Yesterday, Dean Irwin (@medievaljews) , a postgraduate reseacher at CCCU, asked me if I had any tips for students who struggle to read on computers (even with assistive technology) and who don’t have access to a printer. I am not a specialist in this area, but in this blog I will attempt to share some tips for making reading library resources online a little easier.
Or SLDRS for short. Yes, it’s a long name and an almost unpronounceable acronym, but what do we actually do? How can we make your life easier? Here are some things for starters. We can help students to:
Running from the 20th – 24th January, Personal Development Week is a great opportunity for you to develop new skills that could be key to your academic success and prepare you for your future career. We have a range of events, activities and workshops planned both at Augustine House or available online. Let’s take a look at what’s happening:
They can all be cited using Cite them Right. Find out more about the new 11th edition of Cite them Right: the essential referencing guide below:
Remember that article you stumbled across that looked like it might have had the information you needed in your research…. but then you were distracted and now you actually can’t remember what it was called or where it was from?
Remember that your tutor mentioned that the best journal for your research was out monthly, but you’re so busy with your part-time work and your studies that you keep forgetting to check on new issues?
Remember when we introduced BrowZine? Well, BrowZine can help you with solutions to these and other issues by providing you with personalised bookshelves and the ability to save articles to your profile with a click of a button. And here’s how.
Have you tried to access a journal article online but couldn’t get access to the full text of the article?
Did you try to access the article using OpenAthens?