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Category: Research resource of the week

Research Resource of the Month: Cite Them Right Online

Cite Them Right Online is a great tool that gives you quick access to reference layouts for hundreds of different source types, from journal articles to Facebook posts to financial reports – even citing dance recitals is covered!  The main reference style is Harvard, but you can also find options for MLA, APA, MHRA, Vancouver…

Research resource of the week: Factiva

Factiva is a current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global provider of economic and financial information. Factiva.com, from Dow Jones, combines over 35,000 sources to give students, faculty, and librarians access to premium content from 200 countries, in 26 languages. Users have access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications,…

IEEE Xplore = Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary

IEEE/IET Electronic Library is brought to you by the IEEE Xplore® digital library. Featuring content from IEEE as well as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), IEL contains almost one-third of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science. PDF access to nearly three million documents from over 1.6 million authors…

Research Resource of the week @CityUniLibrary – Project Muse

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content; since 1995, its electronic journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs. MUSE books and journals, from leading university presses and scholarly societies, are fully integrated for search and discovery. MUSE currently includes: 339,176 articles and 775,045 chapters by 242…

Academic Search Complete – Research Resource of the Week @CityUniLibrary

Academic Search Complete offers a large collection of the most valuable full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, this database is the leading source of peer-reviewed, full-text for STM research, as well as for the Social Sciences and Humanities. This scholarly collection offers coverage of information…

Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary = Box of Broadcasts (BOB)

Box of Broadcasts  (BOB)  is an off-air recording and media archive service for staff and students to choose and record any broadcast programme from 60+ TV and radio channels. The recorded programmes are then kept indefinitely and added to a growing media archive (currently at over 1 million programmes), with all content shared by users across…

Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary Proquest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT)

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses — Full Text is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. PQDT — Full Text includes nearly 3 million searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1743 to the…

Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary = City Research Online

This week’s resource is open access, so everyone can use it. City Research Online (CRO) is the institutional repository of City University London. It includes research outputs (such as article, etheses and datasets)  created by members of City University London  staff and research students.  Where possible versions of  full text articles and theses etc are…

Research Resource of the week: BrowZine – New trial @CityUniLibrary

Browzine – TRIAL ACCESS ends 10th Dec 2014 BrowZine provides an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines. Browzine enables you to read complete scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablet devices, create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals, be alerted when new editions of…

Research resource of the week @CityUniLibrary – Ebscohost

This week’s research resource of the week is: Ebscohost. EBSCOhost contains online database resources from leading information providers, it offers customisable basic and advanced searching . With links from the full record display to related articles by subject, magazine issue or author, users can further explore their topic. Results can be limited or refined by various criteria including…