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bulletNew e-Resources

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:


bulletBook Reviews 

Collaborative Virtual Environments: Digital Places and Spaces for Interaction.
Elizabeth F.Churchill, David N. Snowdon and Alan J. Munro (Editors)
Springer-Verlang (2001) ISBN 1-85233-244-4
html |  pdf

E-tivities: The key to active online learning
Gilly Salmon
Kogan Page, Limited (2002) IBN 0749436867
html |  pdf


bulletSubject Gateways

Higher Education Academy Subject Network

"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:

Social Studies

Built Environment
Economics
Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism
Philosophical and Religious Studies
Social Policy and Social Work (SWAP)
Business Management and Accountancy (BEST)
Education (ESCALATE)
Law (UK Centre for Legal Education)
Sociology, Anthropology and Politics

Sciences

Bioscience
Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Information and Computer Sciences
Psychology
Engineering
Health Sciences and Practice
Materials (UK Centre for Materials Education)
Physical Sciences

Arts

Art, Design and Communication
History,Classics and Archaeology
Performing Arts (Palatine)
English
Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies

Medicine

Health Sciences and Practice Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine

 

Resource Discovery Network (RDN)

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:

The RDN gathers resources which are carefully selected, indexed and described by specialists.

WWW Virtual Library

Highly respected guides to many disciplines sponsored by the W3 Consortium

Pinakes

A quick and easy way to access single subject and multi-subject hubs

BUBL Link

UK funded project of selective resources from the University of Strathclyde Library in Glasgow, Scotland


bulletGuidance

A Guide to Finding Electronic Resources for Learning and Teaching in Engineering

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


 


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