Non-trading days in Datastream

Posted on May 29, 2013 by Stephen Ratcliffe

Note: this post was update on 25 November 2014! Weekends: Stock Exchanges don’t trade on weekends therefore Datastream will omit price data or other daily data on weekends: I’ve added in the days of the week to show that there is automatically a gap when you download, for example, price data over time. What happens Read moreabout Non-trading days in Datastream


Cambridge Books Online – What it is and how to set it up at home

Posted on January 21, 2015 by Stephen Ratcliffe

Cambridge Books Online is a great new service from Cardiff University libraries which offers you access to just over 27,000 ebooks with many new features: Access ebooks as many times as you like and as long as you like – there are no restrictions and easy to use Download chapter PDF’s to any device – laptop, Read moreabout Cambridge Books Online – What it is and how to set it up at home


Cambridge Books Online – access off-campus fixed

Posted on January 13, 2015 by Stephen Ratcliffe

The library has now fixed a problem with accessing our new Cambridge ebooks collection off-campus. The problem was limited to linking to the collection from individual eBook titles on LibrarySearch. All students and staff should now be able to access these books off-campus with their Cardiff University computer login. Not used Cambridge Books Online before? Read moreabout Cambridge Books Online – access off-campus fixed







Referencing Guidance

Posted on by Susan Smith

Look at our Managing and Citing Business, Economics and Transport information page for an overview of the Cardiff Harvard Referencing style. You can access a referencing guide, a referencing tutorial and other resources from this page.


Referencing Social Media Sites

Posted on by Susan Smith

The general format for referencing a social media site is: Family name, INITIAL(S). Year. Title of page [Name of social media site]. Date post written (where applicable). Available at: URL [ Accessed: date you viewed the site]. An example reference for LinkedIn : Austin, A. 2014. Five advantages for CEOs that ‘get’ Social Media  [LinkedIn]. August 1 Read moreabout Referencing Social Media Sites