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Alternatives to Google Reader

From 1st July 2013, Google Reader will no longer be available.  If you have been using Google Reader to save your RSS feeds (to keep current with research), you can export the feeds to other readers.  This post suggests a … Continue reading

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Demo of Mendeley at the IOE

The following message has been circulated, but in case you’ve missed it, here it is again: John Jardin and Simon Litt from Swets, who represent Mendeley Institutional in the UK, will come and give us a demo of this software … 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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Doctoral Students: Open Days at the British Library

The British Library regularly opens its doors to PhD students and we recommend you go to one of the Doctoral Open Days advertised below if you are unfamiliar with the BL’s collections. The Open Days are arranged so that you … Continue reading

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As data is the lifeblood of research …

Last week, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for the UK announced that it would invest £17 million over five years in creating a new national digital repository for social and economic data.  This UK Data Service will be … Continue reading

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Our new neighbour, the Wiener Library

Written by guest blogger Emma Allison Picture shows HRH The Princess Royal in the reading room opening the new home of the Wiener Library on 1st December 2011 (courtesy of the Wiener Library twitter page). Some of my colleagues andI visited the … 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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