As part of my Reading Ahead Challenge this year, I decided to try and read far-ranging stories about fantastical worlds or just places I’d never been – but for my fifth read I also decided to take advantage of the fact that we have some amazing journals in the Information Store and at Norfolk House.… Continue reading National Geographic
If you always watch TV shows on demand, you might not notice that BBC3 has switched from digital TV to online only. The 300,000 people who signed a petition to keep the channel on TV will presumably miss their late-night Family Guy binges, as many of the American series shown on BBC3 have moved to… Continue reading Best of BBC3
Have you tried EBSCOhost yet, our new database of 1000s of journal articles? Simply go to: Blackboard homepage Information Store (find us under ‘useful links’ on the left) Subject Resources Select your subject Select EBSCOhost – you can now search thousands of journals, all at once! Here’s a video tutorial to get you started…
10 good reasons to use journal articles: (in no particular order) You can’t find a book on the subject you’re looking for It’s the middle of the night and the library’s closed You prefer digital resources to books Your tutor told you that you need to expand your research to include journals as well as books… Continue reading 10 good reasons to use journal articles
Sometimes it’s difficult knowing where to start when you’re trying to put together an assignment. There’s so much information available that it’s easy to feel overloaded and overwhelmed. Which information can you trust? Which information is suitable for your assignments? To make life easier for you, we have put together everything you need to know, available… Continue reading Finding information
Welcome to all our new students and welcome back to familiar faces! It’s a bright new year and we at the Information Store want to let you know the support you can find here.
A HUGE welcome to all new and returning students – we hope that you are finding your feet and settling in quickly. There’s so much to take in when you first start college, whether you’re a school leaver or returning to study, so please feel free to come in and ask us lots of questions!… Continue reading Welcome! Finding your way round the Information Store