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Discover Your Resources - Help Before Hand-In!: Welcome

Information advice on how to research information for your assignments.

 

 

 

Discover Your Resources

Help Before Hand-In

28th October - 31st October

L216, 2nd floor of the Library Building

 

 

If you would like to attend a session please book using the link provided

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Industry Analysis and Consumer Profiling

The workshop will focus on two of our Industry Report databases Passport and IBISWorld.  You will receive practical advice on obtaining country reports, industry analysis, demographic statistics and economic information

Monday 28/10/2019

12:00-13:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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Navigating NexisUK - finding news and current affairs NexisUK is a global news database that provides access to UK, EU and International newspapers, business journals and company data.  Find out how you can keep up to date with information on all subject areas.

Monday 28/10/2019

16:00-17:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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Getting more out of Google There are tricks to getting more out of your Google search. You probably know the basics, such as searching for exact phrases using quotations marks, but what about the more complex stuff? The session will look at advanced operators, additional tools and why you shouldn't say "I found the answer on Google".

Tuesday 29/10/2019

13:00-14:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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Cite it! Sort it! EndNote it! In this practical workshop find out how to set up your Endnote account, add references, organise sources and create your reference list saving you a lot time and effort!

Tuesday 29/10/2019

16:00-17:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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Help Before Hand-In - Advanced Literature Searching Are you having difficulty finding good quality academic sources to use in your assignments? This session, primarily aimed at undergraduates, will help you get the most of Smartsearch and point you in the direction of other useful databases and sources of information.

Wednesday 30/10/2019

13:00-14:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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Finding Company Information Content is relevant to anyone who needs to investigate a company or companies.  Finding Company Information workshop will focus on databases that provide company financial statements and written analysis.  We will look at how you can use them to research for a company report, financial statements, lists of companies with similar traits and peer analysis.

Wednesday 30/10/2019

16:00-17:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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How to Extract the Gold from a Journal Article How to read a journal article workshop will focus on different reading strategies around absorbing content from journal articles and a take a look at how you can critically appraise the research for evidence in your assessments.

Thursday 31/10/2019

13:00-14:00

Library 2nd floor, L216

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