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Academic Skills For Financial Services

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Academic Skills For Financial Services

  1. 1. Financial Services HEO LIBRARY SERVICES
  2. 2. Aim of today's session <ul><li>Introduction to library resources </li></ul><ul><li>Using the library catalogue to find books </li></ul><ul><li>Finding journal articles </li></ul><ul><li>Using databases </li></ul>
  3. 3. Book – No reading list Default
  4. 4. Books on reading list <ul><ul><li>Author and Title </li></ul></ul>Search by: Reading List: Heffernan, S., 2005. Modern Banking Chichester: Wiley
  5. 5. Journals: what are they? <ul><li>Up to date information </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of financial topics in detail </li></ul><ul><li>Written & reviewed by experts </li></ul><ul><li>Printed & electronic journal articles available from the Library </li></ul><ul><li>= good quality information </li></ul>
  6. 6. Databases <ul><li>Use databases to find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Newspaper articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Company information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market research </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Databases <ul><li>Good quality, reliable information </li></ul><ul><li>Up-to-date </li></ul><ul><li>Subject specific searching </li></ul><ul><li>Many provide information & articles online </li></ul>Finds information not available on Google!
  8. 8. Databases
  9. 9. Find Databases
  10. 10. Planning your search Think about your keywords: e.g. Financial institution = HBOS Service = Mortgages Combine your keywords : HBOS AND Mortgages
  11. 11. Planning your search Think of alternative keywords: e.g. HBOS, Halifax Mortgages, Home Loans Combine your keywords : HBOS OR Halifax
  12. 12. Citing Your References
  13. 13. Academic Liaison Librarian <ul><li>Dawn Kinnersley </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Based at Moorgate </li></ul>

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