Tag: communication

Better emails

A recent study published by email software provider Boomerang highlighted some ways that might increase the success of emails you send asking for a response. While the sample was small and we only hear from the self-selecting sample who responded,

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10 apps of Christmas 2016 #6 – GroupMe

GroupMe picks up where SnapChat leaves off, elegantly fusing the instant messaging and file sharing capability of WhatsApp with the social media connectivity of a closed Facebook group, allowing you to create a private web space and share it just

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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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A design classic

Voted the best ever example of British Design, beating the country’s flag and Routemaster double-decker bus, the red phone box in your Library also offers free calls across campus, so if your phone battery dies just as you need to call your tutor, step

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In touch more often

We introduced more plasma screens across the Library this year to help us let you know about things that might interest you, as well as the Library blog and calendar through our website, delivering expert help and advice for problems you

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Free access this month to Taylor & Francis’ “electronic media” collection

Taylor & Francis’ Communication Theme of the Month Collection this November is “Electronic media”: the study of radio, television, media technology, and web design with streaming audio and video.  Until 30 November, you can get free additional digital content on: Cyber-security Learning Diversity

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Attack of the display stands

It’s that time of year again when we have to give much thought to signs, posters and other ways of conveying information to all our new students as they join us for Freshers’ Week. TOTD noticed a type of display

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Chimpanzee Hand Gestures

Researchers at the University of St Andrews in Scotland have found that chimpanzees communicate using a series of hand gestures. Here is a report from the BBC with a video clip showing a few of them: http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_9475000/9475408.stm

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Plain English Day

Hello there, Thing of the Day is touching base with you to facilitate a deliverance of an initiative by the Plain English Campaign called ‘Plain English Day’. This is a proactive and not reactive vision to streamline deliverables, make communication

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