Politics in hard times – a selection of free articles

Politics in Hard Times.
A turbulent year for the world economy has resulted in pressure for nations, individuals and the international system. To aid research in this field, Routledge have compiled 65 free articles under 8 themes:

• Causes of the Financial Crisis
• Financial Crisis Impact and Management
• Regional Focus on the Financial Crisis
• Learning from the Financial Crisis
• The Financial Crisis as a Crisis of Capitalism
• Opportunities Emerging from the Financial Crisis
• Globalization
• Security and Defence in Hard Times

A selection of the best research on politics and the political economy can now be found in one place.
Access this for free at: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/access/politics-in-hardtimes.pdf

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iFind Discover – our new library catalogue.

Our new library catalogue has been launched!
iFind Discover is a great new resource which can tell you what books and journals we have in the library, where they are and if they are available to borrow. Not only that it will also tell you whether the resource has an online version so you don’t even have to come to the library to use it!

Added features on the new catalogue include being able to add Tags to records where you can comment on how useful the book is, it will also recommend to you which other books could be useful for your subject and it can also search Trinity Saint David’s library, Swansea Metropolitan’s library and Swansea University’s library all at the same time!

Give iFind Discover a go, let us know what you think of it……..

New member of the library team / Aelod newydd tîm llyfrgell

Elen Wyn Davies has joined the library team this week as Deputy Subject Librarian for the School of Business and Economics. The library team are able to offer tailor-made sessions for academics and students to help develop research skills. Offered on a one-to-one basis or in a group workshop style training session our trained library staff can help you on a wide variety of topics including:

• Using the library catalogue
• Using e-books and e-journals
• Using databases
• Using the internet effectively
• Referencing

Contact us today by email buslib@swansea.ac.uk or phone 01792 295027/513389

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Mae Elen Wyn Davies wedi ymuno gyda tîm y llyfrgell yr wythnos yma, yn gweithio fel Dirprwy Llyfrgellydd Pwnc i Ysgol Busnes ac Economeg. Mae’r tim llyfrgell yn gallu cynnig sesiynau wedi’u teilwra ar gyfer academyddion a myfyrwyr i helpu datblygu sgiliau ymchwil. Mewn sesiynau un i un neu sesiynau ar ddull gweithdai hyfforddi i grwpiau, gall ein staff cymwysedig eich helpu chi ar nifer o bynciau eang gan gynnwys:

• Defnyddio catalog y llyfrgell
• Defnyddio e-lyfrau ac e-gylchgronau
• Defnyddio cronfeydd data
• Defnyddio’r rhyngrwyd yn effeithiol
• Llunio cyfeiriadau

Cysylltwch gyda ni ar ebost buslib@swansea.ac.uk neu ffôn 01792 295027/513389