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.
Skills For Study offers a range of modules to help develop all the skills you need to make your time at University a success. Modules include:
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.
Where do you get your blog inspiration?
Sometimes I feel bereft of inspiration but sometimes it hits you when you’re least expecting it. I took February half term off work to look after the kids and on the Friday, to escape that week’s tropical storm, I took them to the Natural History Museum in London.
With so much archaeology going on around the university site at the moment, it’s a good time to find out more about some of the resources available to archaeologists in the CCCU Library, and who better to tell us than Dr Andy Seaman, Senior Lecturer in archaeology and Michelle Crowther, Learning and Research Librarian for Humanities.
Using #YourDigitalLibrary to explore the history of UK suffrage in light of the forthcoming general election
However you feel, whether passionate or uninterested, staunchly aligned or ambivalent about party manifestos, there is a general election coming on Thursday 12th December.