This week’s highlighted resource is Archives Direct which comprises three separate primary resource databases that contain a wide range of documents, maps, newspapers and significant people profiles which can be accessed here.Continue reading “Inside the Library’s Labyrinth #7 – The Power of Three”
This week’s highlighted resource is Google Scholar. Possibly a familiar one to many but, nevertheless, this database for academic and scholarly work is a powerful tool for researcher’s.Continue reading “Inside The Library’s Labyrinth #4 -Don’t Googlewhack . . . Google Scholar!”
Did you know there is more to the Library than a bricks and mortar building? So long as you have internet access you can use the millions of e-resources online via the Library website! Here are some tips on how you can keep using the Library while you study, research or teach remotely.
Unless you’re a Film & TV student, you may not automatically think of including audiovisual sources in your essay or assignment. But, as this guide suggests, there’s a wealth of material out there for you to explore and it’s not all television box sets and subtitled films!… By Julie Robinson
Would you like to explore what Brexit may mean for the UK, and what has actually happened so far? Here are some Library tips!
I must admit the library can be rather intimidating, with its bizarre series of terms which only seems to be understood by hermits who have permanently retreated to its mysterious depths. Let me translate… By Lorna Khemraz
Before you arrive at university you may not know what a reading list is, the purpose it serves, and how to navigate your way around it. Read on to find out…By Francesca Cornick
Unless you’re a Classicist, you may not have noticed that the University now has a subscription to the digital Loeb Classical Library. Still not sure why you should be interested? You’d be surprised how many disciplines this vast online collection could turn out to be useful for… by Helen Ireland
When you first come to use databases in your studies, you can find the sheer amount of available resources rather overwhelming. With dozens of different databases covering various subjects, journals and forms of information, it can be difficult to know where to start. Our quick guide will take you through the ins and outs of finding what you need…by Helen Ireland and Chris Vernon Continue reading “Focus on… Science databases”