Category: Services

Ebook Central – planned maintenance on 26 June

In order to maintain its high level of functionality, Ebook Central is moving from its current server to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform on 26 June 2021. This means Ebook Central will

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Reopening the Library amid the IT outage

Update 22 April 2021 – It has been confirmed that the ‘Guest’ wireless network and IT Helpers will be available in the Library building, which means you will have the same access to the internet and eresources as you would

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Last of the Lexis training webinars this year!

If you still haven’t managed to get to all of the Lexis law training webinars this year, don’t miss the final instance of each, starting this Wednesday evening with the Basic Lexis Certification webinar session. Getting certified in the use

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It’s never too late to ask!

Deadlines closing in? Your library can still help! Whether you are looking to pin down a source for those last elusive facts you need to qualify in your dissertation or referencing is taking over your life, your friendly library team

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Free limited time trial -Adam Matthew Explorer

Adding to our wide collection of Adam Matthew online archives, including African American Communities, Empire Online, Mass Observation, Gender: Identity and Social Change, Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1970, we have access to the vast majority of the Adam

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Welcome back! Thinking of visiting us?

Coming back to campus and thinking of popping into the library? Remember to book yourself an asymptomatic Covid test on campus first and to book a study space in the library. Test results often take only an hour or so

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The rise of RISE: the new online home for student research

Until now, students on taught courses could produce the most impressive research and interactive artefacts but because the scope of an undergraduate or Masters degree project rarely allows a project of sufficient scope and depth of analysis to compete with

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Getting your hands on printed library stock at home

In my last post, I explained what you can do if you visit the library building. Since you will probably never want to do that, I wanted to outline how you can get all the same printed resources from the

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Getting started #1: Getting hold of printed books and other things from your library

A cheery hello to all those new students joining us! Welcome to the library blog – a smorgasbord of brief introductions, tips, tricks, news and advice designed to help make your time at university something you will look back fondly

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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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