Category Archives: humanities & social sciences

From scrapbooks to death masks: Using archives to teach research

Knowing how to use archives is an important part of research planning and design in the Humanities and Social Sciences, but for the uninitiated getting started can be a little daunting. We’re just coming to the end of a two-year … Continue reading

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Additional silent study space in the Library

Over the summer the Self Access Language Centre (SALC) rebranded to the Language Learning Zone and moved from the front of Level 5 to the back of Level 3 of the Library. In its place and by popular demand, the … Continue reading

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New e-Resources | WYWA 2017

Engineering & Design Frontfile e-book collections acquired: – IEEE-Wiley 2017 – Springer Chemistry & Materials 2017 plus 2000-2004 backfile – Springer Energy 2017 & Engineering 2017 New e-journal subscriptions: – Nature Reviews Materials – Nature Energy – Physical Review Applied … Continue reading

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New Faculty Librarian for Humanities and Social Sciences

From Monday 4 September Emma Stuart Edwards has taken up the position of Faculty Librarian for Humanities & Social Sciences, with Subject Librarian responsibilities for the Department of Economics and Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies. Emma has been … Continue reading

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Try out BrowZine journal discovery

The Library is currently running a trial of the BrowZine journal discovery tool.  BrowZine allows you to browse ejournals available in the Library’s collection, arrange your favourite titles on a virtual bookshelf and monitor current content. It is available as … Continue reading

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New statistics database on trial: Statista

The Library is running a trial of a new statistics database for six weeks. Statista is a Google-like search tool for numbers and statistics with facts and figures easily displayed in charts and graphs. Statista contains: Data dossiers with key … Continue reading

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Alexander Street Press  – Free access We are pleased to announce that we have been granted a year’s free access to the four online collections listed below. The sources include:   5,000 videos 500 business e-books 600 case studies 1,600  … Continue reading

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