Library Updates

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

Resources

E-Resource Trial: Pidgeon Digital

13 October 2021

Pidgeon Digital is a series of archive tape/slide talks intended to share the thinking of leading members of the architecture & design profession. This audiovisual collection has been digitised & preserved as fully searchable online presentations. Trial available until 06/11/21.

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Resources

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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Online Referencing for LHS: APA & Harvard

5 October 2021

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

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Online OSCOLA Referencing Workshops: October & November

14 September 2021

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

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Harvard Referencing Workshops: September - November

14 September 2021

Harvard referencing workshops for AHSS, CEBE & UUBS students have been scheduled through to November 2021. Both online & on-campus workshops will be available. Book now.

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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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Online Refworks Workshops: September & October workshops

9 September 2021

Online RefWorks workshops will run throughout September & October. If you would like to learn how to use this important tool to manage your references, book now.

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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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Resources

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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Services

Online Group Study Room Booking: Restricted Service

5 May 2021

Online group study room booking is available again with some restrictions. Please check the booking page for each library for details.

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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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Resources

O'Reilly Learning: Access via OpenAthens Authentication

28 September 2020

Access to e-books on the O'Reilly Learning platform is now available via OpenAthens authentication using your University credentials. Separate registration for this service is no longer required.

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Services

CLA Licence Extensions for Library Scanning Service

31 August 2020

The Library provides a centralised service for scanning copyright material on behalf of the University.  To provide extra learning support for students during the COVID-19 crisis, academic staff may now request scans of up to 20% of copyright material within certain restrictions.

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Resources

Dawsonera E-books Migrated to E-book Central

5 August 2020

Unfortunately, the Dawsonera e-book service has closed. The Library has migrated the majority of Dawsonera e-books to the ProQuest Ebook Central service. Please check Ebook Central for any Dawson e-books you may be trying to access.

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Services

Reserve and Collect Service

31 July 2020

The Library is now offering a Reserve and Collect service, to academic staff and students, where you will be able to reserve a book and collect it from your chosen campus.

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New Agreements Make Open Access Publishing Easier

30 July 2020

The Library has recently signed 'Read and Publish' agreements with a number of publishers which will make publishing open access articles easier.

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RefWorks: New Version

1 July 2020

A new version of RefWorks is now available.  Existing users should check the advice in this update before registering & migrating their references.

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