Yarnfulness

Due to the current situation, we are unable to have our regular face to face Yarnfulness session, so we thought that we would take Yarnfulness online. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to provide much practical help or be able to supply any yarn or needles/hooks. but if you already know how to knit or crochet, […]

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Library support during the COVID-19 outbreak

Even though the Library building is closed, many resources and services are still available online via the portal and library catalogue. Additional online content Many publishers and book/journal suppliers have temporarily opened up additional content during this period. We have put together a library guide which lists this additional content available: http://libguides.stir.ac.uk/covidlibsupport. Please note that […]

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Free Access to International Monetary Fund’s eLibrary

The IMF eLibrary is free to browse or download over 21,000 articles, books, working papers and studies, data and statistical tools. Access it via the A-Z Online Resources or your Library Subject Guide. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, […]

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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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Dissertation help

We have just completed our spring dissertation roadshows. We had two sessions one in Pathfoot and one in the library. If you were not able to make these sessions, don’t worry you can still access all of the resources and help that we were advertising. We have a module on UniDesk (which you access via […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in February #StirTopTenTheses

During February 1,240 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 16,999 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: 1. Assessment practices and their impact on home economics education in Ireland. By McSweeney, Kathryn http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21804 Downloads: 1,532 2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in February #StirTopTenPapers

During February there were 32,961 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,387 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 Downloads: […]

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Top ten thesis downloads in January #StirTopTenTheses

In January, 1,237 theses in our research repository STORRE were downloaded 16,771 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: 1. Assessment practices and their impact on home economics education in Ireland. By McSweeney, Kathryn http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21804 Downloads: 1,528 2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex Adaptive […]

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