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Library Services

Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources

Searching the Library

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Library Search

Find articles, journals, ebooks & more


Getting started

Over your years of study with us you will learn a lot more about resources and how to find and manage them.

Get started with our guide to using and getting the most out of library resources.

Upcoming Online Training Sessions

Wed, 14/10/2015 - 19:00

An introduction to the main principles of searching for information for assignments outside of your module materials, using the online library.

Sun, 18/10/2015 - 09:30

Discover how to find information in your subject and explore the online library, including some key resources and services to help with your studies.

Library News

Thursday, 8 October, 2015 - 15:02

To join in with World Space Week 4-10 Oct, we have pulled together five top resources all about space discovery!

Monday, 21 September, 2015 - 14:04

On Tuesday 22 September essential maintenance will be carried out on the library website.

Thursday, 17 September, 2015 - 11:16

Statistica presents data in engaging formats on a wide variety of topics including business, media and politics.

Library helpdesk

Webchat: Chat to a Librarian Available 24/7

Email: Library Helpdesk

Phone: +44 (0)1908 659001

Contact the helpdesk for help, information and advice on using the library.

All other enquiries: Contact Us