The Economist: availability in Factiva to change

This is advance notice that effective 30 June 2012, The Economist will no longer be available in academic library subscriptions to Factiva.

However, you will still be able to access The Economist via our subscription to ABI/Inform without embargo.

If you would like any help accessing any of the databases available to you please email Daren Mansfield or Martin Osborne at businesslibrarian@lincoln.ac.uk

 

Referencing Questions = Free Chocolate Egg

Cadbury creme eggs 6 29th February 2012 leap day 21:07.07pm

When: Wednesday 14th March 11am – 1pm

Where: The Library’s Learning Development Room

What: Free chocolate eggs for answering a couple of mutiple choice referencing questions

Why: As part of the Festival of Teaching and Learning

Its all about promoting the service that we offer in the Learning Development room where you can come along at any of the times listed below to gain help with anything to do with Learning Development:

  • Monday      10.00 – 12.00
  • Tuesday     14.00 – 16.00
  • Wednesday 11.00 – 13.00
  • Thursday    14.00 – 16.00
  • Friday         10.00 – 12.00 

We offer help with finding information and using resources, essay writing and structure, revision techniques and more.

We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

24/5 is coming!

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The library will be opening 24/5 from 4 March – 30 March and 22 April – 11 May (to cover the revision period).

This means that from noon on Sunday until 10pm on Friday the Library will be open continuously to give you more time to study, use resources or just find a quiet place to take some time out.

 

 

Deskside Training Service

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Introducing a new 1-to-1 training service we offer…enhance your library skills without having to leave your desk!

  • Save time by improving your searching skills
  • Keep up-to-date with resources specific to your research area
  • Get advice on managing your references
  • Want some library input to your research project/proposal? 

The Deskside training service from the Library is a new service for academic staff and research postgraduates from your Academic Subject Librarian.

Contact us to save time using electronic resources and other services for your research and teaching. I look forward to hearing from you!

New University Library Opening Times Pilot!

Starting on Monday 30th January the Library will be opening earlier:

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8am Mon to Fri
9am Sat and Sun

The closing times remain the same, and so do desk services during the week, however at weekends the desk will open at 9.15.

This is a pilot scheme to see how the service is used during these extra times.

New Learning Development Workshops for Semester B

The new season of Learning Development workshops are now available. As before you do not have to book, just come along to the relevant session.

Finding journal articles for your assignment

30 January 11:00-11:50 in UL101
15 February 12:00-17:50 in UL101
2 March 14:00-14:50 in UL101
15 March 12:00-12:50 in UL101

Harvard referencing

24 January 13:00-13:50 in UL102
3 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
20 February 15:00 -15:50 in UL102
9 March 14:00-14:50 in UL102

 RefWorks: the basics

2 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
14 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
23 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
16 March 12.00-12:50 in UL101
27 March 14:00-14:50 in UL101

 Advanced RefWorks

29 March 17:00-17:50 in UL101 

Introduction to essay writing

26 January 13:00-13:50 in UL102
1 March 12:00-12:50 in UL102
9 March 12:00-12:50 in UL102

Understanding your assignment title

13 February 14:00-14:50 in UL102

Overcoming your fear of presenting

31 January 14:00-14.50 in UL102
7 February 14:00-14.50 in UL102

The Literature Review: What is it? Why do I need one? How do I do it?

6 February 16:00-16.50 in UL102
27 February 16:00-16.50 in UL102
15 March 16:00-16:50 in UL102 

An introduction to NVivo Qualitative Data Analysis Software

17 February 14:00-15:00 in UL101
28 March 10.00-11:00 in UL101

Revision and exam preparation

16 April 14:00-14:50 in UL102
30 April 14:00-14:50 in UL102