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…
The Mental Health Foundation works to prevent mental health problems and is the home of the #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. This year, they have chosen Kindness as their main focus because:
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.
What with one thing or another, many of our usual publishers have provided Canterbury Christ Church University with additional online resources. In this blog, Ian Simpson, Collection Development Manager and Michelle Crowther Learning and Research Librarian (Humanities) talk about Gale Reference Complete and why you might want to try it.