Monthly Archives: March 2014

Challenge yourself(ie) to access business information wherever you end up this Easter…

Challenge yourself(ie) to access business information wherever you end up this Easter…

Here’s hoping you go somewhere more exotic than we did! You know that we’re there for you: whether you’re heading to the beach for a well-earned rest, or hitting the oilfields of Saudi Arabia for your GCP, you can access our databases on the go using your Raven password, and chat with us in real-time.… Read more

Bloomberg… real time information on just about everything

Bloomberg… real time information on just about everything

When we first purchased Bloomberg I well remember the reaction of my team to its weird DOS-like interface, scrolling data and primary colours: bemusement and fear chiefly. If you’ve never used it before this is likely to be your reaction too. Bloomberg is unlike any other database you’re likely to come across. However, and it’s… Read more

HEY!!! Over here! I have no skills and I’m lazy too!…or why you need to update your LinkedIn profile TODAY

HEY!!! Over here! I have no skills and I’m lazy too!…or why you need to update your LinkedIn profile TODAY

If I’m honest I struggle to understand why people have LinkedIn profiles that they don’t update regularly. Maybe this is because I’m a flagrant trumpet-blower, always flagging up my skills and achievements – partly my personality, partly the fact that librarians are woefully underestimated so I feel I have no choice but sing out. To… Read more