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How to find... - Wednesday 08 October 2014

The essential

The best resources for students and participants

 

Be more efficient with our list of the most commonly used resources!

 

If I'm looking for... I go to... Tips!
Books available at the Learning Center (print books, theses, e-books) Catalogue Chloé Search by author, title words, subject, course code... See the latest acquisitions and thematic selections.
Magazines and journals Journals AtoZ Search by journal title. Find out if a journal is available online.
French and international press articles Factiva Use operators AND or OR to separate your keywords...
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Comment faire... - Friday 06 June 2014

How to write a bibliography?

 

 

What is it for?

A bibliography is the list of the documents you used to write a paper or dissertation.

 

It has two purposes:

  • demonstrating the quality of your work: your arguments are backed by your research

  • allowing the verification of your work: your reader might be interested in some of your sources and look for the document that inspired you

 

Where to place it?

A bibliography is generally placed at the end of your paper. You can also insert a shorter bibliography at the end of each part or chapter.

 

How to organize references?

A bibliography must follow a structure, which can be either:

  • chronological

  • thematic: you can use the different parts of your paper

  • by document type: first books, then articles, etc...

In any case,...

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How to find... - Saturday 26 April 2014

An easy way to read the daily international press: Factiva’s News Pages

 

You probably have used Factiva before for an article search on a topical subject. But did you know you could also use it to read the daily international press, without having to run a search?

 

 

Factiva’s News Pages are here for that! Just click on the News Pages menu header to go to the online newsstand.

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By default the News Pages are set up on the French daily press but you can choose other regions or countries from the drop-down menu on the left of the page.
Each newspaper displays the front page articles. Just click on their titles to access the full-text article. Of course...

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How do I... - Thursday 03 April 2014

7 go-to resources for quality video content

 

Need to find a video to illustrate a concept? Want to use a news broadcast as an example? Can’t find that conference everybody’s talking about?

We selected 7 resources for you to browse when looking for videos: covering a wide range of topics or ultra specialized, these resources focus on quality of form and substance.

 

1. Xerfi Canal
You know Xerfi for its studies and market reports… discover its video channel! Xerfi Canal interviews experts, CEOs, and politicians on all aspects of economics. Markets and strategy are also covered.

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How do I... - Tuesday 14 January 2014

3 tips for better Google searches

 

Google is pretty straighforward to use but also brings up many, many results, sometimes making it hard to find relevant information. However a few little tricks can help you make better and quicker searches.

 

1. Use inverted commas to search for an exact phrase, like “sustainable development” or “IT costs”. They force Google to search for the whole word chain and not each word separately. See the difference when searching for google in libraries and “google in libraries”: the first brings up results...

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