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Open Access Week with Library Services

  • This week (24th – 30th) is “International Open Access Week” and we are offering three events for Staff and Researchers.
    1. Tuesday 25th  EE1101 St. Johns Campus  10am – 12 noon:- Drop in WRaP workshop

Come along and ask any questions you have about depositing your research in WRaP, and the advantages of doing so. Also if you have any articles or papers to upload bring them with you and we can go through the process with you.  Refreshments provided.

2. Thursday 27th CH1001 City Campus 12:15 – 1:15:- Drop in WRaP workshop

Another chance to come along and ask any questions you have about depositing your research in WRaP, and the advantages of doing so. Also if you have any articles or papers to upload bring them with you and we can go through the process with you.  Refreshments provided.

3. Friday 28th Rm 93, Level 2, The Hive (our new home) 1:30 – 2:30:-  Drop in Open Access Clinic

  • What counts as an ‘Authors Accepted Manuscript’ ?
  • What is the difference between Green & Gold Open Access ?
  • Why should I deposit in WRaP when my research is already on ResearchGate?

In this more general session on Open Access,  we will try to answer any questions you might have around WRaP, Open Access and its relation to the REF, Research Data Management (RDM), Altmetrics, ORCID IDs and anything else related to the rapidly changing area of scholarly communication.

Refreshments will be provided and it is an opportunity to see the teams new location in the Hive.

Database trials – give us your views

Library Services are currently trialling several new databases:

Hein Online

Lexis Library

Lexis PSL

Westlaw

These new databases will be providing crucial support for our new law school.

Library Services have also expanded our subscription to British Newspapers, which now covers 1600-1950.

There are also two ongoing trials, so please try them out!

Kanopy

The trial is live until 31st October 2016, please take our survey and let us know what you think.

Financial Times

The trial is live until 6 November 2016, so please let us know what you think.

If you would like to request a new e-resource, please complete our online request form by 1st November 2016. Your request will be considered as part of our planning process for 2017/18. If you need any assistance with the form, please contact your Academic Liaison Librarian.

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