Spotlight on…. American Periodicals

The Library subscribes to an online resource called American Periodicals, which includes digitised American magazines and periodicals published between 1740 and 1900. This is a good resource if your subject is American Literature or History, particularly if you are interested in the following topics: 19th century literature; women’s magazines; popular culture; American politics and government […]

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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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Top Ten Thesis downloads in September #StirTopTenTheses

During August 1,220 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 16,648 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: 1. Assessment practices and their impact on home economics education in Ireland. By Kathryn McSweeney http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21804 Downloads: 1,014 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 September #StirTopTenPapers

During August there were 40,750 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,544 research publications. The top ten downloaded items were: 1. Preferences for sexually dimorphic body characteristics revealed in a large sample of speed daters. By Sidari, Morgan; Lee, Anthony; Murphy, Sean; Sherlock, James; Barnaby, Dixson; Zietsch, Brendan http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30130 Downloads: 252 2. A Systematic Review […]

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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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Top Ten Thesis downloads in August #StirTopTenTheses

During August 1,234 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 14,982 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: 1,020 2. Assessment practices and their impact on […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in August #StirTopTenPapers

During August there were 35,610 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,415 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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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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Top ten thesis downloads in July #StirTopTenTheses

During June 1,226 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 15,697 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: 1,114 2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of […]

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