Tag Archives: social sciences

The Ranking of World Repositories: DERA and SSRN

I’ve always been sceptical about league tables and my reaction to rankings of this sort is almost always in direct proportion to where the organisation I am working in is placed.  (In the case of the University World Rankings, the … Continue reading

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Your views on the British Library’s Social Science Strategy

The British Library is seeking information about your experiences and your views on the Social Sciences collections at British Library.  In particular, they would like to find out about your level of engagement and satisfaction with the services provided, and … Continue reading

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The British Library would like your feedback

Have you been using Social Science materials at the British Library for postgraduate or academic research? If so, the British Library would like to hear from you. As part of an ongoing collaborative partnership with the Economic and Social Research … Continue reading

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The OTHER great library at our doorstep: Social Science Collections at the British Library

We often forget that we are a stone’s throw away from the other great library – the British Library which is our national library. Last Tuesday, thanks to a timely reminder from an esteemed colleague, I attended a lunch time talk … Continue reading

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New British Library webpages for social scientists

The British Library (BL) has recently re-designed its webpages for research support, neatly bringing together all the resources and events likely to be of interest to researchers in the social sciences. As you might expect education features as one of … Continue reading

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