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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

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How do I... - Tuesday 24 November 2015

Real-Estate Management

The Learning Centre introduces you to helpful resources to be better trained and informed on real estate topics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

On databases such as Business Source Complete, Emerald, Factiva, Sage, ScienceDirect or SpringerLink, you can access specialised reviews:

  • Cities
  • Cornell Real Estate Review
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • European Urban and Regional Studies
  • Journal of Corporate Real Estate
  • Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

 

Apart from articles and...

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How do I... - Monday 19 October 2015

Plagiarism

What is it? How to avoid it?

 

 

When you have a work to do, whether it’s a presentation, a report or a thesis, it may seem easy to save time by writing word by word. Yet, reproducing sentences or parts of sentences found online or in a book makes the reader think you are the author of these sentences.

 

Using texts or ideas as if they were yours is a forbidden practice called “plagiarism”.

 

To copy/paste a sentence found on the internet without quoting the source is a quite extreme form of plagiarism. However, more subtle practices exist such as:

  • rewriting a sentence using synonyms without quoting the source
  • incorporating charts, graphs, images or figures without quoting the source
  • rephrasing an author’s thought with your own words without quoting the source
  • translating a text without quoting the source

ESSEC uses anti-plagiarism software to check academic and professional thesis as well as other...

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How to find... - Tuesday 08 September 2015

Finding data and info on countries

With a focus on the European Union

 

Looking for country data?

Or reports?

Or profiles?

Or even maps?

 

The Learning Center can help!

 

  • General information

    • In section II 200 you can find books on every country's economy. Look for them in catalogue Chloé

    • MarketLine Advantage contains Country Analysis Reports (including PEST and PESTLE analyses)

    • And if you need articles from national or international newspapers, just go to Factiva

  • Statistics

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How do I... - Monday 04 May 2015

How to find a specific article? Think Journals AtoZ!

When searching for full text of an article, located in Delphes, or in a bibliography for instance, you have to know if it is available at the Learning Center, and if so, in what form:

  • in paper version, through a review or magazine available in the periodicals area

  • in electronic version downloadable from one of our databases

  • in electronic version downloadable from the website of the magazine

To obtain this information, consult journalsAtoZ.

As an example, let’s imagine you are looking for the following article:

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