Tag: databases

Introducing Scopus – your second home for search

Scopus is a very different resource to those you may have come across before.  You can search it like the EBSCO Discovery Service or any other database, but using Scopus you can also find how many articles published by a

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Search made simple: an expert walkthrough for finding ebooks and academic journal articles

Almost everyone has used Google to find information online and academic information resources are fundamentally very similar.  The difference between a simple Google search and finding precisely what you want in Discovery, ebook platforms or subject-specific resources is that to

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Introducing subject pages

For most subjects, the EBSCO Discovery Service (“Discovery”) is arguably the best place to start your search because it is a simple and quick way to search across all our online resources but for design, architecture, law and some aspects

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The new Mintel: feature preview

From 14th January, Mintel will have a new look and a load of new features to make your life easier.  The new search includes all content from Mintel reports and Mintel trends.  The new interface combines everything into a single

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Additional help with Law databases and certification

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

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Introducing your Lexis Library (law eresource) student expert

We are excited to welcome a whole host of new Law students, as well as those lucky second-year Business Students about to start studying the law in their compulsory business law unit.  You will all be happy to hear that

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Enter the new Westlaw (5 August 2019)

As reported earlier this summer, Westlaw is changing.  While we hope you will enjoy the new interface, if only because you have very little choice in the matter, if you personalise your Westlaw account, there are number of things you

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Westlaw is changing

Westlaw is changing.  On Monday 5 August 2019, the Westlaw interface will change completely.  An early look by our Law subject team has suggested that there will be: Changes we are happy to see You will be able to highlight

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Bloomsbury Architecture Library

This fabulous new resource is a collection of ebooks which you can search or browse by topic. Topics include place, period, style, peoples & culture. For those of you who prefer a print book, you will find many of the

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Not waving but drowning: 5 ways to learn to tackle assignments better

It’s a big, wide ocean of information out there and fishing for the things you want for your particular assignment can be challenging.  That’s where the Library can help.  Check out our top five tips below for getting on and

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