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Book Junction Event

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On Tuesday 22nd February the LRC hosted the book junction event with award winning author Bali Rai. Students’ who attended the workshop were treated to a creative writing session where they gained insight into how to create their own stories.

You can find a range of Bali Rai’s book here in the LRC.

 

Items added to the collection over the past 35 days

 

We are taking your resource requests!

We are buying resources for the final purchases of this year and are taking your requests! Please contact the LRC either in person or by emailing the author/director and title details to lrcdept@wmsf.ac.uk before 26.01.16.   It is always an idea to check the LRC catalogue to make sure that we don’t already have a copy in stock!

LRC Team

 

 Citation and bibliography software

Bibme 

Bibme is a free bibliography and citation generator that will save you a great deal of time in compiling any bibliographies for your work. It will also create parenthetical citations that you can add to the main body of an essay i.e. (Gallagher, 2015, p12).  In three easy steps you can;

  1.  Choose your style, Citation Machine supports Harvard Referencing
  2. Then make your selection from the list of search results
  3. Edit information and create a citation for your works cited or bibliography

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Google Cultural Institute

Google has teamed up with many of the Worlds leading museums and galleries to provide access to a fantastic range of art and craft images and information.  The level of detail for the photography is such that you can see the individual brushstrokes on paintings such as Brueghel’s The Tower of Babel!  See below.

A brilliant site for Visual Arts students, indeed for anyone with an interest in the material cultures of humanity. Remember we have thousands of Art books just search the catalogue here to find out what we hold.

Detail tower of Babel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exciting new addition to our Athens database collection!

The LRC is very pleased to announce that we now provide access to JSTOR!

The database is available from Athens and provides links to thousands of journal titles, covering 50 plus subjects.  This site would benefit A1-A2 students, especially those completing the Extended Project Qualification and staff trying to access pedagogical research.  If you have any questions please contact a member of the LRC team.

 

TED talks on YouTube

If you have not had the opportunity to take a look at TED then you don’t know what you are missing!

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

Mind map software

Mind mapping is an excellent way to release ideas, build connections and structure arguments or presentations. Bubbl us is a great online mind mapping software that I use on a regular basis. Registering for a free account allows you to create and save up to four mind maps.

Mark

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Athens database login

JURN – academic search engine

JURN: search over 4,000 arts & humanities ejournals.
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