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WORKSHOPS: How To Best Use Dow Jones Interactive

One of the more comprehensive Indexes on the Rutgers University Libraries website is Dow Jones Interactive. Dow Jones Interactive is a vast archive of the world's most important publications, reports and news, focusing on business. The Libraries subscription includes these overall areas:

  • Business Newsstand: Allows users to browse current and most recent back issues of the world's leading newspapers and selected business magazines, read the day's top news gathered by Dow Jones editors and search for specific news items in a 90-day archive of real-time, continuously updated newswires.

  • Dow Jones Publications Library: Enables users to search for articles on any subject in the full text of 6,000 leading business newspapers, magazines, trade journals and newsletters and television and radio transcripts.

  • Company & Industry Center: Users can find summaries of full-text business reports, market research reports, company screening and investment analysts reports on companies and industries.

Kate Jashari, a professional trainer from Dow Jones, will lead workshops for faculty and students on how to use this resource most effectively. These free workshops will be held:

Wednesday October 4, 2000
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Paul Robeson Library,
Electronic Classroom

Thursday October 5, 2000
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Archibald S. Alexander
Library, Information Handling Laboratories, 4th floor

Thursday October 5, 2000
9:30 – 11:00 am
John Cotton Dana Library,
Electronic Classroom

Important Note: Seating is limited and a minimum of 20 attendees is requested for each session. To register, please call Libraries Administration at 732/932-7505 or send email to

Dow Jones Interactive was acquired as part of the implementation of A Bridge To The Future: The Rutgers Digital Library Initiative, the Libraries long-range plan. Users may access Dow Jones Interactive from the Libraries website through Library Catalog or by following the path Indexes (Dow Jones Interactive)

Posted Sept. 18, 2000