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Accessing Resources This link opens in a new window
It's not always straightforward to access e-resources when you're away from campus. This guide will give you the information you need to access our subscription content - including details of the VPN service which is invaluable in ensuring the best possible access from home.
Official Publications This link opens in a new window
Official publications are documents published by national governments or by inter-governmental organisations, such as the United Nations and the European Union.
Exam Papers Database
Paper copies of past examination papers are not held by the Library, but downloadable PDFs of Southampton past papers are available online from the Past Examination Papers Database.
Patents, Standards, Science & Engineering Data, Conferences and Technical Reports
If you're looking for articles in newspapers, then Nexis UK and the Gale Newspapers Database are invaluable. We also have resources covering newspapers between the 17th and 19th Centuries.
Licensing and the use of electronic resources
Copyright law applies to material in electronic formats in the same way as they apply to printed material.
A listing of key library catalogues - including those from the local area, around the UK and more widely.
Software and business skills instruction videos. This resource provides unlimited access to thousands of online courses covering IT software and business skills.