#LiberateYourLibrary

We welcome your suggestions of books by BAME (Black, Asian, Arabic and other minority Ethnic) authors to add to the Library collection. Our #LiberateYourLibrary campaign aims to diversify the Library resources and introduce new perspectives of life.  You can suggest books via our online form: stir.ac.uk/2k6 or search for ‘suggest a book’ in UniDesk.   As […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in June #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during June.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: From Language Policy to Pedagogic Practice: Elementary School English Education in Japan. By Brian Gaynor http://hdl.handle.net/1893/29671 The Saudi interpretations of capacity, public policy and awards being set aside in […]

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Research Bites: EndNote and Web of Science training

We have some great training sessions coming up this month for staff and postgraduate research students. Endnote Fundamentals Monday 17th June: 11am – 12:30pm Library Training Room 1 (Level 4 of the Library)Presenter: Shirley Millar, Academic Liaison LibrarianSign up at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3VGX6KR An introduction to the most commonly used functions in EndNote including: Familiarisation with the […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in May #StirTopTenPapers

During May there were 50,006 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,327 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 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: Improving Participation in Breast Screening Programmes: A mixed methods study to increase breast screening uptake in Malta. By Danika Marmara http://hdl.handle.net/1893/29427 Prevention of type 2 diabetes in high […]

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Top ten thesis downloads in April #StirTopTenTheses

During April 1,270 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 21,609 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: 1. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex Adaptive Systems. By Niazi, Muaz A K http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3365 Downloads: 2,166 2. Dimensions of service quality and […]

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