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Watch our videos to find out more about the University Library and how to use our resources. 

Introducing the Library

Help with the catalogue and self-service features


Help with finding and using resources

  • Accessing resources remotely
    A set of the three videos on finding books, articles and primary source material when studying away from campus. Includes finding and accessing Library resources and freely available materials.
  • Discover online articles and chapters with Summon 
    Tips on using our discovery service to find online materials on a topic
  • Doing your literature search 
    Guidance on sources and techniques you can use to find relevant information on a specific topic
  • Making the most of your online reading list 
    Tips on using your reading list to access electronic and print items recommended by your lecturers, and using some of its interactive features
  • Using maps for research 
    Maps are not just for geographers! This presentation shows how you can use maps in your research in History and archaeology, Humanities and social science and in Science and environment. Printed maps and online resources are both available.

Inter-library loans


Video introductions covering all aspects of using both versions of EndNote to manage your references

Study advice videos

Our colleagues in the Study Advice Team have produced a range of bitesize video tutorials giving guidance on a wide range of topics, including essay writing, referencing, preparing for exams and doing your dissertation.

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