How well do you know the UOC Library? Discover 20 ways to get the most out of it!Subject: Multidisciplinary27/09/23
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To welcome you to the new academic year, here are a few ways you can use the Library for your course activities and final projects. One of the Library's main purposes is as a source of information, and its search engine is a gateway to all of its content. This includes:
What you can do in the Library
The Search the digital collection by field section contains databases and platforms subscribed to by the Library, where you can search for different types of content. They allow you to:
- 10. Keep up to date with newspapers and magazines: With the MyNews and Factiva-Reuters digital newspaper archives, you can stay up to date on current news and developments in the world of finance.
- 11. Search for HD images: JSTOR-Artstor contains images of artwork and photographs from Reuters. You can use them in your work as long as you cite the source.
- 12. Learn with videos: The Academic Video Online platform features documentaries, recordings of psychotherapy sessions, concerts, plays and operas.
- 13. Expand your knowledge of computer science: Ask technical questions using the O'Reilly platform search engine, take multimedia courses and view manuals.
- 14. Discover other teachers' experiences: With Editorial Graó journals and books, you can find activities, projects and useful resources in the field of education.
- 15. Access legislation and answer legal questions: With the vLex, Aranzadi, El Derecho and La Ley databases, you can find information on legislation, case law and administrative law, as well as practical guides and infographics.
- 16. Read and listen to e-books and audiobooks: With collections such as Ebook Central and eLibro, you have a wide range of books and audiobooks at your fingertips to explore the subjects that interest you.
- 17. Learn anatomy with 360° and 3D images: Primal Pictures is specially designed for health science students. It also includes an interactive game to test your knowledge and skills.
- 18. Follow the latest research: With platforms such as Nature Complete, SpringerLink and Emerald, you can stay abreast of the latest discoveries in various fields of study.
- 19. Prepare your business plan: Use SABI company data or Statista.
- 20. Find information to write a systematic review: Use APA PsycINFO and advanced search techniques.