A critical look at the Library’s Geography Subject Guide

To be entirely honest, I am not exactly sure how I've managed to successfully make it to third year without having used my subject guide, or truthfully, knowing it exists. This is probably due to the number of times I've gone straight to Library Search or Google Scholar when looking for resources to help with … Continue reading A critical look at the Library’s Geography Subject Guide

Looking back over my first term of third year

Hi, Ollie here. Today I’ll be looking back at my first term of my third year. In my first post of the term I mentioned that this final year differs from the previous years in that it counts for 60% of my degree mark and I’m doing an independently run research project (dissertation). As suspected, … Continue reading Looking back over my first term of third year

The Library’s Psychology Subject Guide

The University of Sussex Library has subject guides for every subject, which are collections of databases containing a variety of material, including journal articles specific to the subject. Today I’ll be reviewing the psychology subject guide. I was introduced to the psychology subject guide in a psychology statistics lesson – we were shown how to access … Continue reading The Library’s Psychology Subject Guide

Digital Discovery Week: Digital Tools for Health and Fitness

Last week on campus it was Digital Discovery Week, and being the inquisitive students we are, we decided to see what it was all about. I decided to book myself into the digital wellbeing session, and here's what I learned. Work life balance Having a good work-life balance is something I support and try to … Continue reading Digital Discovery Week: Digital Tools for Health and Fitness

Digital Discovery Week: Fake News

Hi there, Ollie here. Last week was Digital Discovery Week at the University of Sussex, so this week’s post is about a Digital Discovery Workshop that I attended – Fake News delivered by Claire, a member of staff in the Library. Fake news is defined by Julia Hunt of the Guardian as ‘false, often sensational information disseminated under … Continue reading Digital Discovery Week: Fake News

SAGE Research Methods video feature

Hi there, Ollie here. Today I’m writing about the online resource The SAGE Research Methods video feature. I accessed it through the University of Sussex Library’s Online Resources page, by clicking on the online resources beginning with ‘S’. It would have been easier to access it if it was on the home page of Online … Continue reading SAGE Research Methods video feature

Review of IBM SPSS for Marketing Analytics and Metrics

The following is a brief review of IBM SPSS for marketing analytics and metrics. I first heard of and used IBM SPSS for the first time towards the end of my second year of university. The context for using and learning about SPSS was marketing analytics and metrics. The module introduced students to various descriptive … Continue reading Review of IBM SPSS for Marketing Analytics and Metrics