All entries for September 2010

September 27, 2010

Information for new business and economics students

All new business and economics students will have library sessions as part of their induction programme. These are likely to run in the first few weeks of term. In the meantime you may find the following links useful:

Essential information about the library - for information on essential library services including opening hours, borrowing, fines, photocopying and where to go to get help.

Check it Out - sign up for a Check it Out session today and in under an hour you will discover everything you need to know to start using the library easily and efficiently. Sessions will run up to 4 times a day betweeen 27th September and 22nd October.

Key electronic resources for business - links to the key electronic resources for business and management studies, including company and financial databases, e-journals collections and market research databases.

Key electronic resources for economics - links to the key electronic resources for economics, including statistical sources and e-journals collections.

September 13, 2010

The Economist Special Report: Latin America

Last week the Economist published a Special Report on Latin America. The report, written by Michael Reid the Economist's Americas Editor, looks back on the past 200 years in the history of Latin America. It focuses on the region's struggle for political independence and its growth and development over this period.

The report includes a number of articles on the democracy, society and economy of the region and features an audio segment on Latin America at 200:

September 07, 2010

Where can I find Harvard Business Review articles online?

Harvard Business Review (HBR) is available in full-text through the library’s subscription to Business Source Premier.

To access HBR articles follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the library catalogue and do a title search. To narrow your search, choose ‘Journals’ from the Select Collection menu.


  2. Click on ‘Harvard Business Review [electronic resource]’ then follow the link to Business Source Premier.

  3. You will be taken to the publication page on Business Source Premier for Harvard Business Review. From here you can browse issues using the ‘All Issues’ navigation. Alternatively you have the option to search within the journal.

    HBR on Business Source Premier

About this blog

This blog is written by Emma Cragg the Academic Support Librarian for Business, Management & Economics.

Information about the purpose and content of this blog can be found in the first post.

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