Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Springer Protocols Database

The Library has recently added Springer Protocols to its list of databases. SpringerProtocols is the world’s largest database of life sciences protocols. These ‘recipes’ allow scientists to recreate experiments in their own laboratories. SpringerProtocols contains more than 28,000 protocols, most of which come from the classic book series “Methods in Molecular Biology.” Click on the following link to find out more!
http://link.springer.com/search?facet-content-type=Protocol

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

Wikipedian for Scotland!

The National Library of Scotland is planning to appoint a full-time "Wikipedian" who will use the library's collections to update Wikipedia. For more information click on the link below:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-22264118

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Oxford Handbooks

The Library has recently purchased some new titles from Oxford University Press's Handbooks series. Click on the link below:

http://millennium.qmu.ac.uk/search/?searchtype=X&SORT=D&searcharg=oxford+handbook

Year of Shakespeare


In celebration of the ‘Year of Shakespeare’ in 2012 Routledge have put together a free collection of journal articles covering seven key topics including performance, intertextuality and gender. Please click link below to access:


 

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Free Content from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Staff and Students in the Health Sciences may be interested in a new international outreach website just introduced by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. http://www.lwwpartnerships.com
Each month there will be free articles, author introductions and other news relating to a particular subject area. All you need to do is complete a short registration form. This month's subject focus is Radiology

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Family Business book

Students and researchers interested in family business may want to take a look at the following book which is now available in the Library:
http://10.1.0.147/record=b1707003~S0

Observing the 80s

The Library has added this resource  to its collection. The database gives an insight into the lives and events of Britain in the 1980s. Please have a look and tell us what you think.
Just click on the link below:

http://blogs.sussex.ac.uk/observingthe80s/

Thursday, 11 April 2013

APA referencing style guides

The American Psychological Association produces it's own referencing guides. Notably:

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. Washington: American Psychological Association.

American Psychological Association. (2010). Concise rules of APA style. 6th ed. Washington: American Psychological Association.

Both of which are available to borrow here in the LRC.

Online support is also available via the APA Style Blog.  It's another valuable source where you can browse the blog to find the answer to a specific query.  The following blog posts are helpful when remembering the four Ws of referencing:
Other useful posts include:

Sample papers are available here.

APA_Style can also be found on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Library Anywhere

There have been some developments relating to our Library Anywhere service. One example is a mobile voucher scheme which the publisher Sage has introduced recently. For more details click on the link below. And if you haven't done so already please have a look at Library Anywhere!