Collection Spotlight: FAME has been updated

A collection spotlight

FAME has been updated. It is now more intuitive with an enhanced contemporary interface which is fast to use and tablet friendly.

 

fame

FAME still has the same comprehensive information about UK and Irish companies but amongst its new features are

  • New navigation panel
  • New report types
  • New news section
  • Information presented in a graphic form

To access FAME go to the red library tile in iCity, select Links then Find Resources, then go to the A-Z of Resources.

If you need any further help using FAME please contact Carol Price (Learning, Teaching and Research Librarian – Business & Law)

 

 

Seacole Library closed: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June 2017

On the weekend of 10th and 11th June 2017, Seacole Building, including the library, will be closed to all staff and students on those days to enable water supplies to the building to be turned off for the installation of new meters. The building will be open as usual from Monday 12th June 2017.

During this time staff and students can use the library facilities at Curzon and Kenrick. For their opening hours check libcal.bcu.ac.uk

We apologise for any disruption this may cause.

^Trudi

SCONUL Access during exam period

SCONUL
Please note that access to the Libraries at Birmingham City University will be restricted during our revision and examination period from Monday 8th May until Friday 2nd June 2017 inclusive.
 
Due to increased pressure on the buildings with regard to study space, we will not be admitting any Band R SCONUL card holders and will not be registering any new SCONUL Band R applicants during this period. 
 
Band A, B or C SCONUL members will not be affected by the restriction to access.
 

We need you… Part 2

Graduate PlusLLR

We need students to take part in some focus groups to help us understand your perspective on navigating around our systems to access library resources.

You would be required to attend two sessions, one in May this academic year, and one next academic year in the Spring term.

Each session lasts 2 hours and involves

  1. Scenario based activities to enable us to detail your experiences of accessing library resources. We will assess your customer journey in terms of ease, quality and emotional response.
  2. Focus group discussion

We value your input because understanding your perspectives and hearing ‘your’ voice are essential to the development of our processes and services.

The dates for Session 1 are:

Tuesday 2nd May 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Thursday 4th May 10am – 12noon

Tuesday 9th May 1pm – 3pm

If you are interested in participating please email llrservicedevelopment@bcu.ac.uk 

Participation counts towards your Silver award.

^This was posted on behalf of BCU Graduate+ and Library and Learning Resources.