Friday, 18 December 2009

Chinese magazines

We have a new trial running.  This one is  to the Bookan Chinese e-magazine database, which gives access to more than 2500 Chinese best-selling magazines.

The Bookan trial is available to registered staff and students of the University of Sheffield until 28 February 2010. Please take a look and let us have your feedback.

Monday, 14 December 2009

Loan Periods: Christmas Vacation 2009

Christmas vacation loan periods start this week (beginning 14th December). 

More detailed information on return dates can be found on the library web pages.

Please note that items can be reserved as normal throughout the holiday and the only way to ensure that you can keep them for the whole of the vacation loan period is to renew them during the last week of semester.

You can renew items through MUSE or by ringing the renewals hotline (0114) 222 7201

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Get Social Science research on your iPhone

Spotted this on the Intute blog,  posted by Paul Ayres.  It's  about the  iSSRN,  a new free iPhone app just released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN), which allows you to search and read the full text of over 250,000 papers.  iSSRN is available from Apple's  iTunes store.