You can find most information using our web site, for instance how to access e-resources off-campus, but we also have several printable guides and training courses which will help you to find information. If you would like some guided assistance, you can sign up for one of our Library and research skills courses or contact your department's Information Consultant using our subject guides.
As a general guide, you can use the following links to find the information you need:
Library catalogue - use to find books and journals, either in print or electronically
LibrarySearch - use to search for information on a particular subject
E-resources - use to find a particular electronic resource e.g. JSTOR, You can use the A-Z list or see a range of resources by subject or type
Library and Research Skills Courses
The Library provides a number of free one hour Library and research skills courses run by our Information Consultants which you can sign up to. If you can't attend in person, you can download the course handbooks below.
To help us improve the quality of our training and plan future courses please complete our feedback form.
The Library has produced a number of short online tutorials to help you make the most of the resources it provides. Guides range from the basics (how to find a book), to more advanced techniques (searching individual databases). You will find the videos on the tutorials page.
Other printable guides