The Alliance for Useful Evidence

The Alliance for Useful Evidence  provides a focal point for improving and extending the use of social research and evidence in the UK, and has just gone into its second year of existence.  Membership is free upon registration. The website contains links to additional information and to publications. Find out more and register at  http://www.alliance4usefulevidence.org/

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Two new databases

Two new databases have been added to NTU Library’s collection.

PsycTESTS (one of EBSCO’s psychology databases) contains psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for immediate download and use in research and teaching. 

JISC MediaHub is a multimedia platform offering digital image, video and audio collections tailored for educational use. The platform offers access to free-at-the-point-of-use images, video and audio content licensed for educational and research.

Both databases are accessible on and off campus, through Library OneSearch.

Social Science Bites: a major new podcast series

Sage is launching a new podcast series of interviews with leading social scientists.  For more information go to http://www.socialsciencespace.com/author/socialsciencebites/