Goa Institute Of Management has one of the best IT infrastructure among business schools. It includes high end servers of IBM and HP. The common labs are used to learn advanced software. The entire campus is Wi-Fi, connected on optic fiber backbone with high end switches, which enables the students to get round the clock access to all learning resources from their hostel rooms. It has got internet connectivity of 100 Mbps.
The reading room environ beckons the students to join their peers in the quest for knowledge. Being a young and developing management institute the library has
- A modest collection of over 7175 titles.
- Subscription to around 165 Indian and International journals.
- A tie-up with the University of Ohio, USA, which assists in updation of titles.
- Annual reports of around 1000 companies, stock exchange directory, CMIE.
Goa Institute of Management (GIM) sets up a Finance Lab thatintegrates theory with real world practice. It is a connect through live channels and terminals between what students learn in class room and what in industry happens in concrete terms. Research databases and real-time access to global financial resources will enable students to link classroom education to actual financial markets.
The Finance Lab at GIM Lab aims to support advanced applied research in financial markets and build skills of budding finance managers in the mathematical and conceptual theories and best practices in financial markets that go into the creation and management of innovative financial products. Apart from this, the lab also assists in market research; the industry level data provides information about major players, market share of each company, product offering etc.
Finance Lab at GIM offers the following :
Thomson Reuters Eikon
Finance lab has 10 terminals of Thomson Reuters, these terminals provide access to information at global level on Equities, Commodities & Energy, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Money markets, economic data, industry data, company data. Over 2,000,000 real time prices (of various finance securities) are distributed per second, over 1,600,000 companies data is accessible and over 208,000 financial industry peers collaborate via Thomson Reuters Eikon Messenger. The database also provides economic and company level historic data.
GIM has subscribed to Economic outlook, Industry outlook, Prowess and CapEx of CMIE (Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd.) These products provide data on more than 100,000 economic indicators, industry level data of 193 industries and data of the financial performance of over 27,000 Indian.
It provides data of all Indian companies listed on BSE and NSE.
CRISIL Fund Analyser
It is empowered with a comprehensive database, robust analytical reports and wide range of interactive features which enable the user to create complex queries and results on mutual funds.
Stock Price Ticker
The Finance Lab is also equipped with Stock Price Ticker display, for which data feed is received from Bombay Stock Exchange, the price displayed is at a lag of one minute only.
Access to all news (including business) channels is available too in the Lab.
DATA MINING CENTRE
Mergers & Acquisitions: Mergers & Acquisitions lists, analyses and presents all information related to mergers and acquisitions in India.
Business Beacon: Business Beacon provides reliable long time series data on over seven thousand economic indicators.
Industry Analysis Service: The Industry Analysis Service presents reliable, regular and comprehensive analysis of the entire Indian industry. It provides an incisive analysis of about 100 industries, every month. It contains forecasts and provides a detailed time-series database on the industries.
Economic Intelligence Service (EIS): This service provides an encyclopedia of information on the different sectors of the Indian economy.
Prowess: Prowess is a database of over 10,000 Indian companies. It contains detailed normalised data culled from the audited annual accounts, stock exchanges, company announcements, etc. It has over ten years of time-series and is updated with the latest data on a daily basis. The database provides financial statements, ratio analysis, funds flows, product profiles, returns and risks on the stock markets, etc.
CapEx: CapEx is a unique database on new and ongoing investment activities in India. An investment project becomes a part of the CapEx database from its inception through to its commissioning.
India Trades: India Trades provides the basic infrastructure to enable the discovery of opportunities in exports as well as imports.
Indian Harvest: Indian Harvest is a comprehensive and up-to-date database on Indian agriculture. It provides detailed information on prices and arrivals of various crops in mandis, time series on supplies and yields of individual crops, foreign trade statistics, value of production, etc. It also provides input statistics such as, land, rainfall, fertiliser use, etc.
Alpha: It contains a highly robust database built on a sound understanding of disclosures in India by over 1200 Mutual Funds. The database provides NAV performance & returns, analytical ratios, portfolio disclosures, financial statements etc.
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s most prolific aggregator of full text journals, magazines and other sources. It provides quality database products and services for tens of thousands of libraries around the globe. EBSCO host is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers.
Proquest from ABI/Inform Global UMICA Bell & Howell (Company) features abstracts and indexing to articles from over 1000 academic, management, marketing and business journals, with full-page image of over 900 journals. More than 350 international journals provide comprehensive coverage of the global market place. ABI/INFORM Global is available from 1986 onwards.
IBID - India Business Insight Database
Indian Business Insight Database (IBID) provides access to Indian business information gathered from more than 75 resources from India and International with each story abstracted to give the complete information of the full article. The database is unique in its indexing capability, with each story being indexed a Source, Product, Business Term and Industry category since 1993.
CAPITALINE PLUS-Corporate Databases
Extensive financial and non-financial information on more than 10,000 Indian Companies. Data on each company includes Balance Sheet, P&L, Segment Finance, Funds Flow, Cash Flow, Forex, R&D, Key Ratios, Quarterly Results, Finished Products, Price Charts, Director’s Report, News, Research & Analysis and much more.
CRIS INFAC Research Pro
CRIS INFAC Research Pro is the user application for information services of CRISIL. The application provides the user with the information services such as Economic Analysis, Industry Analysis, Company Analysis, Rating InfoBase and Key Policy Analysis.
IMICA Mudra Institute of Communications- The MICA Library, Ahmedabad compiles newspaper articles on various products into bound volumes, which are available in GIM Library. The MICA software helps to locate articles in these volumes by providing a search system based on key words.
VANS is published by VANS ELECTRONIC LIBRARY. This database contains all the articles published in various Indian Newspapers and Magazines