A lot of users are asking us why they are getting the message, “Can’t place hold – items are on shelf” when they try to place a reservation on an item. Read on to find out why.
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.
Have you ever reached the above screen when trying to access an online journal article and thought “well… what do I do now?” Then hopefully this is the blog for you… I’ve put together my top ten tips on accessing Library resources off campus; from troubleshooting browser issues to finding the right links to click on, this guide will take you through some of the common pitfalls and perils and help you access the resources you need when you’re off campus. If you’ve not had much experience with LibrarySearch, you might want to read our top ten tips on getting started first.
Our last blog for the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Year of the Nurse and Midwife focused on Florence Nightingale and her innovative use of statistics and visual data representations in her work as a nurse and public health campaigner. Today we are using CCCU’s online library resources to take a look at a figure whose story runs alongside Nightingale’s but who has often been overlooked in historical narratives of the Crimean War and Victorian nursing: Mary Seacole.
To mark Heritage Open Days in a virtual way, we are celebrating Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales. In this blog post researched and written by Charlotte Worthington, 3rd year BA French and History student, we will ask the question – did Chaucer really visit Canterbury and if he did, what was he doing here?
Box of Broadcasts, or BoB for short, is an online, on Demand TV and radio service for education. In part one of this blog we looked at what BoB is and how to use it to search for, request and watch online content. In this second part we look at how to create your own playlists and clips.