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Looking for a book?    stack of books

Go to the library catalogue  and search by title, author, or keywords.

Is the at another site or  book out on loan? - Place a hold

Is the book not held by the library at all? - Use the Inter library loan service to borrow it from another library

Recommend a book? - Contact your Academic Engagement Librarian if you would like to recommend a book we should buy for the library.

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The 18 volume Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology features an increased emphasis on the hottest topics such as information processing, environmental science, biotechnology and biomedicine.

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Looking for articles or information on a topic?

Try searching in Delphis for information on any topic. You will find things that the library has and may not have. Contact the Interlibrary Loan service to see if you can get the resource that the library does not own.

Looking for an online journal?     pile of magazines

Search for the title of the journal in              Delphis

A correctly formatted reference will tell you exactly where to find the full article:

DING, Y., JACOB, E. K., ZHIXIONG, Z., FOO, S., ERJIA, Y., GEORGE, N. L. and LIJIANG, G. (2009) Perspectives on social tagging, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 60 (12), 2388-2401.

This article was written by Y Ding & colleagues, and the article's title is "Perspectives on social tagging". It was published in 2009 in the journal called "Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology". It was published in volume 60, issue 12, and the article ran from page 2388 to 2401

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computer with extension cord to the world   Not on campus? Use SVE:

  Very few of our resources are freely available to any web user. If you're at home, the easiest way around this problem is to sign into the University's SVE service.  Alternatively, some resources may have an "institutional" or "Shibboleth" login option. Use this and log in with your University username and password.

Using other libraries

We hope to provide you with all of the resources that you need for your studies  but, if you do have to explore elsewhere, here are some websites which may help you.....

British Library - explore the millions of books, journals, newspapers, conferences, maps, scores etc held in the BL.

COPAC - discover the holdings of the UK’s national libraries (including the British Library) in a single search.

SCONUL Access - borrow or use books and journals at other UK university libraries using this scheme,