The library delivers information sessions designed to introduce users to the most common information research topics and related online resources. Occasionally, we also invite representatives from our licensed information providers to come and speak in depth about their products, or offer online training sessions.
The library also offers the possibility of arranging training sessions tailored to your learning needs.
All sessions, unless stipulated otherwise, are open to students, staff, faculty and Alumni. Please sign up 24 hours in advance of any session by emailing the Library.
Sessions on Campus
Tuesday, September 4 at 12:45 in Library Hall (Barcelona campus) [about 15 minutes]
September 25-28 – at any time between 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Library Hall (Barcelona campus) [about 15 minutes]
Library Orientation Tour – MBA 1st Year Students
Friday, September 28 at 13:00 in B-102 (Barcelona campus) [about 30 minutes]
Tuesday, October 2 at 12:45 in Library Hall (Barcelona campus) [about 15 minutes]
Wednesday, October 10 at 13:00 in B-201 (Barcelona campus) [about 60 minutes]
Special Training Session: Capital IQ
by Valentín Serrano from S&P Global Market Intelligence
October 15-19 – Career Forum event at any time between 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Library Hall (Barcelona campus) [about 15 minutes]
Training capsules for MBA students: Vital Career information (company and industry info, employee surveys of top employers, career advice, job listings, career guides…)
Tuesday, November 6 at 12:45 in Library Hall (Barcelona campus) [about 15 minutes]
Tuesday, December 4 at 12:45 in Library Hall (Barcelona campus) [about 15 minutes]
Online Training Sessions
Training provided by Thomson Reuters:
Financial & Risk Training > Datastream
Live Web Training from ProQuest Ebook Central
To view courses on Ebook Central (and register), click here
Thomson: Online Education Series
Register and attend a Thomson Scientific web-based training seminar.
Each informative session ranges from 30 minutes to one hour and includes a presentation followed by questions and answers. Next sessions:
Web of Science: View Next Seminars/Register
Select E-learning tab for details.
Use WRDS Classroom as a core component of your curriculum, for stand-alone lessons, or for course assignments.
• Event Study
• CAPM Equity and Mutual Fund Valuation
• Income and Cash Flow Statements
• Understanding Portfolio Risk Over Time
• Introduction to WRDS — Running Web Queries, Finding Data, Understanding Identifiers, Using PC-SAS, SAS Studio, and more.