Trial: Digimap Northern Ireland OS Data

Northern Ireland Ordinance Survey data via Digimap is free on trial until 31st July 2019.  Adding to our existing EDINA collection, the collection provides a range of raster and vector data at scales ranging from 1:2500 to 1:1 million. Aerial photographs are also included.

Ordinance survey data

 

Since this is a trial service, you will be required to delete any licensed data you hold on 31st July unless your institution chooses to take a subscription from 1st August 2019 onwards. Please bear this in mind when planning your work.

You can access Digimap via Library Search or our Maps library guide, log in with your university account and click on the Ordinance Survey tab to access the data.  Use the data download option to get access.  You will need to accept the license agreement the first time you use it.

Please explore and email us your feedback, or post it as a comment on this blog.

Trial: Society Digimap

Society Digimap is free on trial until 31st July 2019.  Adding to our existing EDINA collection, Society Digimap includes census and socio-economic data which can be layered across the map software to provide a picture and give an insight of society in a given area.

To access this resource, click on the link to the Digimap collection via Library Search or our Maps library guide, log in with your university account and click on the Society tab to access the data.  You will need to accept the license agreement the first time you use it.

Please explore and email us your feedback, or post it as a comment on this blog.

Finding Architecture and Planning journals

How do you access your journals and magazines?  There are a number of options.

  1. If you know the title you can do a keyword search in Library Search.
  2. Your subject guide is a ‘one stop shop’ for all resources and includes a tab to link to core journals,  journal collections and magazines such as those in Art and Architecture Archive and the Avery Index.  You can also view the list of print journals and magazines that we have in the Library.
  3. If you like to browse individual Architecture or Planning journals, then take a look at Browzine.

Global Digimap trial from EDINA

The suppliers of Digimap have given us trial access to their new Global data for this academic year.  The product is now available when you log into Digimap.

The service will provide access to global datasets in cartographic styles and downloadable formats that are useful to you.

The service provides the following:

  • An easy to use interface to allow you to browse, annotate and print global maps. (Coming Soon)
  • A data download facility to providing access to global datasets for use in GIS software.

For more information about maps and to access Digimap please see our maps Library Guide here.

Please explore and email us your feedback, or post it as a comment on this blog.

Global Affairs journal

Global Affairs is a peer reviewed journal and we now have full text access to the  via Taylor & Francis.  The journal focuses on global affairs including diplomacy, strategy, political economy and policy.  It will:

  • Publish essays on global changes, trends, and politics among nations around the world and their policy implications for Europe
  • Feature contending perspectives on global actors, structures and processes
  • Be a forum for informed debates on European foreign policy
  • Operate a ‘must read’ book review section
  • Publish regular Forum sections i.e. a set of articles on a topical issue in global affairs

You can access Global Affairs via Library Search.
Please explore and send us your feedback.

Architecture and Culture journal

Architecture and Culture is a peer reviewed journal of the Architectural Humanities Research Association, highly recommended by academic staff and researchers at Newcastle University. The journal investigates the relationship between architecture and the culture that shapes and is shaped by it. Whether culture is understood extensively, as shared experience of everyday life, or in terms of the rules and habits of different disciplinary practices, Architecture and Culture asks how architecture participates in and engages with it – and how both culture and architecture might be reciprocally transformed.  It’s now available in full text from volume 1.
To access Architecture and Culture click on the link here to go to Library Search.

Journal of General Management

The Journal of General Management is now available from 1999 in full text via Library Search. It is a key peer reviewed journal for business students and those studying management and business related subjects and covers strategy, leadership, supply chain management and corporate social responsibility. Click on the link here to go to Library Search.