Friday, 26 April 2013

IC Bitesize 7: Researching Employers

Wednesday May 1st 12:10pm in IC Collaboratory 2:
Stand out from the crowd: researching employers

Employer research is an essential part of preparing for a job application or interview. Everybody else will use Google. Find out how specialist databases can help you to stand out from the crowd.

This session will is open to all staff and students. Cookies included!

Thursday, 18 April 2013

New titles update

We now have online access, available now, for the following item:

Glasper, E.A., & Rees, C. - How to write your nursing dissertation - Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013.

This item will also be available in print shortly.

We also have several other new titles added to the collections at the Northern General Hopsital and Royal Hallamshire Hospital Libraries available including:

Karch, A. M. -2013 Lippincott's pocket drug guide for nurses - Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, c2013. 

Stanford, C.C., & Connor, V.J. - Ethics for health professionals - Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014

Traynor, T. et al. -  The directory of grant making trusts, 2012/13 - London: Directory of Social Change, 2012

Zuckerman, J.N. (ed.) - Principles and practice of travel medicine - 2nd ed. - Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013 

Goldsmith, D., Jayawardene, S., & Akland, P - ABC of kidney disease - 2nd ed. - Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2013

Check out a full list of items recently added to the collections at the Health Sciences Libraries here

Monday, 15 April 2013

Literature Review Tutorial

Are you planning a literature review?  If so, you may want to have a look at our our Information Skills Tutorial on the subject:

Producing a Literature Review

Producing a literature review can be a complex process, and it can be difficult to know where to start.  
Our tutorial breaks the process into 7 steps, and provides advice, strategies and further resources to help you through each one.    

Have a look at our Information Skills Resource for advice on referencing, database searching, using Endnote and much more.

Seven steps model

Monday, 8 April 2013

Library Sessions in 301: Student Skills and Development Centre

The University Library is collaborating with 301: Student Skills and Development Centre 

The first sessions, ‘Searching for Researching: finding quality resources for your undergraduate research project’ are aimed at any undergraduate student who is carrying out their first research project. These will be held on the following dates:

Tuesday 16th April 5.30-6.30pm
Friday 17th May 12-1pm

The next session, ‘Searching for Research: finding quality resources for your research project’ is aimed at Taught Postgraduates and any Undergraduates working on their dissertations over the summer. These will be held on the following date:

Thursday 6 June 5.30-6.30pm

For booking information please see here

The new 301 centre on Glossop Road