Daily news is an important source of information for many degree subjects. Find out how you can access news stories online and use them in your assignments.
Yes, we have e-books, thousands of them, but your CCCU digital library provides many more resources for learning, teaching and research. Here, the Learning and Research Librarians share their five top picks on ways you can use the digital library to support your virtual classrooms.
Today, 22nd June, is Windrush Day. Introduced in 2018 on the 70th anniversary of the docking of the ship HMT Empire Windrush in Essex, Windrush Day commemorates and celebrates postwar immigration to the UK from the Caribbean. In light of current conversations about race, racism, and the Black Lives Matter movement, which has seen protests centred in Brixton’s Windrush Square, it remains vital to tell and understand the Windrush story. Though frequently mistreated and maligned by the country they chose to call home, black immigrants from the West Indies have enriched this country in every respect. The following blog was originally published as part of CCCU Library’s celebrations for Black History Month 2019 and its messages remain relevant.
We’ve been encouraging students across the University to suggest e-books for the library to add to our e-book collection. Thanks to all who have made suggestions so far. We thought it would be useful to look at some recent additions that have originated from those who study and work at the Salomons Institute of Applied Psychology.
2020 is the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Year of the Nurse and Midwife and as part of our celebrations, CCCU Libraries are writing a series of blogs. We have so far looked at two significant figures in the history of nursing, Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole, and today we are using the library’s online resources to explore the history of nursing in the UK within one of our most precious institutions, the National Health Service (NHS). As a university we are so very proud of our nursing and midwifery students and graduates and recent global events have reinforced just how vital they are and how much appreciation they deserve.
PubMed is probably the world’s most famous freely available medical database. As it switches to a fresh new look this month, it seems like a good time to take a look at it and found out what everybody is talking about. In this blog post, we’re going to look at PubMed and MEDLINE (PubMed’s older more established cousin) and find out more about them. After all, they’re the same thing, aren’t they? Well, yes and no as we shall see…