We have been informed that on Sunday 19 August, Ebook Central, RefWorks and databases on the ProQuest platform will be unavailable for approximately 8 hours, from 03:00 to 11:00 BST. This time will be used to perform important maintenance of the ProQuest infrastructure.
During this time Write-n-Cite users may notice a degradation in the system so we recommend not using Write-n-Cite during this time. All references will be maintained and available to users upon completion of the process.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
For anyone planning to get their dissertations bound next week, the Print Shop in The Sir Duncan Rice Library will be open on May Bank Holiday Monday (06 May) from 10:30am-4:30pm (with usual 8:30-4:30 hours for the rest of the working week).
For more details about the printing and binding services we offer see http://www.abdn.ac.uk/uniprint/.
Best of luck to you all!
A few hours invested in attending our refresher library information skills workshops for taught postgraduates may save you heaps of time in your dissertation research and writing up.
After the exams we are offering a series of practical workshops covering generic skills in literature searching, using relevant databases, and writing up using *RefWorks reference management software (*NOTE: RefWorks is not suitable for Law students).
We’re also offering hands-on sessions specifically on the new interface for the ABI/Inform business database. Of particular interest to students in the Business School.
Workshops are being offered in the week beginning 11 June – they are free of charge and available to book online at http://www.abdn.ac.uk/coursebooking/
Three different workshops are offered with a choice of two different times for each – places are limited so please only sign up for one time slot for each workshop you wish to attend.
HURRY… SIGN UP SOON… PLACES ARE GOING FAST!
NOTE – LAW STUDENTS: a series of three refresher workshops on searching legal databases for your dissertation are being held on 4 June and 5 June. These are voluntary and can be booked online at http://www.abdn.ac.uk/coursebooking/. Places are limited so book early if you wish to attend.
Susan McCourt, firstname.lastname@example.org