Library Updates

The latest Library updates including news on resources, services and training.

Event

Online Refworks Workshops: Summer workshops

4 July 2022

A number of online RefWorks workshops will run through the summer, from July to early September 2022. If you would like to learn how to use this important tool to manage your references, book now.

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Services

Jordanstown and Belfast Campus Libraries Are Moving

28 June 2022

From 2nd June, Jordanstown campus library will cease providing Library services in preparation for the new Belfast campus library in August 2022. The current Belfast campus library in block BB will cease providing Library services on 27th May & an interim service will be available from Block BD from 6th June.

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Transfer of Health Sciences Library Resources to Magee Campus

22 June 2022

The Library has now completed the move of all relevant book stock from Jordanstown to Magee campus library to support the transition of UG Health Sciences programmes to Magee campus in September 2022.

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Services

Online Booking of Group Study Rooms Unavailable Throughout July

22 June 2022

To accommodate further development of the service, online booking of group study rooms will be unavailable during the month of July.  If you'd like to use a group study room in Coleraine or Magee libraries during this time, please contact the appropriate library information point.

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Resources

E-Resource Trial: CINAHL Ultimate

11 May 2022

CINAHL Ultimate is an upgrade on the existing CINAHL Complete database, providing additional full text access to nursing and allied health journals. Trial available until 10/06/22.

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New E-Resource: Pidgeon Digital

6 May 2022

The Library has subscribed to Pidgeon Digital, a series of archive tape/slide talks intended to share the thinking of leading members of the architecture & design profession. This audio-visual collection has been digitised & preserved as fully searchable online presentations.

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Online Referencing Workshops for LHS: APA & Harvard

4 May 2022

Life & Health Sciences online referencing workshops have been scheduled for May. APA and Harvard referencing sessions are available to book now.

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Harvard Referencing Drop-in Sessions (online)

4 May 2022

Harvard referencing online drop-in sessions for AHSS, CEBE & UUBS students have been scheduled for May. Library staff will be available during the session to answer any queries or offer support relating to Harvard referencing.

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New E-Resource: UpToDate

3 March 2022

The Library has subscribed to UpToDate, a point of care medical resource. It provides the most current evidence based clinical information at the point of care and answers clinical questions in real time.

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Bookshare Service: Library Support for Learners with a Print-Disability

8 February 2022

The Library now offers access to the Bookshare UK education collection to students & academic staff who have a qualifying learning or physical disability. The collection has 775,000+ book titles & learning materials, including a huge number of academic textbooks.

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Online OSCOLA Referencing Workshops: February & March

3 February 2022

Online OSCOLA referencing workshops for law students have been scheduled for February & March. Book your place now.

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CEBE Online Workshops & Drop-in Sessions

14 January 2022

The Library CEBE subject team have scheduled a number of online workshops for the second semester, covering topics such as: Scopus, USearch, E-books, Law, CIS, Engineering Village & more. Regular online drop-in sessions have also been scheduled.

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Resources

New E-Resource: Global Business Compass

12 November 2021

The Library has subscribed to Global Business Compass, available now via the Library Databases page.

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Elsevier ScienceDirect Journals Negotiations

28 October 2021

Negotiations for a new agreement between UK Universities and the publisher Elsevier commenced in March 2021, led by the sector and facilitated by Jisc. In these negotiations, universities have two main objectives: to reduce costs to sustainable levels and to provide full/immediate open access to UK research.

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E-Resources: Recent Additions

6 October 2021

The Library has subscribed a number of new e-resources in recent weeks.  They include Skills for Study, Sage Research Methods, Complete Anatomy, History of Feminism and Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination.

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Services

Belfast Library Relocation

13 September 2021

To facilitate the delivery of the new library in Block BC in Belfast and the required refurbishments in Block BA, the library will move to a new location in Block BB on the Belfast campus from Monday 20th September 2021.

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Resources

New E-Resources: Digimap & MarketLine

29 July 2021

The Library has subscribed two new e-resources: Digimap and MarketLine.  Both e-resources are available now via the Library Databases page.

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New E-Resource: Bloomsbury Architecture Library

30 June 2021

The Library has subscribed to Bloomsbury Architecture Library. This e-resource is available now via the Library Databases page.

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British Standards Online: Extra Security Added

17 February 2021

From the end of February, the FileOpen plug-in for Acrobat Reader will need to be installed to open documents via the BSOL service.

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Services

Library Chat & Library Answers

4 February 2021

Details of recent changes to Library Chat and the recently re-named Library Answers FAQ service.

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