We are delighted to announce a new accessible-friendly eBook platform, Bibliotech, which is available via the Library website > Find > Databases > B > Bibliotech.  At the moment it includes several study skills eBooks which you are welcome to download, and in the near future we hope to expand this collection to cover high-demand books, some of which have not been available as electronic versions before. This is a major step forward in being able to deliver our most popular  print titles in an electronic format, and eliminating the stress of waiting in a queue for a highly-prized core text book that it is always on loan.

 

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We have a new wonderful facility where anyone (well, anyone with electronic access to the University Library) is able to browse an enormous range of journals, categorised under subject headings. One of the things we like is the colourful graphics that tempts the user to explore a diverse range of subjects.
All you need to do is go to the Library website > Find > Browse Electronic Journals and select a subject area, which would probably be Business and Economics but of course, you are free to access any of the other areas. We hope you like it. We do.

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Are you a Lincoln International Business School student and want to discuss your research with your subject librarian in the Library? Fortunately, we have set up loads of 30 minute appointments to maximise the number of students we can see  – just select ‘make an appointment’. I’m sorry for any delay in setting my calendar up, but it’s been a hectic semester with forty
hours of teaching already delivered!

There’s loads of mini workshops taking place in the Library this week, please take  a look at our Upcoming Events section on the Library Website. No need to book, just arrive promptly as these sessions will only last a maximum of 15 minutes.

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Interested in someone proofreading your assignment or dissertation?  Then grab your headphones.

Read & Write Gold (version 10) is under All Programs > Accessories > TextHelp Systems – Read & Write Gold.

You then launch the toolbar and scroll over the text before pressing the green play button. It’s as simple as that!

 

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Earlier today, I presented this lecture to 1st year Lincoln International Business School students about Qualtrics, survey software. This includes instructions and advice on setting up your account.

Qualtrics: Design your study by Daren Mansfield on Scribd

This presentation was delivered to all 1st year Lincoln International Business School students in the Isaac Newton main lecture theatre as part of an academic skills presentation (this time without a radio mic!).

Library Searches Sept 17 by Daren Mansfield on Scribd

If you would like to find out whether we have access to a particular journal then please go to the electronic journal a-z facility (library.lincoln.ac.uk > Find > Electronic Journals a-z).

This is a presentation which Cheryl Cliffe and I presented at the inaugural Mercian Collaboration Conference on Tuesday 12th September, covering trust and academic writing which contains some surprising and illuminating findings.

Do They Trust Us, Do We Trust Them by Daren Mansfield on Scribd