#StayAtHomeAndLearn with books and journals from the Library

Subject:  Multidisciplinary
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Would you like to find out more about what Wiley Online Library has to offer? Sign up for the seminar on 24 March.

We are joining the social media campaign #StayAtHomeAndLearn by highlighting a number of useful resources that might help you get through the exceptional situation we are in to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

As part of our contribution to the cause, we are holding an online seminar on 24 March at 2 pm (GMT) to help you become familiar with Wiley Online Library. The platform, whose slogan reads "Today's research, tomorrow's innovation", is available through the Library and contains a collection of multidisciplinary e-books and e-journals from two prominent academic publishers: John Wiley & Sons and Blackwell Publishing.

You do not need any prior experience with the platform to attend the seminar as it is aimed at anyone interested in getting their hands on academic content. That means bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree students as well as members of the UOC's teaching staff and young researchers.

What will I learn in the seminar?

  • The type of content you can expect to find on Wiley Online Library
  • The benefits and potential uses of Wiley Online Library
  • How to access the platform
  • How to browse the platform
  • How to find content in Spanish
  • Wiley Online Library articles: downloading, reading and sharing content

How can I join in?

All you have to do is click here and fill in the form that pops up. The seminar, put on by the UOC's Wiley supplier, will take place in Spanish and is expected to last around 45 minutes.

What will I find on the platform?

Wiley Online Library is replete with content from the humanities and social sciences, with books and articles covering anything from art to business, not to mention education, psychology, law and much more. Here are just a few examples:

  • E-books

Black Mirror and Philosophy: Dark Reflections

A philosophical look at the future of sci-fi series Black Mirror, revealing the darkest reflections of the human condition in digital technology.

Blockchain: The Advent of Disintermediation

A tentative prediction of blockchain technology's impact in the medium and long term, taking into consideration the social, economic, judicial and administrative hurdles that may arise.

30 Great Myths about the Romantics

Get an in-depth look at one of the most significant periods in literary history through the analysis of great myths that have worked their way from Romantic literature into contemporary culture.

A companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Up-to-date research on the family structure, through the lens of archaeology, art and social, cultural and economic history.

A History of Food

A narration of humans' relationship with food, ranging from the race's first years on earth to the present day.

Applied Numerical Methods Using MATLAB®

Solve your practical problems with MATLAB software with the help of these key concepts.

Chocolate: History, Culture, and Heritage

An interdisciplinary look at the history of this sweet treat, beginning with ancient pre-Colombian civilizations and ending with 21st-century reports.

Managing Customer Relationships: A Strategic Framework

In today's market, proper customer relationship management is key for businesses' profitability and long-term success.

  • E-journals

The World Economy

An essential resource for researchers, analysts and political advisors interested in trade policy and other economy-related topics.

The Sociological Review

For a century now this journal has been publishing high-quality, groundbreaking articles from every branch of sociology, including criminology, education, gender studies and medicine.

Stress and Health

This international forum disseminates research related to stress and coping mechanisms for it.

Software: Practice and Experience

This journal serves as a platform for people to share and discuss their practical experiences with new techniques and tools for handling systems and software applications.