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Library Search

Find articles, ebooks, journals, images and more

Library Search provides a single search box for library resources and offers a new 'My Bookshelf' feature, where you can save results so that you can find them again easily. We'd love to hear your feedback on the new search tool.

Library Search Hints

  • Library Search assumes that you are searching for all the words you type unless OR or NOT are specified between the words and phrases.
  • Use “double quotation” marks to search for a phrase eg “supply chain management”.
  • To search for words with different endings use an asterisk after the root of the word e.g. comput* finds computer, computing, etc.


One stop search

You can search across many of our electronic resources including, CUP, IEEE Explore, JSTOR, Oxford University Press, psycINFO, Sage, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Springer, Taylor & Francis, and Web of Science using One stop search. To help you improve your searches we have prepared a helpsheet. To perform other specialist searches e.g. for images, newspapers, standards, legislation please look at our Library Resources pages.

Ones stop search will be available until the 30th of June 2015

Onestop Helpsheet Advanced Search  

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Library helpdesk

Webchat: Chat to a Librarian Available 24/7

Email: Library Helpdesk

Phone: +44 (0)1908 659001

Contact the helpdesk seven days a week for help, information and advice on using the library.

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