Be more squirrel.

From Monday 31st October we are running a campaign to remind you to bring your ID card to the Library.  This is needed for the entry gates as well as printing and taking your books out. Normally the library receptionists will note your student number and open the gates manually for you. However this takes up […]

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Open Access: Publisher memberships

Publisher memberships   The University currently provides a fund of £250k to spend on Open Access: publisher memberships, APC and publication costs.  To apply to the APC fund you need to fulfil eligibility criteria – see here for further information and the application form.   Many publishers now offer discounted Article Processing Charges (APCs), so […]

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EndNote Version 7.7 now available

The latest version of our reference management software Endnote is now available for University computers. You can download version 7.7 from Run Advertised Programs (before you start close Word and Outlook email): If you have previously downloaded version 7.5, then within Run Advertised Programs select: ‘EndNote X7.7 Update – Update’ If you have not downloaded […]

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Our favourite Open Access films

  If you want to learn more about Open Access these are our favourite short films explains what Open Access is and what Licences are. “What is Open Access”  “Creative Commons: a shared culture” Don’t forget we have loads of information on our web pages at http://www.stir.ac.uk/is/researchers/writing/publishingimpact/open-access/   JISC – Open Access hour: live Twitter […]

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Altmetric Version 2 now available

Today Stirling’s Altmetric for Institutions has been upgraded to version 2.   Altmetric is a tool that tracks social media attention of research outputs: journal articles, data, etc. Version 2 provides a more efficient interface, excellent reporting capabilities and advanced search functionality. Find research outputs: Use Altmetric to search across Stirling’s research or explore the Altmetric […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in September #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Research Postgraduates who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during September. Some of the theses are available for reading immediately:   Silence and Representation in Selected Postcolonial Texts. By Tirzah Zachariah. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/24136   An Ethnographic Exploration of the Substance Use of Young People Living in Temporary Homeless Accommodation. By Jennifer […]

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