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Library & Learning Commons: Humanities / Course Collection

Humanities subject guides

Course collections and copyright

For any one course, we are able to accept copied material within the following limits:

  • Up to 10% or one complete chapter of a book
  • Up to 10% or one single article from a journal or periodical issue

All articles or extracts included in our collections must show full source details and we are  therefore only able to accept clearly referenced material, stating:

For books (inc. extracts):

  • author
  • title
  • publisher
  • year
  • Page range

For journals (inc. articles):

  • journal title
  • author/title of article
  • volume
  • part
  • year
  • Page range

How do I find and use course collection stock?

Use Library Search:

  • WebCat enables you to search for items for a specific course or lecturer, using either the course code/name, or the lecturer's name.
  • all course collection items can also be found using Library Search.

To view all items for a specific unit / course you should:

  • login to Library Search with your  User Name & Password
  • Select Course Collections from the first drop down box
  • Select Course NameCourse Code or Course Lecturer from the second drop down box
  • Type your search item into the search box, for example HIST1089
  • This will produce a listing of related courses
  • Choose the course, for example HIST1089 Histories of Empire

Requesting resources for the Avenue Course Collection : tutors guide

Submit your requests for additions to the Avenue Course Collection (book transfers and digitisation requests) to .

For digitisation request please complete the relevant form below and send as an attachment to


If any of the bibliographic details are missing it may cause delays in your requests being processed.

Contact details

General enquiries

Telephone +44 (0)23 8059 5410

Ext. 25410