For those trying to comprehend the 2008 Credit Crunch (labelled ‘a Minsky moment’), and perhaps capitalism itself, a radio programme broadcast last night about the late American economist Hyman Minsky is certainly worth listening to. Minsky’s revealing slogan “Stability is destabilising” argued that “the seeds of the next crisis are sown as the financial sector engages in riskier and riskier lending in pursuit of profit”. Therefore, capitalism is inherently unstable.
Do you need any help with your research (finding quality journal articles, searching relevant databases, etc) or Harvard Referencing? Why not come along to our drop-in session based opposite Starbucks on the ground floor of the Business & Law building. We are happy to see you.
As part of a review of our electronic databases we have designed a New database page listing our subscribed resources, making it easier to navigate. This page remains in the same location as the previous database page (library.lincoln.ac.uk > more resources > databases).
It was one of the Eureka! moments, when reading study skills books over the summer, I found simple formulas to write well-crafted essays. These formulas can be employed to structure the skeleton of an essay. It may sound simplistic but you can build on it by weaving scholarly material into your assignment, and may be the secret of your academic success. These slides are uploaded from an essay writing workshop presented earlier today, referring in part, to Stephen Bailey’s brilliant Academic Writing for International Students of Business available at 808.06665 baion the second floor of the GCW .
More Booksis your chance to tell the Library what resources you need for your academic study. More Books is an easy and straightforward way for you to influence what we buy.
We sometimes hear that there aren’t enough books in the library, but we need more specific information to act on. Are there resources that you can’t get hold of because there aren’t enough copies on the shelf or it is missing? Or is there a book on a module reading list that the library does not have? Have you found a book you need for your dissertation but the library does not have it? If the answer is yes to any of these please tell us via More Books!
More Books includes a form for you to complete and gives us the details of the book and the reasons why you want us to buy. From this information we can then purchase either the book or ebook and we will reply to you to tell you what we have done.
More Books is launched today (Monday the 13th January) and will run for a limited period only and so please make your requests as soon as possible. It is only available to students and so will reflect your academic needs.