How to Publish with the IEEE – session for new and early career researchers


On Tuesday 24th February, 11.00 to 12.00 the IEEE will be running a session on “How to publish with the IEEE” here at RGU.

The session is aimed at new and early career researchers in engineering, computing, medical and technology related areas, although of course anyone who is interested is welcome to attend, and it will provide an overview of publishing with the IEEE including:

Find out why publish with IEEE.

  • Identify the best Journal to submit to.
  • Learn about paper structure.
  • Understand the process from submission to acceptance.
  • Find out about Open Access.
  • Get help, practical tips and support.
  • And much more…

The session is taking place in N204 in the Riverside East building and there are 34 places available.

If you are interested in attending reserve your place by signing up here:

If you have any queries about the event then please get in touch with:

Victoria Farmer, Liaison Librarian,

We look forward to seeing you there.

Resource spotlight: Midwifery

This is part of a series of spotlights on resources available from the RGU library service.


Midwifery is a peer-reviewed journal that published international research related to the safety, quality, outcomes and experiences of pregnancy, birth and maternity care for childbearing women, their babies and families. It helps support midwives and maternity care providers to explore and develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes informed by best available evidence.

Some recent articles are:

  • Evaluating the ‘Focus on Normal Birth and Reducing Caesarean section Rates Rapid Improvement Programme’: A mixed method study in England
    Written by Joyce L. Marshall, Helen Spiby, and Felicia McCormick. Published in 2015 in volume 31, issue 2, pp. 332-340.
  • Body image concerns during pregnancy are associated with a shorter breast feeding duration
    Written by Amy Brown, J. and Rance, L. Warren. Published in 2015 in volume 31, issue 1, pp. 80-89.
  • Alcohol consumption during pregnancy: Cross-sectional survey
    Written by Lesley Smith, Jack Savory, Jackie Couves, and Ethel Burns. Published in 2014 in volume 30, issue 12, pp. 1173-1178.

RGU library service provides access to this journal online from 1985 to the present day from ScienceDirect and in print from 1995-2006.

To take a look at the online journal you can always get access to it from the library catalogue which includes log in information in the full record section.

Alternatively you can follow this link to the ScienceDirect website and see what Midwifery has to offer*.

*To log in please enter your RGU username and password when prompted.

Library classes this week

For the rest of this week the following programme of library classes will be running. If you would like to attend a session follow the links to go to the booking form and sign up. Each class will last for one hour and take place in 337 in the Georgina Scott Sutherland Learning Centre. To see the full programme of classes over the next semester follow this link.

Limited access to IT facilities from Saturday 31st January 4pm – Monday 2nd February 8am

Due to essential work, there will be limited access to IT facilities from:

Saturday 31st January 4pm – Monday 2nd February 8am

During this time the following will be unavailable : 

  • Access to university PCs & Thin Client devices
  • Access to H: drives
  • Access to RGU MyApps

 If you are using your own device the following will be available :

 Please ensure you save all your work prior to 4pm on Saturday 31st January.

Library Catalogue unavailable on Tuesday 27th January 2015

This is a reminder of a scheduled upgrade to library systems which will mean the Library Catalogue and BookMyne mobile app will both be unavailable from 2pm Tuesday 27th January for the rest of the day.  Please contact us at the Library if we can be of any assistance.

We appreciate your patience while this upgrade is carried out.