New year – new board and membership fee

At its annual meeting on 3 December 2013, an official election committee suggested a new board for the doctoral student union. The new board has now convened and assigned its tasks as follows: Susan Lindholm from the faculty of Education and Society (LS) has been elected as the new chairman of the union with Malin McGlinn from the faculty of Culture and Society (KS) as its vice-chairman, Banafsheh Hajinasab from the faculty of Technology and Society (TS) as its accountant, Åsa Ståhl from the faculty of Health and Society (HS)…

Research on Display

The event aims to present ongoing research at Malmö University. Recently published books will be presented by the authors through both a discussion and an exhibition surrounding the book. Welcome to listen, ask questions and fika on Wednesday December 11 at 4pm at the Orkanen library café when Michael Strange talks about his new book “Writing Global Trade Governance: Discourse and the WTO”. Read more.      

Breakfast Seminar on E-books!

The Orkanen library invites PhD students and researchers to join them for breakfast seminars on digital tools that are handy in your everyday research. The next seminar on E-books will take place on Thursday November 28th at 9.00-10.00 at the Orkanen Library, room ORC526 E-books! Can I use the Library’s e-books on mobile devices, like iPads, smartphones? How do I make notes and highlight paragraphs or whole sections? Do I need to install any programs? Do I need to create accounts on the platforms? How do I know which titles are available…

Give us a little BIT* of your time and save time

Guest post by Sara Kjellberg, coordinator research support services at Library and ICT Services. I visited recently a day organized for PhD students at the Faculty of Health and Society. The presentation I held was about what we from Library and ICT Services* can provide in terms of support for researchers and PhD students at Malmö University. I asked the PhD students what kind of obstacles or challenges they find in their everyday work as researchers’ or in relation to the research process. One very common answer was the lack…