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Library Support for Students

Links to key services to help students make best use of the Library and resources to support your studies and research.

General information

Advice for Postgraduate students

Research Postgraduate information

Finding books and articles

Find recommended books & articles from your reading lists and additional literature on a topic by searching the Library Catalogue.

You can find the catalogue search screen on the Library Homepage

Course leaders expect you find find books and articles beyond those that they recommend. This can help you achieve higher marks.

You can find further literature on a topic by using resources selected by professional library staff for your subject.

To help you find relevant information, the Library also provides training events, guides and tutorials

Help with access to online resources

Advice to help Library users access online resources on and off campus and how to confirm if items are available online from the Library or not.

Advice for other student groups

Library Support for students at Partner Colleges

Widening Participation student groups include:

  • Foundation Degree and Honours Year Students who are also studying at partner colleges & institutions
  • Broadening and Developing Participation - students undertaking A-level projects, Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or International Baccalaureate (IB) can supplement their research through access to our resources

School and College Visitors: This page provides information for school teachers and librarians interested in arranging a visit to the Library for their students.


If you have any questions, please contact us.