Friday, 15 May 2015

Skills Academy 2015


Looking for a job?
 
The University is running its annual Skills Academy from 26 May to 5 June 2015.  Get a head start with employability by taking advantage of the seminars and workshops on offer.

We're running a session on using library sources for job searching and interview research.  It's at 2pm on Tuesday 26th May so come along if you can.  For a full list of seminars, and to book a place go to westminstercareerdevelopmentcentre.eventbrite.co.uk

Picture credit: neetalparekh on Flickr



 

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

SAGE Navigator





This year the library has access to SAGE Navigator - a tool to help with the literature review process.  Hosted on SAGE Knowledge, SAGE Navigator helps you find the most influential works in your field.  You can also visualize the development of research over time using their chronology tool.

SAGE Navigator covers the social sciences and has a strong Business & Management section.    

To access - go to Library Search and do a ‘Books, journals & more’ search for SAGE Knowledge.  Once on the SAGE Knowledge welcome page, click the SAGE Navigator icon.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

New Mintel Training Video

Learn how to create report graphs in Mintel with this new video.

http://academic.mintel.com/help/serve_video/creating_report_graphs

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Retail Week Online now available!


The Library has purchased a subscription to Retail Week online, including Retail Week Knowledge Bank, a database of analysis and financial information on the top 200 UK retailers.  Students and staff can access now by following the steps below:

NEW to Retail-Week.com?

• Visit retail-week.com/register while on campus
• Complete the form to create your account profile
• Please use your University of Westminster email address to register

ALREADY REGISTERED to Retail-Week.com?

• Visit retail-week.com/sign-in
• ‘Sign in’ with your email address and password
• If you need a password reminder just click the ‘Forgot password’ link.
• You can use your email address/password to also log onto the Retail Week mobile app

Tip! Once logged in click on 'Retail Week Knowledge Bank' to access a database of analysis and financial information on the top 200 UK retailers.

For the fashion industry we have also have access to Drapers online- register for an account in the same way as above at drapersonline.com/register 

Please note: for both resources you will need to be on campus when you register. Please use your university email address to register. 

Discover how Retail Week can help you:

•    Get the full picture with access to over 40,000 articles on Retail-Week.com
•    Be inspired by those leading the industry with exclusive commentary
•    Know the breaking news as it happens and show you are always one step ahead
•    Save time and view the latest innovations and trends in a snapshot

•    Be prepared for graduate recruitment and develop your commercial awareness

For more information please contact the WBS Librarians- click on the 'contact us' tab above

Monday, 5 January 2015

Research and referencing sessions, semester 2 2015


We will be running the following sessions at Marylebone Library this semester:

Get better marks by using Library Search- available dates:
19 January 2015 13.30-14.00 
20 January 2015 13.30-14.00 
21 January 2015 13.30-14.00
26 January 2015 13.30-14.00
27 January 2015 13.30-14.00
28 January 2015 13.30-14.00
Book your chosen date here: http://www.randrskills.signupsheet.com/ 

Referencing the right way: don't lose any marks- available dates:
16 February 2015 13.30-14.00
17 February 2015 13.30-14.00
18 February 2015 13.30-14.00
23 February 2015 13.30-14.00
24 February 2015 13.30-14.00
25 February 2015 13.30-14.00
9   March 2015 13.30-14.00
10 March 2015 13.30-14.00
11 March 2015 13.30-14.00
16 March 2015 13.30-14.00
17 March 2015 13.30-14.00
18 March 2015 13.30-14.00
Book your chosen date here: http://www.randrskills.signupsheet.com/ 

All training will take place in the Training Room, first floor of Marylebone Library.

Welcome new students!


Happy New Year to all and a welcome to new students!! 

For key information you need to know about the library in your first few weeks see our poster here: bit.ly/welcometomarylebone

or our Scoop.It site: http://www.scoop.it/t/uniwestlib-business

Remember to say hello to us and tell us how your first few weeks go:
on Twitter @UniWestLib
on Facebook facebook.com/universitywestminsterlibrary

Your Academic Liaison Librarians: westminster.ac.uk/academicliaison