Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Library Launches Information Skills Resource for the GSA Community

InfosmART is the GSA Library’s online interactive course in information and research skills. If you have ever struggled with writing bibliographies, conducting literature reviews, finding information, or referencing sources, then InfosmART is for you!
  • Learn how to select your sources and define your keywords.
  • Learn how to search your sources quickly and effectively.
  • Learn how to evaluate the information you find for currency, relevance, accuracy and methodology.
  • Learn how to cite the information you find as references and bibliographies in your own work.
You can find InfosmART under Students Services or Staff Services on the VLE.
Link: http://vle.gsa.ac.uk

Friday, May 22, 2009

InformaWorld Downtime Weds 27th May 2009

eJournals on the InformaWorld platform will be unavailable on Wednesday 27th May from 5:00am - 9:00am GMT. This is due to scheduled maintenance by the publisher. We apologie for any inconvenience this may cause.

Bank Holday Closure Monday 25 May 2009

The Library will be closed for the bank holiday Monday 25 May 2009. We will reopen on Tuesday 26 May.

Mackintosh Library Closed Friday 22 May 2009

The Mackintosh Library will not open today Friday 22 May 2009 due to staff shortages. We apologise for any inconvenience called. The Mackintosh Library will reopen on Tuesday 26 May 2009.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Materials Science Journals Now Available

Students, staff and researchers at GSA now have access to a number of cutting-edge science and materials publications from the Institute of Physics. These publications, which include titles such as Nonlinearity, Physiological Measurement, and Nanotechnology present extremely high quality cutting edge research. All titles are indexed in the Library Catalogue with links provided.
Link: http://www.iop.org/EJ/
Access: Free on campus only

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Email notices - service restored

Email notices are once again being sent from The GSA Library. If you receive an overdue notice with an old date and have already returned the item please ignore it. We apologise for any inconvenience this disruption may have caused.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Library email notices

Library notices are not being sent via email at the moment due to a system problem. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and will notify users as soon as service returns to normal.

Friday, May 01, 2009

Saturday 2nd May - Library closed

The Library will be closed on Saturday 2nd May. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Bank Holiday Monday 4th May - Library closed

GSA Library will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday 4 th May. We will open as usual at 9.30am on Tuesday the 5th.