Current research interest: employability in higher education, using student experiences and opinions of this and how this can be correlated with information literacy provision in university libraries.
This book is really useful when beginning a research project: Doing your research project : a guide for first-time researchers by Bell, Judith, 001.42 BEL ISBN: 9780335264469 Publication Date: 2014.
CityLibrary Search Examples of search terms include: Employability and university libraries CityLibrary Search has a new RSS feed for searches. Recent careers titles at City University London Library.City University London Employability guide gives an overview of employability and some resources.
As the topic is multidisciplinary, see our library subject guides too for different subjects such as Education, Social Sciences, Information Science.
There is a very comprehensive SCONUL employability literature review.
The New Review of Academic Librarianship is a useful journal.
City University London subscribes to the reference management tool RefWorks which you can use to store and manage your references while doing your research. You can create an account at www.refworks.com
Evernote is useful for storing PDFs and reading them later for example on a phone, iPad or tablet.
Dropbox can be used as a file management system to store documents.
BrowZine is a journal browsing app for a tablet.
Survey Monkey is a tool for designing online surveys and analysing the results.
Slideshare is useful for saving and sharing conference or other presentations
Presentations and blog posts
Employability, Research & Information Literacy resources
Researcher guide Our comprehensive City University London research guide covering research resources, reference management, sharing research etc.
@citylibresearch Twitter feed on research related matters.
The Higher Education Academy has compiled guides and information on employability.
Secker, J. and Coonan, E. (2011) A new curriculum for information literacy: curriculum and supporting documents.