Tag: databases

Why you should love your subject pages

I am answering a lot of enquiries from clients at the moment asking me how they can find better information than they have done through Google Scholar or the Discovery Service. Google Scholar has the nasty habit of showing you

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Meet our award-winning collection: Disability in the modern world

Some happy news to start the year: one of our digital collections, Disability in the Modern World, has been named Outstanding Academic Title 2020 by Choice Magazine. Clearly, we were ahead of the curve in acquiring it! “No other products directly

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New Lexis courses

Get Lexis Practical Legal Guidance certified Become a pro at legal research. Stand out from the crowd. Add to your CV. Choose a PSL Certification session and book through Eventbrite here. Become commercially aware Become a more employable pro able

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Get certified and get ahead with free law database training

Do you want to learn how to search law databases like a legal professional, using unique tricks and tips to get to essential legal evidence faster and more confidently?  Would you like help getting certified, to prove to future employers that

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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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