Not sure who to vote for on Thursday? There are a number of web sites that can help. A bit like dating sites but for politics (not a sentence you see often) – you are asked questions about your political beliefs and then shown how well you match each of the political parties. […]
Election 2015: keep up to date
Want to keep up to date with the Election? Check out http://www.scoop.it/t/election-2015 which gathers together the latest Election information, including manifestos, broadcasts and comment. The site is curated by the ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences). Helen Beardsley Senior Subject Librarian
New Library Exhibition – the Battle for Scotland
The Battle for Scotland charts the evolution of political election literature throughout the twentieth century. It features examples of election material from all the major political parties relating to Local, General and Scottish elections. The exhibition also focuses on the 1979, 1997 and 2011 Referendums relating to the establishment of a Scottish Parliament and proposed […]
Need information about the Scottish Parliament elections and UK voting referendum?
Elections for the Scottish Parliament and a referendum about the UK voting system will take place on 5th May 2011. The Library’s 2011 election guide has information about the registering to vote, how to vote and how to find out more about the referendum. The guide also contains information about the candidates for the Scottish […]
Need to find information about the General Election?
The Library’s 2010 General Election guideÂ has information about the parties and candidates who are standing for election in the areas containing or adjoining the University’s three campuses. From this website you can find out who was your last MP, discover how to register to vote, link to manifestos and follow parties on Twitter or Facebook.
Decided who to vote for in the EU elections yet? Try voter quizzes and online tools in election blog
Intute have created an EU elections blog: http://www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/blog/category/eu-elections/ where they are highlighting a selection of key websites and new studies about the elections, plus a collection of voter quizzes and online tools to help you make up your mind. Â There is also a special section on Intute where you can find catalogue records to […]