Welcome to this brand new LIS website! Over the past year we
have studied the web usage statistics, and got feedback from you to
find out how you use our website, and what you wanted from it.
You told us that the old LIS site was confusing to navigate, so
you often struggled to find important information on it. We also
learnt that you mainly use the website to find resources for your
studies, either through our Online Catalogue, or in our Electronic
Hopefully you will find this new website much easier to use: it
has been designed to be easy to navigate and find the information
you need. Some of the most used features can now be found on every
As you explore the new website, you will come across a number of
new features. Some of the ones we are most proud of are:
Find resources box
Quick and simple access to our Online Catalogue on every page so
you can find the book or journal you are after. You can expect much
more from this section in the future!
Easier logging in for electronic resources
Some of you may have experienced problems Athens authenticating
in the past when trying to use our electronic resources. We have
been trying to iron out all the bugs, and now our website makes it
even simpler! At the bottom of the Find Resources box it tells you
if you have logged in or not. If you haven't, click the log in
link, use your IT username and password, and you will be returned
to your original page.
New subject pages
All the subject pages have been rewritten to be concise and
relevant. If you are not sure where to start looking for
information for your course, why not start here? It has a list of
useful databases, websites, relevant news feeds, and some guides
for your subject to help you get started, all on one convenient
Skills for Learning
This section has also been rewritten and merged with Sharpen Up
your Skills to create a concise guide to help you develop the
skills required for successful academic study.
Your feedback in the past has been invaluable in designing this
new site, but we are not content to rest on our laurels now. If
there is something not working for you on the website, or you think
something could be improved, please give us
feedback to keep on making improvements to the website. If you
think the new website is perfect you are welcome to feed that back
This redesigned website is just the first step in our attempt to
improve our service to you. We have some very exciting developments
ahead. Keep an eye on the website for the latest news.
In the mean time, please explore the new LIS site and let us
know what you think.