Tag: Journals

Finding articles (and books) that do not appear to be available

Finding most journal articles is usually a simple a matter of making sure “Full text online only” is selected in the left-hand side-bar and searching for the article title and the first named author’s surname in Discovery or a subject

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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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Introducing subject pages

For most subjects, the EBSCO Discovery Service (“Discovery”) is arguably the best place to start your search because it is a simple and quick way to search across all our online resources but for design, architecture, law and some aspects

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Enter the Cafe

“Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.” ~Earl Wilson Don’t miss the Library Café with its hot and cold drinks and snacks and its 24/7 vending machines, tucked around the corner where

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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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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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Better resourced than ever before

You told us that our range of information resources was something that you valued highly. “The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” We subscribe to more

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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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