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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.