Direction of Trade Statistics (DOTS) is a CD-ROM product located on the campus network. To access the data you must first install software on your computer.
To install and run the DOTS software you must:
The setup file is located on the network. Paste this line into the "location" bar of a "My Computer" window. Follow the instructions in the setup program screens to install the program software on your computer.
Alternatively, for most faculty and staff, "\\microwave\dept" is mapped to the J: drive, in which case the following path should also work:
After you have run the setup file a "DOTS Historical" icon will be installed on your desktop. Double click the icon to launch the program.