Category Archives: humanities & social sciences

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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Practical Action ebooks: international development

A number of  “international development” ebooks are now available through a package from “Practical Action Publishing”, to which the Library has just started subscribing.  Specific subject areas are listed as including “agriculture, climate change, energy, disaster risk reduction, enterprise and business development, … Continue reading

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