New policy for open access in the post-2014 Research Excellence Framework

A new open access policy for future research assessments, post REF 2014 has been announced by HEFCE and the other three UK funding bodies. The requirements apply to journal articles and conference proceedings which are accepted for publication after 1st April 2016, and do not apply to data, monographs, other long-form publications, creative or non-text […]

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First World War newspaper articles

August 2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. To facilitate access to research in this field Cengage Learning have made made several newspaper articles from the period freely available online. Topics include: the prelude to war, the Western Front, keeping the Germany Army at bay, Germany’s advance, America joins the […]

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New from StirGate – Research Starters

Research Starters are a new feature of StirGate. They are summaries of a topic and are constructed from credible and reliable sources including Encyclopedia Britannica and reference books from Salem Press. There are approximately 60,000 Research Starters in StirGate covering topics as diverse as autism, badminton, classroom management, diabetes, global warming, monetary policy, Voltaire and Scottish law. Over […]

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