Remote service FAQs


Adobe Creative Cloud

Access to Adobe Creative Cloud is ending on 6 July. Adobe announced that the following apps still have free features: Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Spark, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (for mobile), Adobe Premiere Rush, Adobe XD, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, Adobe Scan

DaVinci Resolve is an alternative free video editor you can use from home. Please see Adobe's guide to exporting projects for other applications if you would like to work on an existing project in an alternative video editor.

Microsoft Office

You can download Microsoft Office from https://portal.office.com. Please check our instructions on how to download and install Office.

The following applications are available from the Library catalogue. Click the link and login using your normal University username and password to obtain the instructions.

SPSS

SPSS is a software package used for statistical analysis. This is the version currently in use on all University computers.

Instructions for downloading and installing SPSS

Amos

Amos is a structural equation modelling software including standard multivariate analysis methods.

Instructions for downloading and installing Amos

NVivo

NVivo is a software package used for qualitative data analysis, for example analysing responses to questionnaires.

Instructions for downloading and installing NVivo

MindGenius

Create mind maps or plan, schedule and manage your projects with MindGenius.

Instructions for downloading and installing MindGenius


There are over 200 Study Hub guides available which cover all aspects of assignment writing. Check the A-Z list of guides

If you can’t find what you need email studyhub@beds.ac.uk


Check out the Learning Resources Guide to referencing

You may also find the following video guides useful:

Library referencing guide

How to use 'Cite them right' online

If you can’t find what you need email studyhub@beds.ac.uk


You can download Microsoft Office from https://portal.office.com. Please check our instructions on how to download and install Office.

If you can’t find what you need email studyhub@beds.ac.uk

 

 


The Study Hub team are available to help you with academic writing, maths, study skills, researching, referencing and computer skills. To request an online or phone appointment email studyhub@beds.ac.uk  

Please include in your email some possible dates and times when you can attend an appointment as well as a brief summary of what you would like help with. 


The library has a wide range of digital or electronic resources, this could be ebooks, newspapers and ejournals. Find out more about the Digital Library.


Look at the Subject Guides on LRWEB. Written by the Academic Liaison Librarian for your subject, they’ll tell the best resources to search for journal articles and much more.



Have a look at the Digital Library's guidance on accessing digital resources.  


If you are having problems accessing resources please email library.technical@beds.ac.uk

Tell us exactly what you are trying to access, your ID number so we can check your account, as as much detail as you can about what is going wrong - a screenshot really helps. The more information you can give us, the quicker we will be able to help you.


You can either search on your BREO unit or go direct to the readinglists page and search by your unit name.

You may also find the following video guide useful:

Reading lists on BREO


Look at the advice on evaluating information

You may also find the following video guide useful:

How to evaluate a resource

Google search tips

How to use Goggle scholar


Use the A-Z list, hopefully it will help you.  If it doesn’t, email studyhub@beds.ac.uk


The Sconul Access scheme is currently suspended. Your membership card will not be accepted at any University library and any applications for membership or a renewal, will not be accepted or processed.


All current loans will be renewed up to 40 times so no items will be fined over the closure period. Any existing fines or Bills will still be place now we have re-opened. Please could all long term loans be returned to any University of Bedfordshire campus library at your convenience.


The reservations service is now running – your collection email has advice on when to pick up your items.


All eligible groups ie Staff & Researchers and Post graduates may request Document Supply items as required. Please see the details in the following links:

Read more about the Document Supply service

Submit a request

You may also find the following video guide useful:

How to use Document Supply

 

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