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

Friday, 19 December 2014

Happy holidays!!



We hope you enjoy the Christmas break!  The libraries will close at 12 noon on 24th December and reopen again on 3 January at 11am.

See you in 2015!!

Friday, 5 December 2014

24-7 Library Opening Survey


We want your views on the library's 24 hour opening.  

What would encourage you to stay in the library all night?

Pick up a copy of the survey at the library counter and tell us what you think.

(Survey runs until 30th January 2015)

Picture credit: Potyike on Flickr