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Biology: Welcome

Key Library resources for Biology

New SAGE resources 2016/17

Great news! We've invested in a brilliant range of online resources for the new academic year. Following resource trials and consultation with students and staff, we've added millions of pages of historic newspapers, archives, ebooks, journals and literary texts, together with multimedia and other learning resources.

Whatever your subject area, you're sure to find something useful. Just explore the tabs on this box for full details.

Also this year the Library has added...

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Welcome and Help

Welcome to the Library Guide for Biology students and staff  at Newcastle University.  

Please get in touch if you need help or advice in using any of our resources or if you have any comments about this guide: lib-sage@ncl.ac.uk

Scan the QR code to bookmark this Guide on your mobile device

To find out about general Library services, such as borrowing and renewing books, go to the main Library website

 Don't forget to check out our Welcome to Newcastle University Library Guide and our Geordie Guide

 

 

Get answers to your questions through our searchable knowledge base. If you prefer, you can tweet, email or text your query, just click on the logo to find out how. For detailed subject enquiries, contact lib-sage@ncl.ac.uk

Need help with Library jargon? check out our Library Language- what does it mean?

The SAgE Library team includes: Julia Robinson, Jenny Campbell, Karen Crinnion, Anne Archer, Yvonne Davison, Susan Millican and Christina Taylor.

We are here to help you to get the best from the Library's services and resources so feel free to contact us at any time.

Email the team: lib-sage@ncl.ac.uk

Need more in-depth guidance with your dissertation, thesis or project literature search? Why not book a one-to-one appointment with our helpful and knowledgeable Library team?

 Whether you're starting out and don't know where to begin, or further forward with your research, but worried you've missed something...or somewhere in the middle.....we're here to help!

In your appointment, we'll discuss your information needs in more detail, and suggest useful resources for you within and beyond the Library. We'll explain how to get the best out of them, and give you a personalised search plan to help you get organised.

We can help you in person or online, and we'll do our best to meet you on a day and time which suits you.

Book your appointment now for tailor-made advice.

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New Resources for SAgE 2015/16

The Knovel Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture collection contains 151 key marine engineering ebooks.

The Sustainable Energy and Development collection has over 280 quality ebooks on all aspects of sustainability

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The Informed Learner

Our new Informed Learner pages bring together a range of resources to help students with information literacy related study skills.

Each topic includes a PDF help sheet and a video and often an interactive activity as well.

You’ll find it directly here: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/subject-support/informed-learner/  and also under the Subject Support section of the Library website.

We'd welcome any comments on the toolkit, please email aimee.cook@ncl.ac.uk

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Biology Top Five

CAB Abstracts

A key source for agriculture

Scopus

A useful database for journal articles

Proquest: Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences articles

CAB EBooks

Full text ebooks

Liaison Librarian

Lorna Smith
Contact:
My office is located on Level 4 of the Phillip Robinson Library.
Tel: 0191 208 7641