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Business Information Module 2: Seeking for business information Web-based information resources Part D : Product and service information International Summer School on Information Literacy, funded by CEI, 10-14 September 2007, Fermo, Italy. Sabina Cisek, PhD Associate Professor - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Business Information

    Module 2: Seeking for business information Web-based information resources

    Part D: Product and service information

    International Summer School on Information Literacy, funded by CEI, 10-14 September 2007, Fermo, ItalySabina Cisek, PhDAssociate ProfessorInstitute of Information and Library Science Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Polandisabina@inib.uj.edu.pl, sabina.cisek@gmail.com

  • Products/services information sources (I)Many company information sources (databases, directories, classifications) are useful also for products/services information, for example: Central & Eastern European Directory On-Line: http://www.ceebd.co.uk/ceebd/industdi.htm Kompass: http://www.kompass.com/ The United Nations List of international family of economic and social classifications: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/cr/family1.asp

  • Products/services information sources (II)

    Product-dedicated vortals, for example Polish Products http://www.polishproducts.pl/ Online auction websites, e-shops, advertising services, etc., for exampleGoogle Product Search http://www.google.com/productsConsumer protection and products/services quality websitesEConsumer.gov http://www.econsumer.gov/english/ Europa Food Safety http://ec.europa.eu/food/index_en.htm Commodities exchanges

  • Commodities exchanges websites (I) Good entry in Wikipedia on commodities exchange and commodities market http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodities_exchange http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodity_markets

    Finding commodities exchanges: INO Global Exchange Links http://www.ino.com/resources/exchanges/ Stock and Commodity Exchanges http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/rul/rr_gateway/research_guides/busi/stocks.shtml

    Note: these sources are also useful for Financial information Stock exchanges

  • Commodities exchanges websites (II)Examples of commodities exchanges: Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange http://butb.by/Eng/ European Energy Exchange http://www.eex.com/en Sofia Commodity Exchange http://www.sce-bg.com/

    Assignment: Do you know what ask, bid, futures, spot market are? If not check it with InvestorWords.com http://www.investorwords.com/ or other source

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