Tag: Journals

Faster than a speeding journal: return of the handwritten tasklist

The Faculty Librarian for Technology has characteristically uncovered the least technologically sophisticated way of keeping track of everything you need to do, using a notepad and pen.  The method is called “Bullet journalling”.  Combining a simple calendar with monthly task

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 07/03/16

I am stretching the definition of book his week to introduce you to El Croquis: International Architecture Magazine. The University Library chose to shelve El Croquis with its book collections, perhaps because each edition focuses on a particular architect or practice,

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Star Wars meets scholarly speculation

After the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, JSTOR offered a week-long celebration of the new film, including highlights ranging from speculations over the existence of Tatooine to a medical opinion on the condition of Jar Jar Binks’ skin.

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Searching specific journals and other sources

You can search for the exact title of a journal in the Discovery Service and find it as a link at the top of the search results window.  It is possible to search just within a specific journal either by

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Finding Journal Titles in the Library

Observant returning students may have noticed that the journals tab has disappeared from the search widget at the top of Library webpages. This is because our Discovery service has been updated to incorporate journals as part of the core service

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Pablo in P&M – The stamp of approval

I asked one of the nice Library Assistants why we still had any journals in print. “Is it because some people like to harken back to “ye good olde” days when electronic resources were limited to light switches and portable heaters?”

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Pablo in P&M – Slippery journals 

A knock at the door told us more printed journals had arrived, and what a lot of those there were, too!  Despite having thousands of electronic journals, we still receive 639 different titles in print.  A short waddle to the

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Journal bundle trial: Healthcare professionals collection

We are pleased to announce we have trial access to many of the journals from the Healthcare Professionals collection until 6th April.  Titles available as part of this trial include: Journal of Paramedic Practice International Paramedic Practice British Journal of Healthcare Management British Journal

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Only request… printed journals stored off campus

While almost all our journals are available online as e-journals, you can also request printed journals that are not available from the second floor by clicking the icon on the Library website and choosing the “I would like to request …

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New collaboration supports research discovery in developing countries

University and research libraries in developing countries belonging to eligible consortia are to receive free access to the tables of contents for over 24,000 scholarly journals from approximately 2,000 publishers for 17 months, starting in April.

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