Tag: e-resources

Crimes of the “cite” button

Many electronic resources offer a happy little “cite” link that suggests what the resource provider thinks a reference for an article or ebook should look like.  It is tempting to believe everything they say, copy and paste it into your

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New resource: Policing Insight

Our subscription to Policing Insight is now up and running, providing full access to all articles and reports from local and national media, specialist press, police and criminal justice agencies.  You can also search the valuable Media Monitor service for

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Full-text finder service working intermittently (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – The Full-text finder links are again working normally.  Thank you for your patience. The full-text finder service that appears in many electronic resources offering to locate the full-text of articles is working intermittently at the moment.  This

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Discovery Service temporarily unavailable (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – The Discovery Service appears to be working normally again this morning.  Please let us know if you encounter any unexpected difficulties using it or accessing articles. We regret that the Discovery Service is temporarily unavailable.  We have

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Enter the eBook

Just starting out?  Have you discovered how useful ebooks can be yet?  They are available even after the last copy of a book is on loan and you can read them from anywhere with an internet connection, including on your

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Accessing electronic resources the easy way

Most people want to do some research or look at an ebook when they are away from the campus at times.  If you will be learning at a distance, you will really need to get stuck into our electronic resources, although we can post

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eLexicons for Fashion and Graphic Arts

Graphic Design and Illustration students may be familiar with the eLexicons resource, but a new Fashion lexicon has just been added. eLexicons, provides reliable and contextualized learning resources for the visual arts, including Fashion, Textile Design, Typography, Graphic Design, Graphic Art,

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EBSCO no longer supports Internet Explorer 8 or 9

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

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Emerald Insight platform maintenance (Tuesday 6th June)

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

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AM Explorer: search history, culture and community archives

You can search everything from supplier Adam Matthew, including online archives ranging from Migration to New Worlds (including port conditions), African-American Communities, First World War, London Low Life, Empire Online, Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975 and Mass Observation without seeing content from

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