Search25 and COPAC video

Please see the Slideshare video on Search25 and COPAC, 2 useful Library catalogue search tools for researchers. Search25 helps you discover library resources across London and the South East. You can also see where the libraries are and find out how to visit them. COPAC allows you to search over 70 UK and Irish academic,…Continue Reading Search25 and COPAC video


The Web of Science database is very useful for citation or cited reference searching. Citation searching is a specialised type of searching which allows searching for articles or chapters which cite a particular work. This indicates relationships between works and also to some extent the impact a work has made on others in the field….Continue Reading Bibliometrics

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). It will replace the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and will be completed in 2014. The REF will be undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies. The exercise will be…Continue Reading Research Excellence Framework 2014

New resource: Box of Broadcasts

Box of Broadcasts is an off-air recording and media archive service. BoB is available to staff and students of member institutions of the British Universities Film & Video Council that hold an ERA+ license. This TV scheduling service allows you to record TV and radio programmes that are scheduled to be broadcast over the next…Continue Reading New resource: Box of Broadcasts


Vitae  is the UK organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes. See the webpage for details of reports, publications and the Vitae  Researcher Development Framework….Continue Reading Vitae

City Research Online

City Research Online (CRO) is the institutional repository of City University London. It includes full text versions and bibliographic records of research outputs created by members of staff and research students at City. City Research Online’s mission is to: Provide open access to full text research, as permitted by publishers and copyright law. Be a…Continue Reading City Research Online