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An Eresource Advent: Day 16

To combat the winter blues, today’s resource is SportDISCUS, a hugely important full-text resource for anyone studying sports and sports medicine. Containing over 150,000 articles from over 600 journals, this database covers health education, coaching, fitness, physical therapy and sports sciences to name a few topics. 16 more words

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An Eresource Advent: Day 15

Today we have a resource that is crucial for anyone researching educational topics: Ebsco Education. This resource is actually a set of five abstracting and indexing databases: British Education Index; ERIC (Education Resources Information Center); Education Abstracts; Child Development and Adolescent Studies; Educational Administration Abstracts. 48 more words

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An Eresource Advent: Day 14

We’re two weeks into our Eresources Advent and today we bring you IEEE Xplore. Published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineered, this large, full-text database is useful for anyone studying scientific or technical disciplines, and in many respects can be regarded as multi-disciplinary. 46 more words

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An Eresource Advent: Day 13

While the number 13 might be unlucky for some, today’s entry is anything but unlucky: Emerald. Emerald is one of our key management/business resources and contains the full-text of over 100 journals. 42 more words

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An Eresource Advent: Day 12

And now for something completely different: the “treasure trove” that is Mass Observation Online. This a wonderful resource and quite unlike any of our other resources in that it provides access to the archives of the Mass Observation organisation, which was a social research organisation founded in 1937. 57 more words

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An Eresource Advent: Day 11

For Day 11, we have a the highly specialised Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works. It has taken many years to build this collection of over 2,000 transcripts of therapy sessions and over 44,000 pages of client narratives. 69 more words

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An Eresource Advent: Day 10

I was about to admit to including something else that isn’t strictly speaking an electronic resource but I realised that UBIR (the University of Bolton Institutional Repository) most certainly is an electronic resource: it captures, preserves, stores and makes available the intellectual output of the University of Bolton. 87 more words

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