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Library Services

  1. 1. 2nd Brunel Learning Design WorkshopFreedoms offered by SR2: Tools for change<br />Tools to support the blended design process<br />
  2. 2. Information skills <br />Academic Support team specialists – including Subject Liaison Librarians for each School – run information literacy skills sessions throughout the year. <br />Teaching can be embedded in module programmes on request. <br />
  3. 3. Information skills<br />How to find music on the library catalogue<br />Going beyond Google<br />Finding sources for your literature review<br />Introduction to electronic law resources<br />Post-millennial British fiction!<br />Library resources for researching composers<br />Finding information for your extended project<br />How do I do proper research online?<br />Introduction to the library<br />How do I use other people’s ideas without plagiarising?<br />Finding company information<br />Spotlight on patents and standards<br />IPR and publishing for authors<br />Intellectual property rights and your thesis<br />Staying legal in u-Link<br />Some of the sessions we run for Schools, central services, staff and external organisations (e.g. Graduate School, Brunel International, Placement and Careers, Uxbridge College)<br />
  4. 4. Academic skills <br />ASK workshops run throughout the academic year, and can be embedded in taught programmes.<br />If you are interested, please just ASK!<br /><br /><br />
  5. 5. Referencing and plagiarism<br />Teach your students how to avoid plagiarism with the toolkit module ‘Plagiarism & Referencing Resources’ developed jointly by the APDU and the Library. <br />Includes the exercise “Where do you draw the line?” designedto help students recognise plagiarism. <br />You’re already registered – just log into u-Link!<br />
  6. 6. Advice on copyright issues<br />Guidance for staff and students on statutory exceptions in copyright legislation and licensing permissions for learning, teaching & research<br /><br />
  7. 7. Electronic journals<br />Portal to many full text e-journals in the Library’s collections<br />
  8. 8. e-Library help and FAQs<br />Use the Library as a portalLogin to make the most of our resources<br />Flexible remote access to resources VPN may be required<br />
  9. 9. Digital Readings Service<br /><ul><li>The Library aims to maximise access to print resources using u-Link.
  10. 10. The service digitises extracts from printed course packs in line with strict copyright law and licensing regulations.
  11. 11. Staff and students have 24/7 access to readings from anywhere.</li></li></ul><li>Storing digital readings<br />Readings requested by the Library for your module are stored in the u-Link repository.When you Add File select Brunel University - Copyright Resources – School - Module<br />
  12. 12. Digital Readings Service<br /> Demo module – readings in Session 1<br /> Every student has access to a personal copy of each reading<br />
  13. 13. BURA : Brunel University Research Archive<br />BURA showcases Brunel research but is also a supplementary teaching resource of quality research - including doctoral theses<br />http://bura/ <br />
  14. 14. Library website<br /><br />Portal to information on all our services and resources<br /> Click the image to explore our website<br />
  15. 15. Keep in touch…<br /><br /> <br /><ul><li>Find us on Facebook
  16. 16. Follow us on Twitter
  17. 17. Watch us on the Brunel University YouTube channel
  18. 18. Read our blog</li>