Tag: social sciences

The plight of drunken gulls

Many of you will know the feeling of a hangover: the nausia, headache, disorientation and a mouth that feels strangely rough and furry.  What you might not realise is that getting drunk, and in many cases very drunk, is not

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Just added: Archives of Sexuality and Gender

Following the successful trial during LGBTQ Awareness month (in February), we are pleased to announce that we have bought permanent access to the online resource “Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History & Culture Since 1940”.  This exciting new addition

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The joy of being (told you are) right

It feels good to be told you are right, even when you are wrong.  When no-one knows enough facts, it all becomes a whole heap of fun.  The solution might be to slow down and start to explore the fantastic

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New trial: Sage video

We are delighted to present trial access to Sage Video running until 31st May 2016.  We have access to the Education collection, Media & Communication collection, and Counselling & Psychotherapy collections. Make a change from reading and explore the collection.

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Exploring queer cultures and lifestyles in the creative arts in Britain c1885-1967

The academic study of queer culture and lifestyles has become a popular field of study in several degree courses.  We have a broad range of books about this subject in the University Library. For anyone who is interested I came

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What girls really want

A cautionary comic tale about interchangeable toy building blocks and gender prejudice. Photo by ricardoduplos

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New e-resources for you this Spring – health and social care

Community Care Inform Adults Critical information in a quick and accessible format to help social work professionals working with disabled and older people. Community Care Inform Adults is an online and comprehensive data source of expert-written, practice-related information, including case law,

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Chatham House Online Archive bought outright

We are delighted to announce that following a successful trial, we are now one of fewer than ten universities to purchase the Chatham House Online Archive outright.  This resource is now available both on and off campus. The archive contains

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Book of the Week 19/1/15

We kick off the new year with a book that should appeal to everyone and will be useful in a wide variety of situations from university assignments to work environments. All too often we jump into the tasks and issues

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Today is… Human Rights Day

In 1950, The United Nations declared 10 December Human Rights Day to focus the attention ‘of the people of the world’ on the new Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all people and all

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