• Resources special!

              Over the past few months, staff in information resources and our academic librarians have been working together to produce a newsletter dedicated to resources. We wanted to share with our colleagues important information about our collections and how they are being used.  We have also highlighted some of the work […]

  • Freshers Fair 2012

    Learning Services gives a warm, (but damp) welcome to everyone, both new freshers and returning students. As you will know, the 2012 Student Union Freshers Fair is taking place in the HUB on 26th September.  We will be there throughout the event promoting some of our exciting new developments and resources.  Come and find out about […]

  • Discover More is currently unavailable 27.03.12 5.30pm

    Discover More (Ebsco Discovery Service) and all the Ebsco databases are currently unavailable. This is a national problem which Ebsco are aware of and are dealing with it as a priority. We are assured it will be available shortly. Cathy Carey Facilities Coordinator

  • Steps to Success: Referencing and citations – 26th January 12 – 1pm

    Would you like some help with referencing and citations? This session will help you to understand: Why referencing is important. How to use Harvard Referencing. Common referencing problems. Referencing is the acknowledgement of all the sources you have cited in your assignments, whether you have quoted directly or paraphrased. Many students find referencing confusing so […]

  • Steps to Success: Literature Searching 23rd January 12-1pm

    Make the most of the academic information accessible to you via Learning Services. You can book a place at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/1820072947?s=4818699. It will be an opportunity to use the electronic books and electronic journals in the comfort of your own library. Organise your search terms, refine or expand your searching all these skills can help you […]

  • Don’t fall through the gap…

    Just a quick reminder that  we start our Bridging the Gap drop-ins on Tuesday 6th December.    We are here to help you improve your research and writing skills and be me more confident. Drop in with your questions. How do I ……. …. find a journal article? …..reference an e-book? …..plan an essay? …..structure […]

  • Bridging the Gap for Students – Drop In and Ask…

    Come & fill those gaps! Research and write with confidence. Drop In with your questions. How do I ……. …. find a journal article? …..reference an e-book? …..plan an essay? …..structure an essay? All your (library) questions answered! Ask about finding books, e-books, journal articles for your subject area. Get handy hints and tips on […]

  • Discover More

    Ever spent time searching and searching not really finding that bit of information that will back up what you are writing about. Try Discover More it has something for everyone. One quick and easy search finds information for those subject terms from lots of library resources. You can find the location of books, book reviews […]

  • Hidden Gems

    If you are studying education and are unsure as to which databases to use, here are details of five “hidden gems” to get you started: Education Research Complete This database is recommended if you are looking for journal articles related to education as all the journals in the database relate to education. It covers all […]

  • Emerging Technologies

    On the 29th March the Learning Technology Development Team are offering their second staff information exchange session in this series: Coming of Age: Professionalising the Blog Do you have an image and message you need to get out to a wider audience? Are you a blogger or thinking about starting a professional blog that focuses […]