You can quickly and easily find all the ebooks we have on your subject by searching on the Library Catalogue. Use the option to narrow by E-Books Collection to home in on those titles. Use your user ID and password to login to read online.
Search the catalogue now and see what you can find that’s about Psychology (big area) as an ebook!
New Canadian research investigates a graduate who says she can voluntarily have an out-of-body experience. Scientists believe it is the left side of our brains which can be more responsible for this kind of activity.
Read more about the research here.
Friday 7th March
Environmental Showcase, City Space Studio, 11am – 3pm
The University of Sunderland, the Students’ Union and ICOS (International Community of Sunderland) are joining together to host an environmental showcase of activity at the University, in the City of Sunderland and by other organisations. Stalls and speakers will be present to help you discover more about sustainability, human impact on climate change and energy resources, as well as carbon footprinting and how to reduce our carbon impact.
Staff and students are welcome throughout the day however please use the sign up form if there is any particular information session you would like to attend - http://goo.gl/tlq7Yb.
Line up -
11am – 3pm | Info stalls and student art exhibition.
12pm | University Welcome – University of Sunderland Managing Carbon
12.10pm | ICOS Welcome – ICOS Sustainability in Sunderland
12.20pm | Dr Chian W. CHAN - Sustainable energy and power
1pm | Dr Monica Price and Dr Mary Argyraki- Measuring your Carbon Footprint
1.30pm | Blessing Emmanuel - Food Co-op (Local produce & healthy eating on a budget)
2pm | Green Peace – Climate change and oil use.
Free Fairtrade refreshments will be available.
Saturday 8 March 2014
Weetwood Hall, Conference and Hotel, Leeds
Make a date in your diary for this event which is a new venture for BACP and will be one of their biggest events to date with four guest lectures, 27 sessions and an exhibition to choose from.
Some generic themes will focus on the ‘Mind and Body,' the role and influence of ‘Technology’ in counselling today, new perspectives on working with 'Trauma' and lastly exploring issues around ‘Inclusivity’ and one wholly dedicated to the Counselling MindEd Project.
See the BACP website for more details and a full programme.
When will your assignment be ready to collect? Do you pop into the Library and ask? Save yourself a visit, by looking on the Assignment Ready to Collect Blog link at the bottom of the Library’s website.
Search by module code, module title or your lecturer’s name to see if your assignment is ready to collect.
It’s quick and easy to use and gives you the answer straight away!
Remember you can work in the Murray Library 24/7 throughout term-time and up until midnight at St Peter’s Library.
Look at the Library’s website to see when the libraries are open with and without staff. Don’t forget your campus card if you want to use the libraries during the self service periods.
Want more books or a nice place to study? Access to ebooks and ways of seeing your reading lists?
See the latest YouTube video from the Library, to see what we’ve been doing for your Faculty.
See the PsyBlog to watch the top 10 short talks on psychology from some of the superstars of this and related fields.
The top 10 are -
1. Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of evil
2. Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice
3. Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?
4. Steven Pinker: Human nature and the blank state
5. Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds
6. Elyn Saks: A tale of mental illness - from the inside
7. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness
8. Dan Ariely: Why we think it’s OK to cheat and steal (sometimes)
9. VS Ramachandran: 3 clues to understanding your brain
10.Elizabeth Loftus: The fiction of memory
Skills for Learning available on the library’s website, is a collection of resources which support the learning and teaching of academic skills.
Developing those skills is an essential part of successful study at university and your future employability. Academic skills include understanding academic language, questioning and thinking, finding and evaluating information, critical thinking, working with others and research skills.
You can use the guides, videos and activities on the library’s website to develop the skills you need throughout your studies and beyond.
You can also find all these materials on New SunSpace - just log in via My.Sunderland and choose the Skills For Learning module.
Want to find out about plagiarism or how to best manage your time? Then check out the Skills for Learning resources now.
And they still keep coming!
Professional Development Collection
This provides access to educational studies literature. It is a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. The database is a comprehensive and valuable collection of full text education journals.
Looking for research about the development of children and adolescents, this could prove a useful source.
SocINDEX with Full Text
A comprehensive and high quality sociology research database. It contains full text for 708 journals dating back to 1908.
Looking for that social psychological perspective? Then try this one.
As usual you can find these resources via Discover, under A-to-Z and then Resources, or from the Support for your Subject page and then Search individual Psychology databases.