Watch our videos to find out more about the University Library and how to use our resources.
Introducing the Library
- Welcome to your University Library
Introduction to our resources, services and facilities
Help with the catalogue and self-service features
- Finding a book
Guidance on searching the catalogue, fetching a book from the shelves and borrowing it
- Finding an article from a reference
How to find out if the Library has a specific journal article
- Placing and removing holds
How to reserve a book which is already on loan, and how to view a list of your holds and remove them
- Requesting items in Store or Closed Access
How to get an item which is shown as being in the 'Off-site Store' or 'Closed Access'
Help with finding and using resources
- 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.
- Ordering inter-library loans
How to request a loan or copy of items not available in the Library
- Downloading your SED
Guidance on downloading your Secure Electronic Delivery (SED) item from the British Library
Video introductions covering all aspects of using both versions of EndNote to manage your references
- Using EndNote Web/Online
- Using Desktop EndNote
- Desktop EndNote for Mac
- Exporting references from Summon to EndNote
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.