Category Archives: journals

Times Higher Education: register for online access!

The Library has started a subscription to the electronic version of the THE (Times Higher Education) for the whole University. This provides unrestricted access to their news and commentary, university rankings, World Summit Series and more. To quickly access the … Continue reading

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Open Access: How will we know if we’ve been successful?

To end Library Research Services week, I thought I might pose the question: ‘How will we know when – or if –  open access has been a success?’ For those who don’t know, open access is a publication process which … Continue reading

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Publish & flourish: presenting the strengths of your publishing track record

“Publish or perish” is a widely quoted academic maxim. For better or worse, researchers’ academic contribution is often judged on the basis of their publishing track record. When applying for research funding, jobs and/or promotion, you can’t assume that those … Continue reading

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Library Research Services Week

At the beginning of July, members of the Library Research Services Team are holding a series of events to draw attention to the support that we can offer researchers. If you want to find out more about how to manage … Continue reading

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JoVE trial access to video articles

The Library currently has a subscription to JoVE Biology, for peer-reviewed scientific video articles – (Journal of Visualized Experiments). Following recent recommendations from students we are running a short trial from 12 February to 2 March for full video content to 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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While You Were Away – Space & Power

More study space… and e-journals We’ve removed rows of print journals which we now purchase electronically, freeing up space across the floors to improve our study areas We’ve increased our e-journals again, from c. 21,000 to 24,000 titles We’ve updated … Continue reading

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