If you are in the first year of your doctoral research at the University of Ulster, you will have received an email from your Graduate Head of School to participate in a survey. The survey, entitled Library User Requirements for First Year Doctoral Students will help identify your use of Library resources, and any requirements you may have. The feedback will also help us improve or service to you in the future. If you have completed the survey already, thank you very much. To complete the short survey, click here.
We have taken a trial out to Psychological Experiments Online for one month. You can access it from our A-Z listing of databases at
Please note, access is limited to on-campus only.
Some information from the provider:
Psychological Experiments Online pairs audio and video recordings of quintessential experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials, including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports in topics from obedience to authority and conformity to operant conditioning.
- For more information about the content included in this collection, click HERE.
- For general help, including navigation instructions and search tips, click HERE.
We have taken out a three month trial for The Merck Index.
Described as “the most authoritative and reliable source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals”, the resource is available from the Royal Society of Chemistry.
We now have access to Environment Digimap from EDINA, available until 31 July 2014.
Environment Digimap is part of the Digimap Collection of on-line mapping and data delivery facilities. Users can view maps through their web browser, save maps for printing and download environmental map data for use in geographical information systems. The data in Environment Digimap comes from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
It includes satellite data providing classification of UK land cover types at a 25m resolution for the years of 1990, 2000 & 2007. The Land Cover Maps for (LCM) 2000 and 2007, which is part of the Environment Digimap dataset, includes data for Northern Ireland. See more information on this latest release at the JISC Collections website.
The upcoming Embase™ reload on OvidSP has been scheduled for mid-March 2014. The reload will incorporate:
- 1,828 new terms that have been added to Emtree as preferred terms in 2014, including 148 drug terms and 1,680 medical terms.
- Adding over 17,500 conference reviews and abstracts missing from 2010-2013.
- Deleting 1.25 million MEDLINE records identified as duplicate records in the database.
An important note about AutoAlerts
If you receive AutoAlerts, you may see an unscheduled run prior to the reload. AutoAlert settings must be reset in advance of the reload. Please refer to our Embase User Guides for further information on advanced Embase functions.
If you have any questions, contact the Life & Health Subject Team for assistance.
National Archives, is marking the centenary of the First World war on a dedicated website. Find out more about the First World War, through the National Archives website, archive collections, podcasts and blogs.