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.
- Using your Campus Card to enter the Library
How to use your Campus Card on the entrance gates to the Library.
- Support for your studies
Find out who can help you with finding information, developing academic skills and managing research outputs.
- Finding your favourite study space
Watch this short video to find out about our range of study spaces.
Help with the catalogue and self-service features
- Finding and borrowing a book
This playlist of videos includes: how to find a book on the Library catalogue, locate it on the shelves, and borrow it. Also included are videos on finding an e-book on the catalogue, understanding the Call Number and browsing the shelves using the catalogue.
- Placing, checking and removing holds
Find out how to reserve books on loan to other people by placing a hold, and how to check your holds and cancel them.
- Finding an article from a reference
How to find out if the Library has a specific journal article.
- How to print, copy and scan
Three short videos on printing from a campus PC to one of the Library printers, photocopying and scanning.
Help with finding and using resources
- 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.
- Logging in with the Library
To access your Library account and our online resources you will need to login - this video shows you how.
- Discover online articles and chapters with Summon
Tips on using our discovery service to find online materials on a topic.
- 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.
- Doing your literature search
Guidance on sources and techniques you can use to find relevant information on a specific topic.
- Using maps for your 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.
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.