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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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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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