Business Related Database Access Changes

After a review of our market research databases and in consultation with the UConn School of Business, we will not renew our subscription to two databases – Passport GMID and Mergent Intellect.

Passport GMID

UConn will lose access on December 31, 2023. 

Passport logo

Due to decreasing usage and growing costs, Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database), Euromonitor International’s global market research database will be cancelled as of December 31, 2023.

For similar market research databases, please refer to the Reports section of the Business Subject Guide

For more information, contact our Library’s Acquisitions and Discovery team at

Mergent Intellect

UConn will lose access to Mergent Intellect after January 31, 2024. 

Mergent Intellect by FTSE Russell logo

Mergent Online offers the same comprehensive business information to global public and private businesses. This is supplemented by our access to S&P NetAdvantage, S&P Capital IQ, and LSEG Workspace. For a full list, see the Business Subject Guide 

Access to Mergent Archives, Mergent Bond Viewer, Mergent Investext, First Research, and Key Business Ratios will continue unchanged. 

For more information, contact our Library’s Acquisitions and Discovery team at

Paws to Relax Returns

Image of a dog face with the text: Paws to Relax. Ease your stress! Stop by for a paw shake on Level 1 in Homer Babbidge Library! Dec. 11-15, starts at 12 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 1 on Wednesday.

It’s that time of year when we balance your stress with some of the best doggos around! Come ease your stress all week long – December 11-15. Starts at noon on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 1:00 on Wednesday, all on Level 1 in Homer Babbidge Library. The schedule can change so make sure you check back for any updates. Good luck on finals – you’ve got this!

Monday December 11
12pm Benny – Shih-Tzu
1pm Fireball – Golden Retriever
2pm Dodger – Golden Retriever
3pm Comet – Golden Retriever

Tuesday December 12
12pm Hunter – Shetland Sheepdog
1pm Finn – Labradoodle
2pm Willow – Foxhound
3pm Grant – Golden Retriever

Wednesday December 13
1pm Mica – Retriever Mix
2pm Finley – Yellow Lab
3pm Seneca – Yellow Lab
4pm Sheena – Hound Mix

Thursday December 14
12pm Lady Juno – Coonhound
1pm Brody – Shetland Sheepdog
2pm Millie – Border Collie
3pm Andy – Golden Retriever
4pm Cora – Bernese Mountain Dog

Friday December 15
12pm Tori – Golden Retriever
1pm Wrigley – Newfoundland
2pm Shelby – Golden Retriever