FREE Access to a Wiley Special Collection of Articles on China and the World Economy: Investment and Trade

By Victoria Bird|March 7, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Unknown|0 comments

Wiley Publishers have created a special collection of articles, edited by Professor Shujie Yao, featuring 16 papers that “…have been carefully selected from a broad range of economic journals. All the papers have large numbers of downloads and citations, but they share a common focus of interest: China and the World Economy from an Investment and Trade Perspective.”  Professor Shujie Yao has provided a full introduction here, which is also available in Chinese. Simply click on

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Have you have ever wondered why e-books are so complicated to read, download and print..?

By David Pearson|February 27, 2013|Unknown|0 comments

If you have been using e-books at SOAS or elsewhere, you may have wondered why they are so much harder to use when compared to electronic journal articles. In yesterday’s Higher Education Network, Jeff Pooley examines the differences and argues for electronic books to be published in formats that can are easy to annotate, search, print and share. Read it here: Digital rights management: downloads, downers and a call for

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By Gerald Power|January 23, 2013|Law, Unknown|0 comments

New on GlobaLex A new research guide to the legal system of the Kingdom of Nepal has recently been published on GlobaLex, a website from New York University which offers a range of scholarly guides to international, comparative and foreign law.  Recently updated guides on GlobalLex include ones for Singapore and Namibia.

BookSG: Online Resources Related to Singapore and Southeast Asia

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|January 23, 2013|South East Asia, Unknown|0 comments

BookSG <> is an online collection of digitised books and other printed materials (including rare and historical imprints) held in the National Library Singapore, selected works from the British Library’s Oriental & India Office Collection and works published in Singapore. The collection features materials related to Singapore and Southeast Asia. Features of this online collection include: Rare and special collections from the National Library and the British Library The Youth

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Award-winning law blog for England and Wales

By Gerald Power|January 11, 2013|Law, Unknown|0 comments

Current Awareness is a blog on the law of England and Wales from the Inner Temple Library, which includes details of new case law, changes to legislation, and a round-up of legal news. The blog is updated daily and readers can sign up for a daily e-mail alert. Popular tags include sentencing, police, human rights, terrorism and murder. The blog is aimed at lawyers but anyone can view it on

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CMI- Book of the Year Awards

By Victoria Bird|December 5, 2012|Financial and Management Studies, Unknown|0 comments

If you feel the need to be inspired over the winter, then take heart! The winner of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Book of the Year will be announced on 28 January 2013, but you can find out about the shortlisted titles here. The competition is organised by the CMI and supported by the British Library, is now in it’s third year and aims to celebrate the best of management books

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The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online – Free Trial

By Victoria Bird|December 3, 2012|Economics, Financial and Management Studies, Unknown|0 comments

Need to define an Economics term, but away from the University Library? We currently have a free trial of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online until 22 December 2012. Please send your feedback on this product to Victoria Bird. Features of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online : contains full text of 2008 print edition incorporates quarterly additions and updates allows remote access to members of subscribing institutions offers excellent search

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Sainsbury Institute Lectures in Japanese Art

By Jiyeon Wood|October 9, 2012|Unknown|0 comments

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures in Norwich offers free lecture series: Time Travel in Japanese Manga: From Pre-History to the Distant Future Speaker: Dr Ulrich Heinze (Sasakawa Lecturer in Contemporary Japanese Visual Media) Date: 18 October 2012 (Thursday), 6–7.30pm Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry (Weston Room), Norwich NR1 4EH The English East India Company and the Race for Japan: 1613 Speacker: Professor Timon Screech (Professor of

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