Thanks to funding provided through the University's e-strategy, the Library now provides a range of exciting new e-resources in many different subject areas. These acquisitions will greatly enrich the range and quality of resources available for teaching and research purposes.
The resources are:
- America: History and Life
- International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)
- Times Digital Archive
- Women Writers Online - Texts 1400-1850
"This is a major network of 24 subject centres based in higher education institutions throughout the UK. It aims to promote high quality learning and teaching through the development and transfer of good practices in all subject disciplines, and to provide a single point of focus for learning and teaching resources and information for the HE community."
The subject centres:
Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Information and Computer Sciences
Health Sciences and Practice
Materials (UK Centre for Materials Education)
|Art, Design and Communication
History,Classics and Archaeology
Performing Arts (Palatine)
Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies
|Health Sciences and Practice||Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine|
The RDN is a collaboration of over sixty educational and research organisations, including the Natural History Museum and the British Library.It is a co-operative network consisting of a central organisation, the Resource Discovery Network Centre (RDNC) and a number of independent service providers called hubs.
Currently there are six hubs:
- ALTIS Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism
- BIOME Health and Life Sciences
- EEVL Engineering, Mathematics and Computing
- Humbul Humanities
- PSIgate Physical Sciences
- SOSIG Social Sciences, Business and Law
The RDN gathers resources which are carefully selected, indexed and described by specialists.
Highly respected guides to many disciplines sponsored by the W3 Consortium
A quick and easy way to access single subject and multi-subject hubs
UK funded project of selective resources from the University of Strathclyde Library in Glasgow, Scotland
This guide highlights some of the online information resources which exist to help engineering lecturers find suitable web and computer based learning material for use in their courses. The guide is presented as a PDF document for downloading