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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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A mathemagical delight

Work on your mathematical skills in a new and novel way, learn to manipulate algebra faster and better and learn cool tricks to impress your friends at parties. A fun workshop for beginner apprentice mathemagicians: no previous mathemagical knowledge required.

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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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Free access this month to Taylor & Francis’ “electronic media” collection

Taylor & Francis’ Communication Theme of the Month Collection this November is “Electronic media”: the study of radio, television, media technology, and web design with streaming audio and video.  Until 30 November, you can get free additional digital content on: Cyber-security Learning Diversity

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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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Welcome to the Engineers

Today and tomorrow we’re welcoming various groups of engineers touring the Library – many from the Royal Navy studying on courses here at the University. We trust you enjoy your visit and that subsequent studies go well. Photo by Official

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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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