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Using AM Explorer

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021AM Explorer is the Adam Matthew platform providing access to resources for research in humanities and the social sciences. AM Explorer…

From  Vicky Grant on March 18th, 2021 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Using Nexis

Nexis is a database that provides news content from a range of sources. Use Nexis to find news content from UK national and regional newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and foreign…

From  Vicky Grant on January 26th, 2021 0 likes 181 plays 0  

Using Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world’s largest online classical music library. Use NML to find and stream tracks from thousands of albums, by composers and artists across multiple genres, from the…

From  Vicky Grant on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Using RILM Abstracts of Music Literature via EBSCO

Last reviewed: January 2021.RILM Abstracts of Music Literature is a comprehensive database of publications covering all areas of music scholarship. Use RILM Abstracts to discover music-related…

From  Rosa Sadler on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Using British Standards Online (BSOL)

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021British Standards Online (BSOL) is a platform for finding and accessing full text British standards. You can also use BSOL to discover international…

From  Vicky Grant on August 12th, 2020 0 likes 453 plays 0  

Using Gale Primary Sources

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021 Gale Primary Sources is an Arts and Humanities database that searches across a range of primary sources. Use Gale Primary Sources to discover…

From  Vicky Grant on August 3rd, 2020 0 likes 131 plays 0  

Using Google Scholar

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021Google Scholar is a search engine specifically designed for discovering academic materials. Use Google Scholar to discover articles, theses,…

From  Vicky Grant on May 14th, 2020 0 likes 841 plays 0  

Dissertation Writing Essentials

This lecture session looks at the initial stages of preparing for a large-scale dissertation project. It will focus on some established ways to develop a topic and plan that will allow you to produce…

From  Oliver Johnson on March 20th, 2020 0 likes 493 plays 1  

Library Student Associates on embedding Information and Digital Literacy (IDL) as part of a Programme Level Approach

Library Student Associates on embedding Information and Digital Literacy (IDL) as part of a Programme Level Approach

From  Jesse Armstrong on January 8th, 2020 0 likes 118 plays 0  

Getting started at the University of Sheffield Library (2020-21)

Welcome to the University of Sheffield Library, we're here for you. This video will introduce you to getting started at The University of Sheffield Library. If you have any questions, or…

From  Vicky Grant on September 10th, 2019 0 likes 3,958 plays 0  

How to create a Google Site

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021 Google Sites is an online tool for creating simple websites that doesn’t require technical skills. Watch this video to learn the basics of…

From  Vicky Grant on July 23rd, 2019 0 likes 814 plays 0  

Discovering Open Access Academic Sources

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021 Watch this video to learn how to discover openly accessible academic sources. This resource is for apprentices and FE students.Brought to you by the…

From  Vicky Grant on July 15th, 2019 0 likes 349 plays 0  

Using Resource Lists: a tutorial for students

Last reviewed: April 2021 Review due: Summer 2021 Resource Lists bring together information resources recommended by academic staff for each of your modules or parts of your programme. Through…

From  Vicky Grant on July 9th, 2019 0 likes 1,535 plays 0  

What is information and digital literacy?

Feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information on offer to support your university course? Information and digital literacy (IDL), a Sheffield Graduate Attribute, might be the answer. This short…

From  Rosa Sadler on April 24th, 2019 0 likes 14 plays 0  

How to beat digital distraction and write more episode 11 - How to reference your research well

In this short series of podcasts I want to help you be more productive with your writing and help you get things done. In this podcast I want to discuss the kind of things that will help your writing…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 27th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Additional elements: zoom animations

Additional elements: zoom animations

From  Rosa Sadler on February 19th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0