UK Data Service webinars

The UK Data Service are offering webinars for researchers on different aspects of the service.  You can also browse the events pages for a full list of what is available such as: Introduction to the UK Data Service ,  Finding and accessing data from the UK Data Service , Dissertation projects: Introduction to secondary analysis for…Continue Reading UK Data Service webinars

Elsevier researcher webinar series

Designed to support academic and research-focused professionals, Elsevier webinars series  includes a variety of topics such as journal publishing in different disciplines, avoiding fake journals and conferences,  CiteScore  metrics and researcher engagement  will run from April 2023 to March 2024. Each session will feature Elsevier Customer Consultants, as well as local and international speakers. The…Continue Reading Elsevier researcher webinar series

Citing and referencing

Citing and referencing is how you acknowledge the sources (e.g. books, journal articles, websites) which you have used in your academic work. In-text citations show which source you are referring to. At the end of your work, a reference list gives the full details of the sources you have included. This allows someone reading your…Continue Reading Citing and referencing

Advanced Legal Research

A recommended place to start when carrying out advanced legal research is the law Library Guides. There are guides on finding cases and legislation, finding books and articles, citing and referencing, and practical legal research. The guides contain information, guidance and links on carrying out research and recommendations for which databases to use to find…Continue Reading Advanced Legal Research

Senate House Library – Bloom -new study space

If you are writing a thesis or a dissertation, you should consider joining other libraries to broaden your access to research. Senate House Library, University of London has particularly strong collections in arts, social sciences, humanities and literature, see details of how to obtain membership, It is also possible to join  online without visiting the…Continue Reading Senate House Library – Bloom -new study space

Legacy RefWorks being retired (June 2023)

We have been advised that as of June 30, 2023, Legacy RefWorks will no longer be available and after this date it will only be possible to use the new upgraded version, RefWorks. We therefore encourage all current users of Legacy RefWorks to upgrade as soon as possible to minimise disruption to your studies or research. You can…Continue Reading Legacy RefWorks being retired (June 2023)

For your research toolkit: Publish or Perish and is an extensive website created by Prof. Anne-Wil Harzing, Professor of International Management at Middlesex University and a founding member of Cygna, Supporting Women in Academic Network. The website was created in 1999, and it has since been a great source of information for academics, researchers, students, and librarians, regardless of the discipline or…Continue Reading For your research toolkit: Publish or Perish and

Finding business information beyond City, University of London

The Business Library at City, University of London provides access to students and staff study spaces to fit various styles of studying and an impressive portfolio of specialist business databases. Curated over 25 years, each of these resources has been carefully selected to ensure any gaps in the wider business subject area are covered.  Bayes…Continue Reading Finding business information beyond City, University of London

Finding Open Access content

The amount of peer-reviewed open access articles available online is increasing every year, but it can be difficult to recognise and find them. Here are our top tips! How do I recognise if an article is Open Access (OA)? The open padlock symbol is a universal icon indicating whether an article is open access. Whenever…Continue Reading Finding Open Access content

City Research Online – a year in figures

City Research Online now contains just over 20,000 publications – mainly journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and theses. This year there were nearly quarter of a million visitors largely from the UK, with the Philippines, USA, India and Germany rounding out the top 5 most heavy users. Overall however CRO attracts users from all…Continue Reading City Research Online – a year in figures