New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in May #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during May.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: The development of an intervention to support midwives in addressing multiple health behaviours with pregnant women. By Julie McLellan http://hdl.handle.net/1893/31105 Educated Inside: A Scottish Approach to Prisoner Education. By […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in March and April #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during March and April.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Cinema and Cultural Memory in The Bahamas in the 1950s. By Monique Toppin http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30780 Webs of influence: Investigating the effects of the forest mycorrhizosphere on soil carbon […]

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New ‘COVID-19: Resources for research’ guide

A number of organisations have created great resources for supporting research into COVID-19. We’ve added these to our new “COVID-19: Resources for research“ Libguide at: https://libguides.stir.ac.uk/covid Here’s the list so far: COVID-19 Research Database (provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO)) WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and […]

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Unprecedented Facebook URLs Dataset now Available for Academic Research

A gigantic and unique Facebook dataset has been made available to researchers to study questions related to the effects of social media on democracy and elections. Jesse Blumenthal, Director of Technology and Innovation for the Charles Koch Institute, issued a statement saying that the availability of this dataset is:  “an important step in addressing society’s […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in December and January #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during December and January.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Ex-Servicemen and Crime in Interwar Scotland. By Cameron McKay http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30502 Rethinking Multicultural Education: How might shi (勢)–inflected thinking enhance practice? By Anne Lawrie http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30677 An Investigation of […]

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Finding Free Articles – Open Access plugins to make it easier

A third to a half of articles have a free Open Access version, although finding them isn’t always easy – but there are now a growing number of browser extensions that can help. CORE Discovery Open Access Button Unpaywall Kopernio Google Scholar button See our handy ‘OA plugins’ guide for more details: https://libguides.stir.ac.uk/oaplugins Clare AllanSenior Research […]

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