Author Archives: Alan Zuckerman

About Alan Zuckerman

Librarian for Business.

Melania Trump’s Inaugural Gown: The Ugandan Perspective

Those of us who have the inclination (and courage) to follow U.S. and global news stories in the many American and European media outlets available to us, may feel that we have a pretty complete picture of the day’s events. … Continue reading

Happy St. Crispin’s Day!

Anyone who has watched a stage or film version of Henry V (such as the 1944 Olivier version, infused with echoes of World War II, or the critically acclaimed 1990 Kenneth Branagh version) will remember Henry’s inspiring speech to his … Continue reading

A Celebration of New Year’s Celebrations

When the crowds gather at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on the evening of December 31, and the live music begins playing, and the fireworks bring the night sky to vivid life, we’ll be participating in one of the most longstanding rituals … Continue reading

The Best Health Care Business Blogs & Newsletters

There’s no doubt about it. The JHU libraries provide you with an impressive collection of print and e-resources for researching all aspects of health care from a business perspective–tops among which is our Business Research Guide. But sometimes you want … Continue reading

Mergent Databases (Part II)

In a previous post, we told you about searching Mergent Archives for company annual reports. Since then our Mergent offerings have expanded significantly. Here’s a list of everything Mergent that you can access through the Sheridan Libraries website, either via … Continue reading

Company Histories: Heroes & Happy Endings

Many of us have been entertained in recent years by newspaper and television reports, books, and even biopics about how clever e-entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg with Facebook and Steve Jobs with Apple built companies that ultimately changed the course … Continue reading

Introducing Mergent Archives, A Historical Annual Report Database

Many of you already make excellent use of the Sheridan Libraries’ subscriptions to Mergent’s online databases for researching hard-to-find information such as: Current and recent historical information on public and private businesses and industries (Mergent Online) Detailed listings of corporate … Continue reading

Fun & Fascinating Databases to Wake Up Your Mind: Part I

With school starting in just a week, you might be feeling somewhat rusty. Before you have to plunge headfirst into homework, take a little dip into some of our amazing databases to get your brain back in gear. The library … Continue reading

Exciting Developments at Johns Hopkins’ Carey Business School

The Carey Business School has never stopped growing and evolving since it was established in 2007 with a $50 million gift from Trustee Emeritus William Polk Carey—and recent developments at the school are as significant as anything that has happened … Continue reading


Living in a big city like Baltimore has its rewards, especially when it comes to the fabulous diversity of opportunities to eat, drink, and be entertained. Baltimore’s annual season of ethnic festivals is a great example of our city’s energy. … Continue reading