Friday, May 26, 2017

TRIAL: GREENR

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to GREENR until 30th June 2017. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources) is an online resource that offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more. This resource includes journal articles, videos, case studies and statistics, and covers topics such as animal welfare, biodiversity, conservation, economic growth and environmental justice.
After trying GREENR, 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.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

DOWNTIME : HeinOnline Academic Core

HeinOnline is undergoing scheduled maintenance on Thurs 25th & Fri 26th May. Hein expect that there will be no disruption to service but please be aware maintenance could cause outages to the platform

Friday, May 19, 2017

TRIAL: U.S. Declassified Documents

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to  U.S. Declassified Documentsuntil 19th June 2017. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

U.S. Declassified documents makes it possible for researchers to easily and quickly access and review selected previously classified government documents online.

This digital collection supports studies in domestic and foreign policy and provides unique opportunities for undergraduate and graduate comprehensive research in a rich primary source. In addition, U.S. Declassified Documents Online provides basic research for journalism, public policy studies, international law and security, and other disciplines.

Material in U.S. Declassified Documents Online originated in a wealth of official bodies and agencies, including the FBI, White House, CIA, U.N. and the State Department.

After trying U.S. Declassified Documents, 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.

TRIAL: The Independent Digital Archive

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to The Independent Digital Archive until 19th June 2017. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

The Independent Digital Archive presents a digital collection of every page of every issue of The Independent, a national daily newspaper launched in 1986. These digitized pages let you view the pages as they originally appeared in print. The archive also features full-text searching, extensive indexing, keywords in context, and highlighted search terms.

You can search digitized content from two newspapers: The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
Articles are categorized according to the following publication sections:

  • Advertising
  • Business and Finance
  • Editorial and Commentary
  • Features
  • News
  • People
After trying The Independent Archive, 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.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

TRIAL: Skills4Study

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Skills4Study until 17th June 2017.  Take a look at this resources, and let us know what you think.

Access: Skills4Study
(Login required off campus)

The first time you access Skills4Study you need to register for a personal account.  On the Skills4Study login page, the link to register is under the login box, marked “First time accessing the resource?”

Skills4Study Campus is an interactive resource for developing student study skills. Topics include critical thinking, reading and note taking, time management and many more

Click here to watch a short introductory video about Skills4Study.



After trying Skills4Study, 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, May 16, 2017

COMING SOON : EndNote X8

Coming soon…EndNote X8
Over summer 2017, EndNote X7 will be replaced by EndNote X8 on all networked PCs.
What’s new in EndNote X8
  New, easy to identify icons – identical across both Mac and Windows
  A Recently Added group, allowing users to identify references added in the last 24 hours through to the last 30 days (duration can be changed).
  Cite While You Write for Microsoft Word 2016.
  Share your library (via EndNote Online) with up to 100 other EndNote desktop users, providing teams with immediate real time access to the same set of references, attachments, notes and annotations.
  Access the Activity Feed to see what your colleagues are doing in the Shared Library and when new members join.

















For more information on EndNote see the Referencing Library Guide

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

DOWNTIME: BoB

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) will be running server maintenance 8am-9am on Fri 12th May. Some disruption to the service may occur during this period.

TRIAL: Kanopy Streaming

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to film and video streaming service Kanopy now until 15/06/17.  We have extended this trial so do take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Access:Kanopy
(University login required off campus)

Kanopy provides access to one of the most unique collections of films in the world. Films range from award-winning documentaries, indie and foreign films, must-see classics, training films and theatrical releases - on every topic imaginable


After trying Kanopy  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.

Monday, May 08, 2017

DOWNTIME: LexisNexis

LexisNexis will be unavailable 5am - 10am (BST) Saturday 13th May. This is due to necessary maintenance on the platform. LexisNexis thanks you for your patience and apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

TRIAL: Greenleaf Online Library

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Greenleaf Online Library (GOL) until 30th May 2017. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Access: Greenleaf Online Library
(University login required off campus)

Greenleaf Online Library (GOL) includes ebooks and journals covering corporate responsibility, business ethics, environmental policy and management, responsible business strategy and sustainable development.
GOL is the perfect resource for:
Researchers, students and practitioners interested in business, management and cross-disciplinary aspects of sustainability and CSR
Business and management teachers in need of engaging and inspiring case studies
Sustainability Teams within corporate organizations

After trying Greenleaf Online Library  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.

TRIAL: Bridgeman Education

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Bridgeman Education until 30th May 2017. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Access: Bridgeman Education 
(University login required off campus)

Bridgeman Education is the online educational resource of the Bridgeman Art Library. It offers access to an archive of over 500,0000 unique high quality digital images of art, history and culture – all copyright cleared for educational use.

Images are sourced directly from leading museums, galleries, artists, photographers and private collections around the world. Bridgeman Art Library represents over 2,000 collections and more than 29,000 artists.

After trying the Bridgeman Education, 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.