What’s ORCID iD and why should I have one?

What’s ORCID iD and why should I have one?

There’s a lot of pressure on researchers nowadays to have a presence on one or more online platforms that can showcase and disseminate their research – including ResearchGate, Google scholar, and Academia.edu, to name but a few. At first glance, ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is just another website that allows scholars to present… Read more

I didn’t know that was on FT.com!

I didn’t know that was on FT.com!

You know that you can get quality news from the FT.com website but are you familiar with its special features?  It has so much more than articles. It is possible to listen to podcasts, read the latest blogs, and explore a library of special reports on various topics including Financial markets, Global Property Insight, Business… Read more

Shut up and write – New Media Review 9

Shut up and write – New Media Review 9

In the New Media Review, we break down 3 tools that could help you personally and/or professionally. Is your writing just not happening? Finding that blank piece of paper intimidating? This week’s New Media Review will be looking at tools to make your writing process smoother. Written? Kitten! Having trouble motivating yourself to write? Does… Read more

Working on the go!

Working on the go!

Trying to get some work done when you are on the go? Not able to make it into the Library? This week’s blog will detail some practical tips for achieving a great studying experience, wherever you are! Get writing If you are going to be writing, it’s important to pick a piece of software that… Read more

The New Boost Collection: Because, Sometimes, we all Need a bit of a Boost

The New Boost Collection: Because, Sometimes, we all Need a bit of a Boost

Over the last few weeks, a selection of new books have slowly been creeping onto the Information Centre’s library shelves… These are a little different to the academic volumes that normally arrive through our doors. These are happy books, understanding books… sometimes a little bit sweary books. The new Boost Collection is made up of… Read more

Dear Diary…. New Media Review 7

Dear Diary…. New Media Review 7

  In the New Media Review, we break down 3 tools that could help you personally and/or professionally. The benefits of journaling are well documented. Journals provide a space to write without judgement, to clear your mind and reflect. They provide the perfect space to get creative, solve problems and increase your productivity. This week’s… Read more