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:
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The name Wangari Maathai is not one that is known to many people in Britain, but deserves to be. Affectionately known as Africa’s Forest Goddess, her life was an extraordinary and inspiring journey from very humble beginnings in a traditional, Kenyan mud-walled hut to becoming the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She inspired and empowered women across Africa to plant swathes of trees to reverse the environmental destruction begun in colonial times, and to provide themselves with desperately needed resources. Wangari was also a trailblazing female African academic, an environmental and human rights activist and a campaigner for democracy. She was arrested and imprisoned on many occasions for her activism.
With assignments approaching, here are some tips from the Learning Developers on creating a poster. If you would like more support you can contact them via the Student Support Blackboard.
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.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement tonight on further public restrictions regarding social contact, Augustine House will close until further notice from 14.00 tomorrow (Tuesday 24 March).
The Drill Hall Library will also close at 17.00 until further notice.
Referencing requires an attention to detail which many people find boring and time-consuming. They therefore look for short cuts to make their lives easier. In this blog post I am going to talk about some of the things we get wrong when we reference and how we can avoid these.