Staff & researchers

Staff & researchers

The academic liaison librarian supporting the health courses offers a range of services to support your teaching and research activities. She visits all the health sites regularly, including NHS hospital libraries.  However, you can also contact her by email or telephone.

Training

We offer a full range of information literacy training sessions, covering everything from:

  • library inductions
  • searching bibliographic databases
  • using subject-specific resources
  • evaluating sources for quality
  • using information sources ethically (including referencing)
  • dissertation preparation.

Teaching Support

Quality assurance & approval events
  • Supporting the development of new courses - suggesting resources, integrating information literacy into the curriculum.
  • Committee contributions
Resources
  • Ordering resources - books, AV materials, journals, reports, ephemera
  • Reading lists - purchasing materials, advising on new materials
  • Digitisation and teaching packs - advice and help identifying resources to be digitised
  • Broadcast recordings - DVD recordings for educational purposes from terrestrial and Freeview channels

Research Support

  • Off-campus access to Digital Library
  • Current awareness alerts - help with alerts (email & RSS) to keep abreast of new publications (journal articles etc) in your field
  • Document supply - sourcing items external to the UoB library
  • Other libraries - arranging access to special collections

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