Wednesday, February 26, 2014

HAROLD COHEN LIBRARY POSTGRADUATE AND ACCESSIBLE STUDY ROOM - CHANGE OF USE

This room will be closed for repurposing on Thursday 27th February.
The accessible desks will be moved to HCC6.
Postgraduates can use the Wolfson Training Room when it is not booked. Details of bookings are posted daily at the entrance.
This location will become a flexible learning space to include TeamMates (mobile Interactive work zones which can be used horizontally as an interactive table, or vertically as an interactive whiteboard)

This has been made possible by the generosity of the Benefactors’ fund.








See: http://teammateworld.com/workszone-interactive/
The room will be available for everyone to access and will become a Group Study zone.
We will be opening a new room exclusively for postgraduates in September 2014”

Annual Reviews journal site maintenance on Saturday 1st March 2014

Planned routine maintenance to the Annual Reviews website is scheduled to take place on Saturday 1st March 2014 beginning at 4pm for about 16 hours.  During this time the website will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Researcher Reading Room closed from 2pm Friday 14th February

The Researcher Reading Room in the Sydney Jones Library will be closed from 2pm on Friday 14th February for a Special Collections & Archives event.

Please note that SC&A will also be closed on Friday 14th February from 1.30pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Monday, February 10, 2014

Special Collections & Archives - early closure Friday 14th February

Please note that Special Collections & Archives will be closed from 1.30pm on Friday 14th February. Online search tools will still be available and normal SC&A opening resumes at 9.30am on Monday 17th February.

The Researcher Reading Room in the Sydney Jones Library will also be closed on Friday 14th February from 2pm.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

BiblioBoard Library now available

BiblioBoard Library is a multi-media database featuring historical content on a wide variety of topics.

Thousands of pages of primary source content (maps, letters, pamphlets, documents, diaries, photos and images), as well as historical books and articles, streaming audio and video content, have been expertly organised into anthologies. The database currently includes over 200 anthologies on a wide variety of topics and will grow to 400 anthologies over the next year.

To access BiblioBoard Library via the web, go to; http://library.liv.ac.uk/record=b3136446~S8

To access BiblioBoard Library via its app, first visit BiblioBoard Library via University of Liverpool’s web access, and create a personal account.  Then, download the free ‘BiblioBoard Library’ app on your tablet or mobile device and log in using the account you've just created.

Friday, February 07, 2014

Lexis Library content expanded to include Commonwealth sources

Our Lexis Library subscription now includes access to an expanded range of Commonwealth legal sources, including case law, legislation, commentary, journals and news for Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore and New Zealand.

The new content will be searched automatically in addition to the existing content, or you can select the Sources tab and Browse Sources by selecting Commonwealth as the Country:



To access Lexis Library go to http://library.liv.ac.uk/record=b1877793~S8 

Thursday, February 06, 2014

‘Stockley’s Drug Interactions’ now available online

We are very pleased to announce that the Library has taken out an online subscription to Stockley’s Drug Interactions.

Now in its tenth edition, Stockley's Drug Interactions is still the most indispensable and authoritative international source of drug interaction information. Based upon the many thousands of published clinical papers and reports, it provides a series of detailed, yet concise, monographs designed for quick and easy reference. Each monograph contains a summary, clinical evidence for the interaction under discussion, its probable mechanism, clinical importance, and management.

Coverage includes:
Almost 4200 monographs
Fully referenced
Designed for quick and easy access
Tailored thesaurus allows selection of appropriate search terms
Intuitive interactions and full text search options
Ability to enter up to 12 drugs at a time
Search by approved names, international trade names, and other synonyms including drug codes

Click here to access Stockley’s Drug Interactions (Requires EZproxy login off-campus)

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Effective information management for health & life science research

Date: Tuesday, 25th February

Description: The right training in information skills gives you a head start in your research. This session will increase your awareness of the different types of information available to you and how to get the best out of them. The session will comprise three elements:
Finding and using information
Organising research with bibliographic software
Copyright, Open access & E-Theses

Location: Wolfson Suite, Harold Cohen Library
Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm
Places on this workshop are limited and must be booked in advance. Please REGISTER to book your place.

PYMCA Education (Photographic Youth Music and Culture Archive) now available

We now have access to PYMCA Education (Photographic Youth Music and Culture Archive).  PYMCA Education includes a research archive of over 35000 images, thousands of essays, interviews, texts, trends & insight reports, magazine back issues, e-books and fully researched links relating to modern (1940+) social history and youth culture.

You can access PYMCA here: http://library.liv.ac.uk/record=b3116014~S8