Tag: resources

Expert search: a step-by-step guide to advanced searching

In my previous post, I outlined how to go about searching a database such as the EBSCO Discovery Service (“Discovery”) and refining your search results to make it easier to pick out the articles or ebooks you want to download

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Illustration students work on display in UoP Library

Come and see the beautiful sketches from our first year BA (Hons) Illustration students that we have on display in the library. Students were asked to explore the Library and Special Collections. They picked a topic from a ‘lucky dip’

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Better resourced than ever before

“The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” ~ former student   We subscribe to more than twice as many ejournals this year as last, we have

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Welcome to university life: finding your feet

Grab a seat on one of our sofas or pull up a chair and let us get you up to speed with everything that is new but really not so scary about university life.  The move from A-level to university study

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Live welcome broadcast for new students this Friday

Update 12/08/16 – If you missed the live video you can now watch the enhanced version here!   Joining us in September or wondering if you are getting all that you can from your Library?  Watch the live video broadcast on

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Amazon voucher for your thoughts?

Have you ever wished someone had given you more support and advice on developing research and study skills?  If so, this is your opportunity to shape the development of a new online learning package to do just that.  We are

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Offering more than ever before

Q.  What did you like best about your Library? A. The resources within the library.  If you couldn’t find a specific book that you’d been told to look up, there was someone specific for our department who could help. You liked

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New e-Resources

Over the past academic year we have subscribed to a number of new electronic resources which you may not be aware of. Links to all of these resources are on the catalogue now or will be very shortly, and where

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