Struggling to manage your module reading? Talis Aspire may at a glance seem like another system to get to grips with before you even set foot in a lecture theatre, but it’s actually a pretty nifty tool that can help you find your way around the other resources and ultimately aid your learning experience… By James Taylor
Thinking about how to plan your next year of studies? Here are four ten-minute steps to successfully prepare for the academic side of your first year at uni… by Laura Primiceri
“It’s a dangerous business, student, starting out your research. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, probably.
How many times have you found yourself asking this question, after a frantic Google search to find something (anything!) relevant to your essay? by Kate Courage Continue reading “Is this source scholarly enough?”
Whether you’re feeling trapped by your reading list or suffering from lit review paranoia, Library databases are the key to finding all those riveting articles for well-researched assignments and glittering bibliographies. Follow us into the wormhole …By Karina Beck.
Time is ticking by and your essay deadline is looming. Your tutor, Professor Moriarty, has set you a truly obscure essay question and you have no idea where to start. Clearly this is all part of some evil conspiracy to stop you from getting the great grades you deserve. How can you quickly find the existing research that will put you on the right track? Is it all on Google? Sherlock investigates…by Kate Courage