Monday, 7 December 2015

Tweet about the books that changed your life

Darwin’s On the Origin of the Species was voted the most influential academic book of all time in a recent poll. The book tops a list of 20 world-changing reads that also includes George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four, Germaine Greer’s The Female Eunuch and Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time.

You can find every book on the list in the library.  
Use StarPlus to search for them, and explore our collection of millions of books and online resources.  If there’s something you’d like to read that we don’t have, just let us know.  

Which books have had the biggest influence on you?  What were the books that changed the way you think, or started your academic journey?  Tweet us about it for a chance to win a £25 Amazon voucher. #UoSMyFaveBook

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Mintel - MBD industrial reports

Did you know that through Mintel you can access market research reports? Mintel provides market intelligence data and analysis and has a specific area dedicated to industrial reports through its MBD Industrial package.

To access reports search for Mintel using the StarPlus University Collections search box. Follow the link to "View it" and click Mintel.

Once you are on the Mintel home page, click "Read latest reports" toward the middle of the screen.

Recent reports include:

Renewable Energy UK - November 2015
Aerospace Industry UK - October 2015
Energy Industry UK - October 2015

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Special Collections Advent Calendar 2015

Can't wait for Christmas? Why not take a look at this wonderful Special Collections Advent Calendar to help you count down the days! You'll also find out more about some of the wonderful collections that are available.