Category Archives: new resources

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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Step-by-step guide to conducting a Systematic Review

Anyone who’s conducted a systematic review will know that this involves a lot more than “simply” summarising and evaluating a range of literature on a topic.  The whole process can be very prescribed, structured and somewhat daunting!  So, to help … Continue reading

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The Economist Historical Archive

We are pleased to announce that you now have access to The Economist Historical Archive. You can access this digitised archive by searching the library catalogue, or you can access it directly by clicking here. For over 170 years, the Economist has reported … 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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Digimap update: Global and Society Roam trial access

Our subscription to EDINA’s Digimap service gives our staff and students online access to current (OS) and historic maps and map data for the UK, as well as Environment (land cover), Geological, Marine, Aerial and Lidar content. Until 31 July 2019 we … Continue reading

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