A raft of exciting new ebooks has arrived on our ACM platform, from spatial- and bio-informatics to machine learning and software evolution, the history of computing to reactive internet programming. Click here to check out our expanded offering, exclusively from ACM.
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Did you know that air pollution on side streets is often at least 20% lower than on busy roads? Or that the most polluted place to be on the roads is inside a vehicle because they gather pollution? The UK’s first ever National Clean Air Day on Thursday 15 June is a chance to find out more about air pollution, learn how to avoid it and discover the practical things that people can do to reduce local pollution levels.
Let’s create a cleaner future together on National Clean Air Day
. If you normally take children to school in the car or drive into work/study, try taking the train or bus, cycling, or walking instead. If you have to drive, try turning your engine off when idling in queued traffic and at traffic lights. Every little helps.
It is expected that the CareKnowledge website will be available only intermittently on Wednesday 14 June 2017 and will be running at risk all that day while essential maintenance work is carried out on the site. The supplier intends to minimise disruption and apologises in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
We are pleased to confirm we are now using the new and improved DRM Lite system to deliver interlibrary loans from the British Library. All orders placed using our interlibrary loans system will now use this system. When you request a journal article or book chapter using the interlibrary loans service, it will now be delivered within a few days directly to your University email account. You will then be able to open it on any computer, tablet or smartphone with a working internet connection and Adobe Reader (or Acrobat) installed. You will have 30 days after receiving the interlibrary loan to save a copy, which will remain accessible for up to three years. You will still have the option to print a single copy to store more permanently. Read more ›
If you ever find yourself working on a multi-million pound business deal or indeed just updating your LinkedIn profile in public, you should always be aware who may be watching, listening, and waiting a few paces away with a USB filled with ready to deliver malware to load onto your laptop or download digitally to your tablet. This tale of corporate carelessness has words for the wise: that walls have ears and train carriages have eyes.
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If you are using an older version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, please be aware that at least one of our biggest electronic resource suppliers EBSCO, have now ceased to support IE 8 and 9 on security grounds. Browser versions currently supported by EBSCO are listed here on their support pages.
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The Emerald Insight platform is undergoing a scheduled update until 8pm today (Tuesday 6th June 2017). We have been warned that the platform will offer read-only access today, and that functionality will be limited during this period. Should you access the website during this time, you will receive a notification that the site functionality is temporary unavailable within your browser. This may also affect some functionality on www.emeraldpublishing.com. This essential website maintenance is part of Emerald’s customer focused development initiative. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Studying health and safety? We have just added the ejournal “Policy and practice in health and safety” to our collection, and it is ready for you to search through the Discovery Service.
What follows is a list of new electronic books received by the Library during May 2017 ordered by title. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable Excel spreadsheets.
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