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Archive for February, 2013

EuroPhoto

By Kieron L Jones, on 18 February 2013

The EuroPhoto project aims to digitise historical pictures from the archives of 10 leading European News Agencies and to make them available to Europeana.  Pictures will be free of charge for educational or private use.  Partners include: Agenzia Ansa, Italy; Agence Belga – Agence telegraphique Belge de presse sa Belgium; Berlingske media a/s Denmark; Dpa Deutsche presse agentur gesellschaft mit beschrankter haftung Germany; Magyar tavirati iroda rt Hungary; Expert system s.p.a. Italy; Polska agencja prasowa sa Poland; Lusa – Agencia de noticias de Portugal sa Portugal; Agencia efe s.a. Spain; Stichting Anp Foundation the Netherlands; European Pressphoto Agency b.v. epa the Netherlands.  Available already are many historic images relating to the Cold War, Spanish civil war, and women participating in political movements and campaigns.
Source: LIS-SOCIALSCIENCE@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

Newly acquired books

By Kieron L Jones, on 7 February 2013

Falahati, Kazem. New paradigms in financial economics : how would Keynes reconstruct economics? / Kazem Falahati. London : Routledge, 2013.
ECONOMICS D 20 FAL

The role of elites in economic development / edited by Alice H. Amsden, Alisa DiCaprio, and James A. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
ECONOMICS D 30 AMS

Falahati, Kazem. New paradigms in financial economics : how would Keynes reconstruct economics? / Kazem Falahati. London : Routledge, 2013.
ECONOMICS D 20 FAL

Endres, Alfred. Economics for environmental studies : a strategic guide to micro- and macroeconomics / Alfred Endres Heidelberg ; London : Springer, c2012.
ECONOMICS N 35 END

John, Peter, 1960- Analyzing public policy / Peter John. London : Routledge, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY H 97 JOH

Ahmed, Amel. Democracy and the politics of electoral system choice : engineering electoral dominance / Amel Ahmed Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 423 AHM

The politics of the new welfare state / edited by Giuliano Bonoli and David Natali. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JC 479 BON

Coalition Britain : the UK election of 2010 / edited by Gianfranco Baldini and Jonathan Hopkin. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2012.
PUBLIC POLICY JN 956 BAL

Trial of EMIS – Emerging Markets Information Service

By Kieron L Jones, on 1 February 2013

A trial of EMIS will be available until Wednesday 27th February.  Please go to http://site.securities.com/ and then select a country of interest on the right side of the screen.

“ISI Emerging Markets was founded in 1994 and acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC in 1999. Specialising in the emerging markets we deliver hard-to-find information on more than 100 emerging markets across CEE, SEE, Asia, LATAM, Middle East and Africa. We aggregate data from over 20,000 sources (including our own proprietary news service) our core strength lies in the local knowledge; we have a network of 29 offices through these regions enabling us to provide local information sourced by local people.

This is our flagship product and delivers information from a company, sector, and macroeconomic viewpoint, together with the latest news and financial data directly from the local offices.  

On the top of the news, you can compare the performance of companies between each other and access research and analysis articles, ratings, analytical commentaries

The product covers both public and private companies (over 1.7 million companies) and all information is delivered via an extremely user-friendly interface. 

Furthermore, there are various options to customise searches and personalise e-mail alerts.  

The news is available in both English and the local language. We translate the local articles and reports into English.

Information provided in EMIS are aggregated from different local and international sources, including reports from Datamonitor, Euromonitor, Business Monitor International, Dun & Bradstreet, Esmerk, Intellinews…

Dealwatch Add-on

M&A and ECM news and deals, widely considered as the most comprehensive emerging markets deal available. Also unique DealMonitor application summarizes and projects future emerging market M&A activity, and goes a step further by providing a list with company profiles of possible matches for bidders and targets!

In short, EMIS offers comprehensive business information and market intelligence in a convenient and easy to use way.”