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Global Research Without Leaving Your Desk - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843343660, 9781780630212

Global Research Without Leaving Your Desk

1st Edition

Travelling the World with your Mouse as Companion

Author: Jane Macoustra
Paperback ISBN: 9781843343660
eBook ISBN: 9781780630212
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 18th December 2009
Page Count: 228
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Table of Contents

Tools and search engines, and their characteristics; Global business information; Do you know your customer? Terrorism, surveillance and corruption; Where next? What’s new? Next generation social networking tools to enhance research outcomes; Conclusion; Fun stuff.


Provides a broad scope for research to take the frustration out of not being able to locate what you want, not just by country or region, but how to pinpoint and access reliable information on a global scale. Other issues addressed are Know-Your-Customer issues, corruption and terrorism and new Web 2.0 technologies.

Key Features

  • Information provided draws upon the authors’ real-life scenarios during her varied career
  • The author has been a long term user of many of the authoritative sites that are shown as examples
  • Practical pointers are provided for ways to recognise new resources


Business researchers and teachers in higher education with an interest in business research and students who are studying business, financial or economics topics


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A very good addition to the expanding world of books guiding users to the enormous depth and breath of business related information the world wide web can provide., Refer

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About the Author

Jane Macoustra

Jane Macoustra has 27 years experience as an information professional, working in oil and gas, investment banking and legal and compliance. Amongst her varied career she has also taught information literacy and advanced internet skills in higher education. She is currently serving as a Director on the Board of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) – Europe and is also Sponsorship Chairman for the SLA Asian Chapter. She is past-President of the SLA Asian Chapter 2004-2006. In 2007 Jane won the SLA Presidential Citation Award for her work with the Asian Chapter.

Affiliations and Expertise

Tai-Pan Research, UK