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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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in December and January #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during December and January.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Ex-Servicemen and Crime in Interwar Scotland. By Cameron McKay http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30502 Rethinking Multicultural Education: How might shi (勢)–inflected thinking enhance practice? By Anne Lawrie http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30677 An Investigation of […]

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Finding Free Articles – Open Access plugins to make it easier

A third to a half of articles have a free Open Access version, although finding them isn’t always easy – but there are now a growing number of browser extensions that can help. CORE Discovery Open Access Button Unpaywall Kopernio Google Scholar button See our handy ‘OA plugins’ guide for more details: https://libguides.stir.ac.uk/oaplugins Clare AllanSenior Research […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in October #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during October.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Towards a better understanding of the value of physical fitness testing within the identification and development of youth soccer players. By James Dugdale http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30250 An Ethnographic Exploration of Relationships […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in September #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during September.   This thesis is available for reading immediately: Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. By Marian Omojimite http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30159 The other theses are embargoed for a period to allow the authors time to write up work […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in July and August #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during July and August.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: The effectiveness of direct and indirect written corrective feedback in improving the grammatical accuracy of Omani EFL learners. By Sharifa Al Harrasi http://hdl.handle.net/1893/29846 Lipid Homeostasis in Farmed […]

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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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