Learning at Work - Recommended Sources

There are a wide range of resources available to Learning at Work students beyond the obvious journals, databases and websites. Here we list a selection we think you could find helpful.

Specialist e-resources

This fantastic resource has captured UK terrestrial TV and radio programmes from 1998 onwards for anyone in UK universities to watch for free. You can create playlists and clips to embed in presentations, as well as putting in requests for recording. Look out for all the useful documentaries. (Not available to anyone outside the UK.)

A variety of reference works, including dictionaries, which tutors may well prefer to Wikipedia, and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Try out the 'Mind Map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work (use the arrow next to Basic Search to get to it).

• Gartner not in Discovery 

Provides peer insights from across the information technology sector along with reports on new trends in blockchain/bitcoin, AI, cybersecurity, cloud computing and much more. 
Useful for technology but also includes reports covering talent and change management in HR, financial growth and marketing and sales.

• Google Scholar not in Discovery 

What

  • A variant of Google that searches for academic literature

Why

  • Provides access to articles, books, conference papers and preprints
  • Links to Full-text @ Portsmouth where available when settings are applied

How

  • Simple or advanced searching allowing refinement by date, author etc
  • A Library Guide to this resource is available 

Book Locations

health policy & services - 362.1
occupational health and safety law - 344.410465

 

Your Subject Team

Timothy Collinson

Faculty Librarian

Email: timothy.collinson@port.ac.uk

Phone:(023) 9284 3224

Marie Smith

Assistant Faculty Librarian

Email: Marie.smith@port.ac.uk

Phone:(023) 9284 3339