Do you search for journal articles using Google Scholar?
We have had to make changes to the way you access Google Scholar due to ongoing technical issues (the short version is that Google keeps thinking that we are robots and so they keep cutting off our access). On campus access will work as usual, but if […]
Great news for all our staff and students who would like to access international theses. The University Libraries now have online access to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal), which is the world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses.
As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database […]
Please be aware that due to some routine systems maintenance, it is possible that Library Search may experience brief periods of downtime this weekend, between 11:30pm Saturday June 11th and 1:30am Sunday June 12th.
A brief maintenance window is scheduled for Saturday April 9th, from 1:30am-4:30am. Users may experience some service interruptions when accessing our electronic resources during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience.
We continue to experience intermittent disruptions to remote access to electronic resources via Library Search.
Fixing this is a top priority and software support is responding to this as a critical incident.
We expect to see the problem resolved as soon as possible.
in the meantime, if you urgently need an article or two, please phone the library […]
Problems with Library Search are now fixed and everything is now working as it should. Apologies for the inconvenience.
Please be aware that we are currently experiencing intermittent interruptions to ‘Library Search’. The problem has been reported as a matter of urgency and we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.
The Faculty of Arts librarians have put together some starter links to help you with your Annotated Bibliography.
The link to the whole guide is here and starter resources for your essay topics can be found here
Don’t forget that Library Search is also a good place to start to look for peer review journal articles and other resources.
Welcome to the Barr Smith Library!
Check out our short Library orientation video tour, as we take you through some of the services and facilities the Library has to offer. While we have a huge collection of books, there’s much more including access to online material and quiet study spaces.
We upgraded Library Search over the weekend, and the new release introduces improved personalisation. You no longer need to sign in to personalise your search results, you can now do it right from the results screen:
Just click on “Edit” under “Personalize your results” and you’ll see the personalisation options:
Once you’ve made your selection, click OK […]