Top ten papers from our Research Repository in December #StirTopTenPapers

During December there were 46,343 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 6,826 research publications. The top ten downloaded items were: 1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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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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You said – We did

We take your feedback seriously. During the following few weeks, we will show some examples of changes we have introduced following student feedback. The ‘You Said We Did’ campaign highlights the impact student feedback has across the University resulting in real, student-led, change. Your feedback matters Your views and opinions are important to us. Across […]

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Grades in Canvas

The Grades tool in Canvas has been upgraded for the new Semester. All of the functionality of the existing Grades tool is retained and some new features have been added including: a ‘View’ menu that includes multiple options to sort and filter assignments including by group, section, unit and grading period. the assignment status (Late, […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in November #StirTopTenPapers

During November there were 54,755 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 6,017 research publications. The top ten downloaded items were: 1. Sex differences in misperceptions of sexual interest can be explained by men projecting their own interest onto women. By Lee, Anthony J; Sidari, Morgan J; Murphy, Sean C; Sherlock, James M; Zietsch, Brendan P […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in October #StirTopTenPapers

During October there were 52,129 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,780 research publications. The top ten downloaded items were: 1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in October #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during October.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Towards a better understanding of the value of physical fitness testing within the identification and development of youth soccer players. By James Dugdale http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30250 An Ethnographic Exploration of Relationships […]

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