What are e-book licences?

When the library purchases e-books, they come with a certain number of licences. These range from 'unlimited' - meaning an unlimited number of users can read the e-book at one time - to 'single-user' - meaning only one person can read the e-book at any one time. If you happen to want to read an … Continue reading What are e-book licences?

Library support for Finance & Accounting students during lockdown

Although the library building is currently closed, meaning that print books are unavailable, there are still lots of resources available to Finance & Accounting students. In some areas, we actually have more material, due to publishers increasing availability during the pandemic.   Ebooks are all still searchable through OneSearch, while Ebook Central has granted temporary … Continue reading Library support for Finance & Accounting students during lockdown

Ask a Librarian: How do I find an article that is not available in OneSearch?

Even if an article isn't available in any of the Library's subscribed databases, there are still ways that you can access it. These are:- Search for the article online using Google Scholar. Use the interlibrary loan service (choose the fifth tab, 'Inter Library Loans') to receive a photocopy of the article from another library. Search Copac … Continue reading Ask a Librarian: How do I find an article that is not available in OneSearch?

Mintel: the market research database

Mintel is an industry-leading market research database that is used by business schools at many universities, as well as by private sector companies, such as Tesco (see client testimonials). Our academic subscription to Mintel gives access to market research from five sectors:- Leisure Lifestyles Media Technology Travel The database offers up-to-date research reports, analyst insights … Continue reading Mintel: the market research database

Ask a Librarian: Where can I find E-Prime?

The University subscribes to an E-Prime licence that requires the software to be available on specific computers on campus. Unfortunately, this means that you cannot access it for free on your laptop. However, E-Prime is available in a number of locations, including on four computers to the rear of the first floor in the Sheppard-Worlock … Continue reading Ask a Librarian: Where can I find E-Prime?

How to find case law in Westlaw: Part Two (Accessing Westlaw)

Parts two and three of this series of posts on finding case law in Westlaw will look at how you can access the Westlaw database itself. [Before reading this post, you may wish to read some background to case law in part one, here: How to find case law in Westlaw: Part One (Background).] There are … Continue reading How to find case law in Westlaw: Part Two (Accessing Westlaw)