Monday, November 24, 2014

Harold Cohen Library Refurbished Areas Fully Open

The final stage of the Harold Cohen Library refurbishment has now reached completion and we are pleased to announce that the 3rd and 4th floors are open. These floors offer more than 200 study spaces, casual seating, lots of power sockets for using and charging your own devices, 8 bookable study rooms (including the Media:Scape room), printing facilities and a vending area.
Let us know what you think of the new study spaces by completing the LibQual library survey this week

Monday, November 10, 2014

TRIAL: Newsstand

We have trial access to Newstand Archive until 9th December 2014.  Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

Access Newsstand from:
http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/livuni?db=STND 
(University login required off campus)

Newsstand is a full-text newspaper resource that allows you to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section or other fields.  Newsstand provides access to more than 1,800 newspapers; over 400 from the U.K, many U.S. regional, national and local newspapers, and more newspapers from around the world.

After trying Newsstand please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch, we really want to know what you think about this resource.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

TRIAL: Punch Historical Archive 1841-1992

We have trial access to the Punch Historical Archive until 2nd December 2014.  Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

Access the Punch Historical Archive from:
http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/livuni?db=PNCH (University login required off campus)

From 1841 to 1992 Punch was the world’s most celebrated magazine of humour and satire. From its early years as a campaigner for social justice to its transformation into national icon, Punch played a central role in the formation of British identity – and how the rest of the world saw the British.

Explore the full online archive of Punch, including key themes such as World War I and World War II; Wars and Conflicts; Colonialism, Imperialism and End of Empire; Impact of New Technology and Modernity; Public Health, Conservation and Environmentalism; Social Change; and The Role of Women.

The archive of approx. 7,900 issues (200,000 pages from all volumes of Punch between 1841–1992, including Almanacks, prefaces, epilogues, indexes and more) is fully text-searchable, and images originally published in full colour appear in full colour.

After trying Punch Historical Archive please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch, we really want to know what you think about this resource.

Monday, November 03, 2014

TRIAL: SAE Digital Library

The Library has obtained a trial of SAE International's Digital Library until 2nd December 2014, and encourages staff and students to review this new resource. Let us know whether you find this resource useful.

Access this resource from
http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/login?url=http://digitallibrary.sae.org/quicksearch/ (University login required off campus)

SAE Digital Library provides students and researchers in aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle engineering access to:

SAE Technical Papers - more than 94,000 papers dating back to 1906.

SAE Standards - 27,000 standards relating to processes, practices, and products throughout the mobility industry.

SAE eBooks – 130+ technical books written by experts in fields such as Brakes, Electronics, Engine & Powertrain Systems, Engine Testing, HEV, Lightweight & Advanced Performance Materials, Safety, Vehicle Dynamics & Chassis.

SAE Magazines – magazines such as Automotive Engineering International, Aerospace Engineering and SAE Off-highway Engineering, which chronicle a century of advancements in the mobility industry.

After trying SAE Digital Library please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch, we really want to know what you think about this resource.