Monthly Archives: December 2012

Study Afternoon – ‘Tools of the Trade: Historical Textbooks and other Teaching and Learning Resources’ Wednesday 6th February 2013

Our next study day, sponsored by the Friends of the Newsam Library and Archives, is on Wednesday 6th February 2013. The theme this year is teaching resources and there will be talks on a range subjects including the use of teaching … Continue reading

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Ejournal access

The Library is discontinuing the use of Swetswise as a gateway to ejournals when our subscription to this service expires on 31 December 2012.  For more details about the move away from Swetswise please visit our page about ejournal developments or read … Continue reading

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A studious skeleton

Have you ever asked yourself if there were pop-up books or jigsaw maps in former times? Or what kind of guides governesses and Sunday school teachers might have had to hand? Some answers can be found in an auction catalogue … Continue reading

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Audiovisual citation – a research project & user survey

A colleague recently remarked that there were around 2,000 citation formats available in EndNote. One major area of weakness in all of the current citation systems has been the citation of audiovisual media, whether in physical, broadcast, or online forms. … Continue reading

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Twitter for researchers (updated)

This Friday, on the ‘Information and Literature Searching’ course, we will be discussing ways in which the micro-blogging site Twitter can help PhD students keep abreast of research in their area.  It is for this reason that the blog post … Continue reading

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