Studying from Home – top tips for finding e-resources

Our Library buildings are now reopened and business librarians are working from home to support you. Information about borrowing, returning and fines is available on our COVID-19 services page. All loans have now been set to unlimited auto-renewal, fines will be waived, and all loans have been extended to 25 September 2020 in the first …

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Useful websites for Hospitality and Tourism

There's a wide variety of online information sources for Hospitality & Tourism students, providing key insights on many aspects of the industry. As well as the Library databases (like Hospitality and Tourism Complete) there are lots of high quality free sources available online. But how do you know which ones to trust? We have put …

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Consumer lifestyles information on Passport: two routes

With a very international dataset, Passport is great for finding industry reports across many different countries. For a range of major economies, it also holds consumer lifestyles data, telling us about the actions and preferences of consumers in (currently) 41 different countries. There are multiple routes to access this information. Some of it is available …

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Build your information skills

There are some great sources of support at Brookes to help you to master skills that will help you greatly in your work and your search for a career. We highly recommend that you check out some of the following: The Library's study skills pages are a great start. This group of carefully curated reading …

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Find out about influencers with Marketline

You may have noticed that the Marketline database has undergone an extensive re-design. We really like the new look and features, including a new sub-section focusing on social media influencers in the business world. To find this new data, first log in to Marketline via the Library website. You'll see the new homepage, with lots …

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New Business School students – welcome to the library!

We hope you can attend one of the upcoming Headington Library tours - these might be arranged through your course, or you can turn up for one of these sessions. These will help you to find your way around the library building and its online spaces, showing you the essentials like how to collect a book …

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Looking for newspapers?

If you are looking for the full text of newspapers from around the world, Factiva is the database to use. It contains over 10,000 news sources in over 22 languages, including world newspapers, business and industry journals, newswires (including Reuters and Dow Jones) and websites. Highlights include: Financial Times (embargo of one month, current month …

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Researching a charity: Oxfam

The first place to start is the charity's website and Oxfam does have strategic reports and plans on its website. Sector wide data can be a bit trickier to find. I found the National Council for Voluntary Organisations useful but the finance data from that dates from 2015/16. The Charity Commission website has a sector …

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Using Factiva to find company news

Factiva is an international database of 10,000 news sources.  Using Factiva helps you to search for news on a company across multiple news sources, while avoiding paywalls and article limits. Using the example of Whittard of Chelsea (a British retailer of tea and other drinks), the guide here shows you how you can search for …

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