06/02/2018

Resource of the month: February 2018: IBISWorld.


Do you want to learn about industries you are unfamiliar with?  Do you need to find this information fast e.g. for an assignment or presentation?  Are you applying for employment in a particular industry or going to an interview?

IBISWorld can help.  This industry market research database holds a broad collection of Industry Reports, profiles, forecasts and analysis to hundreds of UK and US industries.  Each well-structured Industry Report contains nine chapter and 25 section and provides;

•    A true industry analysis
•    Finely detailed research
•    Clear graphs, diagrams and charts
•    Industry intelligence used by large global companies

Reports are regularly updated, the majority as often as three or more times a year.

10/01/2018

Resource of the month: January 2018: Mendeley.



Mendeley is a freely available tool for storing, managing and annotating your references, which you can use on the Web at www.mendeley.com. Also download the Desktop tool to use the full features, including adding references automatically to Word documents (“Cite While You Write”). The desktop tool is already available on all University open access computers and via the software portal for personal work computers. There are also iOS and Android apps which allow you to read and annotate PDFs offline when you are out and about. Mendeley also includes social networking features helpful for collaboration and keeping up-to-date.

We’ve written a guide that should help you get started.

Mendeley also have help guides and videos available here.

08/01/2018

New Reaxys

Please be aware that the old version of Reaxys will not be available after 31st January. The new version is already in our online catalogue. Please ensure all your bookmarks and links are up to date.

21/11/2017

RefWorks Login Working

The problem logging in to New RefWorks using "use login from my Institution" and Legacy RefWorks using "Login using my institution's credentials" has now been fixed.

20/11/2017

RefWorks problem (Resolved)

Unfortunately there is currently a problem logging in to New RefWorks using "use login from my Institution" and Legacy RefWorks using "Login using my institution's credentials". We are investigating the issue and will update you as soon as possible.