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This is a listing of news articles that have passed their expiry date in the last three months.

Changes to staffed help desk hours over Christmas vacation

From Saturday 14th December 2019 - Wednesday 1st January 2020, the library will remain open 24/7. Library staff are on hand to help you during the times listed.

Staffed help desk hours
Saturday 14th December Closed
Sunday 15th December 11:00am - 5:00pm
Monday 16th - Friday 20th December 9:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 21st December Closed
Sunday 22nd December 11:00am - 5:00pm
Monday 23rd December 9:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 24th December - Wednesday 1st January Closed

Normal help desk staffed hours will resume on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Updated: 05 December, 2019

Possible service disruption on Monday 16th December

IT services are upgrading our Core Network Infrastructure between 5.00pm and 8.00pm.

All internet access & WiFi (Eduroam) across campus is at risk during this time, apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Updated: 16 December, 2019

Problems with Library website

We are working to fix a problem with the library website.

There is currently a problem with the library website. All of our libguides pages, including 'Referencing', 'Opening hours' and 'Borrowing' are showing a security issue.

The ISDS team are working to resolve this issue. In the meantime you can use the following method to gain access:

If using Chrome: Click on the option Advanced and then proceed to site from the next page that comes up

If using Internet Explorer: Click on the option More information and then Go to website from the next page that comes up

Apologies for any inconvenience whilst this issue is solved.

Updated: 31 October, 2019

MMU Harvard Referencing - Webinar

New Webinar added

This webinar is an introduction to the MMU Harvard Referencing style, including why you need to cite and reference; how to format and present citations and how to reference some of the key sources you will use in your academic work.

Thursday 12 December 2019 14:00 – 15:30, Webinar

Updated: 03 December, 2019

Workshop: Cited reference searching

New date available

Cited reference searching is a technique that will help you locate additional articles for your research. Previously published articles relevant to your research appear in the list of references at the end of a journal article. A cited reference search, however, brings you forward in time to identify more recent articles which cite the original article that you located. This hands-on workshop will take you through the process of carrying out a cited reference search on appropriate databases.

Friday 13 December 2019 09:30 – 11:00, Business School 2.23

Updated: 03 December, 2019

Workshop: Fake news, misleading news and detecting deception

New date added

Learn to critically evaluate online news stories and identify fake news. Together we will discuss why people believe fake or misleading news, and the motivations behind it. By investigating real life news from a variety of media, you will learn to spot what makes fake news bogus and some news stories misleading.

Wednesday 4th December 13:00 – 14:30, Library L4.08

Workshop: Introduction to Endnote Online and Endnote

New date available

EndNote Online is a bibliographic management software package that will help you to organise and manage your bibliographic references. This session will look at both Endnote Online and the full campus version of Endnote. It is open to staff, researchers and postgraduate students.

Monday 16 December 2019 10:00 – 12:00, Business School 2.23

Updated: 03 December, 2019

Workshop: MMU Harvard Referencing

Wednesday 30th October, 13:00 - 14:00 Business School 4.05B

Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.

Wednesday 30th October 13:00 – 14:00, Business School 4.05B

Updated: 22 October, 2019

Workshop: MMU Harvard Referencing

Dates available

Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.

Thursday 5th December 11:00 – 12:00, Business School 3.13

Updated: 22 October, 2019

Workshop: Researching the law - an introduction to legal research for non-law students

New date added

Does your course require you to carry out some legal research and you don’t know where to start? This session is aimed at students who do not study law but have some elements of law in their course. This hands on session will introduce you to the legal databases Manchester Met University subscribes to and show you how to search for legal information such as cases and legislation.

Wednesday 11th December 2019 14:00 – 15:00, Geoffrey Manton Building GM.120

Updated: 11 November, 2019

Workshop: Researching the Law-Introduction to legal research for non-law students

Wednesday 6th November, 14:00 - 15:00 Geoffrey Manton GM120

Make legal research easier with this introduction to legal databases. We'll show you how to search for the most common types of legal material such as cases and legislation. This will help non-law students tackle the elements of law in their course.

Wednesday 6th November 14:00 - 15:00, Business School 4.05B

Updated: 22 October, 2019

Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing

A new chemical manufacturing journal has been purchased

The interdisciplinary journal focuses on cost and energy efficiency in chemical manufacturing processes. It includes reviews and commentaries alongside research articles.

Log in with your University ID and password to access Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact the Library

Updated: 26 November, 2019

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Recommended for: Journal articles, eBooks, Research, Annotated bibliography and articles.

Extensive research guide and articles in subject areas of Atlantic History, British and Irish Literature, Victorian Literature and Renaissance and Reformation.

Log in with your University ID and password to access Oxford Bibliographies Online.

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact the Library

Updated: 16 October, 2019

Sage Business Cases

Recommended for: Case studies, Journal articles, Contemporary business case examples and teaching notes.

Sage Business Cases is a discipline-wide digital collection of contemporary examples from a variety of business sources, supported by extensive teaching notes. These cases bring business to life – inspiring researchers to develop their own best practices.

Log in with your University ID and password to access Sage Business Cases.

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact the Library

Updated: 16 October, 2019

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