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November 16, 2009

Postgraduate Open Day 18th November

This Wednesday 18th November sees the University’s Post Graduate open day from 11am until 4pm.  Events will  include research departments and support services running stalls in the Wolfson Research Exchange in the Library.  So come to the Library to see what we have on offer.

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November 03, 2009

Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme(URSS)

Writing about web page http://www.warwick.ac.uk/go/urss

From November 5 until November 13 the first floor area of the Library will be taken up with display stands and posters from students who took part in the Undergraduate Research Scholarship Scheme 2008/9.  One hundred and fourteen  students received bursaries.  The exhibition helps to promote the scheme and is growing in success from its first exhibition in the Library last year.

For more information please click here.


October 20, 2009

Off–campus Access to E–Resources

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/main/electronicresources/passwords/

To access the Library's e-resources when you are off campus you will only need your Warwick login which will be automatically authenticated.

Some Athens based services will ask you to set up your Warwick login as an Athens login. You will only need to do this once to gain access to all databases the Library subscribes to.

This can be done by following the link, here


August 25, 2009

Research Pro

Ever been confused about which database to start with?  Research Pro is a tool for researching topics by cross-searching multiple databases -- including resources selected from the library’s general and subject-specific subscription databases.  Typically you type in keywords and you get out a list of links to journal articles. 

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Connect to Research Pro by any of these methods:

A federated search engine such as Research Pro can be a useful starting point for research. We are interested in how useful it is to you!   Send Feedback


August 01, 2009

History Subject Centre – New Website

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/heahistory

The Higher Education Academy’s History Subject team is based at the University of Warwick. 

The  HEA Subject Centre’s work to develop and disseminate teaching and learning resources and research in HE and the History Centre is launching a new website on 1st August to enhance the searching and delivery of its resources for users. 

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If you have an interest in innovation, research and teaching in the discipline please visit our new site here


July 03, 2009

Project Muse – New Features

Project MUSE has two new features that help users more easily locate articles relevant to their research.

The new features are:

- A 'Search this Journal' search box. This search box appears on each journal's home page, on the Table of Contents (TOC) of each issue, and on each article. The 'Search This Journal' feature enables a user to quickly check all issues of the journal in MUSE, with a single search, for all articles in that journal pertaining to a particular subject.

- Summaries (abstracts) for articles. MUSE now provides a link for the summary of each article.  The Summary links appear on the TOCs and in search results, next to the article format options of HTML and PDF.

To access thse services, click here

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June 23, 2009

Archives of Asian Art – Project Muse

Writing about web page http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/archives_of_asian_art/

A new title has been added to our Project Muse database.

ArcAsiArt             Project Muse

Archives of Asian Art is an annual journal devoted to the arts of South, Southeast, Central, and East Asia. Each issue presents articles by leading scholars and a selection of outstanding works of Asian art acquired by North American museums during the previous year. The editors attempt to maintain a balanced representation of regions and types of art, as well as a variety of scholarly perspectives.

It can be accessed here


May 11, 2009

Beyond Google…Effective Academic Research

  • Want to get better results from your online searching?
  • Want to find the most reliable and relevant information online?
  • Want to learn how to more easily manage and organise your references?
  • Want to gain credits for the Warwick Skills Certificate?
  • Or maybe you’d like some relief from exam stresses, while getting a head start for next year?

You can achieve all of these by participating in the Beyond Google… Effective Academic Research module later this term, 1-5 pm on Monday 1st and 8th June 2009.

Aimed at meeting the research needs of undergraduates, previous attendees have said:

“The course was very helpful and useful for my academic success. It was useful to learn how to refine my Library searches, and get more familiar with the Library's website.” - undergraduate student (Sociology)

“The module was really useful and enjoyable; very enlightening. It helped me to discover millions of databases and how to use them effectively.” - undergraduate student (History)

For further information about how this module can help you and to book your place to go beyond Google, please visit the Undergraduate Skills Programme website. Module places are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.


May 06, 2009

The Challenges of Social and Historical Research

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/events/

An interdisciplinary workshop entitled The Challenges of Social and Historical Research will be held at the Wolfson Research Exchange on Thursday 14th May.

Drawing from works on Youth Culture in Post War Europe, the session is moderated by History and Sociology lecturers and runs from 1 pm-3.30 pm, followed by refreshments.

Information can found at the Faculty of Arts webpage here, or via the Research Exchange webpage


April 29, 2009

Researchresearch.com

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/rss/latest_news/new_look_researchresearchcom

ResearchResearch.com has undergone an upgrade and has a brand new look and feel to the site.

The University has campus-wide access to this site which is regarded as the world's most reliable source of funding opportunities and news on research policy and politics.

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You can visit it here


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