Finding items on your reading list

Finding items on your reading list

Find books, journals and other items and access and use a range of electronic resources provided by the Library.

Searching for academic literature

Searching for academic literature

Understand how to create a search strategy that will find relevant journal articles from the main bibliographic databases.

Using databases

Using databases

Find more information on the bibliographic databases that are directly related to your subject and discover their main features through online tutorials.

Using the web for your studies

Using the web for your studies

Learn how to find relevant and reliable information for academic work, use Google and Google Scholar really effectively, and discover other useful web resources and searching tools.

Referencing

Referencing

Referencing the work of others is an important academic skill, shows the range of your reading and most importantly, helps you avoid plagiarism. Learn about the main systems used by the university.

Managing References

Managing References

Find out about software (e.g. Endnote & Reference Manager) that helps you manage all your references, and use them easily and correctly in your assignment, dissertation or thesis.