Tag: finance

Mapping our savings

Our Digimap subscriptions has saved us a colossal £1,536,168.12 in data downloads and map printing compared to paying the full commercial cost.  If we count all the duplicate map printing that we do, that saving rises to £2,425,068.39! There is

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Shop around for the best deals on books

Consider which books you really need to buy, as well – other than those your lecturers tell you to buy, you may well be able to get away with reading library copies, available to you for free all the time

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Pablo in P&M – Money makes P&M go around

What does it mean when it says, “Thank you for deleting all the financial records of the University Library”?  I am going to blame this on keyboards not being designed for those of us with flippers!

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Portsmouth Business School – A comparison of two business databases

A library reminder to staff and students about using your business databases: IBISWorld and Key Note. If you are looking for market research and statistical analysis of industry sectors then don’t forget about these subscription databases. Similar in content but

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Help for your financial management

From 21st April, Student Finance will be at a stall in the Library Atrium from 12-2 pm on Tuesdays from 21st April until 14th July.  Come and chat with them for general advice and guidance on money management.  You can also get Hardship Fund application forms from

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Considering a Masters degree next year?

The Higher Education funding body, HEFCE, have made funding available for one-off bursaries for both final year students, and also for women considering taking Masters degrees in Technology subjects to study for a full-time Masters degree next year.

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Business update: access to FT.com

For new users of FT.com there is a video on the library catalogue showing staff and students how to register for an account. You will need to register with your university login details in order to set up an account.

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Planned service disruption this Friday morning (25 July)

Due to essential maintenance of our library management systems we regret some services will be unavailable on Friday morning.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Business website of the fortnight 07/05/14

The World Bank Before I review this website, a few lines about the organisation in question. The World Bank provides large loans for capital investment in developing countries.  It is a United Nations financial institution and was established in 1944

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Business website of the fortnight – 28/03/14

Bank of England I think this is a good quality resource for financial whizz kids or those of you who are just interested in how our economy is working (or not).  http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/Pages/home.aspx It has current topical content with lots of

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