Tag: eresources

Starting out… finding books and journal articles

Understanding what you are looking for is sometimes the first hurdle when getting to grips with academic information.  Here is an introduction to where to find different sorts of information. Finding books The easiest way to find everything is by

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Video viewing for exploring Ebook Central

Ever wondered how to get the most from our biggest ebook collection, Ebook Central?  These four short videos show you how!

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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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The new ScienceDirect login explained

Have you tried to log into ScienceDirect only to be thoroughly confused by a maze of impossible options?  You are not alone.  Elsevier has recently introduced a maddeningly unhelpful step to the end of the off-campus login process. The best

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Westlaw is migrating platforms and it’s time to rescue anything you saved to a folder!

On Monday 5 August, Westlaw will move to a new platform.   You will lose all access to the old Westlaw platform on 5 August. Any articles you may have saved to folders on the old Westlaw platform will also be lost on 5 August.  We regret 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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New Library eresource: The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching

The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching offers over 750 entries on the essential practical and theoretical aspects of teaching English as a second language. Each entry is helpfully organised into three sections: “Framing the issue,” “Making the case,” and “Pedagogical

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New Library eresource: Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology

Blackwell encyclopedia of sociology is an excellent starting point for researching a wide variety of topics in Sociology.  This encyclopedia also introduces many topics in Criminology and Education among its 1,800 entries, and so is useful for anyone studying these

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Better resourced than ever before

“The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” ~ former student   We subscribe to more than twice as many ejournals this year as last, we have

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