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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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How to find... - Monday 18 November 2013

How to find French companies based abroad?

And the other way around...

 

Looking for a French company with foreign shareholders

 

 

 

In Diane, all you have to do is define the shareholder's location since Diane focuses on French companies.

Actionnariat > Entreprises détenant une Filiale > Filiale étrangère

 

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Looking for a French or foreign company with foreign shareholders

 

In Orbis, you need to define both the country of the shareholder and the country of the subsidiaries.

Ownership data > Companies owned by a shareolder >...

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How to find... - Friday 14 June 2013

Research for your professional thesis: how to find academic and professional press articles?

 

Writing your professional thesis requires you to make a review of literature: by considering the current knowledge on your subject you establish a theoretical framework and provide a context for your reader.

 

“Academic” press and professional press will be of great use to you for this part of your work. Finding relevant articles requires more than the Internet: the Learning Center’s resources are here for that!

 

Academic press

 

Academic journals contain articles that are in-depth accounts of the state of research on a subject.

Some famous titles are Journal of Marketing, Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management...

To find them the best resource is Business Source Complete.

How to identify...

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