Tuesday, March 21, 2017

You’re a poet – you just didn’t know it…

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day as I wandered lonely as a cloud…? It’s World Poetry Day and the Library has the perfect resource for that inner poet in us all. Take a look at Literature Online (LION) where you’ll find the full-text of over 355,000 literary works and critical reviews from Tennyson to Pinter.

LION is just one of many online resources that the Library subscribes to. View the full A-Z list here or search for a subscription resource specific to the subject you’re studying through the Subject Resources pages.

And remember, it’s not just the Library building that’s available 24/7!

Monday, March 13, 2017

By JoVE, I think I’ve got it!

It’s British Science Week, but did you know that the Library subscribes to JoVE (the Journal of Visualized Experiments), which is the world’s first peer-reviewed scientific video journal, where you can watch video tutorials on general lab techniques; the essentials of biology; and more advanced topics on neuroscience and genetics.
   

Our subscription to JoVE covers Basic and Advanced Biology, is accessible on and off campus (like the vast majority of our resources) and is just one of many online resources that the Library subscribes to. View the full A-Z list here or search for a subscription resource specific to the subject you’re studying through the Subject Resources pages.

And remember, it’s not just the Library building that’s available 24/7!

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, why not take a look at The Times Digital Archive covering news from 1785-2011. View news articles from the time of such historic and world changing events as the Suffragette movement.

The Times Digital Archive is just one of many online resources that the Library subscribes to. View the full A-Z list here or search for a subscription resource specific to the subject you’re studying through the Subject Resources pages.


Remember, it’s not just the Library building that’s available 24/7!

Books for Green Week #3

Wednesday's book for Green Week takes a positive pragmatic perspective: Atmosphere of hope, by Tim Flannery:


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Advanced Refworks Session Weds 8 March

There's still time to sign up for our training session on Advanced Refworks, running Wednesday 8 March at 12.00 noon.

This session is aimed at more experienced Refworks users and will explore some of the custmomising options in the reference management software.

Click here to book a place.

Books for Green Week #2

Today's book for Green Week is American wasteland, by Jonathan Bloom:

Monday, March 6, 2017

A Green Resource for Green Week

If you’re looking for articles on environmental issues like climate change then you’re probably familiar with the EBSCO databases the Library subscribes to, but you may not know about GEOBASE, which is a database specific to the earth sciences and covers issues of ecology, geology, as well as the environmental sciences. There are over 2 million full-text journal articles with another million plus abstracts, which if you click on the @Keele symbol next to the article may lead to the full text through our other subscriptions. Click here to start using GEOBASE.  You can view our Quick Guide to using the resource here.

GEOBASE is just one of many online resources that the Library subscribes to. View the full A-Z list here or search for a subscription resource specific to the subject you’re studying through the Subject Resources pages.


Remember, it’s not just the Library building that’s available 24/7!

Green Week, Green views

It's Green Week here on Campus, and to reflect that our Library Green team have put up a display of books about Green issues. The first is From cradle to cradle, by William McDonough and Michael Braungart:

Thursday, March 2, 2017