Wednesday, 20 March 2013

McCance and Widdowson Electronic Books

Staff and Students in Dietetics, Nutrition and Biological Sciences will be interested to know that the Library now has access to the Royal Society of Chemistry's McCance and Widdowson ebook collection.  There are seven books in the collection which can be accessed either by author/title in the normal way or by typing "ebook collection" as a keyword. Click on the link below to see the titles:

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

JSTOR Register and Read Service

Check out the new  Register & Read service from JSTOR!  It is a new, experimental program which offers  free, read-online access to individual scholars and researchers who register for a MyJSTOR account.

Click on the following link for more information:

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

LRC Drop-In Session

Any DNBS level one  students needing help finding resources for their Health and Welfare Essay should come along to Room 1125 in the LRC tomorrow (14th March) at 12:15.

Hope to see you there!
Christine Humphries
Liaison Librarian

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Drama Online

Check out the database Drama Online which the LRC has on trial until 2nd June 2013.
Here is the link:

New Items Link

Interested to know about the LRC's new resources? Then check out our New Items link on the Library Catalogue which is updated weekly. Just click on the following and take a look:

LRC Drop-In Session

Need any help finding resources for your Cultural Management and Event Tourism essay?
Please come along to the final LRC Drop-In Session for Level One Events Management students tomorrow at 11:15 in Room 1124.

Christine Humphries
Liaison Librarian


Do omega 3 fatty acids help to improve your child’s intelligence?

The Nutrition Society presents ‘Snake Oil or Fish Oil?’, a public event that’s great fun for all the family. Researchers, dieticians and biochemists from Queen Margaret University will be taking part in this event which will be held on Sunday 17 March 2013 at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

Date: Sunday 17th March 2013

Time: 13:30 - 16:00

Location: Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

Thursday, 7 March 2013

LRC Drop-In Session

Hi Level One DNBS students,

Please come along to a drop-in session to help you find resources for your Health and Welfare module essay on Thursday, 14th March, 12:15-13:15 in Room 1125.

Hope to see you there!
Christine Humphries
Liaison Librarian

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Check out the following new book recently acquired by the Library!

The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Click on the link for more details:

World Book Day Survey

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QMU readers’ Good Reads for World Book Day Survey

By nominating your favourite book or books in the QMU World Book Survey (maximum of 3 books) for QMU’s Top 20 Good Reads for World Book Day, AND making a donation of at least £2.50 on our QMU World Book Day Page , you can help children in one of the poorest parts of the world get reading.
You will also be making a contribution to the LRC’s Book Support Fund to support additional material, such as new fiction for all our QMU readers.
The first £2 of each donation will go to Book Aid International to help support literacy development in sub-Saharan Africa, with the remainder going to the LRC’s Book Support Fund.
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