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PGR & Staff Training for the Autumn Term

Doctoral College Reading Room
1st floor, David Wilson Library
As usual the Library is providing a raft of training and workshops during Autumn term, as part of the Researcher Development program:

Click on the link to book your place. Those without links can be booked via PROSE.

If you cannot make a training session you are interested in then book a 1to1 appointment (in person or online) by emailing librarians@le.ac.uk 

We also have online training resources for literature searching, EndNote and RefWorks.

New PhD Students: Introduction to the Library, reference management, and research data

Are you new to the University of Leicester library? If you would like to find out more about the Library and the dedicated support we can provide for researchers, come along to these 30 minute sessions.
When
Oct 16, 2017

Introduction to the Library - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Introduction to reference management  - 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Introduction to research data - 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Where
Brookfield 0.27

If you would like to attend please book your place via PROSE.

This event will be repeated on the 25 October in Charles Wilson 2nd Floor, Belvoir Park Annexe, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. 

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Finding our training

I had some feedback last week that searching PROSE is not the easiest way to find out what library training is on offer.

We sympathise with you! An alternative is to look at the list of training on our Researchers page

Or you can look at brand new guide to the Postgraduate Researcher Workshop Programme

If you have any questions about the training please email Selina or myself: librarians@le.ac.uk



Finding Company Reports Using Library Search

Company reports are an important source for anyone studying businesses and industries. We provide access to 100,000s reports through Mergent Online and Mergent Archive.  But we still hold print reports in the Library. These are mainly from banks, building societies and the transport sector.

You can find these reports with the print periodicals in the basement of the David Wilson Library.

To find them using the Library search follow the steps below.

1. Go to the Advanced Search. Change Material Type to 'Journal'.

2.To find a particular company use the name of company AND "annual report" or 
"annual report and accounts". Here's an example for the Alliance and Leicester Building Society:






3. To search for a sector, try Bank (or Building Society or Transport) AND "annual report" or 
"annual report and accounts". Use a date range if appropriate.



If you need any help finding information on companies, email us: librarians@le.ac.uk