Digimap Collections will be unavailable on Tuesday 3rd August from 10am to 4pm. This downtime is needed to complete a hardware upgrade.
The main university external website and some departmental sites will be unavailable for up to 20 minutes during the ‘At Risk’ periodÂ (07:30 to 08:30) on Thursday 22nd July, for essential maintenance.Â We apologise for this loss of service. Â Alan Richardson Systems and Network Services Manager
Search ChemSpider for chemical structures from your mobile phone. From your phone go to http://cs.m.chemspider.com For the full version go to the Subject Research Guides for Biology or Biochemistry or click on http://www.chemspider.com
The Library now has access to the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. FBIS was created by the United States Government during the Second World War and its original mission was to “monitor, record, transcribe and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories”. (From the […]
The Library’s 2010 General Election guideÂ has information about the parties and candidates who are standing for election in the areas containing or adjoining the University’s three campuses. From this website you can find out who was your last MP, discover how to register to vote, link to manifestos and follow parties on Twitter or Facebook.
ReSearch Web – a tool for accessing up to date resources about social care andÂ social work has been incorporated into Social Care Online and Social Services Knowledge ScotlandÂ from 1st April 2010. Both of these resources are listed on the A-Z list of online resources and are available from on and off campus. More information about […]
The Scottish Educational Review journal is now available in electronic format. Search the library catalogue for Scottish Educational Review or go to http://www.scotedreview.org.uk/content.phpÂ Full text articles are available from 1997 onwards, with abstracts to articles from last two most recent issues also available. If you need the full text from the most recent issues the library […]
To help students with their dissertations this semester, a new web site has been set up. Topics covered include: finding and obtaining information for dissertation research, writing up the dissertation document and the final printing of the dissertation. The web site can be found at: http://www.is.stir.ac.uk/dissertation/index.php Â Â Â Â
Keep up to date with the latest news from Information Services by following us on Twitter, we are isstirling. Our most recent updates will appear on the IS homepageÂ and we will be using Twitter to keep you informed about the new library project, IT issues, new electronic resources and much more. Sarah Kevill Subject Librarian
If you want to read what Prof David Nutt (ex government advisor on drug policy) actually thinks about drugs and the harm they cause, then you can read his speech. Â â€œEstimating drug harms a risky business?â€Â Eve Saville Lecture July 2009 http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/opus1714/Estimating_drug_harms.pdf Â This comes via the Crime andÂ Justice Students website. Â Valerie Wells […]