Category Archives: social and policy sciences

Update for Library members May 2020

As the UK lockdown related to Covid-19 continues and the Library is closed, many borrowers may have concerns about the library books you have in your possession.  Similarly, some of you may have question about your library card/membership as you … Continue reading

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Beware email ‘phishing’ attempts

University of Bath students and staff may be targeted by ‘phishing’ attacks – emails pretending to come from the Library, IT services or other university professional services. We’d like to remind all users of the official advice offered by the … Continue reading

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Database of the month: Statista

On Level 5 of the library we are featuring Statista  as the ‘database of the month’. Pay us a visit to check out the information and freebies: bags, pens, notebooks and drinking containers. Update: the notebooks and drinking containers have proved … Continue reading

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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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‘Times of Revolt, Revolting Times’ comes to the Library

The Library is hosting a small exhibition of posters and banners created by young people from Bath. You can see it on Level 2 of the Library from the 22nd to the 27th of November 2018. Members of the Department … Continue reading

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While You Were Away – New e-Resources!

The following e-book, e-journal and database packages were added to our collections While You Were Away… Engineering & Design Momentum Press e-books: 195 titles added from the Engineering Digital Library and Archive IEEE-Wiley 2018 ebook frontfile Springer e-book collections, including: … Continue reading

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While You Were Away… 2018

A lot has happened in the Library since the end of Semester 2 and the Summer break. We recently posted about the Library’s new physical and digital spaces, but even more changes have been afoot: New look Library catalogue On … Continue reading

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48th Annual UACES Conference & the EU Posters Collection

In 2017, with some help from a Faculty of H&SS Teaching Development Fund grant, the Library and PoLIS jointly purchased a collection of over 140 EU-related posters. Featuring the languages of most European countries, the posters cover a wide range … 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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