Stirling joins MDPI Publisher Program: 10% off Open Access Publishing

Stirling has joined the MDPI publisher’s free Institutional Open Access Program.  The Program is designed to simplify the administrative processes and reduce overheads surrounding the payment of APCs (Article Processing Charges) for Open Access publishing. This will mean that in place of MDPI’s APC invoices being sent to Stirling authors, we will use a “central […]

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UK Data Service introductory training series: Autumn 2021

The UK Data Service is the UK’s largest collection of UK and international social, economic and population data.  They provide free access to a wide range of social science data for reuse. The Service contains thousands of data collections, including UK census data, government funded surveys, longitudinal studies, international macrodata, qualitative data, and business microdata. […]

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ReadingLists for Autumn 2021

You can now create a new reading list or ‘roll over’ a previous list by clicking on the ‘Reading List’ option in your Autumn 2021 Canvas module. The reading list system allows you to add items from LibrarySearch, upload a PDF file, or download the ‘Cite it’ widget to your browser to add content from […]

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New Web of Science platform launched

The new Web of Science platform has been launched and is now available to Stirling students and staff.  Web of Science is a multidisciplinary service for finding details of research articles and other publication types covering: sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. It tracks around 1.9 billion cited references from over 171 million records. The […]

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Meet our new intuitive ReadingLists system.

This summer sees the introduction of a new flexible and intuitive ReadingLists system enabling teaching staff to easily prepare, manage and share module reading lists.  The system is integrated with Canvas and a new Library management system to give immediate access to library resources, request material not in stock and reduce the need for emailing Word lists and the resulting bottlenecks […]

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