Sage and Statista

There are 2 new online resources starting this month.

Sage Business Cases

  • Providing over 2,500 business case studies covering a wide range of topics and industries, as well as leading global brands and companies.

and

Statista

  • Providing quantitative data and statistics on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources.

 

Focus Malaysia

Focus Malaysia is a business weekly news that touches on corporate affairs, personal wealth, economics and current affairs.

Trial access available for 1 month on mobile app.

Sign up at http://fmtrial.focusmarketing.my/

 

Kanopy

Do you need to take a break from your studies?

Let your mind rest by watching streaming movies, documentaries, short film, etc.

We currently have trial access to Kanopy until 25th May.

Kanopy is a video streaming service that gives you access to thousands of films from a range of producers, on subjects as broad as politics, gender and LGBTQ+ stories, dance, literature, early film, and classic cinema. Browse by subject, or search for a film – and once you’ve tried it out, let us know what you think. Did you find Kanopy useful?  lrc@reading.edu.my

Access is available on-campus only.

Campus Open Day 24 Mar

The Campus is having an Open Day this Saturday, 24 Mar. Student ambassadors will be bringing the visitors to tour the premises. One of the stops will be the LRC. Please note that you might expect a bit of a noise and distraction throughout the day.

Nevertheless, you’re welcome to invite your friends and family members to join in the crowd and get to know your place of study.

 

CNY Opening Hours

In conjunction with the Chinese New Year Celebrations, the opening hours will be as follows:

12-14 Feb (Mon-Wed)  8.30am to 5.30pm

15-18 Feb (Thu- Sun) Closed

Normal opening hours will resume on 19 Feb (Mon).

Problems accessing SAGE Journals

We’re currently having intermittent problems relating to proxy authentication with SAGE Journals. If you are trying to download an article and encounter the following error message

Failed to load PDF document’ or
The file is damaged and could not be repaired’,

use the following steps to workaround the access.

Steps:

  1. Click on this link to SAGE Journals
  2. Click on the Off-campus link to Sage Journals
  3. Next click ‘Institution’ then ‘Shibboleth’ in the top right corner
  4. Then select ‘United Kingdom – UK Federation’ and then ‘University of Reading’ from the list. You should then be prompted to login with your University username and password.

Avoid book overdue

The LRC will be closed from 22 Dec 2017 to 1 Jan 2018.

Please return your books before those dates if you don’t plan to use them.

If your books are due please renew them online (provided that your account is not blocked) at our LRC website. You will need your PIN to log in. Please enquire at the Information Desk if you don’t know what is your PIN.