Physical resources

Main Library at night news

Physical resources remain key to many disciplines and not everything can be made available electronically for reasons of cost and availability. During the last 12 months, 42,037 unique print titles were borrowed (often in multiple copies) and of these titles only 2,344 have an equivalent matching e-book (6%). LLC are working with the Business Recovery Group to establish a Covid-Safe 'Click and Collect' service from the Main Library, and a Postal Service. A FreePost service to return library books has been set up. If you require urgent access to physical research resources or are aware of physical resources...

Resource list updates

Library study centre

Resource Lists remain the preferred route for managing the provision of resources to students, and these lists drive the requests and acquisitions workflows for individual titles and resources provided by the LLC. In response to Covid-19 and the move to blended module provision in Semester 1 20/21, all 'Essential Reading' items should be available online, and the LLC Resources teams are working to identify and license online versions, digitisations, and alternative formats. Academic colleagues are asked to urgently review the 'Essential Reading' sections of Reading Lists by 16th July to remove it...

New resource package requests

Main Library news

Schools should finalise any new requests for online scholarly resource packages required for online/blended learning delivery in 20/21 and provide details to the Resources Team using the form below by 10th July. Examples may include collections of ebooks, online video packages, publisher courseware, or journal packages. The LLC will investigate subscription options, licence costs and availability before collating details for Towards 20/21.   Covid-19: Request Additional Scholarly Resource Packages  Resources Support  Queries about any scholarly resource provision can be directed to the ...

Due dates extended

Library book covers

Items currently on loan have been renewed automatically until 8 October, unless you are due to complete your studies in June. If this is the case, we will contact you with details on how you can return items to us....

Online introduction to EndNote sessions

Endnote news

Managing references can be difficult, but help is at hand. Come along to one of our Blackboard Collaborate training sessions which will introduce you to the basics of EndNote, a resource that will help you keep all your references in one place, select a referencing style, and manage your references within Word. Our sessions are suitable for everyone, from 1st year students to staff, and will cover:  Setting up an EndNote Library Changing reference style preferences Importing references from Library Search and external databases Creating Groups within EndNote to organise references Searching for full ...