Library Updates

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

Event

Online Referencing Workshops for LHS Students

2 October 2020

Online Harvard and APA style referencing workshops have been scheduled for October and November for Life and Health Sciences students.

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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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Event

Online OSCOLA Referencing Workshops: October & November

25 September 2020

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

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Online Harvard Referencing Workshops: October & November

24 September 2020

Online Harvard referencing workshops for AHSS, CEBE and UUBS students have been scheduled for this October and November. Book your place now.

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Online Refworks Workshops: September & October

21 September 2020

Online RefWorks workshops will run in September & October.  If you would like to learn how to use this important tool to manage your references, book now for these online only events.

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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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Services

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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Resources

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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