JISC have produced a video on why Open Access is important for Higher Education and for society in general.
We use the ASPIRE reading list software to produce resource lists where references are linked directly to the library catalogue so students can immediately check if a book is available. The software allows us to create direct links to e-journals and web resources so student can get to their reading with just a couple […]
Who needs X Factor – in preparation for Book Week Scotland (Monday 24 – Sunday 30 November) the Scottish Book Trust are holding a vote to discover the most loved characters in Scottish fiction. Choose from their panel’s favourites or select your own character: http://scottishbooktrust.com/reading/book-week-scotland/vote-for-your-favourite-character-from-a-scottish-book Everyone from Oor Wullie to […]
EBSCO who provide many of our journal article databases including – ATLA Religion; Business Source premier; CINAHL (nursing and allied health): EconLIt; Health Source; International Political Science Abstracts; PsycInfo; SportDiscus and British Education Index, will provide a training workshop specially for University of Stirling staff and research students. The session is aimed specifically at researchers […]
As reported in our recent ISSUE Newsletter (No 97 June 2014) STORRE, the University’s open access research repository, has been integrated with the IRUS-UK statistics portal. IRUS-UK collects usage data from a number of UK Repositories and can provide institutional-level usage data. This September was our first full month of the integration and so […]
Write-N-Cite connects your word processer to RefWorks so that you can cite references and update your bibliography automatically as you write your essay. Come along to our introductory classes to find out more. The following training sessions are available to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students: Tuesday 28th 1200-1300 Getting to grips with Write-N-Cite Wednesday 29th […]
Struggling to format and keep track of your references? Use Refworks! RefWorks allows you to store your references online and insert them into your essays in the correct format. Come along to our introductory classes to find out more. The following training sessions are available for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students: Monday 27th 1200-1300 Getting to […]