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The Hunt: Collegial Services

I don’t know what instilled me to do it, but I figured the library might be a better source than Amazon to get as many books as possible on finding a job after Undergrad. 575 more words

The Journey

Primo - how to find academic databases for your subject

In this post in our short series looking at Primo, our resource discovery tool here at the UoA, we are focusing on how you can select the academic databases which are most appropriate for the subjects you may currently be revising before the exams begin in December. 503 more words


Primo - How to find a particular book you want to read

This is the first in a short series of blog posts looking at common questions which users of our libraries may have about using Primo, our resource discovery tool, when looking for materials for their study or research. 573 more words


Save time – use Scopus to improve your research (and marks?)

Some of the benefits of creating a Scopus account (My Scopus):

  • You’ve performed your searches, why not save them for future reference? You can save up to 50 searches.
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LabTV, research stories, and video outreach

My lab was visited by Charlie Chalkin a few weeks ago. He was here to interview me and various students on our experiences in research for… 241 more words

Getting Started: Introducing Students to "Surveying Shakespeare," Archives, and Digital Scholarship

In mid-October, students in David Glimp’s “Shakespeare for Non-Majors” were presented with their final project assignment. Rather, a list of project options. Whether a graphic novel, a short film, or a series of 8th-12th-grade lesson plans, students are to “make and reflect.” The Omeka project (later rebranded as the “Surveying Shakespeare” series) offers students the chance to make digital, online exhibits from items in CU Boulder’s Special Collections and Archives, and I was thrilled that Dr. 829 more words


Guest Post: Revisiting Women of the Republic with Linda Kerber at the American Antiquarian Society

Carl Robert Keyes is an Associate Professor of History at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He recently launched the #Adverts250 Project, featuring advertisements published 250 years ago in colonial American newspapers accompanied by brief commentary, via his Twitter profile ( 2,448 more words