Company and Bank Databases Training

By Victoria Bird|January 11, 2016|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies|0 comments

Wednesday 27 January sees a special training session for SOAS students which looks at BankScope – which provides financial data for more than 29,000 banks worldwide, Oriana – which lists 10 million companies across the Asia-Pacific, and Zephyr- which contains M&A, IPO and venture capital deals. Session starts at 1.30pm and ends at 3.30pm in E17. Please book your place via EventBrite: For more information, or to find out about

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Try out Palgrave Connect: trial extended to 16th November

By Victoria Bird|October 9, 2014|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies|0 comments

The Library is currently holding a free trial of Palgrave Connect until 16th November. We can now access 602 of Palgrave’s most recently published titles in Economics, Finance, Business and Management, including the Palgrave Pivot imprint. The  acclaimed Economics & Finance Collections feature titles written by some of history’s foremost economists and modern day Nobel Prize winners, spanning some of the earliest ideas of economics and finance to how we tackle

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Chinese global investment

By Victoria Bird|October 14, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Politics and International Relations|0 comments

Britain has the highest total of Chinese investment in Europe, and ranks 8th globally, according to a report that has been published by a US conservative think tank. Worldwide, China and Chinese companies have been big investors in the energy and power sector over the last decade, with this accounting for almost half of all the money invested overseas. Metals and transportation are also popular investments. In Britain, the pattern

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Datastream e-training sessions

By Victoria Bird|April 10, 2013|Development Studies, Economics, Financial and Management Studies|0 comments

There is a series of e-training sessions being run by Thomson Reuters about Datastream, which might be of use to those collecting data for their dissertations. Details of the upcoming sessions below: Datastream in Office: Learn how to use Datastream from within Excel, Word and PowerPoint Thomson Reuters Datastream University Q&A Session: ask specific questions based on your research You can access these sessions from any PC- you do not

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