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Meanwhile in the Library: events at Sheffield Hallam University

Meanwhile, Back in the Library: the official launch
26th January 2018  1pm - 4pm
The Bridge, Adsetts Centre (above the Adsetts cafe)

We are very excited to announce that  the exhibition will be officially launched with a series of comic related talks from SHU academics teaching and researching in the area of comics.

Plus there will be light refreshments including sandwiches on arrival at 1pm, the opportunity for an exhibition tour and one more event on the day to be listed asap!

The talks are listed here:

  • 1.00 - 1.15 Welcome to Meanwhile, Back in the Library launch event with Nuala Devlin, Director of Library and Student Support Services
  • 1.15 - 1.45 What is a comic and why should I care? with Dr Hattie Earle - Lecturer in English and Creative Writing - Department of Humanities
  • 1.55 - 2.25  The Use of comics in education with Dr Paul Aleixo - Senior Lecturer In Psychology  - Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics - Faculty of Development and Society
  • 2.35 - 2.55  Comic exhibition tours with Sandy Buchanan and Emma Finney - Learning & Teaching Support Librarians - Library and Student Support Services
  • There will be a break here for refreshments including cake.
  • 2.55 - 3.10  Why we should Dredd the comic book movie with Colin Taylor - Head of Library and Student Support Services Systems
  • 3.20- 3.45   The role of comics in my thesis by Dr Chris Bailey - Department of Education Studies - Faculty of Development and Society
  • 3.55 - 4.00 What next for Meanwhile, Back in the Library with Sandy Buchanan and Emma Finney - Learning & Teaching Support Librarians - Library and Student Support Services.
  • The talks will end with refreshments including canapes.

So, pop the date in your diary and drop in for a comic related talk. We look forward to seeing you!

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Meanwhile, Back in the Library...

This academic year, the library has put on the exhibition Meanwhile, Back in the Library..., celebrating the role of comics and graphic novels in the academic library. Here's a small selection of relevant titles: but you can find out more about the exhibition, the comics we have in stock, and how comics can be used in learning from the exhibition website.

Library news for computing

March 2017


We now subscribe to Gartner. Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. The resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events are valuable to a wide range of staff in IT, high-tech, telecom enterprises and professional services.

IEEE Xplore

In the database IEEE Xplore there are now over 3.8 million articles on computing related topics.  There are thousands of early access articles that you can only find by searching IEEE Xplore (not by searching through Google Scholar or Library Search).

Key computing resources

Other subject guides

This computing subject guide covers the core resources you need for day-to-day study and research.

You may sometimes find other subject guides useful for specialised topics. You can find a full list of other guides on the Library Gateway, but some that may be particularly useful are: