Library Updates

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

Services

Library Opening Hours: Now Open Tuesday Evenings

2 March 2021

Library opening hours have now been extended to include Tuesday evenings until 9.00pm.

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Online Refworks Workshops: March & April

2 March 2021

Online RefWorks workshops will run in March & April.  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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Resources

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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APA Referencing Online Workshops: February & March

15 February 2021

American Psychological Association (APA) referencing online workshops for Life & Health Sciences have been scheduled for February & March. Book now.

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Online Harvard Referencing for LHS: February & March

9 February 2021

Online Harvard style referencing workshops have been scheduled for February and March for Life and Health Sciences students.

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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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Online OSCOLA Referencing Workshops: February-April

28 January 2021

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

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Online Harvard Referencing Workshops: February & March

28 January 2021

Online Harvard referencing workshops for AHSS, CEBE and UUBS students have been scheduled for February & March. Book your place now.

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New CEBE Online Workshops

14 January 2021

The Library CEBE subject team have scheduled a number of online workshops for the second semester, covering topics such as: IEEE Referencing, Scopus, USearch, E-books & Google.

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Services

Group Study Rooms: Service Closed

12 January 2021

After advice from the University's Health & Safety service, group study rooms, at each campus library, will be unavailable for use until further notice.

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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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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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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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