Searching

Discover simple techniques that can return more relevant results when you are searching. They can apply to many resources such as search engines or subject databases.  Follow step by step explanations about using the Library website to find information, and some additional guides to using video, audio and images.

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Improve your search results

This interactive tutorial will introduce you to some basic searching techniques to help you find the most relevant information for your assignment.

Watch the video... 3 Mins 30 Secs.

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If you get too many or not enough results, this hand-out shows you what to do. Also, how to tell if you have it right.

videoFinding books and e-books

This video demonstrates how to find books and e-books using the library website.

Watch the video... 39 Secs.

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Accessing journal articles

This video demonstrates how to find online and print journal articles using the library website.

Watch the video... 46 Secs.

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Finding Video, Audio and Images Online: JISC Multimedia

A series of resources produced by JISC digital media, that specialise in finding video, audio and images online.

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