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January 29, 2013
» Management Gold

The Chartered Management Institute’s Management Book of the Year prize was created to honour the best in the field of management writing.  Held in association with the British Library, and sponsored by Henley Business School, this competition aims to celebrate … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
» Mintel Report Schedule 2013

Mintel Oxygen Academic provides a one-stop online platform, designed to give students and academics easy and fast access to consumer and market intelligence used by professionals around the world.  Benefits include access to market sizes, shares and forecasts, brand profiles … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
» A new look for CIPD Case Studies Extra

CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) has recently moved their Case Studies Extra service into a Virtual Learning Environment. CIPD Case Studies Extra* is described as an interactive learning experience.  The resource is relevant for use as a part of CIPD … Continue reading

June 27, 2012
» A new way to access Companies House reports

Key Note has recently enhanced  its ‘Company Information’ interface by adding access to original Companies House documents.  Data from the past 15 years is now available and includes: Annual Accounts & Interim Accounts Annual Returns Change of Directors or Secretaries Changes to … Continue reading

May 31, 2012
» Using virtual pinboards

I love the fact that the Learning Resources Centres at the University of Glamorgan are enhanced by our online resources (databases, eBooks, electronic journals, etc.).  Access to quality resources is more efficient and widespread than ever before.   Furthermore, the online … Continue reading

May 25, 2012
» My Everest Base Camp Trek

I would like to take this opportunity to thank my University of Glamorgan colleagues for sponsoring me on my recent trek in Nepal (22 April-11 May 2012).  At the last count, £23,572.34 has been raised by Welsh Women Walking for … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
» Exams, past papers and revision tips

Updated: March 15, 2013 by eharriso   A common question being  asked in our libraries at the moment is how to access past exam papers.   Our collection of Exam Papers can be accessed on and off-campus (UNI login required). Many of Glamorgan … Continue reading

March 29, 2012
» Finding company and financial information

“business chart showing success” © 2008 http://www.flickr.com/photos/safari_vacation/. Available under an Attribution-Noncommercial 2.0 Generic licence. It is easy for business students to assume that they can find everything they need on databases such as Business Source Premier  and Emerald.  However, occasionally they need … Continue reading

February 9, 2012
» How to find business case studies

Case studies are often used in business education to illustrate management problems.  A case study is defined by May (1984, p.3) as “an account of problem situations and events in a real or an imagined organisation”, and they are usually … Continue reading

February 2, 2012
» How to do a literature search outside of academia

Updated: February 11, 2013 Following graduation, I have found it useful for my personal research and professional development to have continued access to ‘library and information science’ online databases.  Although I no longer have access through Loughborough University where I studied, and … Continue reading