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This is the archive for April 2010

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Changes to times for Proquest Training Session

Scheduled times for the Health Sciences and Business sessions have been changed to later in the afternoon. The Health Sciences & Dissertation and Thesis session will now begin at 2.30 pm (instead of 12.30) and the Business session will begin at 3 pm (instead of 1 pm).

See detailed (amended) times on the original news item.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

ProQuest Academic Session 28th April - Central Library Level 5 training room

Interested staff and students are invited to view demonstrations of ProQuest database products that are not already held by the Library. This is an opportunity to evaluate products in time for the 2010 budget round. Drop into the sessions that interest you. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

9.00 - 9.50: Natural Science & Technology (session 1) See below for database list
Earth Science. 9.05 9.20
Environmental Science, 9.25 9.35
Biotech & Bioengineering,9.40 9.50

10.00 - 11.30: Arts, Humanities, History & Social Sciences (session 2) - See below for database list
Film, Music & Media Studies, 10.00 -10.20
Social Sciences & Religion, 10.25 10.45
History & Historical Newspapers, 10.50 11.30

2.30 - 3.00: Health Science & Dissertation and Thesis (session 3)
Health Resources, 2.30 2.40 (ComDisDome)
Dissertations and Theses, 2.45 3.00 (PQ Dissertations Fulltext)

3.00 - 3.30: Business (session 4)
Entrepreneurship, 3.00 3.15
Business e-books, 3.20 3.30

Databases covered in Session 1
- Earth Science
- CSA Illustrata Natural Sciences
- GeoScience World
- CSA environmental sciences and Pollution management
- CSA biotechnology and Bioengineering Abstracts
- Solid state and Superconductivity Abstracts
- CSA Illustrata Technology

Databases covered in Session 2
- FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals & FIAF Plus.
- International Index to Music Periodicals & IIMP Fulltext
- OxResearch
- Digital National Security Archive
- Language and Linguistics Abstracts
- Communication Abstracts
- ALT_Press Watch
- Bibliografia de la Literatura Espanola
- Acta Sanctorum
- Bible in English (links to LION)
- British Periodicals
- ProQuest Historical newspapers
- 19th Century Index
- Documents on British Policy Overseas

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Macmillan Brown Library closing early Wed 14 April

The Macmillan Brown Library is closing at 4:30pm today (Wed 14th April). We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Jill Durney
Macmillan Brown Library Manager

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Personal Safety in the Library

Your safety in the library is important to us.

Please report inappropriate behaviour or theft to the UC Security team ph 0800 823 637 and/or Library Staff.

In order to contact the security team quickly it is recommended that you add ph 0800 823 637 to your cell phone.

Heather Jenks
Associate University Librarian (Research & Learning Services)