Thursday, 25 February 2016

Very Short Introductions Trial

We have a trial to Very Short Introductions Online until the 31st March. The resource covers a diverse range of subject areas, from Climate to ConsciousnessGame Theory to Ancient Warfare,Privacy to Islamic HistoryEconomics to Literary Theory.
Access is via the website at http://www.veryshortintroductions.com/ when you are connecting from a networked PC or Mac on campus only.

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection Tissue in Research

Two more talks bringing the ethical and legal aspects of international tissue transfer and a philosophical view of personalized medicine were added to the Tissue in Research series. Access is via the Databases, Journals and e-books link in the Library & Computing/IT tab in the portal on and off campus.


Sunday, 21 February 2016

Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection Animal Models in Biomedical Research

A new video Analgesia, anesthesia monitoring and perioperative care was added to the Animal Models in Biomedical Research series. Access is via the Databases, Journals and e-books link in the Library & Computing/IT tab in the portal on and off campus.








Friday, 19 February 2016

Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection Cancer Genetics

Two lectures covering the genetics of acute myeloid leukemia and the genomics of lung cancer were added to the Cancer Genetics series. Access is via the Databases, Journals and e-books link in the Library & Computing/IT tab in the portal on and off campus.


















Thursday, 18 February 2016

Accessing ProQuest Resources Off Campus

The slides below show you how to access ProQuest resources from the Online databases and academic journals link in the portal when you are off campus/outside the university. You will need to follow these steps if connecting from your own laptop/mobile device on campus as well.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection new releases

This month's releases to the collection include a significant expansion of the Obesity: science, medicine and society series to include talks discussing the definition of obesity, its epidemiology and multiple aspects of its physiology. The new lectures cover adipose tissue biology, the link between obesity and the hedonistic response, and the metabolic interplay between a host and the gut microbiota. Also, Dr Thomas Barber from University of Warwick reviews several issues specifically related to women's health.

Access is via the Databases, Journals and e-books link in the Library & Computing/IT tab in the portal on and off campus.












































Friday, 12 February 2016

New Sign-In to Gale Cengage Newspapers and Periodicals

Gale Cengage have changed the way users login to the following resources from the Databases, Journals and e-books link in the Library & Computing/IT tab in the portal.

  • 17th-18th Burney Collection Newspapers
  • 19th Century British Newspapers
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • British Newspapers 1600-1950

Note: the above resources can also be cross-searched via Artemis Primary Sources which is also listed in the portal.