Published by Daren Mansfield on March 4, 2015 at 2:55 pm
Published by Daren Mansfield on March 4, 2015 at 2:55 pm
Published by Daren Mansfield on January 28, 2015 at 12:51 pm
Josh Zhang has recently started at the Library as the International Coordinator having completed an MSc Computing Science at the University. His first job will be to identify the library needs of international students in order to enhance our services and strengthen our library community. Josh will be visiting seminars to say hello during Semester B.
Published by Daren Mansfield on December 10, 2014 at 2:32 pm
Do you need 1-1 help with finding information such as company accounts, accessing scholarly articles or searching journal databases?
Or would you like help with essay writing, presentation skills, referencing, exam preparation and revision techniques or advice on your dissertation research?
Why not come to our drop-in session held every Wednesday morning from 9.30-11.30 on the ground floor of the Business & Law building, opposite Starbucks? No need to book an appointment.
Martin Osborne & Daren Mansfield
(Academic Subject Librarians for the Business School)
Published by Daren Mansfield on November 24, 2014 at 9:43 pm
These are the Business School courses which the Academic Subject Librarians support at the University.
Martin Osborne and myself, Daren Mansfield, support the Business School, incorporating Accountancy, Advertising, Business, Events Management, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing, MBA, MSc, Modern Languages, Recreational Management and Tourism.
Helen Williams (below) supports all the distance learners (Aerospace Engineering and Airworthiness Management, Business Management, Communications Management, Communications Engineering Management, Engineering Management, Logistics Management).
Tracey Newby (below) supports the MSc HRM /D course.
Published by Daren Mansfield on November 17, 2014 at 2:46 pm
#YourLibrary has officially launched a new service – Just Ask!
Just Ask allows students to find answers to questions using our FAQ list, talk to a member of staff using live chat* or submit a question about Library services.
Anything from questions about ebooks to opening times to printing! Just Ask!
The website can be found on ask.library.lincoln.ac.uk
*Please note: Live Chat will operate between 10am-5pm, weekdays only.
Published by Daren Mansfield on November 5, 2014 at 1:39 pm
Just to let you all know that Martin and I are now supporting both the part-time MBA and full-time MBA with Helen Williams supporting the needs of all distance learners in the Business School. This distinction will make it easier for everyone to know that Martin and I support campus based students and Helen supports those students studying off campus. Our email, as always, is firstname.lastname@example.org and Helen’s is email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
I work from Mondays – Wednesdays, while Martin works from Wednesday to Friday, and Helen is full-time.
Published by Daren Mansfield on October 7, 2014 at 8:48 am
More Books is back! The Library wants to know what resources you can’t get hold of! Let us know and we’ll buy more books and e-books.
Select the appropriate ‘More Books’ option (Undergraduate or Research) and complete the form with details of what you need on http://library.lincoln.ac.uk/home/more-books/ . We’ll get in touch with you if we need any additional information. Most books will be supplied within 4 weeks and we’ll reserve the book for you when it arrives.
Published by Daren Mansfield on July 7, 2014 at 11:24 am
We are pleased to launch the Library Guide for International Students (for business students) which covers matters like finding books and journals and links to the English Language Centre, a library glossary and frequently asked questions. The helpguide section contains interviews with academic staff on their top tips for academic writing is being developed, and further videos will appear over the next few weeks and months as well as being announced on this blog!
Published by Daren Mansfield on at 9:07 am
The English Language Centre will be running their drop-ins for international students in the Learning Development room on the ground floor of the Library every Friday during August from 12.30-14.00.
Published by Daren Mansfield on July 2, 2014 at 11:29 am
The undoubted guru of study skills, Stella Cottrell, author of the bestselling Study Skills Handbook, explains what “The Seven Approaches to Learning” are and how these can improve your experience as a student, particularly in meeting the rigorous challenges set by the Higher Education environment.
Published by Daren Mansfield on February 24, 2014 at 12:53 pm
During the two weeks starting 13th and 20th April normal opening hours will apply except for 18th, 21st, and 22nd April which will be ‘short days’ owing to the Easter holiday period.
Following the Easter holiday, the Library will be open from Sunday 27th April – Friday 16th May (3 weeks), except May Day Bank Holiday, which will be a shorter day.
Published by Daren Mansfield on February 12, 2014 at 10:00 am
Published by Daren Mansfield on July 9, 2013 at 9:02 am
As part of a review of our electronic databases we have designed a New database page listing our subscribed resources, making it easier to navigate. This page remains in the same location as the previous database page (library.lincoln.ac.uk > more resources > databases).
Feel free to add the link to your favourites: http://guides.library.lincoln.ac.uk/databases to conduct your research more effectively.
Published by Daren Mansfield on April 30, 2013 at 3:00 pm
If you are researching tourism then Passport-Euromonitor International (formerly GMID) would be a great place to find the latest research and statistics. Suppose you are looking for Tourism data in Brazil using this database then go to the Library homepage (library.lincoln.ac.uk > more resources > databases >GMID (Passport-Euromonitor International). Please view this one-minute video on how to find some research on the emerging trends of Brazilian tourism.
Published by Daren Mansfield on April 23, 2013 at 9:28 am
Based on a postgraduate workshop that took place last week, this worksheet about finding UK and international newspapers focuses mainly on the databases Lexis Library and Factiva, but also includes a few others for historical research.