Monday, October 26, 2015

Basic Refworks Training Sessions

Hi there

Don't forgot that we are running some Basic Refworks sessions on Monday 2nd November and Monday 30th November. Get started with this reference management software and learn how to import references from databases, create bibliographies and more. As a Keele student you get access to this free. So come along and find out how to get the most out of it!

Sign up Here

Monday, October 19, 2015

New Library Subscription: English Historical Documents Online

Keele University Library now provides access to English Historical Documents Online, one of the most comprehensive, annotated collections of documents on British history ever compiled.
Use English Historical Documents Online to:
  • Search documents from British history spanning the years 500 to 1914, plus American history to 1776
  • Locate relevant material easily with quick and advanced searches - all documents are fully indexed by the Institute of Historical Research
  • Find documents based on time periods with a scrolling timeline
  • Annotate, download and print documents.
All Keele staff and students can access EHD online both on and off-campus at: You will need your Keele username and password to log-in from off-campus.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Sign up to our upcoming "Getting Started" Library sessions

New to the Library? Learn the basics of finding and using resources with Claire Lewendon and Debbie Steventon. Get help with:

  • Using a reading list
  • Accessing e-journals and e-books from off-campus
  • Using e-journals
Where: Library Training Room (Top Floor, Campus Library)
When: Tue 13th October; Thu 22nd October; Tuesday 3rd November

To sign up, please click here

Monday, October 5, 2015

ProQuest Upgraded

We’ve recently improved and upgraded our subscriptions to academic databases on the ProQuest platform. Look out for both new databases and expanded full-text coverage amongst Natural Sciences and Social Sciences collections. 

The new ProQuest Natural Sciences Collection includes access to seven themed database collections: Agricultural Science; Aquatic Science; Atmospheric Science; Biological Science; Earth Science; Environmental Science and ProQuest Illustrata: Natural Sciences. 

And the new ProQuest Premium Social Sciences Collection expands on the content available before with new collections in subjects such as: Criminology & Criminal Justice; Education; Political Science and Sociology.

All Keele staff and students can access the databases from both on and off-campus at: For more information or help accessing ProQuest please contact the Library InfoPoint or your Liaison Librarian.