As part of the transfer process of Martin and I splitting subject support on the 1st June we have discontinued the firstname.lastname@example.org email. If anyone wants to contact us please email email@example.com for Daren Mansfield or firstname.lastname@example.org for Martin Osborne. We continue to share our subject support until the transfer date when we take on separate subjects within the Business School.
New Events Management Guide Available
Calling all Events Management Students, a new guide is now available here to help you locate relevant infomation for your course.
Finding Information for Events Management
If you need any further help then please email Daren or myself at email@example.com
More MASH Workshops Announced!
Laura Pearson and Phil Assheton are running further MASH workshops in the library to help you with all your maths and stats needs.
Please Email MASH@lincoln.ac.uk to book on to any of the workshops below:
Introduction to SPSS (Beginner) – Monday 4th March 2-3pm (ul101)
This is for you if you have not used SPSS yet. It is a brief overview of what it is and how to navigate around it. By the end of this session you will know how to input various forms of data and run some analysis to gain descriptives and frequencies.
t-tests on SPSS (Intermediate) – Monday 4th March 3-4pm (ul101)
This is for you if you know a bit about SPSS, maybe had some work using SPSS in previous years and are a little rusty. By the end of this session you will know how to set up a data set for the different t-tests, to run the analysis and begin to interpret the output.
Correlations on SPSS (Intermediate) – Tuesday 5th March 2-3pm (ul101)
This is for you if you know a bit about SPSS, maybe had some work using SPSS in previous years and are a little rusty. By the end of this session you will know how to set up a data set for correlations, to run the analysis and begin to interpret the output. You will conduct both a Parametric (pearsons) and a Non-Parametric (spearmans) Correlation.
Non-Parametric Tests of Difference on SPSS (Intermediate) – Tuesday 5th March 3-4pm (ul101)
This is for you if you would like to carry out a Man-Whitney U test or a Wilcoxons T test. These are non-parametric tests for continuous data on Unrelated and Related data respectively. By the end of this session you will know how to set up data for the two tests, run them and begin to interpret the output.
ANOVA’s on SPSS (Advanced) – Wednesday 6th March 10-11.30am (ul101)
This is for you if you have used SPSS and know you would like to do an Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). During this session you will run several different ANOVA’s and given help to recognise which to use.
An Introduction To Linear Regression – Thursday 14th March 2-3PM (ul101)
This session will present a basic introduction to the process we use for finding straight-line relationships between variables. You will be given a very simple overview to help you interpret the SPSS output and understand the nature of the relationship in your data. It is expected that you should already know how to enter data into SPSS (see other workshops if you need to fill this in!).
SPSS – Bespoke Workshops
If you would like a workshop on SPSS for you and a group of your fellow students please contact us with your needs. We can run workshops at various times to suit both students and tutor.
Excel – Bespoke Workshops
These will be Student led workshops. Once again, let us know your needs and we can arrange suitable workshops once there is a fair demand.
Please email MASH@lincoln.ac.uk to show interest in any of these workshops.
If you have not found the workshop that you were hoping to, please email us with your workshop suggestion.
24/7 Opening starting 10th March!
Maths and Stats Help Extended Hours
We would like to welcome Phil Assheton to the Library team and more specifically welcome him to MASH. Phil is our Maths specialist in MASH with a background in computing, maths and finance. He’s gone part time in his other job, in financial modelling, to provide support at the centre on Thursdays and Fridays. Many of you may recognize Phil as he’s been expertly volunteering with us for some time now.
Contact Phil directly Passheton@lincoln.ac.uk or via our general emailMASH@lincoln.ac.uk.
Having Phil on board has enabled us to offer more drop-in hours. MASH drop-in can be found in the Learning Development room on the ground floor of the Library.
Our hours are now:
Wednesday: 1- 4
Friday: 1- 4
New Business School Distance Learners Guide Now Available!
Helen Williams, our colleague in the Business School has put together a Library guide to help distance learning students. The link to the guide is here: Distance Learner subject guide.
We now have a tab on the Business School subject guide that redirects users to the Distance Learner guide.
As usual if you have any problems using or accessing our resources, contact Daren or Martin via the Business Librarian email.
Announcing Laura Pearson’s SPSS workshops:
Tourism Help Guide
An updated guide to help you locate useful tourism information including local statistics and web specific information.
Accountancy and Finance Workshops
Daren and myself will be running a series of drop in workshops next week, w/c 24th Sept in arrangement with Siobhan Goggin.
The times are:
Mon 24th Sept – 9 til 10 and 11 til 12
Tues 25th Sept – 11 til 12 and 12 til 1
Weds 26th Sept – 9 til 10, 10 til 11 and 11 til 12
Fri 28th Sept – 9 til 10, 10 til 11 and 11 til 12.
We will be covering the new ‘Find it at Lincoln’ search engine, demonstrating FAME and Marketline Advantage, as well as showing you where to find company reports and journal articles.
A folder has been placed behind the main library desk, so please book on as soon as possible as places are strictly limited to 20 students per session.
The help guide to accompany this session is below:
The Library Coffee Event
Announcing the return of the Coffee Lounge!
When: Tuesday 18th September
Where: The Library ground floor
What time: Between 10am – 2pm
You feel like some free coffee and cake?
Fancy a chat about the services the Library has to offer?
Or just want to sit down with a nice hot drink and relax after rushing around the Freshers’ Fayre?
The Library Coffee Lounge is a chance for you to find out about the services the Library provides in a more relaxed and informal setting.
It is an opportunity for you to get to know the Academic Subject Librarians and the Customer Service team.
But it’s also a chance for us to welcome you to the Library and to the University for a new academic year.
We hope to see you there!
Library Induction Lectures!
Hello all and WELCOME to the University of Lincoln.
Just as a gentle reminder here is a run down of Library Inductions for w/c 17th Sept 2012:
Thursday 20th Sept
13.30 – 14.00 Accountancy & Finance BL1101
14.30 – 15.00 Tourism BL1102 (Moot Court)
15.00 – 15.30 Marketing & Advertising BL1101
Friday 21st Sept
09.00 – 09.30 Business BL1101
09.30 – 10.00 Business & Managment BL1101
11.30 – 12.00 LBS Direct Entry Students BL1101
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Goodbye to the Creative Review Handbook
The Creative Review Handbook has ceased publication. However there is a web site available at: www.chb.com
It seems to be free to view and is continuing for the foreseeable future.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Referencing Questions = Free Chocolate Egg
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!