Author Archives: Andrew Alexander

Need a Boost?

Need a Boost?

Dealing with anxiety, depression, stress? Finding adapting to new ways of working hard? You’re not alone. Now more than ever, you may need extra support. We know our Boost collection in the Library is popular and well used, but while that’s closed, we’ve created something else for you: a Digital Boost! Digital Boost is a collection… Read more

Bloomberg Breakfasts – A great way to start your day!

How much do you usually achieve before 9 in the morning? What if you could have breakfast and learn how to navigate Bloomberg, one of our most versatile and in-depth databases, all before your lectures begin? Have you had a look at our Bloomberg terminals but you were unsure where to start? Then start your day with… Read more

Make your work into artwork – free food for fun research!

Spring is here, the birds are singing, the UX librarian is offering you free food in exchange for some strange & fun research. The Information & Library Services team is always looking for new ways to improve our service, and we think answering dozens of surveys is often not the right way to get this… Read more

Referencing advice: all you need to know in one place

Referencing advice: all you need to know in one place

It is important to reference correctly in all work that you submit as part of your studies here at Cambridge. If your assignments, projects and other pieces of work you submit are not referenced properly you will have committed plagiarism. Every year some CJBS students are unaware that they have plagiarised in their academic work,… Read more

What’s ORCID iD and why should I have one?

What’s ORCID iD and why should I have one?

There’s a lot of pressure on researchers nowadays to have a presence on one or more online platforms that can showcase and disseminate their research – including ResearchGate, Google scholar, and Academia.edu, to name but a few. At first glance, ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is just another website that allows scholars to present… Read more

Shut up and write – New Media Review 9

Shut up and write – New Media Review 9

In the New Media Review, we break down 3 tools that could help you personally and/or professionally. Is your writing just not happening? Finding that blank piece of paper intimidating? This week’s New Media Review will be looking at tools to make your writing process smoother. Written? Kitten! Having trouble motivating yourself to write? Does… Read more

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