Category: School of Policy & Global Affairs

Changes to Literature Online

LION Homepage

Literature Online (LION) has moved to the Proquest platform and is now cross-searchable with ProQuest journals, newspapers, and other relevant content.  The new Literature Online site will be available in parallel with the legacy Literature Online site until August 1, 2019. The new site will be accessible via A-Z Database List and Subject Guides but…Continue Reading Changes to Literature Online

Counseling and Therapy in Video

Screenshot of Counseling and Therapy in video

Counseling and Therapy in Video is an online database which may be of interest to students, researchers and academics from the health and social sciences. The database provides access to videos (in the form of instructions, lectures/presentations and documentaries) which demonstrate the realities and challenges of working with clients and the challenges of putting theoretical…Continue Reading Counseling and Therapy in Video

Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

Bookable individual silent study desks will return for the January assessment period at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Learning Resource Centre. Students can book a desk to study for up to three hours a day, a maximum of four times a week. Each session can be booked up to one week in advance.  The full…Continue Reading Bookable Individual Silent Study Desks for 24/7 opening

British Periodicals I and II

British Periodicals I and II offers facsimile page images and searchable full text for periodicals published from the seventeenth century through to the twentieth century. Topics covered include literature, music, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts, and the social sciences. You can browse the full list of over 300 periodicals here. You can also create an…Continue Reading British Periodicals I and II

Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006

The Sunday Times has provided comment and analysis since 1822 both on weekly news and on societal issues in general. Library Services subscribes to The Sunday Times Digital Archive which provides a complete searchable run of the newspaper from 1822 to 2006. The nineteenth century content has previously not been very accessible and has been…Continue Reading Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006

Resource of the month: British Library Newspapers

The British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. The collection includes national and regional newspapers with special attention paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the…Continue Reading Resource of the month: British Library Newspapers

New Library resource: London Review of Books

We’re pleased to announce that Library Services now subscribes to the online edition of the London Review of Books.  Published twice a month, the London Review of Books describes itself as ‘Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas’. It features essays by academics, writers, and journalists on a variety of topics, as well as reviews, poetry, and letters….Continue Reading New Library resource: London Review of Books

Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Autumn Specials: A series of drop-in sessions at Northampton Square and Cass Libraries

This autumn Library Services will host a series of drop-in sessions and workshops at the Northampton Square and Cass Libraries. These sessions form our Library Services Autumn Specials. They will be an excellent opportunity to meet the people behind these resources and learn about how to get more out of library resources. See the table…Continue Reading Library Services’ Autumn Specials

Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

World-Check Country Risk Ranking screenshot

The database World-Check Country Risk Ranking from Thomson Reuters is now available for use inside the library. What does it do? World-Check Country Risk Ranking provides a current ranking of countries based on political, economic and criminal factors from hundreds of independent sources and international organisations, including the World Bank, Financial Action Task Force, OECD…Continue Reading Introducing World-Check Country Risk Ranking

Copyright training with a difference!

Copyright: the Card Game This session provides guidance in an innovative, interactive and fun way, to becoming more confident about copyright, and copying and re-using resources in the context of teaching. It is a team game which has been widely played at universities all over the world (most recently, to my knowledge, in Uruguay), and…Continue Reading Copyright training with a difference!