Until now, students on taught courses could produce the most impressive research and interactive artefacts but because the scope of an undergraduate or Masters degree project rarely allows a project of sufficient scope and depth of analysis to compete with …

The rise of RISE: the new online home for student research Read more »

Are you finding the thought of getting your head around Lexis Library and Westlaw UK a daunting task? Come along to the Library for weekly drop in clinics to get a sense of what is involved. These sessions provide an …

Additional help with Law databases and certification Read more »

The Faculty Librarian for Technology has characteristically uncovered the least technologically sophisticated way of keeping track of everything you need to do, using a notepad and pen.  The method is called “Bullet journalling”.  Combining a simple calendar with monthly task …

Faster than a speeding journal: return of the handwritten tasklist Read more »

Printed APA (6th ed.) referencing booklets are once again available for you to collect from the Library Help Desk.  This updated version of the booklet includes an expanded explanation of why you need to reference things you use in your …

APA (6th ed.) referencing booklets now available in print Read more »

Does your referencing still not look right?  Looking for a little lift?  The new library guide “APA (6th ed.) referencing basics“ explains the principles behind the practice of APA referencing and is designed to complement other handouts with examples of APA referencing …

APA referencing: back to basics Read more »

After publishing a case study article in a peer-reviewed journal, one librarian shares the lessons he learned about successful academic writing.  Happily the advice works for everything from undergraduate assignments to academic journal articles, so there is something of potential …

Tips for academic writing Read more »