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Archive for December, 2010

MDG Monitor

By Kieron L Jones, on 22 December 2010

MDG MonitorMDG Monitor has been created by the UN Development Programme in partnership with the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Relief Web of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Funding and in-kind support were provided by Google and Cisco. It is intended to provide a single quick portal for tracking data on progress towards the Millennium development goals. It has an online map and the ability to create graphs by nation or by goal. Goals include: poverty, education, gender equality, child mortality. maternal health, environment and development. The full MDG website remains here.
Source: LIS-SOCIALSCIENCE@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Management and Business Studies Portal

By Kieron L Jones, on 16 December 2010

The British Library, in association with the British Academy of Management (BAM) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), has launched the Management and Business Studies Portal. Designed to deliver access to a vast collection of digital and print material for UK management research and practice, they have brought together full text research reports, summaries, working papers and videos that you can download and read immediately.

UCL Discovery

By Kieron L Jones, on 15 December 2010

UCL Discovery showcases UCL’s research publications, giving access to journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, digital web resources, theses and much more, from all UCL disciplines. Where copyright permissions allow, a full copy of each research publication is directly available from UCL Discovery.

You can search or browse UCL Discovery, see the most-downloaded publications, and keep up to date with the latest UCL research by RSS or even on Twitter.

UCL Discovery supports UCL’s Publications Policy.