Day 3:28 pm

  • Free American Mathematical Society journals

    The American Mathematical Society (AMS) has established a complete digital archive of its mathematical research journals. Over 34,000 articles are available from over 100 years of high-quality mathematical research in:

    • Journal of the AMS
    •  Mathematics of Computation
    •  Proceedings of the AMS,’ ‘Transactions of the AMS
    •  Bulletin of the AMS.’

    All back issues, starting with each journal’s inaugural issue through 2005, are now freely available in electronic format.

     Researchers can browse the contents of each journal to find articles and authors in each volume and issue, and can search across the entire archive by journal or group of journals at: http://www.ams.org/joursearch/ .

    We will be making sure that this free content is reflected in the library catalogue.

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  • SALT Lunchtime Seminar: Teaching large groups 3.12.10

    Teaching Large Groups

    Friday 3rd December | Council Chamber

    12.00-2.00pm

     

    Teaching large groups is becoming a reality for more and more academic staff and is one of the SALT Themes for this academic year.  This two hour, interactive seminar will look at some of the issues and challenges that large group teaching raises and consider some solutions and approaches.  Dr Paul Latreille from the School of Business and Economics, will highlight some possible strategies and techniques, including some used in his own teaching. 

    Dr. Paul Latreille, a Reader in Economics in the School of Business and Economics, is the Director of the Swansea Academy of Learning and Teaching.  He was an early winner of the University Distinguished Teaching Award and is the only academic to be recognised by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) Economics Network for his excellence in learning and teaching in different categories in different years. In 2008 he was the recipient of the HEA’s Student Nominated Award, and he was a co-winner of the E-Learning Award in 2007.

    To register for the seminar please email salt@swansea.ac.uk.  Lunch will be provided.

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  • CrossFire is being withdrawn, replaced by Reaxys

    CrossFire will no longer work after 31/12/2010, the icon from the Networked Databases folder will be deleted.  It is replaced by Reaxys.

    Reaxys is at https://www.reaxys.com/

    Lots of guides, tips etc at http://www.reaxys.com/info/training-center

    Reaxys is a web-based interface for three chemical information databases: CrossFire Beilstein, CrossFire Gmelin, and Patent Chemistry Database (PCD) . It covers organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry. Reaxys allows searching by substance, reaction and references to articles.

    Reaxys includes exactly the same data as CrossFire.

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