Collection Spotlight: PEDro

A collection spotlight

PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database) is a free resource which indexes over 39,000 items.These include:

  • Randomised trials which have been independently assessed for quality
  • Systematic reviews
  • Clinical practice guidelines

For each trial, review or guideline it will include the citation and abstract, and a link to full text if this is available.

PEDro can be accessed via our A-Z of Resources.

Pedro

 

 

Collection Spotlight: Scopus

A collection spotlight

Scopus has been added to our portfolio of databases.

It is one of the largest databases of abstracts and citations of journals, books and conference proceedings from more than 5000 publishers.

Scopus

It is multi-disciplinary and it’s coverage includes research from:

*science

*technology

*medicine

*social sciences

*arts and humanities

To access this resource, go via the A-Z of Resources on our iCity pages.

^Trudi

Collection Spotlight: Drapers Online

A collection spotlight

Attention fashion and textiles students! We’ve now got access to Drapers Online.

Register with your BCU email address to get access to fashion news, retail information, product and trade shows, jobs, events and more!

Drapers

To access this resource, check the ‘journals & databases’ tab of the fashion or textiles online subject guides, or go via the A-Z of Resources on our iCity pages.

 

^Laura

Collection Spotlight: Access Engineering

A collection spotlight

We’re happy to announce that Library and Learning Resources now subscribe to Access Engineering, offering access to over 650 of McGraw-Hill Education’s engineering titles, including:

  • Exclusive self-teaching videos created by leading engineering faculty
  • Curriculum maps designed by leading academics
  • Time-saving calculator tools streamline common calculations and increase accuracy
  • Data Visualisation Tools via DataVis designed for teaching material properties

The resource can be accessed via the A – Z of Electronic Resources or from Engineering and Built Environment Libguides.

The resource will be of use to Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Bioengineering students across City Centre and City South Campuses.

^Posted on behalf of Andrew Scragg

Collection Spotlight: Trial of Faculti

A collection spotlight

We are running a Trial of Faculti until mid November.

Faculti is an online academic research video library which hosts over 1000 videos aiming to make research more accessible.

The video library is multi-disciplinary and covers:

  • Education
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Art, Design  and Architecture  and many more.

Below is an example of some of the videos currently available:

Faculti

To access Faculti log in to iCity and go through our A-Z of Resources.

We’d love to know what you think so send us your feedback to: elibrary@bcu.ac.uk

 

^Trudi