Structured sets of digital data accessible in various ways. Often focusing on specific subject areas for example Westlaw for law or SPORTDiscus for sport.
You may also have an online reading list for your module which will link you directly to the details of all the books you need.
Academic books contain research and discussion among professionals within disciplines. You can find all our print books and eBooks via our discovery tool called Library Search.
Many of our books are available as eBooks which can be accessed online from anywhere. See the eBooks guide for more detail.
For print books, Library Search will show which library the book is kept at and the loan period. If the book is already on loan you can request it.
We subscribe to most journals digitally but we do have a small reference only collection of printed journals. You can find journal articles using Library Search or via online databases on our eresources a-z. To see if we take a journal title in digital format search via journal title. Printed journals cannot be borrowed.
Accessing and Borrowing
To access eResources you will need your University username and password.
Students and staff can borrow up to 17 items. All books renew automatically unless they have been requested or reached the maximum renewal limit.
Using resources you find on the web for yourself
There is a lot of information on the Web but is it good quality? Ask yourself:
- Who put it there?
- Why is what they have said worth using?
- When was it written? Lots of information on the web is out of date and inaccurate. Check before you use.