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This is a listing of news articles that have passed their expiry date in the last three months.

More study spaces, more PCs, more books

Improvements to All Saints Library this summer

We know you need more desks and computers in All Saints Library so this summer we've arranged the books to make space for these. There are now:

  • Over 280 additional study spaces throughout the Library
  • 32 new PCs in the Ground Floor North Wing.
  • 24 more 24 hour loan laptops.
  • 29 more 7 day loan laptops.

We have transferred c.17,000 books and 79 journals from Crewe Library and integrated them into All Saints Library.

We've also improved the signage and lighting in the Library entrance and foyer.

We now have new and more efficient self-service issue and return facilities, making it quicker and easier to borrow and return your books.

Updated: 02 September, 2019

Problems with Library website

We are working to fix a problem with the library website.

There is currently a problem with the library website. All of our libguides pages, including 'Referencing', 'Opening hours' and 'Borrowing' are showing a security issue.

The ISDS team are working to resolve this issue. In the meantime you can use the following method to gain access:

If using Chrome: Click on the option Advanced and then proceed to site from the next page that comes up

If using Internet Explorer: Click on the option More information and then Go to website from the next page that comes up

Apologies for any inconvenience whilst this issue is solved.

Updated: 31 October, 2019

MMU Harvard Referencing - Webinar

New Webinar added

This webinar is an introduction to the MMU Harvard Referencing style, including why you need to cite and reference; how to format and present citations and how to reference some of the key sources you will use in your academic work.

Thursday 12 December 2019 14:00 – 15:30, Webinar

Updated: 03 December, 2019

Workshop: Fake news, misleading news and detecting deception

Wednesday 9th October, 13:00 – 14:00, All Saints L4.08

Learn to critically evaluate online news stories and identify fake news. Together we will discuss why people believe fake or misleading news, and the motivations behind it. By investigating real life news from a variety of media, you will learn to spot what makes fake news bogus and some news stories misleading.

Updated: 02 October, 2019

Workshop: Fake news, misleading news and detecting deception

New date added

Learn to critically evaluate online news stories and identify fake news. Together we will discuss why people believe fake or misleading news, and the motivations behind it. By investigating real life news from a variety of media, you will learn to spot what makes fake news bogus and some news stories misleading.

Wednesday 4th December 13:00 – 14:30, Library L4.08

Workshop: MMU Harvard Referencing

Wednesday 30th October, 13:00 - 14:00 Business School 4.05B

Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.

Wednesday 30th October 13:00 – 14:00, Business School 4.05B

Updated: 22 October, 2019

Workshop: MMU Harvard Referencing

Dates available

Make sorting out your references easier with this introduction to the MMU's Harvard style. We'll show you how to reference the most common type of material as well as giving you guidance on tackling those trickier references you discover for your work.

Thursday 5th December 11:00 – 12:00, Business School 3.13

Updated: 22 October, 2019

Workshop: Researching the law - an introduction to legal research for non-law students

New date added

Does your course require you to carry out some legal research and you don’t know where to start? This session is aimed at students who do not study law but have some elements of law in their course. This hands on session will introduce you to the legal databases Manchester Met University subscribes to and show you how to search for legal information such as cases and legislation.

Wednesday 11th December 2019 14:00 – 15:00, Geoffrey Manton Building GM.120

Updated: 11 November, 2019

Workshop: Researching the Law-Introduction to legal research for non-law students

Wednesday 6th November, 14:00 - 15:00 Geoffrey Manton GM120

Make legal research easier with this introduction to legal databases. We'll show you how to search for the most common types of legal material such as cases and legislation. This will help non-law students tackle the elements of law in their course.

Wednesday 6th November 14:00 - 15:00, Business School 4.05B

Updated: 22 October, 2019

Workshops: Endnote Online

New dates available

Not only does EndNote order and organise the references that you use during your academic life, but it can take the pain out of referencing by inserting citations and references in the exact way your tutor has requested. So if you forget where your italics and fullstops go, learning EndNote can take the pain out of your reference list.

Endnote covers a number of referencing styles for you to explore, however for our workshop, we will focus on the MMU Harvard style available within EndNote.

Thursday 12th December 13:00 – 14:00, Geoffrey Manton, GM120

Updated: 30 October, 2019

Drama Online has changed

'Globe on screen 2' recordings added

Drama Online has updated content.

New recordings of productions based in the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse include theatre productions of ‘Measure for Measure’, ‘The Merchant of Venice’, ‘Richard III’ and ‘The Duchess of Malfi’.

If you have any questions, please contact the Library

Updated: 09 September, 2019

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Recommended for: Journal articles, eBooks, Research, Annotated bibliography and articles.

Extensive research guide and articles in subject areas of Atlantic History, British and Irish Literature, Victorian Literature and Renaissance and Reformation.

Log in with your University ID and password to access Oxford Bibliographies Online.

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact the Library

Updated: 16 October, 2019

Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975

Collection of rare images, documents and photographs from 1950 - 1975

View colour images, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera and memorabilia exploring the social, political and cultural change from 1950 to 1975. Includes an interactive chronology and video footage.

Major topics covered include the Vietnam conflict, Civil Rights, Women's Liberation, student activism, media censorship as well as Music, Fashion and Youth Culture

Log in with your University ID and password to access Popular Culture in Britain and America 1950-1975.

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact the Library

Updated: 19 September, 2019

Sage Business Cases

Recommended for: Case studies, Journal articles, Contemporary business case examples and teaching notes.

Sage Business Cases is a discipline-wide digital collection of contemporary examples from a variety of business sources, supported by extensive teaching notes. These cases bring business to life – inspiring researchers to develop their own best practices.

Log in with your University ID and password to access Sage Business Cases.

If you have any questions about this resource, please contact the Library

Updated: 16 October, 2019

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