Wednesday, April 30, 2014

HCL Building Refurbishment Summer 2014

We have set up a HCL refurbishment web site to keep everyone informed about this project :

Preparatory work is now underway to clear areas that will be repurposed. Journal stock on stacks 6, 7 and 8 are currently being relocated to the lower stack floors. Please ask staff if you need to find an item that is in transit.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Trial: Psychological Experiments Online

The Library has obtained a trial of the new database Psychological Experiments Online until 31st May 2014, and wishes to encourage staff and students alike to review this new database.  Let us know whether you find this resource useful or not?

Access this resource from (login required off campus)

Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia online resource that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries, fostering deeper levels of understanding for students and scholars alike. The collection pairs 75 hours of audio and video recordings of the original experiments (when existent) with 40,000 pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, letters penned by the lead psychologist, videos of modern-day replications, and modifications to the original experiments.

After trying Psychological Experiments Online please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch, we really want to know what you think about this resource.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 now available

The Economist is an invaluable source of insight, analysis and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance and science and technology. provides access to all the articles from the print edition, as well as web-only content such as blogs, debates and audio-visual programmes, complete with a searchable archive which complements our subscription to The Economist Historical Archive.

Access via the Library Catalogue:

To access the Economist Historical Archive go to

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Nexis UK now available online

Nexis UK provides a combination of news, company, financial, legal regulatory, industry and market research data, aggregating content from over 36,000 business and trade publications, company, country and industry reports, UK and Irish news publications, global newswires and blogs and international and emerging market sources. The range of content enables you to conduct in-depth research on a topic or company, get background information on an issue or individual, or follow industry trends across the globe.

Access Nexis UK via the Library Catalogue: