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Library Basics: Getting Started

Information on general library services

This Library Basics LibGuide will get you started in using the Library resources, services and facilities.

You will find answers to most  basic library questions here. Just get in touch if you need further guidance.

Finding Resources using Library Search Services

The Library Search services will help you discover books, journals, articles, audio visual material and more on your chosen topic. This is a good place to start when you are beginning to research a topic as you can draw on content from a variety of different sources.

Library Search

Search across the print and online collections for books, chapters, articles, journals and lots more

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Penryn Library Search

Search the print and streaming media collections that you have access to at Penryn campus.

Databases A-Z

Use the Databases A-Z List to select a specific resource for comprehensive searching. You can browse by subject or type (e.g.maps, news, images etc.) or search to find your required resource. A short online demo is available to guide you. 

Choose your Subject LibGuide for guidance on library resources in your subject area

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