Case studies

The importance of case studies as a tool for communicating with different audiences and stakeholders is highlighted in a recent LSE blog post by James Harvey. 

The LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog itself is worth keeping an eye on as aims to maximise the impact of academic work in the social sciences and other disciplines and is a source of interesting and useful information to support your research.

British and Irish Women’s letters and Diaries, 1500-1950


The Library has been given a 12 month access trial to the Alexander Street Press database, British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries, 1500-1950. The letters and diaries of over 470 authors are featured, 30 of whom are Irish. Browsing and searching are available. the browse function includes browsing by historical events, e.g. the Protestant Reformation, the Irish Famine, the Siege of Stalingrad, etc.
The database can be found on the Library A-Z list of databases and is available on-campus only.

Accessing Harvard Business Review articles online

From 1st August 2013, 500 key articles from the online version of the Harvard Business Review (HBR) will be ‘read only’ from the Business Source Premier database with users unable to download or print. The Library continues to subscribe to the printed HBR in the Coleraine, Jordanstown and Magee libraries. On-campus users will be able to photocopy these key articles in accordance with current copyright regulations.

A list of the 500 articles is available by contacting a member of the library’s business team.

OvidSP Database Developments

Look out for new developments in the OvidSP family of databases including Medline, PsycInfo, Embase, AMED and EBM Reviews.

You’ll be able to access supplementary video content and podcasts for specific journal titles, where this is available.  In the first instance this will be to journals we subscribe to in OvidSP from the publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

You can acess all the OvidSP databases from our A-Z listing