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While You Were Away: New Library guides for Information and Research Skills

This is the second in a series of post to let you know about key Library developments  while you were away over the summer. The Library has developed 6 new Library guides to help you develop your information and research skills … Continue reading

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While You Were Away: Library Space Upgrades

This is the first post in a series highlighting major Library developments that happened ‘while you were away’ over the summer. The full report is available here. The 3 most significant space upgrades are as follows: 1.Power update: over the summer … Continue reading

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New Library Display: Well-being books and Black History Month

The Library has set up a new permanent display collection of Well-being and Health books (bought with funds from Widening Participation and the Library).  These are all borrowable and we hope all students and staff will find them interesting and … Continue reading

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Library visit to the University of Jordan and international collaborations

We were fortunate to visit the University of Jordan this summer as part of a library project supporting joint and visiting PhD students. Funded through the Erasmus International Credit Mobility (ICM) scheme and organised through the International Research Office, a … Continue reading

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Springer 2019 e-books and protocols update

Our Library’s ebook collections have been further enhanced this year with more than 5,000 new ebooks from the following Springer collections. These are largely frontfile additions for 2019. Many more 2019 titles will continue to be released and become available up until … Continue reading

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New architecture journals database: Avery Index

The Library has begun a subscription to the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals. This electronic database enables you to search for articles from across 325 current and 3,080 retrospective architecture journals from around the world. Avery Index, founded in 1934, … Continue reading

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JISC Geospatial Data service now available for UK maps and spatial data

JISC developed this new mapping and spatial data service with Airbus. Until July 2020 they are making it available for free to the FE/HE community in the UK. It makes available current and historic Ordnance Survey maps and data (including … Continue reading

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