Category: Subjects: Sciences

Journal bundle trial: Healthcare professionals collection

We are pleased to announce we have trial access to many of the journals from the Healthcare Professionals collection until 6th April.  Titles available as part of this trial include: Journal of Paramedic Practice International Paramedic Practice British Journal of Healthcare Management British Journal

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Focus on clinical medicine: The Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a comprehensive collection of systematic reviews, clinical trials, treatment outcome evaluations and cost-benefit analyses for medical treatments. Useful for health students and professionals, it is a clinically focussed resource supporting treatment choice and evaluation decisions that

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Web of Science upgrade (13 December)

Improvements to the search options within Web of Science is scheduled for to take place on Saturday, 13 December.  Thomson Reuters, the supplier of Web of Science, have warned the service might be unavailable at times during the day and

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Nexis UK is changing

Our premium news service, Nexis UK, covering worldwide newspaper and other media from 1980s to the present is getting better.  An upgrade tomorrow will see a new streamlined search and discovery interface, and more powerful export options for your search

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Focus on: ScienceDirect

Covering a range of science and technology disciplines, ScienceDirect offers full text access to authoritative titles from the core scientific literature published by one of the largest scientific publishers, Elsevier. ScienceDirect includes more than 2,500 journals and more than 12.6

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Are you a budding codebreaker?

Celebrating the release of The Imitation Game, StudioCanal in collaboration with Manchester University have launched a code breaking competition. Break the code and send in the correct answers for a chance to win prizes and merchandise.  Visit the competition web

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Search Scopus

Have you tried Scopus?  New to the Library, Scopus is now our largest single database of scientific academic journal articles, books and conference proceedings. Like the Discovery Service, Scopus combines a normal database with a citation indexing service, so you can both carry

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Free trial access to Journal and Highly Cited Data

We are pleased to announce free trial access to Journal and Highly Cited Data until 30 September 2014.  Access is available on campus or from off campus via the Web Proxy Service.  At the login screen, click on the link

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Beyond simple search: 50 years of following citations

Looking at who has cited useful articles is still a great way to find articles and is something every budding scientist should try.

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New trial: Jove video database of scientific methods

A new trial from Jove offers video tutorials on various scientific methods until 30 May 2014.

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