Web of Science Scheduled Maintenance

Due to scheduled maintenance from 2pm on 15/12/18 to 6am on 16/12/18, access to some features in Web of Science may be intermittent.


Digimap "Roam" and "Data Download" Update

In Digimap, the previous versions of Roam and Data Download will be withdrawn from service on 8th December 2018.

Both new and old versions have been running in parallel for many months now.  The upgraded Roam and Data Download applications have been available since November 2017 and June 2018 respectively. The data available remains identical.

Full instructions on how to use the new applications are available in Digimap Help


New Taylor and Francis Journals

Good news!  Staff and students now have access to the full text journal collection in the Taylor and Francis library, this includes over 2,600 journals in the fields of Social Science, Humanities, Science, Engineering, Technology and Medicine.


Resource of the month: December – Library Search

The latest version of library Search is now almost 3 months old. It’s now even quicker than Santa’s sleigh to access our electronic databases or place an Inter-library loan request and it contains a sack full of resources to keep you occupied (if not entertained) over the holiday season. If you still need a little extra help, our staff are on hand to answer your questions and offer assistance throughout the year!

Thousands of you have been signing in and searching our resources in your own unique way!

Searching our databases: Topics:
You searched for David Lloyd George as well as Modern History. You looked for Dracula and Amadeus, and were interested in Leadership, psychology and a host of topics covering health & medical science.
Searching our databases:
During October, CINAHL was the most searched for database since launch so far with 1571 searches in total. Many of you prefer to use our handy databases A-Z list to get to the resource you needed, with ‘W’ being most popular (459) probably to access Westlaw, the popular database covering all aspects of law.
Searching our databases: Topical
Brexit was searched for just 98 times – but delivered over 75,000 results!
Where in the world?
Our catalogue was accessed from 15 countries including China, the United States, Spain, France, Uganda and Hong Kong.

Merry Christmas from everyone at the Library & Archives Service


Resource of the Month: November 2018: Annual Reviews

The Annual Reviews collection offers comprehensive, timely critical reviews written by leading scientists. This collection of Reviews provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of disciplines. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for over 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics and Financial Economics - Bangor University subscribe to the Science titles.
3 new journals launched in 2018: Annual Review of Biomedical Data Science, Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, and Annual Review of Criminology