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Introduction to the British_Library Business & IP Centre by Centre Manager Neil Infield

Introduction to the British_Library Business & IP Centre by Centre Manager Neil Infield

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    • 1. An Introduction to the Business & IP Centre Neil Infield – Manager Business & IP Centre
    • 2. What is the British Library?
        • 3 main funding streams:
        • DCMS grant-in-aid (£89m)
        • Annual trading income (£25m)
        • Donations (£4m)
        • Generates value to the UK economy each year of 4.4 times public funding
      Helping people advance knowledge to enrich lives National library of the UK. Serves researchers, business, libraries, education & the general public Collection includes over 2m sound recordings, 5m reports, theses and conference papers, 50m+ patents The largest document supply service in the world. Digitisation enables desktop delivery within 2 hours Over 250 years of collecting. Beneficiary of legal deposit, and £16m annual acquisitions budget 3 main sites in London and Yorkshire. 2,250 staff Collection, 600km of shelving, grows at 11km per year 1.25 Tb of digital material through voluntary deposit
    • 3. A vital resource for entrepreneurs, innovators and business researchers
    • 4. Supporting creativity and Innovation
    • 5. The Business & IP Centre
    • 6. Our workshop space
    • 7. Our training suite
    • 8. Some of our supporters Dame Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop Tim Campbell, Winner of The Apprentice Lord Bilimoria, Founder and CEO of Cobra Beer Ltd
    • 9. Building partnerships with other organisations
    • 10. A few of our success stories “ This is a very special resource and I feel privileged to have access to it” Dee Wright Founder of The Hairforce
        • “ The Market Research Resources at the centre helped us put together our first business plan, with which we were able to convince NESTA to award us a £35,000 grant to start the business up.”
        • Richard Woods
        • Co-founder of DIY Kyoto
      “ I had no background in food and drink, so I spent six months in the Library researching the market..” Adam Pritchard Founder & MD, Pomegreat
    • 11. UK & Global Market Research Publications
      • Key Note
      • Verdict
      • Mintel
      • MSI
      • Datamonitor
      • Pira International
      • Leatherhead Food Research
      • Frost & Sullivan
      • SportBusiness Group
      • Publishers Association.
    • 12. Trade & Business Directories
      • 3,500 Directories
      • Countries, Industries & Trade Associations
      • Industry specific information
      • Suppliers of specific products & services
    • 13. Search our collection from home
    • 14. Online Market Research
      • Global Market Information Database (GMID) Euromonitor
      • Frost & Sullivan
      • Key Note
      • Business Insights
    • 15. Online Company Information
      • FAME – Financial information on 2.5 million UK & Irish companies
      • AMADEUS - Financial information on 1 million top European companies
      • Onesource – Financial information on 13,000,000+ US companies
      • D&B Global Reference Solution – Contact database of 109 million firms
      • Kompass – Product & service directory of 1.8 million firms worldwide
    • 16. News databases
      • Factiva – 10,000 local, national & international sources
      • Business Source Complete - Full text content from 11,000+ sources
      • ABI Inform – 2,700 newspapers, magazines & academic sources
      • Business & Industry – 1,000 business & sector-specific sources
    • 17.