Author: David Bennett

Opportunities Week 2020 is going digital

Looking for a summer job or thinking about your future career? Tune into the expert talks this Opportunities Week, starting 22 June, when you can learn how to find the 70% of jobs that are never advertised and make them

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New free remote study support app now available

In response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, Fika has created a series of programmes allowing staff and students to learn from expert psychologists, students, academics and professional athletes in 5-minute video, audio and text programmes.  Download the app from Google

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Mass Observation 1980s has arrived!

Hot on the heels of our last humanities purchase, we are delighted to add the 1980s module of Mass Observation.  This digital archive contains topics of interest to a wide range of subjects, including History, Politics, the Social Sciences and

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Getting into Springer ebooks

We are getting a lot of enquiries at the moment from people who have logged into Springer ebooks but are being confused by the ebook landing page.  If you find yourself staring at a page like the one in the

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Sift through everyday Tudor and Stuart life with our latest History resource

We recently gained access to Early Modern England: Society, Culture and Everyday Life, 1500-1700. We’ve had access to Tudor and Stuart State Papers for six years now but if you’re interested in knowing what life was like for the “ordinary”

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BBC News is now available worldwide (until end July)!

Box of Broadcasts (BoB UK) now offers worldwide coverage of the BBC News Channel, offering access to all those university students who have returned home overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you are an international student enrolled at the

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Thompson Reuters is recruiting law reps

Thompson Reuters, providers of the excellent Lexis Library package, are recruiting student law database representatives for the coming 2020/21 academic year. As a student law representative, you would encourage the more effective use of TR legal services such as Westlaw UK,

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Your hub for expert opinion and scientific facts on the coronavirus pandemic

Looking for reliable news and analysis of the coronavirus pandemic?  Look no further. The Information Literacy Group have compiled a list of expert blogs and reliable sources of scientific evidence to suit all your needs.  Check it out here.

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On this day in 1660

On this day in 1660, Charles II returned to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne on his 30th birthday after the Puritan Commonwealth instigated by Oliver Cromwell came to an end. This marked the end

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Tools fit for a researcher

There are some amazing research tools available via AppsAnywhere.  They are all supported by Information Service (IS) rather than the Library but that doesn’t make them any less special.  Just be sure to click “OK” on the pop-up dialogue box

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