There are spaces still available on the next beginner’s Desktop EndNote workshop for postgraduate students, researchers and staff.
Come along to learn how to use EndNote to…
- store details of the books and articles you read
- download references from databases such as the Web of Science
- insert citations in your Word documents
- build a bibliography in a style of your choosing at the click of a button
Wednesday 14 November, 14:00 – 16:00
Book your place
Book your place via the ‘Library course bookings’ link on the RISISweb portal. The bookings link is located in the ‘Actions’ tab if you’re a student. If you’re a member of staff click on ‘Specialist Actions’ in the ‘Specialist Actions’ tab.
This workshop is part of the Student Training and Experience Programme (STEP) and counts towards the RED Award.
Unable to make this date?
Check the EndNote training webpage for other dates for this workshop and sources of help with using EndNote.
Sally Smith, Learning Support Co-ordinator
Arrangements will be different for non-UoR visitors to this Library from 18 April until at least August 2018 whilst we operate from two buildings: the Library Building (no 2 on the Whiteknights campus map) and the URS Building (no 33 ).
SCONUL Access users
Users of the SCONUL Access scheme for students and staff from other universities:
- SCONUL members in Bands A, B and C: You can borrow materials from the Library Building and use study spaces in the URS Building. Please call at the URS Building Information Desk to collect your Library card.
- SCONUL Band R full-time undergraduates from other institutions: You may view and copy stock in the Library Building, but you may not borrow or take material to any other building. You will be able to use your own resources in URS Building study space.
Visiting as a member of the general public
You may view and copy stock in the Library Building, but there will be no study space here. We are sorry, but whilst Library services are relocated to URS, we will be unable to provide guest access to e-resources as a ‘walk-in user’.
Unaccompanied children will not be permitted in the URS Building, in line with current rules on children in the Library building. Unfortunately, we will be unable to accommodate school visits until after August 2018.
See why Library study space moves to URS in a previous news post. For further information, see our Library Refurbishment Project page.
Rachel Redrup, Marketing Co-ordinator for
Sue Egleton and Nick Hollis, Library User Services
Looking for ideas for your dissertation? Drop in to the Library’s Ground Floor this Friday 20 January 2017, anytime 10:00-16:00, to explore some full-text, primary sources available via the Artemis Primary Sources Platform, from one of our main suppliers, Cengage. Cengage staff will be on hand to demonstrate these resources to help you discover primary sources and possible topics for your dissertation:
To see the full range of e-resources to which the University of Reading Library subscribes, see our Databases by subject or Databases A-Z lists.
Rachel Redrup, Marketing Co-ordinator
Wondering where to get your dissertation or thesis bound and printed on a budget? The University of Reading Library has just teamed up with experienced university binders, Hollingworth & Moss Ltd, to offer a fast and convenient online service. You may well find their pricing competitive too!
No need to travel – just order online and your thesis/dissertation will be delivered anywhere you wish in 10 days, three days or even the next day! Choose from a variety of binding types, colours and ‘extras’ like sleeves, covers, cases and pockets for accompanying material. You’ll see what your cover will look like before you order and receive SMS order updates during the process.
Click on the Library’s Printing & binding page or type in reading.hollingworthmoss.co.uk.
Rachel Redrup, Marketing Co-ordinator
Ever considered what fascinating research you could do using treasures held right here in our own University Museums and Special Collections? Researchers (and potential researchers) from all schools and disciplines are invited to drop in to to talk informally to collection staff at their Collection Research Fair, University Library foyer, Whiteknights, 12:30-15:00, Wednesday 27 April 2016. Tell them about your project or research interests, and they will suggest how the University’s unique holdings could fit in with your work.
Meet representatives from each of the University of Reading’s archives, museums and libraries listed below. They will be ready to field your questions, with catalogues, collections lists and sample objects to hand!
Sign up on Eventbrite for reminders and further information about the Collections Research Fair.
Rachel Redrup, Library Marketing Co-ordinator for
Dr Paddy Bullard, Associate Professor in Literature and Book History, email@example.com