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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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How to find... - Tuesday 28 May 2013

How to find articles referenced in Delphes

 

 

 

 

 

When looking for articles from the sectoral, economic and financial French press, the best resource to use is Delphes. The result list presents references for articles that you can then access in 3 different ways:

  • "Consulter l'article" : you can access the pdf file online, download it and print it.

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  • "imprimer l'article" with the tool “MyPool”. Just click the "Imprimer l'article" button (1), go to your "Espace MyPool" on the left hand side of the screen (2), where you will be able to download (3) an executable (.exe) file that will print the selected articles...
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Our thematic selections - Tuesday 02 April 2013

Sustainable development and CSR

 

 

The Learning Center selected resources for you to learn more on the subject.

 

Have a look at some of the online journals and books available on site:

Journals

Développement durable et territoires

Sustainable Development

Sustainable Cities and Society

Journal of Education for Sustainable Development

Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions

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