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How do I... - Thursday 31 March 2016

Catalogue Chloé

Search, reserve, renew... Everything you need to know about the catalogue Chloé!

Whether you’re looking for a specific book, need to renew a document you borrowed, or want to know if a DVD is available, the catalogue Chloé is here for you to do all this and more!

So here are some tips to enable you to enjoy all of the catalogue’s features. 

Before you even open the catalogue, please note that it is compatible with the browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari, but it doesn’t work on Internet Explorer. Therefore, check which browser you’re using before opening the catalogue Chloé!

You’ll find the catalogue Chloé on the Learning Center website, as well as on your MyESSEC portal, in the Learning Center section.

The Homepage

On the homepage, you can enter a few words from the title and/or the author’s name in the search bar to find a specific book, or use some keywords to look for documents on any topic.

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How do I... - Thursday 25 February 2016

Assess your impact in the academic world: article citations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reseachers are very meticulous as plagiarism is a key issue: as soon as they use an article (or a book, a congress intervention, etc.) in their research, they quote it.

This means that they put it in their article bibliography, which lists all the documents they used to write their paper.

Indeed, an article provoking interest, setting off reactions and proven useful to other researchers will be cited in articles.

Years after years, quotations have become an emblematic sign of academic success and recognition. To have your own work cited many times shows how frequently it has been used by others. It demonstrates that your work is important in the scientific world.

Numbers are even more reliable when they are consolidated in indicators. In the 1960s, the idea of calculating...

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How to find... - Thursday 28 January 2016

Cairn: a key resource to find French academic articles

New reviews added to Cairn collection

 

 

 

 

 

Cairn provides access to academic articles in French, in fields such as Humanities and Management.

From January 2016 on, the number of available reviews through Cairn increases, with 200 extra journals added to the 66 already available.

Some example of journals (in French):

In Management, you will find Revue Française de Gestion, Négociations, Gestion 2000, Management et Avenir and Esprit or L’Année Sociologique in Humanities.

Cairn is also an open window on:

  • International and geopolitical issues with journals like Monde Chinois, Problèmes d’Amérique Latine, Afrique Contemporaine, Cahiers du Monde Russe…,

  • On various subjects as Urbanism (Cités, Revue d’Economie Régionale et Urbaine), Health (Santé Publique, Les Tribunes de la Santé) or Law (Revue...

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How do I... - Wednesday 16 December 2015

E-books at the Learning Center

Access e-books selected by the Learning Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Learning Center selects and acquires e-books to be read online or downloaded.
For e-books on management subjects, browse EBSCO Ebook Collection or DawsonEra,
 
Every e-book can be read in two different ways:

  • online:
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 Ebsco Ebook Collection access  DawsonEra access

 

 

  • and/or as a download on your computer:...
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How to find... - Tuesday 08 December 2015

How to find information about a business sector?

 

When you are looking for information about French or International markets, market report resources like Xerfi Knowledge 
and MarketLine are very useful. However, they do not provide users with information for each and every business sector.

Information search should then be completed thanks to professional and sectoral press.
Here are some keys to find your way around:

1.    Market reports

ESSEC Learning Center gives you access to several market report resources:

 

MarketLine Advantage                             

MarketLine Advantage is available in English only. This very thorough resource provides you with different types 
of information such as:

·         National, regional and global market reports (France is included)

·         International company profiles

·         Country profiles (PESTLE analyses)

·         Case studies on companies

MarketLine also...

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