Category: Subjects: Technology

Fascination

While we’ve been on leave, another issue of Fascination has been posted.  So if you want to read about bee blooms blossoming, a possible new vaccine for polio, or Cherenkov Telescope Array – or a host of other technology and

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Free trial: IET Engineering & Technology Reference

We are pleased to announce a trial of technology reference database IET Engineering & Technology Reference, available both on and off campus until 1st January 2016.

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The Martian

A year or two back we stumbled across Andy Weir’s spellbinding novel The Martian.  One of few books that really is unputdownable once it has you in its grip.  It’s coming out as a film soon and we’ve just seen

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New e-resources for you this Spring – ebook collections

We are pleased to offer new ebook collections from Wiley, MIT, Ebsco and ICE in support of Engineering and Computer Science.  These are currently available through the following platforms: Via the Discovery Service Ebsco Mobile Technology 2014 ebook Collection Ebsco Civil Engineering 2015 ebook Collection Ebsco

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Help with your subject

We’re delighted that you find our My Subject pages helpful – they give lots of great guidance on where you can find both resources and help.  We’ve just had figures for September to (nearly all of) April and this is

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Book of the Week 19/1/15

We kick off the new year with a book that should appeal to everyone and will be useful in a wide variety of situations from university assignments to work environments. All too often we jump into the tasks and issues

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Knovel database trial

A trial of Knovel is available until Tuesday, 17 February.  Knovel is a search platform for engineers.  It features interactive search results which can be customised and integrated into teaching programmes, student coursework or research. Trial link: http://app.knovel.com/web/

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Top 10 Myilibrary books in Technology

Yesterday we posted the top ten Ebrary ebooks for the Technology Faculty.  Myilibrary isn’t used quite as well – “only” a million downloads in 2014, but here are the top ten Technology subject related ebook section request downloads from that

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Top 10 Ebrary books in Technology

Ebrary continues to be a well loved and well used ebook provider for the University of Portsmouth with over 3,000,000 section downloads in 2014. Here are the top ten titles and number of downloads for Technology Faculty subject areas:

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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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