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Month: May 2018

Research resource of the month: Sage Research Methods Online

SAGE Research Methods Online is a useful online resource for anyone doing research or learning how to conduct research. Its coverage spans the full range of research methods used in the social and behavioural sciences, plus a wide range of methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities. With more than 800 books,…

Need to use another library for your research? Here’s how you can do it!

As a research student or member of staff at City, you can benefit from a wide range of collections held by academic and specialist libraries. So not only can you visit many other university libraries, you can also access the library collections of art galleries and professional bodies, as well as important archive collections. We…

Research resource of the month: IEEE Xplore

IEEE Xplore provides access to content from IEEE as well as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). It contains full text of almost one-third of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science, including highly cited peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings and standards and some archival material from the 1880s. Search options include: Basic…

Enabling learning through storytelling

I recently attended a lunchtime workshop run by the City Academy on narratives and storytelling based on a performance arts approach. I’m interested in both using the telling of stories or experiences to explain concepts but also in hearing the narratives of students. The basic idea of this is that the use of stories or…