Category Archives: humanities & social sciences

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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All the words you could ever need

Words are my thing.  My first degree is in languages (French and Russian) and I enjoy writing.  So my book of the week choice is the Oxford English Dictionary Online.  This is a record of all the known  words in … Continue reading

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Community Care Inform Adults: new resource for social work/policy

The Library now subscribes to two separate strands of the social work/policy database, Community Care Inform – these are: Community Care Inform Children and our latest addition, Community Care Inform Adults, in which the following themes are covered: Care & Support Disability Family support Management Mental Capacity Mental … Continue reading

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Sage Research Methods: new case studies

The Library has enhanced its subscription to the database, Sage Research Methods.  The database provides a wide range of ebooks and videos on the subject of research methodologies and its coverage has now been extended to also include a collection of “case studies“.  The database describes the value … Continue reading

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