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How to create a Google Site

Google Sites is an online tool for creating simple websites that doesn’t require technical skills. Watch this video to learn the basics of setting up and structuring a Google Site, adding…

From  Vicky Grant on July 23rd, 2019 0 likes 127 plays 0  

Discovering Open Access Academic Sources

Watch this video to learn how to discover openly accessible academic sources. This resource is aimed at FE students. Video [03:35]: Planning a literature search

From  Vicky Grant on July 15th, 2019 0 likes 83 plays 0  

Information and Digital Literacy Workshops

Looking for quality, relevant information for your assignment?Would you like to learn more about avoiding plagiarism and how to reference correctly?Or maybe you want to stand out from the crowd and…

From  Vicky Grant on January 30th, 2019 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Using Sensus Access

Sensus Access software is available for anyone with a print based disability, including students with dyslexia or a visual impairment. Watch this screencast to learn how to convert PDF, JPEG,…

From  Vicky Grant on August 2nd, 2018 0 likes 215 plays 0  

Using ebooks effectively (4/5): Accessibility tools

Learn how to enhance the accessibility of eBooks when using the University Library's three major suppliers: Proquest Ebook Central, Dawsonera and VLEBooks.Watch our video series Using ebooks…

From  Vicky Grant on August 2nd, 2018 0 likes 147 plays 0  

Using PubMed

PubMed is a freely available search database for medicine, dentistry and health. Use PubMed to discover journal articles, conference papers and much more. Brought to you by the University of…

From  Vicky Grant on July 9th, 2018 1 likes 174 plays 1  

Using British Education Index

Last reviewed: October 2019 Review due: Summer 2020British Education Index is a search database for research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK. It covers all aspects of…

From  Vicky Grant on July 9th, 2018 0 likes 71 plays 0  

Using ASSIA

ASSIA (Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts) is a search database for health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. Use ASSIA to discover…

From  Vicky Grant on July 9th, 2018 0 likes 105 plays 0  

Using CINAHL

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) is a search database providing authoritative coverage of literature related to these subjects. Brought to you by the University of…

From  Vicky Grant on June 22nd, 2018 0 likes 193 plays 0  

Using Education Database

Discover literature on primary, secondary and higher education as well as special education, home schooling, and more.Brought to you by the University of Sheffield Library. Related resources …

From  Vicky Grant on June 22nd, 2018 0 likes 145 plays 0  

Using Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier is a search database for Business Source Premier is a business research database, providing full text access to leading journals and peer-reviewed business publications. All…

From  Vicky Grant on June 22nd, 2018 0 likes 95 plays 0  

Using Avery Index

Last reviewed: October 2019 Review due: Summer 2020Avery Index is a search database for journal articles on the theory and practice of architecture. Use Avery Index to discover journal articles,…

From  Vicky Grant on June 22nd, 2018 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Using PsycINFO

Last reviewed: October 2019 Review due: Summer 2020Produced by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO is a search database providing abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature…

From  Vicky Grant on May 15th, 2018 0 likes 174 plays 0  

Search planning

A short animation to guide the literature searching process. Last reviewed: August 2018Review due: Summer 2019

From  Vicky Grant on April 6th, 2018 0 likes 1,882 plays 0  

Developing your ideas with mind mapping

Mind mapping is a creative way of capturing ideas that closely resembles the way your mind works. This video explores why and when you might want to use this technique, explains how to go about using…

From  Vicky Grant on March 28th, 2018 0 likes 200 plays 0  

Using Google Scholar

Discovering scholarly information, using Google Scholar. A resource created for FE students Last reviewed: August 2018Review due: Summer 2019

From  Vicky Grant on March 28th, 2018 0 likes 533 plays 0