Tag Archives: databases

LILAC in Liverpool

LILAC 2018 (Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) is aimed at librarians who teach information and digital skills. Each year, the three day conference includes keynote speeches and parallel sessions covering a range of different libraries including school, public, academic and … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Got a question?

What?   ‘Effective literature searching’ lunchtime sessions Who can attend?   anyone with a search query or concern Where?   Library Teaching Room, Level 4 Library When?  12.30 – 1.30 on 19th & 26th March, 30th April and 7th May Whether you’ve got a 20,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Library and Archives | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Try the Book Citation Index

The Library has another three-month trial of Thomson Reuter’s ‘Book Citation Index’ in the ‘Web of Knowledge’ (WoK).  The Book Citation Index (BKCI) does exactly what the journal citation indexes do, in that it maintains a count of the number of … Continue reading

Posted in Research Support | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Databases unavailable on Sunday 6th November

Proquest, who host a number of our online databases will be carrying out infrastructure maintenance this weekend so some of our databases, including British Education Index (BEI) and IBSS, will not be available from 2.00 am to 2.00 pm on Sunday … Continue reading

Posted in Library and Archives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Citation Index

Two new datasets based on book citations have been added to Web of Science (WoS), and mean that the previous citation gap for this type of material will be increasingly filled. The Library has taken up an offer from suppliers, … Continue reading

Posted in Library and Archives | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Doing a dissertation?

Digging, delving and drilling down for that elusive information to create 20,000 fascinating words? If so, for reliable and specific research, you’re going to have to go beyond Google and start digging in databases. As librarians, we usually advise a search … Continue reading

Posted in Library and Archives | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment