Use this guide to help you make the most of the library and information resources and services.
SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) have opened up part of their collection in response to the Coronavirus epidemic
There are a wide range of online resources that will help you trace books, journal articles and much more, to support your study and research.
Try the following resources for your computing related research.
You can browse by subject e.g. Computer Science or type (e.g.maps, news, images etc.) or search to find your required resource.
Explore the full A to Z Database list:
Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an extensive archive of free-to-air TV programmes and radio shows
Library Hub Discover - Search the catalogues of over 100 major UK and Irish national, academic and specialist libraries to find books, journals and other materials
WorldCAT - Search the collections of over 10,000 worldwide libraries
The European Library - Access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries.
The Library of Congress - Catalogue records of the print and digital resources held in the Library of Congress collections (USA)
LibWeb - Find online library catalogues worldwide
CORE - Search the world's largest collection of open access research papers
Use the Search Techniques LibGuides for lots of hints and tips on successful online searching
As you search you need to keep track of all the material you will be using in your academic work so that you can cite and reference it appropriately.
Always check your module handbook for specific departmental guidance on the style required for your assessed works and dissertations. Check with your personal tutor or dissertation supervisor if you need clarification.
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Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO) is a great resource to use when you are planning and conducting your research.
It is targeted at social science researchers but is useful across all subject areas as it covers key research methodology topics that are applicable across the research spectrum.
Sage have produced a comprehensive LibGuide to help you get the best from the resource.