Databases starting with K

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McMaster's subscription to  Kanopy provides online access to over 4,000 documentary films from a range of major producers, including PBS, California Newsreel, Kino Lober, Documentary Educational Resources, and many more.  Videos can be integrated with Avenue and accessed remotely by students.  The majority of the videos are closed captioned, and clip-making is allowed.  Transcripts are also avalable by clicking on the 'More' tab.

Full screen mode and playback speeds can be adjusted upon clicking the "Play" button of the video.

To access additional features such as creating a Clip/Playlist, Adding comments or sharing via social media, a personal login  (eg. Google) is recommended.

Further information is available at the Kanopy Help page

Coverage:
[2001 to the present]; Mergent covers current 5 years;  CHASS covers 2001-2011

Provides industry norms or benchmarks compiled from Dun & Bradstreet’s database of public and private companies. Industry norms juxtapose an individual company's balance sheet and income statement ratios against norms derived from the industry group to which the company belongs. This database features 14 key business ratios (choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of businesses (SIC or NAICS ). Includes ...

  • Solvency Ratios - examine the financial soundness of a company and how well it can meet short and long term obligations
  • Efficiency Ratios - check the quality of receivables and the efficiency of asset control; measure the effectiveness of payment to supplier; and evaluate over or under-trading on equity.
  • Profitability Ratios - study how profit is earned relative to sales, total assets and net worth.

Search for data by industry codes (SIC or NAICS), line of business, asset range and year.

Coverage:
Current and some historical

Provides full-text access to key accounting manuals such as the CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection and Interntional Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Provides over 800 reference handbooks and fulltext e-books in Civil Engineering & Construction and Fire Protection Engineering and Emergency Response.  Many of the handbooks include "productivity tools" that allow you to manipulate/sort data in tables. NOTE: McMaster subscribes to only two of Knovel's subject collections. All titles are also listed individually in the library catalogue.

 

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