  • A list of company names will appear
  • Use Filters on left of screen to refine your search eg, industry, location if required.

Select the report you want to view.  A one page overview will appear which includes -

  • location/web address
  • Company directors/managers
  • brief financials
  • subsidiaries
  • auditors
  • stock data and latest news

Within each of these areas there is a link to View full section which provides more detail.

Toward the top of the page there are green tabs titled Everything & By section   

  • Everything is all the information about the company in one long list
  • By section allows you to select the information you want by using the 2 drop down menus
    • eg select Financial Information from the first drop down and narrow again using the second drop down (this is by far the easier option for finding specific information)

Information including stats can be exported to excel, emailed or printed.

Alerts can be created and the currency can be changed.

For more information see the Mint Global Product User guide, or contact the Library

The Company, Country & Industry Reports Guide is also a useful source of information.

Industry Reports

On the Mint Global home page select Search Industry Research

In the Industry box click on Pick

In the drop down menu at top of page select Marketline

Select an industry by ticking a box. If the box for an industry cannot be selected it indicates that there is not a report available for that industry

If you cannot locate an industry in the list, click on Alphabetical list (green tab) and enter an industry

  •  Click on Search
  •  Select the industry and click OK

A new screen will appear.  Click Display results

Use the Filters on the left hand side to limit by location

Click on pdf to open the report

For more information see the Mint Global Product User guide, or contact the Library

The Company, Country & Industry Reports Guide is also a useful source of information.