Books and e–books
The Hartley Library houses the main collection for Sports. Books and related materials are located on Level 3 in three separate areas:
Main collection GV etc
Education Collection 796 etc
Medical Collection QS 4 etc
Some older books are not fully described on WebCat or do not appear at all. You should check the card catalogue, located on Level 3, if you are looking for older material.
Copies of core course books are often held in the Course Collection.
e-Books purchased by the Library are also accessible via WebCat. In order to access these you must log on to WebCat with your User ID and PIN Number. Your User ID is the number found on your University ID Card and your PIN is a 4 digit number obtainable, in person, from any enquiry desk in the Library.
You could also try eScholarship Editions for freely available e-books. eScholarship Editions is a collection of e-books from the California Digital Library,
IMPORTANT: Please note that only the ‘public access books’ are available to those who are not members of the
If you have a reference to a book not held at one of the UoS Libraries, you may be able to borrow a copy via Inter-Library Loan.
Some useful library catalogues:
British Library Public Catalogue - the national library of the
COPAC - merged library catalogues of many of the largest research libraries in the
For advice on visiting other libraries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 023 8059 6874/26874