Library Updates

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

Services

Library Services Disruption: 27/07/21

27 July 2021

Due to essential server maintenance, some Library services, including the databases page and the exam papers service, may be subject to disruption between 12 noon & 2pm today (27/07/21). Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Resources

E-Resource Trial: LGBT Magazine Archive

2 July 2021

LGBT Magazine Archive is a searchable archive of major periodicals devoted to LGBT+ interests, dating from the 1950s through to 2015. Trial available until 28/07/21.

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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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Event

CEBE Online Workshops: Library Drop-in Sessions

23 April 2021

The Computing, Engineering and Built Environment subject team have scheduled a number of weekly Library online drop-in sessions until the end of May. Book now or check the Library training calendar for more details.

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AHSS Workshops: USearch & Social Sciences Premium

20 April 2021

Training workshops AHSS students covering literature searching via USearch and Social Sciences Premium will run in April, May & June. Anyone interested in attending should book via the Library training calendar.

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Online Refworks Workshops: Latest workshops

20 April 2021

A number of online RefWorks workshops will run in April, May and June. If you would like to learn how to use this important tool to manage your references, book now.

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Online Harvard Referencing for LHS: Latest availability

16 April 2021

Online Harvard style referencing workshops have been scheduled for April & May for Life and Health Sciences students.

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APA Referencing Online Workshops: April & May

16 April 2021

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

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Services

Belfast Library Relocation

14 April 2021

To facilitate the delivery of the new library in Block BC in Belfast and the required refurbishments of the lower floors of Block BB, Library & Digital Services has moved to a new location on the Belfast campus.

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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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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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Event

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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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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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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