ejournals and ebooks

The library’s collections expand far beyond the physical collection. We have access to 119,000 electronic journals through a range of local and national agreements with publishers. We have access to over 320,000 ebooks, now more than the 315,000 printed books we hold. We are adding to these collections on a daily basis but, if we […]

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Spotlight on…. American Periodicals

The Library subscribes to an online resource called American Periodicals, which includes digitised American magazines and periodicals published between 1740 and 1900. This is a good resource if your subject is American Literature or History, particularly if you are interested in the following topics: 19th century literature; women’s magazines; popular culture; American politics and government […]

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Students – we want to hear from you! Tell us what you think about Digital Technology at the University and have a chance of winning an Amazon voucher…

For the third year in a row, we are participating in the JISC Digital Experience Insights survey (previously ‘Tracker’).  We use this survey to find out how you are using digital technology at the University and what we can do to improve our services and support. For example, after you told us in last year’s […]

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Unpaywall for open research: plans for Scopus integration

Described as a “ground-breaking development” towards achieving a true open research infrastructure, Unpaywall is a database listing almost 20 million freely available scholarly articles.   This free service locates open-access articles and presents paywalled papers that have been legally archived and are freely available on other websites to users who might otherwise have hit a paywalled […]

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