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Library update

 

Reserve a Bloomberg workstation
Finance Zone PCs 1 and 2 (of the 8 in total) may now be booked in advance for Bloomberg use. You can reserve a terminal for a one hour session for a maximum of two hours per day using the online booking form.  

 

More quiet space in Library
The Library was exceptionally busy in Autumn term so we have now secured additional study space for student use on the 4th floor. It is a light and airy space available for quiet study. The Library has a mix of group, quiet, and silent spaces. The Silent study space is on the 2nd Floor Linhope street side.

Please respect others’ need for quiet and use the designated group work areas on the 2nd floor if you need to talk.

Datastream downtime
Datastream will be unavailable for the following periods due to essential maintenance by Thomson Reuters:

  • Sunday 10 January  2016 - 02.30 to 18.00 GMT           
  • Sunday 17 January  2016 - 06.00 to 18.00 GMT
  • Sunday 31 January  2016 - 06.00 to 18.00 GMT
  • Saturday 20 February 2016 - 06.00 to 18.00 GMT

 

 

Capital IQ user registration upgraded
Standard and Poor’s Capital IQ database provides global company and financial markets data to staff students and faculty on and off campus.  It is one of the hand-full of databases that requires individual registration. Having an individual account enables you to save searches, and company lists and use their CRM tools.

Now all new Capital IQ users will register directly with the supplier S&P who will activate users on the same day. See the link in the A-Z list of databases in Portal.