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Stuck on researching methods? Try ‘Sage Research Methods Online’

Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO) is an online resource that provides information and instruction on research methods in the health and social sciences. It is accessible by from the list of databases and by authenticating with your UCL username and … Continue reading

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Information Literacy Training from the Newsam Library

In 2005, UNESCO proclaimed,  Information literacy and lifelong learning are the beacons of the Information Society, illuminating the courses to development, prosperity and freedom.Information Literacy lies at the core of lifelong learning. It empowers people in all walks of life … 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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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

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Initial feedback on LibGuides & LibAnswers

Rozz Evans and I have just finished teaching a one-week, intensive ‘Information & Literature Searching’ course for the MPhil/PhD students.  The students (13 in total)  who attended the course were introduced to LibGuides and LibAnswers, the Newsam Library’s new information … Continue reading

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