Wellbeing & Support

1. Staying Well And Student Wellbeing

You have access to a range of Wellbeing Support Initiatives which are all available to all Business School students. Look out for our virtual Wellbeing Wednesdays!

 

2. University Library – Your Digital Go-To

Many of the physical resources held at the library are available electronically. The library team are continuing to update and extend the material that is available online, and you can see new and temporarily available online resources here.

To find a specific online resource use the library search with relevant filters. Have a look at these handy guides on how to do this for eBooks and eJournals.

Library help is available via online chat, text message or email and if you want to suggest new eBooks to add to the collection, this can be done via the Books on Time service.

 

3. Classic Texts From The Harvard Business Review

This is a collection of over 600 Harvard Business Review eBooks that have been made freely available for a limited period. The collection covers topics in general Business and Management and related fields and includes ‘classic’ texts on Career development; Communication; Economics; Finance; HRM; Leadership and Management; Strategy and Marketing. To access these complete a keyword search (see above) in Library Search and filter to find ‘full text online’.

 

4. Online Lectures From World Experts

Henry Stewart Talks – The Business & Management Collection includes 1,200 online multi-media videos, online lectures, case studies and case study interviews by leading experts in academia, industry and commerce. Topics cover a whole range of business education including Finance, Accounting & Economics; Global Business Management; Management Leadership & Organizations; Marketing & Sales; Strategy; Technology & Operations.

This collection is reviewed and updated monthly and once you have selected a subject area or applied your keyword you can filter using some of the options such as length of video or date published. Search for talks here.

 

5. Latest Business News, Comments And Analysis

Financial Times is a world-leading, UK business and financial news source, publishing articles in print and online on companies, hot topics in the business world, the global economy and international affairs. You will also find the latest UK and international business finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis and you can use our subscription to Financial Times’ historical archive online version.

To access ft.com, you will need to register to be part of our Newcastle University subscription.

You can use the NEXIS news aggregator to search over 26,000 high-quality sources including news, public records, industry information and social media content.

Check out the newspaper resources available online here  

 

6. Free Bloomberg.com Subscription Until July 31.

Bloomberg.com have made media subscriptions to students worldwide free for three months until July 31. You can register with your university address for verification. Then you can access all of Bloomberg.com‘s premium news and analysis of business, finance, climate change, technology, politics and more.

 

7. Access Information On Specific Markets and Companies

If you are looking for a particular type of information like company turnover use financial databases like FAME or Amadeus, and for market sector trends use Mintel Marketing Intelligence.

For information on Mergers and Acquisitions, use the ORBIS crossborder investment database for information on companies behind FDI projects and crossborder M&A deals.

 

8. Find Business Specific Case Studies

SAGE Business Cases offers over 3,500 Business and Management cases grouped by subject, case study provider and are ranked as basic, intermediate and complex. These are fantastic real-world examples that can boost your understanding of what you’ve learned on your course.

 

9. Microsoft Lens – A scanner In Your Pocket

Microsoft Lens is a free Microsoft app. It is useful for digitising handwritten notes, documents and images to insert into Word Documents or to save them as PDFs. Lens can save directly to OneDrive and fully integrates into the wider Office 365 suite including PowerPoint, Word, Outlook etc.

10. Academic Skills Kit

The Library and Writing Development Centre have put together the ASK (Academic Skills Kit) to support studying effectively online. It has resources on Assignments, Academic Writing, Exams and Accessibility. Also, check out Stella Cottrell’s brilliant 2019 Study Skills Handbook which you can access online.

 

 

 

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