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University of Iowa News Release

Oct. 26, 2004

Learn About Global Marketplace At UI Libraries Workshop

A workshop sponsored by the University of Iowa Libraries will introduce participants to the STAT-USA/Internet, a U.S. Department of Commerce database that helps users research the global marketplace, learn more about international product marketing, or find research reports, trade information and country studies.

The workshop will be Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Information Arcade in the Main Library. Admission is free but registration is required by contacting Marianne Mason at 319-335-5538, or by email at marianne-mason@uiowa.edu. For more details visit the web site http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/govpubs/statusa.htm.

The workshop will introduce the basics of STAT-USA/Internet in the morning session and another international trade database, USA Trade Online, during the afternoon. These sessions will focus on navigation and searching techniques complete with practice exercises.

The Main Library is located at the corner of Burlington and Madison Streets in downtown Iowa City. For driving directions and parking information, check online at http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Emaps/l/lib1.htm.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010, tom-snee@uiowa.edu.