Are you a student at the Corvinus University of Budapest? Then take part in the EconBiz Student Competition 2015 and win a Kindle Paperwhite. Show how well you know the EconBiz search by answering the questions and get creative. You can access the competition from March 16th to March 29th 2015.
From March 1-31, 2015 Palgrave Macmillan is offering free online access to the complete portfolio of journals spanning the humanities, the social sciences and business and management. Two specific databases are also accessible during this time period. The journals and the databases are freely available from the university's LAN.
Creativity + Virtual Canvas = Boundless Presentations
Join our 30-minute trainings to learn how to make presentations with Prezi. The trainings will be held in the Library's lecture room on the 1st floor. Dates of the English-language courses and registration:
The SAGE Social Sciences & Humanities package is now available online. The package provides access to 554 journals with issues back to 1999 in the humanities and social sciences fields, including leading international peer-reviewed titles. The publications are available from the university's LAN.
IMF eLibrary is now available online. The database provides direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, and so much more. The publications are available from the university's LAN.
- Short loan system of 5 days for textbooks: borrowable only by students of CUB, renewal only once provided there is no reservation for the book. In the catalogue the textbooks are classified: short loan = korlátozottan kölcsönözhető. In this period other users of the library (who are not students of CUB) are not allowed to borrow these textbooks.
- The fine for overdue books is HUF 180/day /book, for books borrowed for a night or for a weekend the fine is HUF 1000/day/book.
- Reserved books are only held for 2 days.
Longer opening hours (9 am - 4 pm) on Saturdays in the exam period:
20th December 2014
10th, 17th, 24th January 2015
22th December 2014 - 4th January 2015: CLOSED
The EBSCO Discovery Service is now available through the library homepage. With EDS you can search the library's resources (scientific databases, e-journals and the library catalogue) simultaneously.
Japanese users of the OECD Better Life Index 2014 worry most about safety, Australians seek work-life balance, and Danes want to be happy – user feedback shows as the Index marks its third birthday. This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life. With this online interactive tool you can see how countries perform according to the importance you give to each of 11 topics that make for a better life.
OECD Factbook provides a global overview of today’s major economic, social and environmental indicators, in a range of user-friendly formats. More countries than ever are covered in greater detail, enabling direct comparisons for many indicators between OECD Members and major additional countries. The electronic version is freely available online:
OECD Factbook 2014
The second international EconBiz Student Competition was held from March 17th to March 30st 2014. Because the library has joined the EconBiz Partner Network in 2013, Corvinus students were also invited to participate in the competition. The Hungarian student Enikő Molnár was awarded with the second place among the international winners, thanks to her creative presentation. Congratulations! The list of the winners