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

Collection Spotlight: Anatomy.TV

A collection spotlight

Great news! We have taken out a subscription to Anatomy.TV.

This is an interactive resource which brings human anatomy and muscle function to life in 3D models. There are also quizzes and activities to test your knowledge.

Anatomy,tv

To access this resource log in to iCity and go through the library’s A-Z of Resources.

We hope you find it useful. Let us know what you think via libanswers.bcu.ac.uk

^Trudi

Collection Spotlight: Gale Complete

A collection spotlight

Good news! We have added a suite of databases to our collection, which you can find via the A-Z of Resources (iCity login required):

  • Academic OneFile
  • Archives Unbound
  • Gale Literary Index and Encyclopaedia of Literature
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • General OneFile
  • Infotrac Newsstand

These resources span a wide range of subjects and are linked to Summon for easy searching. The collection includes thousands of journals/articles, ebooks, audio/video files, and full access to The Economist, The New York Times, The Times and The Financial Times.

There’s something in these resources for everybody, so it’s well worth spending a bit of time familiarising yourself with them. Remember you can always pop into Curzon/Seacole Libraries and speak to a librarian to learn more, or you can arrange a tutorial with your Learning, Teaching and Research subject librarian.

Happy browsing!

^Laura