Subject split today!

From today Martin Osborne and myself will be supporting different subjects within the Business School meaning that I will be supporting:

Whilst Martin Osborne will support Business, Business & Management, Management, MBA, and Professional Development.


Library’s eating and drinking policy Рhave your say!

#YourLibrary invites you to a discussion about the Library’s eating and drinking policy on Thursday 28th May, 4pm, The Library, Ground Floor 1.5. This is an open meeting for all Library users, which of course includes staff and students, and is your chance to discuss and influence current policy.

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Remember to update your Inter Library loan user details

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If you are registered for our free Inter Library Loan service it is always recommended that you update your personal details just to make sure the Library knows your existing address, current email address, etc. ¬†Users can do this by logging into¬† Inter-library loans choosing the ‚ÄėEdit Personal Details‚Äô in the left hand menu, updating their address and clicking update.¬† This is especially important if a user is requesting a photocopy journal article.

Users can also¬† track and view recent/current requests by choosing¬† ‚ÄėView your Requests‚Äô and using the drop down menus.

Perhaps the most frequently asked question is how many requests you can submit per academic year:

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Business School subject split – 1st June

Although this message was originally posted in March this year, I thought it was important to re-announce that from 1st June 2015 subject support for the Business School will be split along the following lines:


Daren will support…Accountancy and Finance, Advertising and Marketing, Economics, Events Management, International Business, Languages, Tourism, Lincoln College.

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Martin will support…Business, Business & Management, Management, MBA, Professional Development, North Lindsey College .

Our (amicable) separation is not divorce though, as both Daren and Martin will continue to work closely together as we remain part-time and unable to cover the week individually. A range of libguides will shortly be published to support these various subjects.

The Library is still open 24/7 until 15th May

Ever wished there were more hours in the day to study in our Library? Well, this is a reminder to all those students completing their dissertations and assignments, and starting to revise for exams, the Library is still open 24-7 until 15th May.

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Online tutorial on the Marketline database

Marketline¬†is a very popular database used for market research purposes where researching country information, industry and company profiles is available. It is also good for international business for students wishing to find out about businesses outside of the United Kingdom. Please view Marketline’s video which gives an overview of the database, and an insight into its formidable potential. I would recommend some investigation into the database section of Marketline where you can generate some very interesting and unique charts, such as one I have just conducted on broadband activity in Afghanistan. ¬†Why not try to generate a chart to test Marketline’s¬†impressive archive?

Introducing our new international library blog

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Josh Zhang, our Library International Co-ordinator, has launched a blog aimed at improving the international student experience at the University of Lincoln. Today, Josh has published his first post outlining his role and his hopes for further supporting the library and research needs of international students.

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Video on searching for journal articles using databases

This new video, produced by Helen Williams (Academic Subject Librarian for work-based distance learners & Law), will help anyone wishing to research databases to find relevant journal articles. Highly recommended!