E-books are educational, effective, easy-to-use (for the most part), expeditious – and are becoming increasingly essential for teaching and learning. But they can also be exorbitant, exasperating and are sometimes inexplicably unavailable at all. They infuriate librarians but we’d be at a loss without them, particularly in a pandemic. This article gives a Librarian’s view on the benefits and (considerable) challenges of working with e-books…Continue reading “E-books – The Seven E’s: A Librarian’s Perspective”
This week’s highlighted resource is the second in a group of four aimed primarily at humanities researchers. It is the Readex AllSearch gateway to primary resources and can be accessed here .Continue reading “Inside the Library’s Labyrinth #6 – Finding the needle in the Haystack”
The uses we make of the Library catalogue and other online resources have changed dramatically during the Covid19 crisis. One new addition to our catalogue that certainly qualifies for consideration in this category of alternative usage is Drama Online.
The start of your degree can be both exhilarating and daunting. With so much information to learn, you’ll inevitably need to read textbooks in your degree to consolidate your knowledge. The Library is the perfect place for that, but how do you use it effectively? There’s no need to worry, read on to find out more… By Kayvon Taee