Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Nature Energy & Nature Reviews Materials

University of Sheffield members now have access to two new Nature Journals:  

Nature Energy aims to bring together cutting-edge research from across the energy sector, and will be relevant to students and researchers within the natural sciences and the social and behavioural sciences.

Nature Reviews Materials is a weekly publication of reviews, perspectives and comments in all scientific disciplines within materials science.  It will be a useful resource for all material scientists, as well as chemists, physicists and engineers.

Both journals, and all other Nature titles, can be accessed via StarPlus.  Just search for them in University Collections, click View it and follow the View full text links (make sure you're signed into MUSE):

Monday, 25 January 2016

Finding Scientific Research workshop

Do want to learn how to find scientific journal papers to help with a project or assignment?  
This workshop will introduce online library resources that will help you track down the latest scientific research.

This workshop is just one of many on offer at the Diamond throughout the year.  These workshops can also contribute towards your HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report) through the 301 Academic Skills Certificate.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Exam Plus

Do you need to find somewhere to revise?  Want to know where the nearest available computer is on campus?  Or would you like some advise on improving your revision skills? 

Our Exam Plus webpages bring together information, advice and support to help you do well in your exams.  

Monday, 11 January 2016

White Rose University Press launches

White Rose University Press (WRUP) is a new open access digital publisher of peer-reviewed academic journals and books, publishing across a wide range of academic disciplines.  WRUP is run jointly by the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York.

White Rose University Press is committed to innovative, open access dissemination of research and teaching materials, ensuring academic quality, and supporting innovation in publishing.

To find out about publishing books or journals with White Rose University Press visit

Monday, 4 January 2016

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering from The Royal Society for Chemistry is a new journal showcasing the latest research at the interface of chemical engineering and chemistry, from fundamental, molecular level chemistry to large scale chemical production.

All articles published in 2016 and 2017 will be free to access.  Search for the journal in University Collections in StarPlus.