As the world’s focus turns to Brazil, these insightful articles from Emerald offer a different perspective on what it means to host a "mega" event, both from a business and supporter viewpoint. Articles cover issues related to lessons from football/sports events and fan involvement. The articles are freely available.
Sage offers free access to the e-books available on Sage Knowledge. Sage Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,200 titles, it includes an expansive range of Sage eBook and eReference content. The e-books are available from the university's LAN until 11th July 2014.
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
Until 30th June 2014 EBSCO offers free access to the eBook Academic Collection. The collection contains more than 126.000 e-books from a wide range of various disciplines. The database is available from the university's LAN.
Until the end of 2014 Henry Stewart Talks offers free access to The Marketing and Management Collection – a collection of 800 specially prepared audio-visual lectures, organized into 67 comprehensive series and delivered by principals, managers and advisors from the business world and leading academics. The online courses are available free from the university's LAN.
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
Taylor and Francis is offering free online access to its journals through the Taylor and Francis Online platform. The publications are available from the university's LAN until 31st May 2014.