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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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Introducing Statista: painting a picture with numbers

“Data! Data! Data!” he cried impatiently. “I can’t make bricks without clay.” ~ Sherlock Holmes Whether you want to know how many Costa outlets have opened in London last year, the outlook of the cosmetics market in Hong Kong or

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Here’s a (K)novel resource!

Knovel is one of the most novel approaches to presenting information we have ever seen.  Offering a choice between standard search and an interactive matrix of search criteria that return physico-chemical data, formulae, information, and more for the physical sciences,

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Videos to add variety to your teaching and learning

Are you looking to add some colour and variety to your teaching and online reading lists?  I recently shared some of the wonderful images, from VR architectural interiors to political cartoons available from our extensive image resource Artstor.  Today, I

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Your questions answered: accessing eresources

Set up the University VPN if you can Setting up the University VPN (Virtual Private Network) makes accessing all our resources much easier.  You will have to log in less often and will have access to all those resources that

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Record, playback and clip television on demand with BoB

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is a service that allows you to request television programmes be recorded, watch programmes anyone has recorded in the past, and then extract clips for use in presentations or other projects. Not only that, but BoB

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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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Finance resources – a stop-gap while we get Bloomberg and Eikon working again

Calling all Finance students! While we try to get Eikon/Bloomberg working remotely, your Faculty Librarian, Hannah Porter, has set up a reading list of other resources to help you get started.  If you have any questions or difficulties, please contact

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JustisOne – your new one-stop shop for legal research

Alongside HeinOnline, Lexis, and Westlaw, we are pleased to present our fourth and biggest yet law database: JustisOne. The latest addition to our law databases is the largest yet. JustisOne offers a comprehensive one-stop research platform for law, comprising case

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Come on over to Credo

Credo Reference has a new look and feel, and is better than ever starting point for your assignment research.  Enter a word or short phrase and Credo will return the key concepts and show you a mind map suggesting associated

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