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August 8, 2012
Jump the first hurdle

Olympic athleteThe moment has arrived and the London Olympics 2012 have finally begun but have you thought of any hurdles that you need to jump to get that vital edge over your competitors?

Get ahead with your research by accessing thousands of electronic books and full text articles on engineering and technology topics, as well as business and company data through IET virtual library.
As our thoughts are on the games here’s what’s available right now – full text and bang up to date, on the London Olympics using the IET virtual library’s Ebsco databases


London 1948: the sites and after-lives of the austerity Olympics by Penrose, Sefryn. World Archaeology, June 2012

London Olympics to Spark Explosion in Mobile Data Traffic by PR Newswire. PR Newswire Europe, 16/5/2012

Telecompaper UK: UK - Samsung Galaxy S III to be Olympic Games Phone Telecompaper UK, 2012

Skills Olympics must leave legacy by Brook, Ian. Works Management, Oct 2011

Samsung Launches U.S. Olympic Genome Project, an Innovative Social Media Platform that Connects Fans with Team USA Athletes by Samsung Electronics America Inc. Business Wire (English), 04/10/2012

Samsung and Visa Showcase Mobile Payments at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by Visa. Business Wire (English), 09/05/2012

SES: Sky, Freesat from Sky and Freesat to Broadcast 48 Dedicated BBC Channels Created for the London 2012 Olympics by SES. Business Wire 04/04/2012

BT to back 'London Live’ Olympic entertainment by Chapman, Matt. Marketing 8/2/2012

Do you prefer to hold a ‘real’ book in your hands? Use the sumptuous Library at the IET’s Savoy Place to view or borrow thousands of up to the minute books and reports.  Here’s what’s there on the London Olympics…

Reliability, survivability and quality of large scale telecommunication systems, case study: Olympic Games.
By P. Stavroulakis
Published by Wiley, UK

Delivering London 2012: ICT enabling the games.
Published by the IET, UK
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Don’t waste time - get ahead of the game!


Written by Cathy Firebrace

Edited: 08 August 2012 at 03:00 PM by Hazel Jones


    Posted By: Hazel Jones @ 08 August 2012 02:45 PM     General  

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