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2014 Cambridge Business & Economics Conference

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Introduction

This CD contains the conference proceedings - usually a copy of the presentations given, together with any support material available.

Most talks are PowerPoint presentations. On this CD, these PowerPoint files are usually converted into web pages because these are easier to view in this format. One slide appears on each web page, with easy navigation to all other slides in the presentation.

The CD usually contains an alphabetic index of all documents and a full text search.

If you want more help or further information then a Contact option is usually available with contact details and an email form.

Starting the CD

If running Windows, this CD should AutoRun when inserted into the computer. Otherwise, open the CD drive icon and start viewing file confcd.htm.

If the CD AutoRuns then a small popup window will tell you that the CD is starting. This window may also tell you that you need to install some software to view the CD contents - see below for details.

Finding information on the CD

The start page shows the main CD contents.
  • Click on one of the links in the body of the page to view the chosen file.

  • Clicking on a contents link may take you to sub-folder of information - click on further links in there.

  • If you click on a presentation, the slides of the talk are presented one per web page in an easy-to-navigate format that also shows any speaker notes. You can also view the original PowerPoint file if you want.

  • Click on the Index option to view a list of all files on the CD - once you have found what you want, click on the appropriate link.

  • Click on the Search option to search all the CD - instructions are given on this page. Search words will be highlighted in hits in web pages in most browsers - but not in other file types.

    To run the search you need a Java VM installed - get Java VM instructions online

Software needed to view the CD

You may need other software apart from a browser to view this CD.

PowerPoint viewer
Most presentations are converted to web page form, so PowerPoint is probably not necessary. If need be, you can download PowerPoint Viewer from Microsoft online here:

  • Microsoft: PowerPoint Viewer Windows
  • Microsoft: PowerPoint 98 Viewer Apple Macintosh

    Search: Java VM
    To use the full text search, your browser needs a Java Virtual Machine (VM). See online here for details of how to get a Java VM:

  • phdcc: Get Java VM instructions

    PDF viewer
    To view PDF files, you can download Acrobat Reader from Adobe online here:

  • Adobe: Acrobat Reader

    Word viewer
    To view Microsoft Word DOC or RTF documents, you can download Word Viewer from Microsoft online here:

  • Microsoft: Word Viewer Windows
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