Category Archives: research

While You Were Away: Library Space Upgrades

This is the first post in a series highlighting major Library developments that happened ‘while you were away’ over the summer. The full report is available here. The 3 most significant space upgrades are as follows: 1.Power update: over the summer … 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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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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Celebrating British Science Week 2019

British Science Week is a week-long celebration of sciences, with various events taking place all around the country (and the University!). To mark the occasion, we have put together a display featuring a selection of titles from our ‘popular science’ … Continue reading

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A Week of Days from our Archives & Research Collections Team

What are days for? The poet Philip Larkin said that days are where we live*. If that’s true, then they are also the receptacles of our past, present and future, connecting time gone by with time still to come. To … Continue reading

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Digital Identity Health Check for Researchers

Managed strategically, your online presence can be an effective tool for: networking publicising your work and expertise public engagement information discovery In a workshop I run for doctoral researchers I ask: when choosing where to do your doctorate, did you … Continue reading

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Interoperability and Discoverability: An Overview of the Research Publication Systems we use at the University of Bath

A recurring theme across all of the work that takes place in Library Research Services is interoperability. A key system we use across the team is Pure.  We work closely with colleagues in the University Research Office (RIS) to use … Continue reading

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