Arts News - University of Liverpool Library

News updates for the Faculty of Arts from your subject librarians.

Tuesday, 27 February 2007


8th March, 2007
SHERPA Roadshow
13:00-16:30, Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool

Speakers: Gareth Johnson, Jane H Smith & Shirley Yearwood-Jackman (Liverpool)


o General open access,
o Advocacy partner experiences
o The local experience & case study
o IPR, funding mandates and copyright

In this half day session speakers from the SHERPA organisation will explore various key issues surrounding Open Access, institutional repositories, scholarly publication and authors' rights.
As well as sharing experiences garnered from their various projects and extensive network of partner institutions, there will be an opportunity to hear about the latest developments in the SHERPA suite of supporting websites including OpenDOAR, SHERPA/RoMEO and JULIET. There will be an opportunity to engage in informed debate with the team members presents, as well as to share practical advice with other interested parties in attendance.
For more information and to book a place go to

Saturday, 10 February 2007

Journal Backfiles

You maybe interested to know that we now have access to the following journal backfiles (from Vol. 1 onwards) :-

Journal: Journal of Historical Sociology
Journal: Journal of Political Philosophy
Journal: Journal of Popular Music Studies
Journal: The Political Quarterly
Journal: Political Studies
Journal: Restoration Ecology

Tuesday, 6 February 2007

Further OPAC enhancements

There is now a slight change in the way that cover images displayed in the library catalogue link to further information about the book.

The small cover image is now a live link to all the additional information held (may include: Table of Contents; Summary; Larger image of the cover). To access the information you must simply select the appropriate line in the pop-up window.

You need to ensure that pop-ups are enabled - one visit to will sort this problem.

Monday, 5 February 2007

Archaeology Library

Please note the Archaeology Library will be closed on Thursday 8th February due to an internal SACE event. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. The library will re-open for business as usual on Friday 9th 2pm.