News: electronic resources

Migration of Ebook Central to OpenAthens... what you need to know 

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The University Library is migrating its online resources to a more modern and secure platform, OpenAthens. This migration shouldn’t affect users, unless you wish to keep the items saved on your bookshelf, notes, and bookmarks. Read on for more information.

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Ovid maintenance - 6 February

Ovid will be conducting an infrastructure upgrade on Saturday 6 February 2021 between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm EST. During this time there may be instances where access is unavailable to Ovid resources. 

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FIXED - Web of Science

*UPDATE* This problem has now been resolved.

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New Open Educational Resources guide

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are free online materials which can be used in teaching with no cost to staff, students, or the University! This makes them perfect for online teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have developed a new guide to help you find OERs.

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Thieme Science of Synthesis Roadshow - Cancelled

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The previously planned Thieme Chemistry/Science of Synthesis (SoS) seminar has unfortunately been cancelled. Thank you for your understanding at this time.

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TRIAL - SciVal


Explore research performance for you, your research group, your competitors, and potential collaborators. A trial of SciVal is currently running between 17 January and 11 February 2020. 

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Adam Matthew Discovery Day, 13 November


Drop in and learn about the library's newly acquired range of Adam Matthew products and find out how they can assist your learning, teaching, or research efforts at the Adam Matthew Database Discovery DayNo bookings required! Simply drop in and have a chat to the Adam Matthew database experts.

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TRIAL: Digital Archives - Royal Geographical Society/Royal College of Physicians

Explore the rich digital archives of the Royal Geographical Society and Royal College of Physicians, both part of the Wiley Digital Archives. Trial runs until 4 October. 

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TRIAL - Knovel


Designed for engineers, Knovel sucessfully integrates technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver trusted answers. Trial runs until 14th September 2019.

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Embase increases the discovery of biomedical evidence to support critical life sciences functions, delivering relevant, up-to-date biomedical information to the global biomedical research community. It allows users to successfully perform critical functions such as pharmacovigilance, as well as generating high-quality systematic reviews in support of evidence-based medicine and drug and medical device efficacy studies.

[Read more about TRIAL - EMBASE on Ovid]

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