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Videos and guides to help you get the most out of using the Library, including how to find books, eBooks, journal articles and more for your course work and assignments.

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Getting help and using our facilities

Visit the IT for students website for help with using University PCs, the University network and more.

Getting help with your studies
Express zone

Getting library help with your studies


Borrowing books

The Express zone [Alternative format]

Study areas
Group study rooms UT
Document Supply

Study space at the library

Group Study rooms Document Supply

Finding information


Understanding your reading list
eBooks and books

Understanding my reading list

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Finding books and eBooks

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Journal search
Searching databases
Alternative login

Accessing journal articles

[Alternative format]

How to search information databases

[Alternative format]

Alternative login

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We also have some online tutorials specifically for distance learners.

Going beyond your reading list

Starting research
Student with magnifying glass

Starting research

[Alternative format]


My Subject (guide to information for your subject area)

UK Government Information

UK Government Information

Dissertation jigsaw

Piecing together your dissertation

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