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Getting referencing right: some useful resources TAGS: | | | | | Working on your, possibly first, assignment and unsure how to do your references? Not know the difference between references and citations, endnotes and footnotes, Harvard or Chicago, etc? We’ve got …Continue reading →

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Find peace in the Library TAGS: | | | | Finding peace in the library might mean finding a bit of quiet study space to you. If that’s the case, have a look at our guide to quiet and silent study …Continue reading →

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Feedback questions from library welcome sessions TAGS: | | | | | It was great to meet so many SPS postgraduate students in our Welcome Week workshops on Library Resources. We’ve now put the slides from these sessions up on our subject guide …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Africa-Wide Information TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that after a successful trial earlier this year the Library has now subscribed to Africa-Wide Information from EBSCOhost. Bringing together 50 databases sourced from Africa, …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Academic Video Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has recently purchased access to the large and comprehensive online streaming video resource Academic Video Online from Alexander Street Press. Covering a wide range of subject areas, students …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: British Politics and Society TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following a successful trial and positive feedback the Library has now purchased access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Politics and Society from Gale …Continue reading →

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New resource: Historical Statistics of the United States TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following a successful trial earlier this year the Library has recently purchased Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online. Historical Statistics of …Continue reading →

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Fitba’ crazy, fitba’ mad? A football inspired reading list (again) TAGS: | | | Euro 2016 kicks off tonight in France and to mark this occasion we decided to resurrect and update our football inspired reading list that we originally published almost 2 years …Continue reading →

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Stuck with your dissertation literature search? Try this. TAGS: | Are you stuck with the literature search for your dissertation? Not finding as much on your topic as you hoped? Here are five suggestions to help you move forward.

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New resource : Migration to New Worlds TAGS: | | | | | The University of Edinburgh now has access to the online primary source collection, Migration to New Worlds, due to negotiations with JISC to provide free access to all UK higher and further …Continue reading →

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